HSE711 - Pre Clinical Practice 1


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in H743



HSE070, HSE705 and HSE707

Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour seminar
1 x 2 hour practical experience (clinical skills) per week - total 11 weeks


This unit has mandatory on campus attendance requirements, therefore students must be in Australia when enrolled in this unit.

Students who wish to divert from the prescribed part-time course map, please seek advice from the Course Director by emailing MCEP@deakin.edu.au


The unit provides students with clinical skills required of an accredited exercise physiologist (AEP) in accordance with legislation, regulations and standards expected of an AEP within the Australian healthcare system. Students will enhance and build upon the skills base of the exercise scientist through a focus on practical skill development to apply evidence-based practice to support person-centred service delivery.

Through development of appropriate clinical decision making with respect to exercise testing and prescription, students will learn to work effectively, instruct and evaluate exercise intervention programs for targeted clinical populations. Students will apply clinical skills, taking-into-account practice that is safe, respectful, and inclusive to people of diverse backgrounds and populations.

Hurdle requirement

  • Must pass Assessment task 3

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