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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the course cost?

  • The Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement costs $2,860 per student + GST

How long does the course take?

  • The course is delivered over 4 days of face to face delivery.  The delivery is broken into 2 blocks of 2 days, delivered 2 weeks apart.  It is a requirement for students to attend all 4 days of study.

Will I gain CPD hours for completing this course?

  • Yes.  The total hours of learning are 236 hours and completion of this study enables you to claim as many hours in total as it takes you to successfully complete the activity.

Do I need to do anything before the course?

  • No.  Everything you need to complete the course will be provided on the day.

Will I need to do assessment work?

  • Yes.  As a nationally accredited course, we are required to gain evidence of your competency.  During the course you will be provided an assessment portfolio that requires completion.

How do I gain evidence of competency?

  • To gain competency, you are required to undertake a series of small projects and research pieces.  The assessment is work-based, providing you with material to plan and implement consumer engagement across the organisation.

How long does the assessment take?

  • If you commence your assessment immediately after reading the materials or having just completed your face to face sessions, you will be able to complete your work within 4 weeks.

How long do I have to complete the assessment?

  • We encourage you to complete your assessment within 12 weeks of completing your workshop, however, you have up to 12 months to submit it.  During this time, we will send you some friendly reminders.