PDC54064 - Mental Health First Aid for Fitness Trainers

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course will provide an overview of mental health issues in Australia and outlines the first response when encountering a person with a mental health problem, or experiencing a traumatic event or crisis. The course will outline appropriate strategies for the first responder to use in managing the situation until professional help is available.

This course can also be undertaken in a face to face workshop for groups of six or more participants by negotiation.

The fee for this short course will be $90.00.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/
Study Area
  • Health
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work or study in the health and/or fitness profession.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health and/or fitness professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 4 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

4 hours
  • Online
  • Mixed Mode
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Outline the incidence and causes of mental health conditions in Australia
  2. Describe the appropriate response strategies recommended as a first responder when managing a person in crisis
  3. Understand methods of managing the person once a crisis has desescalated
  4. Discuss why professional help is recommended and list referral pathways in Australia.

Assessment

Online Quiz

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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