Welcome to CHC51115 Diploma of Financial Counselling

The CHC51115 Diploma of Financial Counselling is a nationally recognised qualification which requires 17 units for the qualification; 14 core units and 3 elective units. It covers workers who provide a specialist service assisting people faced with debt and other financial issues. This work requires:

  • specialist knowledge, paralegal skills and competencies especially in regard to credit and debt issues affecting clients and their rights and obligations
  • solid understanding of social and systemic issues that impact on financial counselling clients.

It may be applied in casework, community development and social justice contexts.

This is a 2 year part-time course with completion by November 30, 2018. Throughout the course you will be required to attend three tutorials. These tutorials will be facilitated by your trainer, Carolyn Joy. 

There is an additional requirement of 220 hours work placement for this course.

To assist you in your studies we have staff available in our Sydney office from 8am to 5pm weekdays to answer your phone or email queries.

We hope you enjoy this course.


More information:

Kat Georgiadis, Course Coordinator on (02) 9502 5008 
Email: katerina.georgiadis@aue.salvationarmy.org