A reference list of accessibility keys Careers New Zealand home page Sitemap Search the website About us Contact us govt.nz Jump to content Jump to site navigation main-menu Left column sub navigation menu Jump to page header Jump to page footer Jump to right-hand column

Contact info

Phone: 0800 935 832

Diploma of Counselling (Applied) (Level 6) from Wellington Institute of Technology

Entry requirements

This is an exit qualification from the Bachelor of Counselling. Students need to enrol for the Bachelor of Counselling and meet the entry requirements for that qualification.

Common Questions

Subject area:
Counselling
Qualification:
Diploma Level 6
Credits gained on completion of this course:
0-180

What can I learn during this qualification?

Client Centred Practice Issues
The Impact of Social Policy on Current Issues in NZ Society
Introduction to Individual & Social Psychology
Human Development
Practicum I
Treaty of Waitangi
Cognitive Behavioural Approaches
Systemic Approaches to Couple & Family Counselling
Integrated Theory and Practice Issues
Practicum II

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will:
·have demonstrated a level of professional competency
·have developed preferred ways of working with clients which are ethical, and client-centred
·apply appropriate well-researched models to the different presenting clients
·have a variety of counselling skills based on different theoretical models
·understand and evaluate the importance of supervision and how to use this effectively in their work
·have a good understanding of their work community and the variety of services provided by associated agencies and specialists
·make appropriate referrals (with the client?s consent) when the client?s issue is beyond the graduate?s level of competence of knowledge and experience eg. Psychiatric assessment
·be committed to on-going training and up skilling
·be expected to have applied for membership of a professional counselling body.

What jobs can I do with this qualification?

Community Worker, Counsellor, Workplace Relations Adviser and Psychologist

Scholarships for this qualification

Community Waikato Annual Scholarship

Provider:
Community Waikato
Website:
http://www.communitywaikato.org.nz/
Value:
Usually between $500 and $1,000.

Read more...

Hoe Tahi Addiction and Methamphetamine Scholarships

Provider:
Te Rau Matatini
Website:
http://www.matatini.co.nz/
Value:
Refer to Funder

Read more...

Wellington Institute of Technology training provider details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 935 832    Phone: (04) 920 2400    Fax: (04) 920 2401    Email: information@weltec.ac.nz    Web: http://www.weltec.ac.nz

Other locations

Wellington

11 Kensington Ave
Petone
Wellington

Auckland

Auckland Campus
3 Wakefield Street
PO Box 6413
Wellesley Street

Wellington

11-17 Church Street
Wellington CBD Campus
Wellington

Wellington

Petone Campus
11 Kensington Avenue
Petone, Lower Hutt
Wellington

Wellington

54 Cuba Street
WelTec School of Hospitality
Wellington

China

Chengdu
Sichuan Province

View other courses available through Wellington Institute of Technology

Source: New Zealand Qualifications Authority (www.nzqa.govt.nz)