Approved teachers, you could get paid to study to become a school counsellor in a NSW public school. The department's School Counsellor Sponsorship Programs will provide you with financial support while you study and a permanent position as a school counsellor upon successful completion of your studies.

The different programs are dependent on your current qualifications. Find out which one is right for you:

Learn more about the program from current participant, James

More information

Review the frequently asked questions for more information on your eligibility for the School Counsellor in Training Sponsorship or the Psychology Sponsorship, scholarship payments and your appointment as a school counsellor.

Contact the Student Wellbeing Recruitment Team via or phone 1300 32 32 32 (option 3, 3, 4).

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