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Graduate Certificate of Counselling (GCCO)

Study Mode
  • External
  • Online

  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 4 units

  • 1 year part-time

  • -

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Program Information Set

Enrich your counselling career

Are you looking to enhance your counselling skills? USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Counselling will allow you to upskill, specialise and diversify your career with specialist counselling skills. Our online counselling degree is perfect for current professionals and graduates in health, psychology, social work, or human services. Throughout your studies, you will gain counselling techniques, diagnosis and online therapeutic interventions skills transferable to a variety of careers and industries.

Your study options

Professional accreditation

Our Mental Health Counselling specialisations is designed to meet the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) standards and competencies.

The Graduate Certificate of Counselling (Foundations of Practice) is designed to address many of the training standards in the PACFA Training Standards 2014. There is a four-day mandatory residential school for each of the four Foundations of Practice courses.

Counselling pathways

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