James Cook University JCU

Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Advance your career as a health professional with specialist knowledge and technical skills in designing, managing and evaluating rehabilitation plans within a variety of health contexts. Build on your professional expertise to extend your knowledge and skills in rehabilitation. This six-month full-time (or equivalent part-time) external course is designed for health professionals who want to enhance their current qualifications and take the next step in their career.Expand your knowledge and skills to design, manage, and evaluate rehabilitation plans for individuals and communities in culturally diverse populations. You will learn to develop solutions for complex problems in health professional practice.

Designed for

Rural and remote practitioners who require specialist generalist skills, including clinical reasoning and evidence-based physiotherapy management for rehabilitation following trauma and for chronic conditions


12 credit points.


  • General
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech pathology

Standard entry requirements

  • AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant health discipline
  • At least five years experience in a health profession
  • B Physiotherapy, B Occupational Therapy, or B Speech Pathology

Study pathways

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation may lead to credit towards the Graduate Diploma of Rehabilitation and Master of Rehabilitation.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Online Domestic: $16,146
International: $16,146
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 months
JCU Townsville Domestic: $16,146
International: $16,146
  • Full-time : 6 months

Further information

Completion of this program will not enable overseas qualified physiotherapists to be registered in Australia. For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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