Graduate Certificate in Flexible Learning and Simulation for Health Professionals (H5H)

This course is in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions

Overview  2022

Entry Requirements

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Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years


Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.


This course may not be available to international students. Please refer to courses to explore courses that are offered to international students.

This interdisciplinary course is offered part-time only over 1 year or 2 semesters. It is open to all health professionals employed or wishing to be employed in an educational capacity within the clinical area. The maximum time for completion is 3 years. The course is offered from Launceston, Hobart, Cradle Coast and interstate.

Please note that Graduate programs are offered subject to student demand and the availability of School of Nursing resources.

The School of Nursing, in collaboration with cooperating health care agencies, aims to create an educational environment which values critical, reflective thinking, life-long learning, acquisition of generic attributes and professional development.  The primary course objective is to equip students with the fundamental knowledge, skills, capabilities and awareness to deliver flexible learning and use simulation in their teaching practice.

Career outcomes

Graduates may find employment in educational roles within health care facilities.

Professional Recognition

Course structure


The primary aim of the unit is to enable students to create and deliver flexible learning materials to a diverse range of learners. Students in this unit are expected to be health professionals who incorporate teaching into their practice. In…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students undertaking this unit will examine theories and develop skills in the practicalapplication of simulation to replicate and teach aspects of health care practice.Simulation will be explored in relation to the type of knowledge, skills, attitudes orbehaviours that can be…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit consists of three modules. The first module introduces students to the core principles and theories of learning and teaching. Module two enhances the students’ skills by exploring methods of teaching, and adapting teaching to a wide range of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide students with the opportunity to apply theories of teaching and learning in simulated as well as health care settings. Knowledge and skills will be further developed through examining practical issues related to assessing learners as well…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree, or higher, and be working in a health care setting (this includes but is not limited to a hospital, a GP clinic, aged care setting, primary health care, department of community services).

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Commonwealth supported places (CSP)

Domestic undergraduate students may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place in this course. If you are offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are substantially subsidised by the Australian Government, and you will only be required to pay the student contribution amount for each unit.

You may be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. This means you can pay your tuition fees later once you start earning above a specific threshold. For more information, please refer to the Study Assist website.

The student contribution amount for each unit of study is based on its discipline area. Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study, this means that amounts will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.


For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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