AWARD COURSE

Diploma of Applied Positive Psychology


National Code: CRS1400646
TAFE SA Code: AC00104


Description

This qualification introduces you to the theories and frameworks of positive psychology, as well as how to practically apply these concepts to real-world scenarios. This knowledge can be applied to a range of roles and industries and is particularly of benefit to those who work directly with individuals and teams, such as health and community service workers, human resources personnel, counsellors, coaches, educators and business owners, managers, supervisors and team leaders across a range of sectors.

Duration
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Up to 2 years 

Part Time

Locations & Applications

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Study Load
Scheduled

Course Admission Requirements

  • Minimum of 12 months work experience

and any one of:

  • Certificate III or higher
  • Completion of a recognised foundation or bridging course
  • Completion of at least 6 months full time equivalent of a University Degree
  • SACE Completion or equivalent with a minimum ATAR of 60
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with a minimum score of 140

Full Fee
$7,300
    • All applicants must have at least 12 months’ work experience. You will be contacted by TAFE SA to verify your work experience.
    • If you cannot meet any of the other eligibility requirements, please email your details to admissions@tafesa.edu.au
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    The course provides theoretical frameworks and practical application of positive psychology in a range of professional and personal contexts. It serves as a complementary wellbeing qualification in many professional contexts.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Applied Positive Psychology (CRS1400646)
    First Year Subjects; Principles of Applied Positive Psychology introduces the key principles, theories, frameworks and objectives of positive psychology. Students will apply character strengths measures and practices to help you understand the concepts of a good life, happiness and flourishing. Practices of Applied Positive Psychology examines a range of evidence-based positive psychology measurement tools and practices as well as identifying and critiquing the effectiveness of interventions designed to contribute to wellbeing. Second Year Subjects; Perspectives of Applied Positive Psychology examines the application of positive psychology in a range of contexts. It explores how wellbeing theories and frameworks may be applied within lifespan development, education, organisations and community settings. Possibilities of Applied Positive Psychology examines a range of debates that critique positive psychology research methods, results and practices. You will explore emerging areas of research, discuss possibilities for future wellbeing promotion; and develop understanding of professional and ethical parameters for practitioners.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Perspectives of Applied Positive Psychology 288
    Possibilities of Applied Positive Psychology 288
    Practices of Applied Positive Psychology 288
    Principles of Applied Positive Psychology 288
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