aifc Equip | Online Counselling Short Courses
Certificate in Pastoral & Lay Counselling

The Certificate in Pastoral and Lay Counselling is a program of eight online short courses designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to become an effective people helper from a distinctly Christian perspective. 

  • Ideal for pastoral workers, church small group leaders, school chaplains, Christian NFPs, youth workers, social workers, teachers, parents and others
  • Based on material from 7 units in our popular Diploma of Counselling qualification
  • No onerous assessment requirements
  • Online, self-paced study
  • Option to onboard to the Diploma for interested students
Certificate in Mapping Motivation

The Certificate of Mapping Motivation is an exciting introduction to the world of human motivation and behaviour.  Designed to help transform the practice and experience of coaches, counsellors, human performance specialists and anyone interested in personal growth, the course will:

  • Introduce you to the core technology underpinning motivational mapping
  • Provide you with an opportunity to experience motivation mapping for yourself
  • Enable you to take action once you have completed the course to become accredited as a licensed motivational mapping practitioner if you choose

  • Help you to apply this system in your own life and to see the potential to apply it in your own professional practice
A membership that gets
you equipped

Providing Christian counsellors, educators and church teams ready access to carefully curated professional and personal development.

  • 24/7 Access to the aifc Equip catalogue of online short courses & webinars
  • 100+ hours of biblically-integrated personal and professional development
  • 600+ pages of downloadable resources to keep
  • New courses added every month
  • OPD certificates for every completed course
  • 25% discount on selected special courses and live online PD events

Equip Membership

The aifc Equip membership gets you and keeps you equipped with over $5,000 worth of value.

$39.00 AUD per month (excl. GST)

Courses available on-demand or through your aifc membership.

Meet your OPD requirements

Automatically stores all of your OPD and training in a secure, exportable online log book.

Evidence based. Gospel centred.

Courses developed within a Christian worldview reflecting industry best practice content.

New courses added monthly.

A growing catalogue of resources informed by your feedback, interests and requirements.


aifc Equip delivered the best PD our school has ever received.