Version Effective: 28th of May, 2018
Version Effective: 28th of May, 2018

PDC54089 - Overview of the Australian Dietary Guidelines

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course provides an overview of the Australian Nutrition Guidelines and outlines recommendations in food groups, portion management, and strategies to promote healthy nutrition.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

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.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • 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
Skill Area
  • Fitness Sport and Recreation
  • Health

Admission Codes

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

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 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

If you are a Registered Exercise Professional with Fitness Australia as a Group Exercise/Gym Instructor or greater, you will also be eligible to attain Fitness Australia CECs on the successful completion of this course.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

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

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

1 hour
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the purpose of the Australian Nutrition Guidelines for the fitness professional
  2. Recall the food groups and recommendations for a healthy adult
  3. Describe the importance of a balanced diet in relation to health and well being.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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