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Edith Cowan University (ECU)

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Graduate Certificate of Counselling

  • Graduate Certificate

Enhance the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
6 months part-time
Course Code
Study Mode
Intake Months
Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Oct
Domestic Fees
$9,900 per year

About this course

Counselling skills are increasingly relevant to a range of disciplines, including nursing, social work and teaching.

You can deepen your skills and respond to the evolving needs of individuals and communities with ECU's online Graduate Certificate of Counselling.

You will examine techniques of counsellors in various modalities and gain practical knowledge of how to apply person-centred approaches to counselling. You will also begin to develop reflective practices to continue your development as you walk alongside individuals and communities.

The online Graduate Certificate of Counselling has been accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and is an excellent pathway to the ECU's online Master of Counselling.

Course code: I93

Entry requirements

To gain entry into the Graduate Certificate of Counselling you will need the following:

  • Bachelor degree from a country specified in the Admissions Policy (with preference given to degrees relating to 'helping professions');
  • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);

Study locations


What you will learn

  • Study online at ECU
  • Speak to an advisor
  • Download Course Guide
  • The course has 3 units of study.