Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching)

Australian College of Applied Psychology Brisbane Campus

Course description

The Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) provides a comprehensive overview of counselling and coaching frameworks and skills, and the capacity to apply this knowledge and skills in professional settings with individuals, groups, work-teams and organizations. It is ideal if you are interested in pursuing a career in the emerging fields of life coaching, executive coaching, and personal or performance coaching (sport, health, drama, and management). The Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) degree includes 250 hours in a placement agency (including 46 hours client contact and six hours of coaching sessions). The course has been approved by the Australian Government (TEQSA) and has been professionally accredited by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and the International Coaching Federation (ICF). What will I learn? Areas of study include: Coaching theory and practice Coaching applications Psychology of health and wellness Counseling skills Conflict management Positive psychology Developmental psychology Life coaching Human resources management (elective) Psychology of peak performance (elective) Advanced positive psychology (elective) Placements This course includes 250 hours in a placement agency (comprising 46 hours of client counselling contact). The placements are conducted 1.5 days per week over two trimesters. Career Outcomes Graduates of the Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching) will be well equipped to provide counselling services relating to bereavement and loss; alcohol and other drugs abuse; mental health; family and relationships; and general counselling. As qualified coaches, they will also be equipped to provide health coaching, life coaching, training and development facilitators for work-teams and organizations, and supervisors.

  • Start date 28-MAY-2018,17-SEP-2018
  • Duration 3 years
  • International Cost AUD $20272 per year
  • Qualification Bachelor degree
  • Study mode Full time