Counselling Career Starter

About Course  

Counselling is regarded as one of the most helpful careers in the world. According to a National survey done by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 1 in 7 people will experience situations which might induce the need for counselling advice from a professional. Counselling aptitudes are used in therapies and counselling sessions, but also in everyday interactions with family, friends, and colleagues. These skills can also be applied in other fields such as health care, education, and social work.
Joining the shift LEARNT’s Counselling career starter course is an opportunity to gain insight into what it takes to become a counsellor. We’ll walk you through the essential aspects of the profession and responsibilities associated with the role so you can get a better understanding of the expectations and make informed decision about your career path. In this comprehensive course, you will learn how to operate within a structured counselling framework, utilise interpersonal and counselling interview skills and establish a client’s suitability for counselling services.


LEARNT platform has modules with engaging and up to date content to enhance your professional and personal skills. With modules to learn the fundamentals of counselling and mental health, continue building on your professional and personal development through our courses.
Learning will earn you CRED points. A LEARNT way to obtain recognition.

What you’ll experience  

If you are thinking about studying, this course is designed to equip you with relevant information about succeeding as a counsellor. The content of the course is essential if you are already working in the health sector, community, welfare, education or government organisations, or in a private practice. This 5-module course presents concise information in structured sections with images and ‘check for understanding’ tasks at the end of each section. Learners will progress in order, at their own pace, through each segment. The content is available for learners to study and revisit when needed.

What you will get
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Course sections
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    Establish and Confirm Counselling Relationship

    Learn how to form relationships with a client seeking counselling.

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    Apply Specialist Interpersonal And Counselling Interview Skills

    Acquire knowledge intended for application in a counselling interview to ensure client-counsellor communication is effective and to enhance client development and growth.

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    Apply Personality And Development Theories

    Discover on this topic the several defined personality and development theories which a counsellor must know.

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    Apply Learning Theories In Counselling

    Be equipped with skills needed to apply theory underpinning behaviourism and social learning (modelling) in counselling practice.

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    Determine Suitability Of Client For Counselling Services

    Clarifying a client’s suitability for counselling services and making appropriate referrals is part of being a counsellor’s job.

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    Counselling Career Starter

    We hope the module met your learning expectations. To help us grow and improve our courses, we’d appreciate your feedback. Please rate your experience by answering the questions in the form.

Course details

$249

20 Study Hours

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