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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF DIABETES EDUCATION
STUDENT REGISTRATION FORM
Thank you for your application for the Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education at JCU. Please
complete and sign the following registration form. Scan and upload the form and all required
documentary evidence [in PDF format] with the online application.
FULL NAME
EMAIL
TELEPHONE
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
CRITERIA MET YES NO
1. If you wish to pursue credentialling as a Diabetes Educator on completion
of the course, you must be registered with AHPRA or accredited by a
professional body (ie. Dieticians and Exercise Physiologists) with no
conditions relating to unsatisfactory professional performance or
unprofessional conduct.
Evidence attached [copy of current AHPRA Registration or accreditation
by professional body]
2. Have completed an AQF Level 7 bachelor degree (or qualifications recognised
by the Division as equivalent) in a relevant clinical based health, allied health or
other relevant field.
Evidence attached [degree testamur / official academic transcript]
3. Have completed a minimum of twelve (12) months experience in your chosen
field since undergraduate course completion.
Evidence attached [detailed Curriculum Vitae with description of roles]
4. Attached completed Clinical Placement form.
5. Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements: Students of non-
English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language
capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language
Testing System [IELTS]. The IELTS score for English language proficiency is
Band 3asee Schedule II
of the JCU Admissions Policy.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION AND POST-ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
APPLICANT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
1. Registration standards: Applicants acknowledge that AHPRA Registration standards define
the requirements that applicants, registrants or students need to meet to be registered.
Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education students need to have met (and must continue to
meet) AHPRA registration standards, codes and guidelines
to remain in this course.
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2. Residential school attendance: Applicants acknowledge that students are required to
undertake a portion of the course via a block and/or limited attendance mode delivery (3-day
residential school at Cairns Campus). Candidates not resident in the Cairns region are
required to arrange travel and accommodation at their own expense.
3. Immunisations: Applicants acknowledge that students must provide evidence of being
immune to hepatitis B and that they have been vaccinated or evidence that they are not
susceptible for the vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) of Measles, Mumps, Rubella
(MMR); Varicella and Pertussis. Professional experience placement is a requirement of this
course and students may be engaged in roles where there is contact that would allow
transmission of a VPD. Students are required to comply with the above requirement prior to
commencing their first Professional Experience Placement or by the end of the first
teaching period of their studies, otherwise their enrolment will be terminated. For more
information, refer to the
JCU Student Placement Procedure and Procedure for Infectious
Disease.
4. Suitability to Work with Children Card (blue card): Applicants acknowledge that this course
includes prescribed professional or clinical placements that may involve contact with
children under 18 years of age. Students are required to obtain a Suitability to Work with
Children Card (which involves a criminal history check undertaken by the Queensland
Police) before the start of the first placement. Students must retain a current Suitability to
Work with Children Card for the duration of their course, as failure to do so will result in the
termination of their admission to the course. For more information and applications, refer to
Working With Children Check Blue Card
.
5. Applicants acknowledge that students must comply with the JCU Policy for Review of a
Student’s Suitability to Continue a Course Involving Clinical Placement. This policy
outlines JCU’s duty of care to ensure students undertaking clinical placements are
academically, behaviourally, emotionally and ethically prepared for the demands of the
placement.
6. Applicants acknowledge that students are required to familiarise themselves with the
ADEA Competencies for Credentialled Diabetes Educators, National Standards of Practice
for Credentialled Diabetes Educators, ADEA Code of Conduct, and Role and Scope of
Practice for Credentialled Diabetes Educators documents prior to commencing the course.
7. Applicants acknowledge that in compliance with the Health Practitioner Regulation
National Law Act (2009), AHPRA must be notified if a student undertaking prescribed
professional or clinical placement has an impairment that may place the public at risk or
harm.
8. To complete the application, the Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education applicant
must acknowledge that they have read the
Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education
PEP Handbook and agree to the conditions of enrolment into the Graduate Certificate of
Diabetes Education.
ACKNOWLEDGED by the GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF DIABETES EDUCATION STUDENT APPLICANT
Signature: Date:
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