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Diploma of Counselling Skills

  • Campus Location

    Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Byron Bay, Perth, Australia

  • Qualification


  • Fees


  • Duration


  • Intake

    February, May, September

  • English Requirements

    A minimum overall score of 2.8 with no band less than 6.0.

  • Embark on a transformative journey with the Diploma of Counselling Skills (DipCounSk) at ACAP, Australia. This program lays the groundwork for a rewarding career in counselling, equipping graduates with essential skills and a robust theoretical foundation to make a positive impact in community services and health sectors.


    • In-depth insights into human behavior
    • Practical application of counselling skills
    • Understanding of mental health and wellness
    • Mastery of ethical and legal practices
    • Personal and professional development

    The course holds accreditation from the Navitas Professional Institute (NPI), ensuring a quality education experience. Upon completion, graduates can embark on fulfilling careers in counselling, leveraging their skills in various occupations and settings. The diploma serves as a stepping stone to the Bachelor of Counselling, offering a seamless progression in your educational journey. Experience a blend of online learning and on-campus engagement, with compulsory weekend workshops for online students. This flexibility allows for a dynamic and enriching educational experience.

    Seize this opportunity to explore reflective learning, health psychology, counseling techniques, and more. Elevate your understanding of mental health and ethical frameworks, setting the stage for a meaningful career in counseling.

    • February
    • May
    • September
    • Total Tuition Fee: AUD 25,688.00
    • Tuition Fee Per Unit: AUD 3,211.00
  • To enroll in Diploma of Counselling Skills, it is vital that applicants collect the following prior to applying:

    • CGPA 2.8 in Highschool OR +2
    • Letter of Recommendation
    • English Language Proficiency Requirements (IELTS overall band of 6.0 with no individual band below 5.5 completed in the last two years (or equivalent)
    • Transcripts of all previous academic degrees (To be translated in English and approved by the translator)

    To know more on admission deadlines and requirements, contact Oli and the Associate’s counselor!

Updated on February 12th, 2024

About Australian College of Applied Professions (ACAP)

  • The Australian College of Applied Professions (ACAP) stands as an esteemed institution of tertiary education, distinguished for its specialized curriculum offered through a network of campuses across Australia, supplemented by a robust online learning platform. At the heart of ACAP's ethos lies a profound dedication to comprehending human behavior and a fervent aspiration to enhance the societal well-being. Since its inception in 1983, ACAP has been a beacon of education, shaping the intellectual pursuits of over 20,000 graduates who have engaged in on-campus, online, or blended delivery modes of learning. The institution's meticulously curated courses, spanning psychology, counselling, social work, criminology, coaching, and management, are meticulously designed to prepare students from diverse backgrounds for enriching vocations in community engagement. ACAP further extends flexible pathway options to advance one's academic journey in alignment with individual priorities and career aspirations. Learn More

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