Training for Health Professionals | Diabetes Qualified

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Who It's for?

Allied Health Professionals


Self assessed, certificate provided.


3.5 hours


$120 AUD

About the CPD Course

This online course is for allied health professionals looking to increase their knowledge of diabetes and improve the support they provide to people living with diabetes.

This diabetes training is suitable for mental health professionals, audiologists, dietitians, exercise professionals, occupational therapists, optometrists, and dental professionals. It will benefit any allied health professional who is working with people living with diabetes and is part of the persons diabetes team. The course is 3.5 hours of continuing professional development (CPD)

See this example of how the course looks in our learning management system.

Learning Outcomes

  • Have an increased knowledge and understanding about diabetes management; what is diabetes, what causes it, what are the key signs and symptoms, how is it managed and organisations that can provide support to your clients. 
  • Be able to have a helpful and supportive conversation with the people you see, providing helpful information and encouraging the person to continue to look after their diabetes.
  • Know how to ask the right questions, and when to refer to other health professionals for more individualised advice.
  • Have the tools and resources to implement what you’ve learnt in your workplace, improving health outcomes for the people you see.

Course Reviews

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The education was presented in an easy to understand format, and covered a wide range of topics. I particularly liked the case studies.

Holly, Dietician
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It was a good reinforcement of important diabetes information, i liked the quizzes in the modules. It covered all of the important points plus gave me information I had not previously known.

Clare, Physiotherapist
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It provided a basic outline on all 3 forms of Diabetes, and had easy to understand information with quick assessments. I learnt the right language to use when having a consult with someone who has diabetes.

Marg, Dietician

Course Details

This eLearning course consists of 6 online modules with knowledge checks throughout and 2 multiple choice assessments.  It should take you about 3.5 hours to complete.

eLearning Modules

  1. Introduction

  2. Diabetes explained

  3. Risk factors for type 2 diabetes

  4. Managing diabetes

  5. NDSS, Diabetes Organisations and Medicare ( supporting organisations)

  6. What you say matters

Recommended reading and resources including handouts

The course contains further reading and resources as well as a selection of handouts that can help you support the people you see who are living with diabetes.

Delivery Mode

Students have the flexibility to study in their own time and location. The course can be accessed through the Diabetes Qualified Learning Management System. We recommend using a desktop computer or laptop with the Chrome website browser.


On completion of the course and by passing the assessments. You will instantly receive a certificate in the learning management system.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are the Assessments multiple choice and how many attempts do I get?

Yes, the 4 assessments are multiple choice, with either one or multiple correct answers.  You get 3 attempts to pass with a score of 80% of more. If for some reason you need more attempts please email us.

How do I get my CPD certificate of completion?

Once you have completed this online CPD course and passed the  multiple choice assessments, a ‘certificate of completion’ becomes available for download from the learning management system. This will only show once you have completed the course evaluation survey.

How long do I have access to the course?

12 Months. The time is calculated from when a student is enrolled into the online program. Friendly email reminders will be sent to students to ensure the course is completed within the time period. If you need an extension due to exceptional circumstances please email us.

Enrol in Course

Diabetes in Practice for Allied Health Professionals

$120 AUD

Online Course

It is a COMPLUSORY PRE-REQUISITE that you have completed the initial face to face program before completing this Refresher program, otherwise you are not eligible to become a BEAT IT Trainer. BEAT IT Trainer Refresher includes six modules which have been developed by Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Practising Dietitians and Credentialled Diabetes Educators. The content covers chronic disease in Australia, the physical activity guidelines, diabetes, acute & chronic complications, exercise considerations and recommendations, and nutrition for physical activity.

In addition to refreshing BEAT IT Trainers with how to run a successful BEAT IT program, with the program now includes the added bonuses of advertising and ongoing support. A mark of greater than 80% in required in order to successfully complete the program requirements.

Prior to registering into the online course, it is your responsibly to ensure you have a current CPR certificate and have completed the BEAT IT Trainer face to face program.