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External professional development (PD) are courses that are accredited by ESSA but not facilitated by ESSA. These courses have undergone a quality review process by ESSA to ensure it meets key CPD criteria. For more information on the course and/or to register, please click on the course. To claim CPD points you will be required to upload your CPD points and the PD certificate issued by the external PD provider to your electronic logbook.

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Evidence-based exercises: Jaw, Shoulder, Lat Epicondylalgia

Evidence-based exercises: Jaw, Shoulder, Lat Epicondylalgia

Evidence for Exercise® was developed to improve access to high quality scientific analysis of exercise advice. We have comprehensively reviewed the available research over several years across a range...

Category: Exercise Prescription

Type: Evidence for Exercise

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 9

Location: Online

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Otago Exercise Programme

Otago Exercise Programme

Otago Exercise Programme is a self-paced online course, which distils information and research into clear, simple evidence-based best practice home exercise instructions accompanied by comprehensive p...

Category: Falls Prevention

Type: Evidence for Exercise

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 3

Location: Online

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Evidence-based exercise prescriptions

Evidence-based exercise prescriptions

Evidence for Exercise® was developed to improve access to high quality scientific analysis of exercise advice. We have comprehensively reviewed the available research over several years across a range...

Category: Exercise Prescription

Type: Evidence for Exercise

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 12.5

Location: Online

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Intermediate Exercises for the Gluteals

Intermediate Exercises for the Gluteals

This course distils information and research related to common exercises for the gluteals into clear, simple evidence-based best practice home exercise instructions accompanied by comprehensive practi...

Category: Exercise Prescription

Type: Evidence for Exercise

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 3

Location: Online

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Exercises for Achilles Tendinopathy

Exercises for Achilles Tendinopathy

This course distils information and research related to exercises for Achilles tendinopathy into clear, simple evidence-based best practice home exercise instructions accompanied by comprehensive prac...

Category: Exercise Prescription

Type: Evidence for Exercise

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 3

Location: Online

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The Tai Chi for Health and Falls Prevention Program

The Tai Chi for Health and Falls Prevention Program

The Tai Chi for Health and Fall Prevention Program is an evidence-based Tai Chi intervention program to effectively reduce the risk of fall and improve overall health and quality of life....

Category: Falls Prevention

Type: Exercise Medicine Australia

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 14

Location: Instructor

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Beginner quadriceps exercises for patellofemoral pain

Beginner quadriceps exercises for patellofemoral pain

This course distils information and research related to common quadriceps exercises for patellofemoral pain into clear, simple evidence-based best practice home exercise instructions accompanied by co...

Category: Exercise Prescription

Type: Evidence for Exercise

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 2

Location: Online

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Pilates Level 2 Equipment

Pilates Level 2 Equipment

This course covers the Pilates pre-assessment process, develops exercise repertoire and the design and upgrade of client specific programs. With the repertoire gained from level one and previous pract...

Category: Pilates

Type: Pilates IQ

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 14

Location: Instructor

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Pilates Level 1 Equipment

Pilates Level 1 Equipment

This course covers entry level beginners and rehabilitation exercises, guiding exercises selection and prescription for an entry level client. It also integrates Pilates principles and contemporary re...

Category: Pilates

Type: Pilates IQ

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 14

Location: Instructor

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Technical Lifting with the Science of Strength Training

Technical Lifting with the Science of Strength Training

This course you will give you the basic knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles behind how to teach the squat, bench press and deadlift. As well as how these exercises relate to perf...

Category: Strength and Conditioning

Type: Australian Combat & Exercise

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 8

Location: Instructor/Online

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Strength and Conditioning Bundle Package

Strength and Conditioning Bundle Package

7 courses that includes exercise prescription fundamentals and all key movement patterns.  Each course includes prescription fundamentals, progressions and regressions and case studies.  Accredited fo...

Category: Strength & Conditioning

Type: Principle Four Osteopathy

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 12

Location: Online

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Exercises for Pregnancy

Exercises for Pregnancy

This course distils the latest research into easy to implement exercise prescriptions for pregnant women. Topics include aerobic exercise, rectus abdominis diastasis, lumbopelvic pain, Swiss ball and ...

Category: Women's Health

Type: Evidence for Exercise

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 12

Location: Online

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The Clinical Tai Chi for Rehabilitation Program

The Clinical Tai Chi for Rehabilitation Program

To manage clinical symptoms, regain functional abilities and independence, and achieve health recovery and better quality of life for your clients with the evidence-based, safe and targeted Tai Chi pr...

Category: Tai Chi

Type: Exercise Medicine Australia

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Instructor

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MAT Level 1 Assessment Course

MAT Level 1 Assessment Course

Stop Guessing And Start Measuring Using The Worlds Number 1 Assessment Tool. Learn 50+ NEW EVIDENCE-BASED MAT ASSESSMENTS of flexibility, balance and strength for the lower limb, spine and upper limb ...

Category: Functional Movement

Type: Movement Assessment Technologies

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Online

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GGS-1 Women’s Coaching Specialist Certification

GGS-1 Women’s Coaching Specialist Certification

Become the go-to health, fitness, and nutrition expert for women by joining the industry’s top Certification for professionals who work with women!...

Category: Coaching

Type: Girls Gone Strong

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Online

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Exercise Oncology at ECU

Exercise Oncology at ECU

‘Exercise Oncology at ECU’ is a professional development course for exercise physiologists who work with cancer patients and survivors. This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills requ...

Category: Cancer

Type: Instructor/Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Instructor/Online

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Beat It Trainer Program

Beat It Trainer Program

Beat It Trainer is an evidence-based program designed to provide the knowledge to deliver safe and effective group-based physical activity programs for people living with diabetes and other lifestyle-...

Category: Diabetes

Type: Instructor/Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 8

Location: Instructor/Online

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Wellbeing Management and Coaching Practices

Wellbeing Management and Coaching Practices

Develop coaching practices through a step by step approach, applying detailed knowledge gained in the prerequisite unit Psychology, Behaviour Change & Wellbeing Management....

Category: Coaching

Type: Well College Global

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Online

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and POTS (Exercise Management)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and POTS (Exercise Management)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and POTS (Exercise Management) is an online professional development course developed for Accredited Exercise Physiologists. The course covers the pathophysiology of Chronic F...

Category: Chronic Conditions

Type: Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 11

Location: Online

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Foundations of Health and Wellness Coaching (Level 1)

Foundations of Health and Wellness Coaching (Level 1)

Discover the power of health coaching as a way of empowering your clients to make positive change to health behaviour. This 8 hour, foundation level course continues with advanced courses....

Category: Coaching

Type: Wellness Coaching Australia

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 8

Location: Instructor/Online

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Prostate Cancer PD: A PD Course for Exercise Specialists

Prostate Cancer PD: A PD Course for Exercise Specialists

Prostate Cancer PD is a professional development course developed and delivered by Associate Professor Prue Cormie. The course is based on the latest scientific evidence and extensive clinical experie...

Category: Cancer

Type: Instructor/Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 11

Location: Instructor/Online

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Patient Screening: Testing to GP Referral

Patient Screening: Testing to GP Referral

Be introduced to patient screening and exercise testing for specific injuries and health conditions. GP referral and exercises prescription to assist management....

Category: Business

Type: Instructor

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 6

Location: Instructor

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Foundations of Health and Wellness Coaching (Level 2)

Foundations of Health and Wellness Coaching (Level 2)

The second level in the WCA coach training program, you will learn to truly master the practical application of coaching including technical skills and client session framework....

Category: Coaching

Type: Instructor/Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 8

Location: Instructor/Online

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Diabetes and Exercise Online Learning Program

Diabetes and Exercise Online Learning Program

The Diabetes and Exercise eLearning program provides exercise professionals with extensive knowledge of how to ensure exercise prescription is safe and effective for people living with diabetes and ot...

Category: Diabetes

Type: Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 11

Location: Online

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Non-Diet Approach to Coaching

Non-Diet Approach to Coaching

We've dieted for too long! Despite diets failing some 95% of us, we have continued with this recipe for un-success. Time to free your clients from guilt, restriction, and admonishment....

Category: Coaching

Type: Well College Global

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Online

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Understanding Pain

Understanding Pain

This 1-day Understanding Pain workshop will provide you with an in-depth understanding of how chronic pain states are maintained in the body, and how best to explain pain to clients utilising non-medi...

Category: Chronic Conditions

Type: Beyond Pain

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 6.5

Location: Instructor

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Beat It Refresher

Beat It Refresher

This program is for exercise professionals who have previously completed the Beat It Trainer program. By completing this course trainers will be able to obtain/renew their Beat It Trainer certificatio...

Category: Diabetes

Type: Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 7.5

Location: Online

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Cultivating Self Confidence in Coaches & Clients

Cultivating Self Confidence in Coaches & Clients

Transitioning from student to coach can be the step that is the biggest, consolidate your coaching professionalism and build client trust....

Category: Coaching

Type: Well College Global

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Online

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Onero for Osteoporosis: Online Training and Accred Programme

Onero for Osteoporosis: Online Training and Accred Programme

Onero is an evidence-based exercise programme designed specifically to prevent osteoporotic fracture by stimulating bone development and preventing falls in at-risk individuals. To stimulate bone adap...

Category: Osteoporosis

Type: Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 6

Location: Online

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150 hour Barre Training Course

150 hour Barre Training Course

We’re the original and the best. Barre Body pioneered the barre method in Australia. Built from a fusion of the dynamic, US style, the beautiful flowing sequencing of Vinyasa yoga, and the truly trans...

Category: Exercise Prescription

Type: Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Online

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Fascia & Foam Roller (Online)

Fascia & Foam Roller (Online)

Learn how to use the foam roller and spikey ball to reduce fascial tension and improve strength and flexibility from an extensive collection of mobility and core stability exercises....

Category: Myofascial

Type: Active Rehab Solutions

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 5

Location: Online

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Mental Health Response

Mental Health Response

Learn about mental health. Learn how to talk to someone who may need your help. 6 hour workshop - have a better understanding of mental health, recognise signs & symptoms of poor mental health, feel m...

Category: Mental Health

Type: Mental Health Management

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 6

Location: Instructor/Online

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Certificate of Human Nutrition

Certificate of Human Nutrition

The latest evidenced based information on human nutrition and dietary guidelines, macro and micronutrients, hydration, energy balance and topics on special diets and populations....

Category: Nutrition

Type: Well College Global

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Online

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Urban Poling and Activator Program for Health

Urban Poling and Activator Program for Health

This course teaches Urban Poling/Nordic walking for regular fitness as well as specialized Activator pole walking for rehab, disability and older adults. Poles included....

Category: Exercise Prescription

Type: Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 7

Location: Online

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Advanced Exercise Selection for the Shoulder

Advanced Exercise Selection for the Shoulder

In this course we break down the key considerations in exercise prescription for the shoulder. We will review the functional anatomy of the shoulder, general principles behind exercise selection and p...

Category: Exercise Prescription

Type: Instructor

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 7.5

Location: Instructor

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Client Centre Approach to Re-training Motor Control

Client Centre Approach to Re-training Motor Control

Based on research about how the brain acquires new skills, the Roman Method uses exercise principals with a client centered approach as a tool for improving or altering motor patterns of clients....

Category: Motor Control

Type: Roman Pilates

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Instructor/Online

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Exercise for Hypermobility Conditions

Exercise for Hypermobility Conditions

An introduction for AEPs- screen, manage and teach our clients to thrive. Using a biopsychosocial lens, explore the clinical relevance of hypermobility as well as considerations for movement prescript...

Category: Musculoskeletal

Type: Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 1

Location: Online

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Hydrotherapy: Introductory Course

Hydrotherapy: Introductory Course

This half-day theory and practical accredited course is designed for Exercise science professionals working with clients in the aquatic therapy environment....

Category: Hydrotherapy

Type: Gateway Physiotherapy

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 4

Location: Instructor

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Motor Learning Tools for Exercise Professionals

Motor Learning Tools for Exercise Professionals

Learn about eight strategies from the fields of education and motor learning that you can use to help run more effective and efficient programs...

Category: Motor Control

Type: Applied 8

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 4

Location: Online

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Hydrotherapy for Chronic Disease

Hydrotherapy for Chronic Disease

This one-day theory and practical course is designed for Exercise Physiologists and Exercise Science Professionals working with chronic disease clients in the aquatic therapy environment. Registration...

Category: Hydrotherapy

Type: Gateway Physiotherapy

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 7

Location: Instructor

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Mental Health & Trauma Awareness Training?

Mental Health & Trauma Awareness Training?

Begin a journey into understanding mental health challenges and how to respond appropriately and support those around you experiencing distress or crises....

Category: Mental Health

Type: Well College Global

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 10

Location: Online

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Reformer Pilates for Exercise Professionals

Reformer Pilates for Exercise Professionals

This Professional Development is Designed for Accredited Health Professionals who have a University qualification in exercise science, and are already able to assess, prescribe and modify exercise pro...

Category: Pilates

Type: Instructor

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 6

Location: Instructor

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Pilates Level 3 Equipment

Pilates Level 3 Equipment

This course involves advanced exercises to challenge the client further with complex movement patterns, unilateral patterns of movement, longer levers and more instability. Level 3 is a must for clini...

Category: Pilates

Type: Pilates IQ

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 14

Location: Instructor

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Design and Deliver Healthy Lifestyle Programs

Design and Deliver Healthy Lifestyle Programs

Assists you in designing and delivering a training program, course, or workshop, to provide others with opportunities to better understand their health....

Category: Program Design

Type: Well College Global

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Online

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Lungs in Action Practical Course

Lungs in Action Practical Course

Lungs in Action is a safe and enjoyable community-based exercise program for people living with a chronic lung disease to maintain the benefits achieved through pulmonary rehabilitation. It is also su...

Category: Pulmonary

Type: Instructor/Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 10

Location: Instructor/Online

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Rocktape 1: Kinesiology Taping

Rocktape 1: Kinesiology Taping

Kinesiology taping creates a neurosensory input to the brain and can therefore be a useful modality to help to relieve pain, improve posture and improve movement patterns....

Category: Taping

Type: RockTape Pty Ltd

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 7

Location: Instructor

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Core & Pelvis Active Rehab (Online)

Core & Pelvis Active Rehab (Online)

A strong core and pelvis are the foundation of a good rehabilitation program. Learn assessment techniques and targeted exercise progressions to identify and rehabilitate common injuries and dysfunctio...

Category: Rehabilitation

Type: Active Rehab Solutions

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 5

Location: Online

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Boxing Skills & Fitness: Sports Science of Boxing

Boxing Skills & Fitness: Sports Science of Boxing

ESSA’s only accredited Boxing for Fitness program 8 CPDs. This program focuses on creating a simplified, but highly effective method to teach Boxing for Fitness. Boxing skills and fitness has been dev...

Category: Sports Science

Type: Australian Combat & Exercise

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 8

Location: Instructor

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Lower Limb Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Lower Limb Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

The 4 part online series will provide a comprehensive review of common lower limb musculoskeletal pathologies treated commonly by Accredited Exercise Physiologists and allied health care professionals...

Category: Rehabilitation

Type: Instructor/Online

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 15

Location: Instructor/Online

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Training Online (PRT Online)

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Training Online (PRT Online)

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Training Online (PRT Online) is Lung Foundation Australia’s interactive online training program for health professionals to increase their skills and confidence in the deliver...

Category: Pulmonary

Type: Lung Foundation Australia

Time/Date: Please contact provider for further information

CPD: 5.5

Location: Online

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External professional development are accredited by Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), however are not facilitated by ESSA. For more information and how to register for a course please click on the course name.

Disclaimers:

  • All accredited persons, regardless of any professional development completed/ attended must refer to their accreditation’s Scope of Practice/Standards, and only treat/practice within the same.
  • ESSA confirms that at the date of release, this professional development meets the requirements of the ESSA Continuing Professional Development Points Guidelines. The information contained in this professional development is of a general nature only, and while every effort and care has been taken to ensure that all representations are accurate as at the date of its release, ESSA accepts no legal liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any information provided in this professional development.
  • ESSA recommends that its members seek appropriate independent professional advice specific to their particular purposes and circumstances (including the provision of medical advice to patients) before relying on it.