Version Effective: 26th of March, 2020
Version Effective: 26th of March, 2020

ACC68818 - Clinical Mentoring for Health Professionals

Course Details

Course Summary

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide mentoring of another person delivering clinical care to clients in the work environment. Clinical mentors act as a support person for direct care workers providing emotional and professional support. This unit applies to workers supervising direct client care workers and offers a potential pathway into workplace training or supervision roles.

Entry Requirements

Students need access to a reliable computer and internet connection.

Students must be currently working and have access to a mentoring arrangement for completion of their studies. 

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Full Fee $753.00 (2024)
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Application Mode
  • Direct To University
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Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides currently practicing health professionals with the ability to work as a clinical mentor, preceptor, supervisor and other various clinical supervision roles within the health industry.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Online Structure

12 weeks: Theory and assessment for this course is conducted online. Assessment requires the use of a workplace mentoring arrangement.

  • Online
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core Unit
HLTHPS008 Provide clinical mentoring in the work environment More Information Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 HLTHPS008 - Provide clinical mentoring in the work environment

Course Learning Outcomes
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