Love science? Human biology is a complex area of study that examines humans through the influences and interplay of many diverse scientific fields, including anatomy and physiology. This course is ideal for those keen to study health science or biomedicine or working or eager to work in health sciences including in medical settings or the health, fitness or alternative medicine sectors.
The Certificate of Human Biology – Anatomy and Physiologyis an online program that will enable you to understand what the human body is, how it works, and what factors determine good health.
In this professional development course, you will study the features of the human body at a microscopic level, including the structure and function of cells, tissues and membranes.
You will also learn about the basic structure, function and features of the human skeletal, muscular, nervous, physiological and digestion and excretion systems.
On completion of this course, you will have a strong foundation in human biology, an in-depth understanding of both anatomy and physiology, and have enhanced your study and research skills … for wherever your career takes you!
Human Biology (Anatomy and Physiology)
Unit 1 – Cells & tissues
Osmosis and filtration
Nutrient and waste exchange in cells.
Unit 2 – The skeleton
features of the human skeletal system
Joints of bone
Fractures and fracture healing
Unit 3 – The muscular system
Human muscular system
Muscle fibre types
Skeletal muscle types
Summary of skeletal muscles
Unit 4 – The nervous system
The nervous system
Parts of the nervous system
Central and peripheral nervous system
The autonomic nervous system; reflex actions.
Main the spinal cord
Unit 5 – Digestion and excretion
The digestive system
The digestive tract
Small and large intestine
Nutrient digestion disorders
Digestive system disorders
Unit 6 – Physiological systems
Endocrine secretions (hormones)
The respiratory system
Physiology of the respiration
The male and female reproduction systems
The functions of the blood
When you study with Australian Online Courses you will be assessed using a competency-based training method. Competency-based training focuses on a learner’s ability to receive, respond to and process information to achieve a competency result. As such, skills-based and knowledge assessments are geared towards attainment to meet industry-defined standards.
Assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, including short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 100 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
While printed materials are not available for purchase, PDF copies are available for download and self-printing for this program.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.
Professional development for those wishing to understand what is a human body and how it works and which factors determine health.