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What does the application process involve?


Are JNI qualifications recognised?

Yes, all JNI qualifications are nationally recognised and government-accredited. In addition, JNI’s CHC51712 Diploma of Counselling meets the standards of the Australian Counselling Association.

Will I be required to attend on campus workshops?

This course will provide three optional locations for the on campus residential. It is mandatory to attend the residential at one of these locations.

Is there any financial assistance I can apply for?

All JNI courses are FEE-HELP or VET FEE-HELP approved. Almost every Australian citizen is eligible meaning you do not have to pay anything upfront, but can pay your course as you earn. Contact your nearest Centrelink office for information on Abstudy and Youth Allowance benefits available.

What are the benefits of studying online with JNI?

JNI offers a learning structure that can fit your lifestyle, with a flexible balance of supported and independent study complemented by high quality study materials. These are designed to let you learn anywhere, while you schedule your study times to suit your needs. Subjects are delivered through a state-of-the-art learning portal that has been purpose built for JNI. Each subject is facilitated by a dedicated online lecturer who guides the learning process and provides academic support. During your course, you will be able to connect with your lecturers and fellow students through group activities and various communication channels, including discussion forums, message boards, blogs and wikis. You will be able to monitor your own progress with self-review quizzes and receive immediate results and feedback. Assessments are submitted and marked online, excluding the mandatory practical counselling sessions which may require you to be physically present.





JNI is currently offering the following scholarships (covering 1 years tuition)to new, full-time and on-campus students commencing on 20 February, 2017:

Diploma of Applied Social Science*

Diploma of Counselling* CHC51015

Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling)

Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Community Service)

Graduate Certificate in Counselling*

Graduate Diploma of Counselling*

Master of Counselling and Applied Psychotherapy*

*The scholarship will cover 1 trimester of tuition fees for Master, Diploma and Graduate courses.

The recipient of the scholarship will also become a college ambassador.

JNI Ambassadors promote the school and its courses to members of the broader community across a variety of activities, (such as Open Days, Information Evenings, Workshops etc.), contribute to the college’s social media channels and provide testimonials as required.

Scholarships are open to Australian citizens or permanent residents of any age.


  • Academic Drive: Must be able to show a dedication to their academic studies, and/or passion for studying in order to satisfy the judging panel that they will persevere with their course and not withdraw, change course or change education providers.
  • Community Minded: Must demonstrate a willingness to get involved, be proactive and a personable attitude through a history of volunteer or community work.
  • Industry Passion: Must display a passion for their chosen industry.
  • Australian citizen/resident: This scholarship is only eligible to students who meet citizenship or residency requirements. Scholarships are for new students commencing full time, on-campus study in February 2016.

Terms and conditions apply (see scholarship form for terms and conditions).

Scholarship Period:

Bachelor Degrees – These scholarships cover tuition fees for one year, commencing 20 February 2017.

Master/Diploma/Graduate Degrees – These scholarships cover tuition fees for one trimester, commencing 20 February 2017.

Application Process:

Apply now, by downloading the application form below and email your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date:

25 November 2016


Scholarships are designed to help and support high achieving individuals to achieve great success in their careers. You could be eligible to receive one of our scholarships.

Health Upskill Today Scholarship

Designed specifically to help those already working in the industry and are looking to upskill and achieve further progression in their career with higher education.

What do I need to apply?

Your up-to-date CV, employee reference, and either a cover letter or self-introduction video with your career goals and motivations for upskilling

Health Turn your Passion to Career Scholarship

Are your passionate, talented, and motivated person? This is a scholarship for students who are highly motivated with a strong potential to pursue and realise their passion into a successful career in health.

What do I need to apply?

Simply send through a letter of intent or a self-introduction video showcasing your most compelling motivation and potential to pursue a career in the industry.

Health Career Starter Scholarship

A scholarship for a talented school-leaver looking to pursue a career in health.

What do I need to apply?

A completed year 12 certificate within the last 12 months, demonstrate your passion and professional goals for a career in your chosen course in the Health Faculty with a letter of intent or a self-introduction video.

Health Indigenous Student Scholarship

Helping you to realise your education and professional goals with higher education in the health industry.

What do I need to apply?

Send us a letter of intent demonstrating your most compelling motivation to realise your educational or professional goal in Health.

Health Industry Scholarship

Supporting our industry partners and members in relating industry associations to upskill and achieve further progression within their career.

What do I need to apply?

It’s simple. You just need to be a Health Industry Partner and a member of a related industry association enrolled in one of our programs.

Scholarship Value

The scholarship value will depend on the course you have applied for. For bachelor courses, we offer a 20% fee reduction off one year in the full-time study and a 20% fee reduction of one trimester in full-time study for other courses. The Health Industry Scholarship gives the receiver a 25% reduction in their course fee. These scholarships are for domestic students only.

Application Process

To apply follow these steps:

  1. Click Contact Us
  2. Complete the Contact Us form, in the description include which scholarship you would like to apply for and submit the form.
  3. A Course and Career Adviser will be in touch to take you through the application process.

Contact Us

Study now, pay later

JNI is approved to offer eligible Australian students FEE-HELP. FEE-HELP is a government loan scheme that is available to assist eligible students studying higher education qualifications to pay their tuition fees.

This is government loan schemes that can help you pay for all or part of your tuition fees. Repayments start through the tax system once you have found employment and your income rises above the minimum repayment threshold. Eligible Australian students might also be able to receive a study allowance from the government to assist with living costs.

Diploma of Applied Social Science On-Campus and Online. 1 year full-time
2 years part-time
FEE-HELP available
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling) On-Campus and Online. 3 years full-time
6 years part-time
FEE-HELP available
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Community Services) On-Campus and Online. 3 years full-time
6 years part-time
FEE-HELP available

*FEE-HELP for eligible Australian students.

JNI Tuition Fees

The fees listed below indicate the cost per year for your course.