Become a Financial Counsellor
The qualification to become a financial counsellor is called the Diploma of Financial Counselling. The list of training providers offering this course is below. The course is often delivered using a combination of online learning and face-to-face lectures. It also includes 220 hours of placement in a financial counselling agency, so that students can apply their learning.
New South Wales
TAFE NSW Western Institute
Phone: (02) 6391 5644
The Salvation Army Booth College
Contact: Kat Georgiadis
Phone: 02 9502 5008
Information about enrolment
The Diploma of Financial Counselling is now offered at RMIT University. Enrolment is by direct application only, please contact Jo Wallwork for more information on firstname.lastname@example.org
There is curently no training provider offering the course in Queensland. In the latter half of 2017 however, we are expecting a new provider - ICAN Learn - to enter the market.
There is currently no training provider offering the course in Western Australia.
Christine Heusler Lecturer/Coordinator Diploma of Financial Counselling, TafeSA
Phone: (08) 8391 7391
Iain Henderson, Manager, Education and Training
Phone: 08 8245 8100
Fax: 08 8346 7333
Detailed information about the Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling), including gaining recognition through relevant experience, advocacy and community development is available here.
There is currently no training provider offering the course in Tasmania.
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