Professional Counsellor Diploma

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills.

Total Program Length:80 Weeks
Number of Semesters:6 Semesters
tuition:$4,316.67 per semester

Our diploma in Professional Counselling Training Courses Provides You with the high-level skills to work as a successful, Professional Counsellor. As a professional counsellor, you are qualified to provide individual and group counselling regarding a variety of issues. Our counselling training courses prepare you to counsel others in trauma and abuse, addictions, family and relationship problems and more. Our Diploma in Professional Counselling program fully trains you to operate your own practice or work within an organization in various counselling, coaching or group leadership positions.

You will discover an enriching career when providing valuable life-changing advice and helping others through difficult times.

Our Comprehensive Counselling Training Courses Provide More Than Counsellor Training

Your credentials include professional counsellor, qualified life coach and holistic wellness counsellor. You will be able to carefully listen to clients, assess their situations and help them find successful solutions. You can differentiate yourself from other professional counsellors by offering extensive physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness services.

The comprehensive Professional Counselling Diploma is a leadership training program that includes business classes. It prepares you to assume senior positions within human services organizations or run your own counselling, coaching or consulting business.

Students also engage in professional and practical community and workplace-based projects. During this time, you build up your practical experience and establish your career networks. You receive free professional accreditation preparation and supervision as you prepare for membership in the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association.

Learn how to become a counsellor with Rhodes Wellness College. Help others while mastering your own personal and professional success. Your career as a Professional Counsellor is ready to begin!

Graduate Outcomes

After successfully finishing the program, our alumni consistently demonstrate a track record of success, transitioning into roles as counsellors. Many move on to further study or set up their own coaching or counselling businesses. Our graduates are eligible for memberships with both the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association and the International Coach Federation. Please visit the success stories page to learn more.

Ready to Apply?

Are you interested in becoming a student at Rhodes Wellness College? Click on the Apply Online link below to get started! Here you’ll find all the admission requirements and all the important links for starting your application.

*Starting in September 2024, there will be an increase in tuition fees. This decision has been made to ensure that we can continue to provide the highest quality education and maintain the exceptional standards of our facilities, faculty, and student services.

June 2024 Fees September 2024 Fees
Total Program Length 80 weeks (1,725 hrs)
Number of Semesters 6
Tuition per Semester $4,316.67 $4,400.00
Total Tuition $25,900.00 $26,400.00
Application Fee (Domestic) $100 (non-refundable) $100 (non-refundable)
Application Fee (International) $250 (non-refundable) $500 (non-refundable)
Materials & Supplies $850 $850
Student Activities $300 $300
Archive Fee $75 $100
Supervision Fee $100
Delivery Method In-person, online, blended
Language English
Next Intake June 17, 2024 – February 13, 2026
Schedule Monday – Friday 9am – 1:30pm PST

Admissions Requirements

  • Successful completion of the admissions assessment process.
  • Written personal statement.
  • Personal and/or professional reference.
  • Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status – 19 years or older with an established work history or relevant experience.
  • International study permit if applicable.

To view a comprehensive list of our admissions requirements, please click here.

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This program includes the Life Skills Coach Certificate program, which is an ACSTH designated program with ICF. Students are eligible to pursue their Associate Certified Coach (ACC) designation with ICF after completion of the Life Skills Coach component of their Diploma program.

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Rhodes Wellness College is regulated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Designated B.C. Private Training Institutions Branch & Shield Design mark is a certification mark owned by the Government of British Columbia and used under licence. To view our college’s PTIB “Designation Certificate”, please click here