Course Length

The full time course is completed in 18 months, with face-to-face classes 2 days per week as well as weekly self-directed study.

Class sizes are kept small to ensure optimum learning environments and guarantee all students receive individualised, in-depth learning and support.

Our next full time course starts on Monday the 26th of February 2018.

Classes will be held on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8.30- 4.30pm. 


Course Fee’s


Payment Plan:

Full time course: $1,400 paid upon enrolment then 18 instalments of $700 per month.

Part time course: $1,400 paid upon enrolment and then 35 instalments of $360 per month.

Fee Information

The course fees include:

  • Learner guides

  • Tuition for course content

Entry criteria/ pre-requisites:

Students must demonstrate that they possess the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) required to meet the rigour of the course.

Prospective students will complete a Pre-Training Review, incorporating LLN
assessment, during the application process. Each prospective student will participate in an evaluative interview, which is an integral part of his or her application.

On completion of the Pre Training Review and personal interview, Equine Assisted Therapy Australia will use the holistic information submitted to determine if the course is suitable for the applicant and whether it accommodates his or her learning needs.

Career Pathway

Graduates may progress onto:

Degree level courses in Counselling or related areas

Employment as a Counsellor, or a related role, in an established counselling agency, specialising in Equine Assisted Therapy.


Training and assessment take place at our private facility in the picturesque Tallebudgera Valley, on the Gold Coast.


Upon the successful completion of the Equine Assisted Therapy course, students receive a CHC51015 Diploma of Counselling.

A Statement of Attainment is provided to indicate units successfully completed if, for any reason, students do not successfully complete all units in the course.


Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and includes practical activities and trials, written question and answers, case studies, and written assignments.



Equine Assisted therapy Course

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