The higher education courses offered by IEFT provide theoretical, skills and personal development of practitioners who wish to develop and expand their counselling and therapy expertise using the Emotionally Focused approach, within an integrated framework that is respectful and honouring of heart, mind and spirit.
Our courses are accredited with TEQSA and meet the requirements for AQF Level 8 within the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Full details on IEFT courses, admission requirements, subject fees and how to apply are available in the Student Handbook.
Courses begin each year in February. Dates and timetables for of all subjects are listed in the Course Timetable page .
Applications for commencement in the following year close in December (first round). We continue to accept applications throughout the year.
IEFT is accredited by TEQSA to deliver the following postgraduate courses of study:
- Graduate Certificate in Emotionally Focused Counselling (Grad. Cert. EFC) AQF Level 8
- Graduate Diploma of Emotionally Focused Therapy (Grad. Dip. EFT) AQF Level 8
IEFT Graduate Attributes
Graduates of IEFT’s accredited higher education courses will display the following attributes:
Aspire to attain a high level of knowledge, skill and capability in their discipline
Display competence and creativity in finding innovative solutions to complex problems
Ability to Use Technology
Demonstrate proficient use of technologies relative to their profession
Demonstrate professionalism in all communication within and across professional groups and clients
Ethical and Cultural Awareness
Demonstrate awareness of ethical, social and cultural aspects in the work of their profession
Collaboration and Teamwork
Work-ready with skills required in the workplace and valued by employers and a general ability to flexibly adapt to change