The Bachelor of Psychology and Counselling is a Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) accredited program and sits within level 7 of the Australian Qualifications Framework.  

The Cairnmillar Institute is applying for accreditation of the Bachelor of Psychology and Counselling with the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA). 

If successful in obtaining both accreditations, graduates will be eligible to: 

  • Work professionally as a counsellor. 
  • Apply for APAC accredited fourth year psychology programs (e.g., Honours). 
  • Apply for a PACFA or ACA accredited Graduate Diploma and many Masters counselling programs. 
  • Apply for PACFA membership, to gain registration as a counsellor.