Diploma of Financial Counselling

Code:
CHC51115
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Government-subsidised training
Recognition
Meets the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
Entry requirements
It is recommended that candidates have sufficient relevant work experience in a job role involving: the self-directed application of knowledge with substantial depth in some areas, the exercise of independent judgement and decision-making and the application of relevant technical and other skills, to indicate likely success at this level of qualification.
Units in this course
Fee range
$4,725 - $11,500 (full fee)
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About government-subsidised training

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About Tuition fee-free at TAFE

Courses marked 'Tuition fee-free at TAFE' are on the Victorian Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative list. This means students who are eligible for government-subsidised training can enrol in one priority course for free at a TAFE Victoria provider in 2019.

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About pre-apprenticeship courses

This course is available to study as a pre-apprenticeship. A pre-apprenticeship is a great way to get a feel for the industry before committing to an apprenticeship.

Some pre-apprenticeships can help reduce the length of a formal apprenticeship. This only applies to selected courses approved by the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA). To find out if this applies to your pre-apprenticeship contact your training provider.

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About recognition

The courses shown on the Victorian Skills Gateway website are regulated qualifications under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), or short training programs made up of units of competency from regulated qualifications.

Units
Unit code
Unit title
Unit type
CHCADV001
Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
Core
CHCADV005
Provide systems advocacy services
Core
CHCCCS019
Recognise and respond to crisis situations
Core
CHCCDE002
Develop and implement community programs
Core
CHCCSL001
Establish and confirm the counselling relationship
Core
CHCCSL002
Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills
Core
CHCCSL003
Facilitate the counselling relationship and process
Core
CHCCSL007
Support counselling clients in decision-making processes
Core
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
Core
CHCFIN001
Facilitate the financial counselling process
Core
CHCFIN002
Identify and apply technical information to assist clients with financial issues
Core
CHCFIN003
Develop and use financial counselling tools and techniques
Core
CHCLEG002
Interpret and use legal information
Core
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Core
AHCAGB501A
Develop climate risk management strategies
Elective
AHCAGB503A
Plan and monitor production processes
Elective
AHCBUS506A
Develop and review a business plan
Elective
AHCBUS508A
Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports
Elective
CHCCCS003
Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
Elective
CHCCCS004
Assess co-existing needs
Elective
CHCCOM002
Use communication to build relationships
Elective
CHCCOM003
Develop workplace communication strategies
Elective
CHCCSM004
Coordinate complex case requirements
Elective
CHCCSM005
Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management
Elective
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Elective
CHCFIN004
Provide rural financial counselling services
Elective
CHCMHS005
Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
Elective
CHCSET001
Work with forced migrants
Elective
CHCSET002
Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia
Elective
CHCSOH001
Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
Elective
CHCSOH010
Work with clients within the social housing system
Elective
HLTWHS003
Maintain work health and safety
Elective
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The full fee range does not factor in any government subsidies.

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  • Estimated tuition fees for the whole of the course with a Victorian Government subsidy 
  • Rates for local students only (not for international)  
  • Available data from the Australian Course Information Register

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