Diploma of Financial Counselling (CHC51115)
Our Diploma of Financial Counselling provides you with the specialised skills and knowledge to work in the field of Financial Counselling, with underpinning understanding of the Counselling and Community Services disciplines. You will learn about advocacy, counselling skills, case management and the tools and techniques required in financial counselling.
The Diploma of Financial Counselling has 17 units, with 10 practical elements and an extensive work placement component of 220 hours.
On-line, self-paced, available through the My.AIPC Student Portal. This is your link to numerous study support and e-learning functions.
The course includes a number of practical components that cover a range of topics including Communication, Counselling and Interview Skills, The Counselling Process and Practical Application of Counselling Therapies.
Because we have students all across Australia, and indeed the world, we provide a variety of flexible options to enable timely and effective completion of the practical components. Regular seminars give you the opportunity to apply the theory you have learned in contemporary counselling scenarios. They are also a great opportunity to get together with fellow students and participate in casework sessions under the guidance of a qualified Lecturer. Seminars are held regularly at the Adelaide Student Support Centre. Students who may not be able to attend seminars for whatever reason, can elect to complete the practical components through alternate means, such as a one-on-one or small group session with a private assessor. Students can also complete their practical components by recording their demonstration of skills and uploading to us. We have guidelines available to assist students compile their recordings and develop effective role plays to demonstrate their skills.
18 months (full-time study) (part-time and self-paced study also available)
As a student you have unlimited access to the Institute's Toll Free 1300 Study Assistance Line. Our Degree-qualified Education Advisers are available 9am and 5pm EST Monday to Friday to provide you with friendly academic support. Their focus is to support you throughout your studies so you can graduate in the time frame you set. The Study Assistance Line is there whenever you feel you need a bit of extra guidance.
Flexible Payment Options
Reduced Upfront Payment or a Monthly Payment option is also available.
We do not charge an application or enrolment fee. We also offer a 'risk-free' 30 day 100% money back guarantee.
How to Enrol
Simply visit - http://www.aipc.net.au/diploma_financial_counselling.php and click on the 'Apply Now' button.
AIPC Contacts - www.aipc.net.au
Janet Szigeti Branch Manager
Kerry Armstrong-Moore Student Support Officer