Undergraduate Certificate in Counselling and Mental Health
- Effective from: 2021
- Approved Abbreviation: UGCCounMH
- Western Sydney University Program Code: 7170
- AQF Level: 5
This program applies to students who commenced in 2021 or later.
Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.
The Undergraduate Certificate in Counselling and Mental Health combines a range of subjects in the social sciences and psychology that serves as a foundation for basic counselling skills, with a particular focus on counselling those experiencing mental health challenges. Students are prepared for careers in a wide range of human services organisations across diverse practice areas, including case work, group or individual counselling, in person or remote, and supporting community development and crisis intervention projects.
Six months full-time.
Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.
|Online||Full Time||Online||See above|
This program is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents who are aged 17 years or over and not currently enrolled in or completing Year 12 in the same year of intended admission.
For more information on applying please see the link to The College admission pages below.
Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points including the subjects listed below.
|CULT 1026||Understanding Society (UG Cert)||10|
|CULT 1027||Working with Communities (UG Cert)||10|
|BEHV 2017||Mental Health in the Community (UG Cert)||10|
|WELF 1010||Human Services Intervention Strategies (UG Cert)||10|
|Total Credit Points||40|