Graduate Diploma of Coaching and Counselling

Course summary for local students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Graduate Diploma of Coaching and Counselling
Length

Two years part-time (2 units per Trimester 1 and 2)

Faculty contacts

Further information
Health - Student and Academic Services
Tel 03 9251 7777
health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Deakin course code H677

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Coaching and Counselling extends the knowledge acquired throughout the graduate certificate program to provide advanced level learning and skill acquisition. Throughout the course you will develop flexible high-level independent judgement, as well as professional planning and implementation skills appropriate for working professionally in a coaching and counselling role.

You will also acquire a personalised range of business and marketing tools relevant to a start-up business venture which is particularly relevant for those wishing to establish a business as a professional coach or pursue further qualifications as a counsellor.

The graduate diploma also offers a practical placement unit in the final year of the program which provides an opportunity to develop practical skills in a supported environment and confidently apply your knowledge and skills in a professional setting.

Course rules

The Graduate Diploma of Coaching and Counselling consists of 8 credit points of compulsory study.

Course structure

Core units

HPY702Coaching and Counselling Theories and Approaches

HPY703Coaching and Counselling Individuals

HPY704Coaching and Counselling Groups

HPY705Evaluation, Ethical Practice and Professional Development

HPY706Problems, Pathology and Potential

HPY707Applied Models in Coaching and Counselling 1 - Individuals

HPY708Applied Models in Coaching and Counselling 2 - Groups

HPY709Work Placement


Articulation

Students who have completed H577 Graduate Certificate of Coaching and Counselling can articulate into this course.