Diploma of Counselling (Applied) (Level 6) from Wellington Institute of Technology
Wellington Institute of Technology
Total student fees
over 2 Years - details
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.
What can I expect out of this qualification?
·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.
Graduates who studied Human Welfare Studies and Services at this level can earn:
Median earnings one year after study
Median earnings two years after study
Median earnings five years after study
Status one year after study
Employment rate two years after study
Employment rate two years after study
Examples of related scholarships
Maniapoto Maori Trust Board: Tertiary grant
Maniapoto Maori Trust Board
$150, $160. $500 respectively.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Main Campus Office
Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.
11 Kensington Ave
3 Wakefield Street
PO Box 6413
11 Kensington Avenue
Petone, Lower Hutt
54 Cuba Street
WelTec School of Hospitality
11-17 Church Street
Wellington CBD Campus
Whitireia Community Polytechnic
12 Mohuia Crescent, Elsdon
Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) ML Block
34 Allen Street
Level 2, 450 Queen Street
Where does this information come from?
NZQA supplies this information based on material from the course provider.
Key information for Students
Minimum requirements : Academic NCEA Level 3, including: Three subjects from the NZQA Approved Subjects list at Level 3, made up of 14 credits each. Recommended subjects are listed in appendix G Literacy - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing Numeracy - 10 credits at Level 1 or above Or Achieved a level 4 or 5 qualification in a related field Or Equivalent personal, practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind English Language IELTS (Academic) 6 with no band score less than 5.5, or equivalent Or Achieved the academic entry requirement in New Zealand Or Achieved the academic entry requirement at an institution where English was the language of instruction and assessment Other Basic computing ability with knowledge of Microsoft Office packages or similar software. All applicants will have to undergo an annual police check, including at the time of entry into this programme. In the event of an adverse police report, entry into the programme will be at the discretion of the Head of School. In exceptional circumstances the requirement for a police check may be waived by the Head of School. Applicants will be required to attend an interview with a Selection Committee
Detailed requirements: See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
|Student fees (what you pay)||$4,563||$9,126|
|Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays)||$6,977||$13,953|
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
Successful course completions N/A
National Graduate Outcomes
Students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, after three years...
|Earnings range||$18,150 - $39,435|
|In further study||41%|
|On a benefit||9%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education.
Remember to check the provider’s website for further details to help in your decision-making.