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Summary
Graduate Certificate of Counselling (GCCO)

Study Mode
  • External
  • Online

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

Number of Units
  • 4 units

Duration
  • 1 year part-time

Campus
  • -

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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.

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Professional accreditation

The Graduate Certificate of Counselling (Mental Health Counselling) is designed to meet the PACFA Mental Health Practitioner Competencies. This qualification may assist Clinical Members of PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia) who are applying for registration as Mental Health Practitioners.

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.

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