Version Effective: 15th of June, 2021
Version Effective: 15th of June, 2021

PDC90237 - Fitness Programs for Clients with Chronic Conditions (National Health Priorities)

Course Details

Course Summary

Chronic diseases have been identified as National Health Priority Areas by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. This online micro-credential has been developed for the health and fitness professional to provide an outline of each of these chronic health conditions and the role and responsibility of the registered exercise professional in managing these client groups. The micro-credential will provide recommendations for fitness programs for clients with these conditions in maintaining their health and well being, rehabilitation and management of their health and wellbeing.

This online micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

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
  • Domestic
  • International
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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Study Area
  • Health
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • Fitness Sport and Recreation
  • Health
  • Youth Services

Admission Codes

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This micro-credential provides Professional Development for health and/or fitness professionals.

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a 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.

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Standard Micro-credential Structure

10 hours 

  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the National Priority Health Areas in Australia
  2. Describe the role of the registered exercise professional in the management of the clients with these chronic conditions
  3. Outline the considerations in fitness programming for clients with these chronic conditions
  4. Reflect on management of these clients health and wellbeing through case study examples.


Online Quiz

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