The study of cardiovascular fitness and health involves gaining insights into the physiology of the blood, heart, lungs, airways and vasculature. This advanced biology course is ideal for those wanting to understand cardiorespiratory fitness, sports performance and the appropriate exercises for maintaining health, including health professionals and sports coaches.
The Certificate of Human Biology – Cardiovascular Fitness and Health is an online program that will give you insights into the vital processes that occur in healthy cardiovascular and respiratory systems, and the physiology, anatomy, biochemistry and basic physics that drive these processes.
In this professional development course, you will explore the science of blood and the factors that affect blood pressure, pulmonary ventilation, including the respiratory system, and how to measure lung capacity and function.
You will also learn about gas exchange and blood flow in the human body, cardiorespiratory control and the nervous system, and the various types of cardiorespiratory diseases.
On completion of this course, you will understand the impact of medical conditions and other factors on cardiorespiratory performance and how to regulate this vital multi-organ system.
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;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support via email;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
Are there any entry requirements or pre-requisites?
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry into this program.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 50 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 cardio respiratory health and biology. As well as gain a better understanding of sports performance. Perfect for sports coaches and health professionals.