Version Effective: 20th of February, 2019
Version Effective: 20th of February, 2019

PDC59130 - Scope of Practice and Power of Language as a Fitness Professional

Course Details

Course Summary

The language around Scope of Practice and Duty of Care can be wordy and confusing. Yet, if you are able to fully understand and confidently articulate it to others, then your level of professionalism will be increased ten-fold. This online Short Course will clarify the difference between sympathy and empathy, and provide an understanding of the nuances of your language, which can translate into powerful questioning and strong relationships between yourself and your clients.

The fee for this short course will be $45.00.

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

Enrol and commence anytime into this self-paced online course at https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/login/, create a new account, search your course and pay via the secure payment gateway.

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 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

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

2 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Gain a clear understanding of what is exactly in your Scope of Practice as a fitness professional working in Australia and feel confident explaining to others, including Allied Health Professionals
  2. Develop powerful questions to your professional toolbox to engage new clients
  3. Understand how empathy, not sympathy, can impact positively on the health and well-being outcomes of your clients
  4. Define appropriate communication to this client group within your scope as a health and fitness professional.

Assessment

Online Quiz

Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

There are currently no intakes for this course.
More Details
No additional details have been provided.