Total number of units = 17

14 core units

3 elective units, consisting of:

up to 3 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course these units must be relevant to the work outcome

Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the Diploma of Financial Counselling. Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation.

Packaging for specialisation:

At least 3 units from Group A must be selected for the award of Diploma of Financial Counselling (Rural), including add topic CHCFIN004 Provide rural financial counselling services

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units

add topic CHCADV001

Facilitate the interests and rights of clients

add topic CHCADV005

Provide systems advocacy services

add topic CHCCCS019

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

add topic CHCCDE002

Develop and implement community programs

add topic CHCCSL001

Establish and confirm the counselling relationship

add topic CHCCSL002

Apply specialist interpersonal and counselling interview skills

add topic CHCCSL003

Facilitate the counselling relationship and process

add topic CHCCSL007

Support counselling clients in decision-making processes

add topic CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

add topic CHCFIN001

Facilitate the financial counselling process

add topic CHCFIN002

Identify and apply technical information to assist clients with financial issues

add topic CHCFIN003

Develop and use financial counselling tools and techniques

add topic CHCLEG002

Interpret and use legal information

add topic CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Elective units

Group A electives RURAL FINANCIAL COUNSELLING specialisation

add topic CHCFIN004

Provide rural financial counselling services

add topic AHCAGB501A

Develop climate risk management strategies

add topic AHCAGB503A

Plan and monitor production processes

add topic AHCBUS506A

Develop and review a business plan

add topic AHCBUS508A

Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports

Other electives

add topic CHCCCS003

Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide

add topic CHCCCS004

Assess co-existing needs

add topic CHCCOM002

Use communication to build relationships

add topic CHCCOM003

Develop workplace communication strategies

add topic CHCCSM004

Coordinate complex case requirements

add topic CHCCSM005

Develop, facilitate and review all aspects of case management

add topic CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

add topic CHCMHS005

Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

add topic CHCSET001

Work with forced migrants

add topic CHCSET002

Undertake bicultural work with forced migrants in Australia

add topic CHCSOH001

Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

add topic CHCSOH010

Work with clients within the social housing system

add topic HLTWHS003

Maintain work health and safety