Northland Polytechnic Graduate Diploma in Counselling

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Social Work

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Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the programme an applicant must have made written application by the advertised closing date on the prescribed application form and meet the following admission criteria. Applicants must: Be at least 20 years of age

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Counselling will be able to work both independently and collectively demonstrating competence in communication and practice skills. They will demonstrate a broad knowledge of theories and models informing counselling practice, and a range of social issues facing contemporary New Zealand, and apply that knowledge to be an effective counselor.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Society and Culture at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 4703555
Fax: (09) 470 3556

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