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|Award granted||Graduate Certificate of Coaching and Counselling|
Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus
One year (2 units per Trimester 1 and 2) or part-time equivalent
|Deakin course code||H577|
The full course fee is $8440. The course is only offered part-time. FEE-HELP is available.
The Graduate Certificate of Coaching and Counselling enables you to develop the knowledge, skills and experience that are applicable to any career where working with individuals and groups for behaviour change is a focus. Throughout the course you will acquire strong interpersonal, coaching, facilitation, counselling and communication skills and the ability to adapt the application of various tools and techniques across challenging individual and group settings.
You will also acquire skills relevant to research evaluation and methodologies, ethics and professional standards, reflective practice and professional development.
A number of professional associations are linked to the coaching and counselling fields, including the International Society for Coaching Psychology (ISCP), the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and the Australian Counselling Association (ACA). The ACA allots Professional Development points for graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Coaching and Counselling – the ACA does not accredit Graduate Certificate courses. (Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Coaching and Counselling can apply for Level 2 membership with the ACA).
Coaching accreditation for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma will be sought when the first cohort of students graduate at the end of 2013 and 2014 respectively.
This course provides sufficient generic skills and professional practice applicable to any career where working with individuals and groups for behaviour change is a focus.
For students who have a recognised undergraduate major sequence in psychology, this course offers an alternative career pathway from the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved Honours and Graduate Diploma courses.
Graduates will be well-equipped for a range of positions that require coaching and/or counselling expertise, including (but not limited to):
Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate of Coaching and Counselling will be able to articulate into H677 Graduate Diploma of Coaching and Counselling.
Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.
Please be aware:
The Graduate Certificate of Coaching and Counselling consists of 4 credit points of compulsory study.
|HPY702||Foundations of Coaching and Counselling (B)|
|HPY703||Coaching and Counselling Individuals (B)|
|HPY704||Coaching and Counselling Groups (B)|
|HPY705||Evaluation, Ethical Practice and Professional Development (B)|