Why do CPD?

Do you have a professional goal or aspiration?

Do you have the skills to advance your career?

Do you simply want to do things better?

If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, CPD may be the answer you're looking for. 

Who are CPD short courses designed for?

UQ HMS is well placed to tailor-make courses to meet the changing statutory, curriculum, registration or technical requirements of experienced practitioners.  We work closely with practitioners and clinicians in the field of health and physical education teaching, exercise and sports science, exercise physiology, dietetics and sports medicine to offer its students practicum placements.  It is through these long standing relationships that we are well versed to design current, authentic learning experiences.

This portal offers a range of courses to assist practitioners develop their skills and assist in meeting professional requirements for registration or technical up-skilling.

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Is Continuing Professional Development for you?

With the emphasis on life-long learning you will be more than aware of the rate of educational change that the information- age brings.  Keeping up to date or advancing your career must offer flexibility and be personally and professionally meaningful.  CPD at UQ offers both. 

Skilled practitioners are the hallmark of any profession in offering gains for their students, clients, athletes or teams. The provision of CPD courses extends opportunities to fulltime workers in offering online short courses (8 -12 hours) that can be completed in a timely manner, without having to attend scheduled classes. 

Short courses can earn you points for credit towards postgraduate qualifications* as well as meet the requirements for registration or certification by an employer organisation.

*Conditions apply 

What UQ HMS offers?  

Through the development of CPD online short courses we seek to offer:

  • Open learning environments to external parties
  • Address the time poor nature of full time workers by offering online short courses specific to workplace learning
  • Use expertise within UQ HMS in the customisation and personalisation of learning experiences.
  • Distinguish itself as the deliverer of quality online CPD short courses
  • Meet the accreditation and registration guidelines of professionals
  • Develop insightful learning resources of a professional standard
  • Link theory with practice in authentic learning environments
  • Develop Quality Assurance in the development and redesign of courses through reflection and feedback
  • Cater for adult learners with best practice in e-learning pedagogy.