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Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Studies

  • Graduate Certificate

For those wanting to add counselling theory and skills to their health or education profession, the Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Studies (PGCertCounSt) will provide the knowledge and practice to enhance your professional helping skills wit

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Intake Months
Feb
Domestic Fees
$4,134 per year
International Fees
$18,300 per year

About this course

For those wanting to add counselling theory and skills to their health or education profession, the Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Studies (PGCertCounSt) will provide the knowledge and practice to enhance your professional helping skills with a range of clients, students, or colleagues.The PGCertCounSt is also an ideal pathway into applying for the Master of Counselling, a degree which enables graduates to obtain provisional membership with the New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC).

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

While this Certificate naturally provides foundational knowledge and skills towards a career as a counsellor, graduates will also find their skills useful as nurse aides, and in areas such as community mental health providers, schools, rest homes, and services working with people with special needs.

Skills in counselling are also useful for other education, health, and civil service professions.

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