• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 168 days
    Duration

About

The Counselling and Psychology course offered by the International Career Institute (ICI) provides the following benefits:

  • Fast track your career as a counselor
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become a counseling pro in months not years!
  • Study a counselling course that was designed in conjunction with senior members of the profession
  • Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as $49 per week

Career Prospects

The job prospects for counsellors has reached a new all-time high. Over the past five years employment in this sector increased by 57.1% to 30 000 (compared to growth of 10.9% for all occupations). More than half of workers (64.5%) are employed full-time. Employment growth over the next five years is expected to grow very strongly (3.2% per annum compared to 1.8% for all occupations).

The demand for counsellors in society enables you to assist those who need assistance via community-based counselling organisations or even by setting up your very own practice which is what most graduates aim to do.

What exactly is a counsellor?

Counsellors consult with people to develop rehabilitation plans taking account of vocational, social, medical and psychological needs. Counsellors provide information and guidance on vocational, relationship, social (drug use, employment, ethical issues etc) and educational difficulties and issues, and work with people to help them to identify and define their emotional issues through the use of therapeutic models.

Graduates find that their new knowledge and skills makes them suitable for positions in: Counselling (eg. family counselling, grief counselling, conflict resolution, education counselling etc), welfare and social work, education, sports coaching, life coaching, personal training, rehabilitation and health care, mental illness, marketing and sales, industrial relations and management.

Accreditation

This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC) and the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC). ICI courses are not AQF qualifications. ICI is an independent global awarding body that develops and administers career-related curriculum and training programs. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: You can start a course at any time of the year with our regular intake dates. Once you have enrolled you can begin your studies at a time that suits you.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 168 days
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      ICI Diploma level - 24 weeks ICI Advanced Diploma level - 31 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Counseling Skills
  • The Counseling Practice
  • Interview Techniques & Questioning
  • Facilitating Solutions
  • Counselling Sessions
  • Problem Solving
  • Counseling Approaches
  • Psychology
  • Mental Health
  • Welfare Practice
  • Communications Techniques
  • Ethics and the Counseling Practice

                      English Language Requirements

                      This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                      Academic Requirements

                      Prerequisites

                      • There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the Certificate or Advanced Certificate levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International Applies to you

                        1611 AUD/full
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 1611 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 168 days.
                      • National Applies to you

                        1611 AUD/full
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 1611 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 168 days.
                      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                      • ICI Diploma - $1611
                      • ICI Advanced Diploma - $2088
                      • Pay Upfront - 10% Off= $1450  or $1880 
                      • Weekly Instalment Plan - $49 x 32 weeks or $49 x 42 weeks

                      Funding

                      ICI are passionate about education and providing opportunities for individuals to fulfil their potential. We want to reward outstanding individuals for a variety of achievements and we have a number of scholarships available to a wide variety of courses.

                      • Military Scholarship.
                      • Business Leadership Scholarship - With a competitive job market and more people obtaining a degree qualification than ever before, it is essential for individuals to identify a way to stand out to employers when searching for a job. An ICI Business Scholarship could be for you.
                      • University Scholarship - Currently studying at University? Then an ICI University Scholarship is for you.

                      StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

                      The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                      Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.