Course details

Bachelor of Counselling
NZQF Level 7

About the course

The Bachelor of Counselling will develop professional counsellors with specialised knowledge and skills in an integrative Person-Centred approach to counselling

Entry requirements

Complete the Certificate in Interpersonal Skills or equivalent. (Applicants from outside the ATC Diploma of Counselling programme need to provide a portfolio of evidence and apply for credit transfer from other programmes.) Provide evidence of good character and personal attributes via referee reports. Be free from addictions, or personal issues that might impair full participation in the programme.

About the provider

Vision College is a division of ATctivate Training Centre which is a charitable company born out of a desire to invest into the future of New Zealand and the world by growing people. Since 1984, thousands of people have benefitted from the dedication of our staff and their support for learners of all ages and backgrounds. Our staff enjoy the challenge and satisfaction of this mission, seeing changed lives and people growing toward their full potential.



We offer a variety of programmes across multiple campuses. You can study from Level 1 Certificates through to Level 7 Degrees.

Vision College has 8 Schools incorporating the following areas of study:

Business Administration (Level 3)
Counselling (Level 5-7)
Early Childhood Education (Level 3-5)
Information Technology (Level 5-6)
Christian Ministry (Level 5)
Music (Level 5-7)
Ultimate - Foundation Skills (Level 1-2)
Trades - Security, Mechanical Engineering & Agriculture (Level 2-3)

Most of our courses are free for domestic students (conditions apply)

All of our programmes are NZQA approved and, where applicable, eligible for students to apply for loans and allowances.