Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries

Australian Catholic University
Australian Catholic University
  • Awarded by

    Australian Catholic University (RTO 3578)

  • Qualification

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    1 year part-time

  • Start Date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Career Outcomes

    Physiotherapist | Exercise Physiologist | Sports Performance Manager

Last modified: 07 Nov 2018

In a Nutshell

Develop sought-after specialised skills for a career helping people thrive with this online Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries course from Australian Catholic University. 

One of Australia's first postgraduate specialisation courses offered to accredited exercise physiologists, this course will help you broaden your clinical skills and expand your practise. With a particular focus on the prevention and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries, this qualification provides specialist knowledge required for you to help those with pre-existing conditions or sports injuries thrive. 

In this course you'll develop knowledge and skills in areas including biomechanics and the metabolic, physiological and psycho-social aspects of people, and expand your clinical skills to be able to help clients remain active or return to sports performance. 

An online, one-year-long course recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework, this course is a relevant, innovative and flexible way of rapidly developing new skills and enhancing physiology or physiotherapy practise without interrupting work. If you're seeking further career opportunities and want to help people thrive, this qualification is your next step.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    Questions?

    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Be an accredited exercise physiologist or registered physiotherapist; OR
    • Have completed a postgraduate degree in sports science, exercise science or a related discipline and provide evidence of relevant industry experience. 
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  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this physiology course, the subjects you may study include:

    • Strength and conditioning for performance and rehabilitation
    • Exercise prescription for sports injury management across the lifespan
    • Sports injury prevention
    • Exercise rehabilitation for return to sports performance

     

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  • Why Australian Catholic University?

    Since opening their doors in January of 1991, the Australian Catholic University (ACU) has been educating students in a range of fields; from arts and humanities to health, education, leadership, social work, theology and more. When you sign up to a course at ACU, you’re not just another number, they see each student as a whole, offering you an educational experience that’ll empower you and prepare you for success.

    Whether you choose to study online or at one of ACU’s many upbeat campuses, you’re sure to receive the support you need to succeed and thrive with your studies.

    Students of ACU can access their Academic Skills Unit, which will help build your skills around exam prep, offer study tips, writing tips and more. Access online resources, participate in workshops, ask questions via their ‘Ask an Adviser’ online services, book a consult, or simply drop-in.

    Their team of staff and researchers are all about offering students an education with greater purpose – empowering students to achieve goals and accomplish something great!

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries course from Australian Catholic University. 

This qualification will enable you to develop your clinical skills and work with clients on a range of sport-related injuries, including injury prevention, rehabilitation and for peak sporting performance. This qualification will enable you to develop your skills as an exercise physiologist or physiotherapist and enhance your career prospects while helping a wider range of clients. 

Wondering where a career in allied health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Allied Health Assistant, Physiotherapy Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Medical Imaging Assistant, Nutrition Assistant, Therapy Assistant, Rehabilitation Assistant, Speech Pathology Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nursing Support Worker, Ward Assistant, Patient Care Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Wardsperson, Patient Services Assistant, Operating Theatre Technician, Orderly.

Let's Talk Price

Australian Catholic University charges fees at the beginning of each study period and offers easy upfront payment or FEE-HELP deferred study loans for eligible students.

 

FEE-HELP

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Be an accredited exercise physiologist or registered physiotherapist; OR
  • Have completed a postgraduate degree in sports science, exercise science or a related discipline and provide evidence of relevant industry experience. 

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