- Study at Deakin
- Life at Deakin
- Industry and community
- About Deakin
Division of Student Administration (DSA)
Student Information Centre
Tel 1300 334 733
|Award granted||Graduate Certificate of Coaching and Counselling|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
One year (2 units per Trimester 1 and 2) or part-time equivalent
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1)
|Indicative annual fee 2014|
Full-fee paying place.
The full course fee is $8,440. The course is only offered part-time.
FEE-HELP is available.
|Level||Postgraduate (Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma)|
|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).
Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.
Please be aware:
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.
Deakin University is now offering the only programs in Australia that provide both counselling and coaching skills within the one qualification. The course also includes extensive training in motivating and supporting behaviour change and growth, as well as advanced communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, for both individual and group applications.
So whether you’re a health or mental health professional wanting to extend your capacity to assist your clients improve their lives, a workplace supervisor/manager who wants to be better at inspiring and assisting staff or clients to excel, or a recent graduate of psychology1 or other relevant field wanting to improve your skills and qualifications to be more competitive and competent in the job market, this course will help you make it happen.
Graduates will be well-equipped for a range of positions that require coaching and/or counselling expertise, including (but not limited to):
The Graduate Certificate of Coaching and Counselling consists of 4 credit points of compulsory study.
|HPY702||Coaching and Counselling Theories and Approaches|
|HPY703||Coaching and Counselling Individuals|
|HPY704||Coaching and Counselling Groups|
|HPY705||Evaluation, Ethical Practice and Professional Development|
Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate of Coaching and Counselling will be able to articulate into H677 Graduate Diploma of Coaching and Counselling.
The minimum requirements for admission are:
Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.