Course Summary

This online micro-credential examines the influence of student confidence on student engagement and learning in the classroom. It is specifically designed to help tertiary educators consider their teaching practice to promote the potential for student success.  

The course will explore the following topics:

  • What is confidence?
  • Relationship between student confidence and performance
  • Identifying confidence in students
  • Strategies for building confidence in students
  • Strategies for managing confident students in the classroom.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify key factors that impact the relationship between student confidence and performance in student experience in the tertiary classroom
  • Identify strategies to make curriculum and learning environments more accessible for students who lack confidence
  • Identify strategies to manage over-confident students to ensure the classroom remains a safe learning space for all.

Assessment:  Online Quiz

Fee: Free for CQUniversity Staff. Please contact CPD Enquiries for the key.

Duration:  2 hours

CPD Hours:  2 hours

Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Study Mode:  Online

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

Undertaking this micro-credential enables staff to be better equipped to support students in a teaching setting.
Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, staff will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) to display in a professional profile and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au

Course Summary:

This online micro-credential examines the influence of anxiety on student engagement and learning in the classroom. It is specifically designed to help tertiary educators consider their teaching practice to promote the potential for student success.  
The course will explore the following topics:

  • Describing anxiety
  • Strategies for reducing anxiety in students
  • Knowing how to refer a student for further assistance.

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Describe the impact of anxiety on student experience in the tertiary classroom
  2. Develop strategies to assist students when they are struggling with anxiety
  3. Know when to refer a student for further assistance.

    Assessment:  Online Quiz

    Fee: Free for CQUniversity Staff. Please contact CPD Enquiries for the key.

    Duration:  2 hours

    CPD Hours:  2 hours

    Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

    Study Mode:  Online

    Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

    Undertaking this micro-credential enables staff to be better equipped to support students in a teaching setting.
    Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, staff will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) to display in a professional profile and a Certificate of Completion.

    Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au



    Course Summary:

    This micro-credential introduces ways to make the tertiary learning environment more inclusive. It does this by exploring barriers faced by different groups of students, introducing the concept of Universal Design in Learning (UDL) and providing practical strategies for planning curriculum. This micro-credential will increase the time available for quality teacher-student interactions and improve students’ engagement and learning in their courses.

    Learning Outcomes: 

    1. Define inclusion within the context of tertiary education
    2. Identify some of the barriers faced by different groups of students
    3. Define UDL and understand its key principles
    4. Identify ways to embed UDL into teaching practice.

        Assessment:  Online Quiz

        Fee: Free for CQUniversity Staff. Please contact CPD Enquiries for the key.

        Duration:  2 hours

        CPD Hours:  2 hours

        Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

        Study Mode:  Online

        Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

        Undertaking this micro-credential enables staff to be better equipped to support students in a teaching setting.
        Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, staff will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) to display in a professional profile and a Certificate of Completion.

        Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au



        Course Summary

        This online micro-credential will introduce you to the CQUniCares Scholarship program and the process involved in selecting the most deserving recipient(s). CQUniversity’s inclusivity means our students come from diverse backgrounds and as a result, experience unique challenges whilst completing their studies. When assessing applications, it is important that individual circumstances are taken into consideration.

        This online micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

        Learning Outcomes

        1. Identify the various student demographics at CQUniversity and the unique challenges these students may experience whilst completing their studies.
        2. Outline the role of the reviewer in the CQUniCares Scholarship application process and the importance of always maintaining student privacy and confidentiality.
        3. Reflect on the impact CQUniCares Scholarships can have on our students, their families, and the wider community; as well as the important role you play in selecting the most deserving recipient(s) based on pre-determined eligibility criteria.

        Assessment: Online Quiz

        Fee:  Free

        Duration: 1 hour

        Intakes: Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

        Study Mode: Online

        Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

        This online micro-credential will introduce you to the CQUniCares Scholarship program and the process involved in selecting the most deserving recipient(s).

        Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

        Course Enquiries: CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au


        To purchase this micro-credential

        Visit the website Human Research Ethics Training and complete the following steps:

        1. Go to “How to Apply” 
        2. Add this micro-credential (and others) to a shopping cart 🛒 
        3. Login or establish your account if you don’t already have one

        Course Summary:

        This online micro-credential will provide CQUniversity staff and researchers (including research students) with evidence to meet external needs for training in Human Research Ethics Standards. Staff may also benefit from undertaking training when applying for promotion, or in the conduct of their own research. Students will benefit from the course in the conduct of their own research and the accumulation of micro-credentials to enhance employability upon graduation.

        This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

        Learning Outcomes: 

        1. Identify the core values of human research ethics as outlined in the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research
        2. Outline the responsibilities of the Chief Investigator associated with a research project
        3. Outline the consequences of failing to comply with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research.

        Assessment:  Online Quiz

        Fee: Free

        Duration:  1 hour

        CPD Hours:  1

        Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

        Study Mode:  Online

        Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

        This course provides Professional Development for Business Professionals.

        Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion

        Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au


        To purchase this micro-credential

        Visit the website Converting On Campus to Online: The Basics and complete the following steps:

        1. Go to “How to Apply” 
        2. Add this micro-credential (and others) to a shopping cart 🛒 
        3. Login or establish your account if you don’t already have one

        Course Summary:

        This online micro-credential will guide you through the task of planning to convert your existing subject, delivered entirely or partially face to face, to fully online delivery. It is designed for teachers of higher education or vocational/technical education students seeking to convert an existing unit or subject to online delivery.

        Learning Outcomes:  

        1. Identify solutions to key challenges when converting a teaching subject to online delivery
        2. Identify options for equivalence when converting a subject to online delivery
        3. Explain a conversion plan for a unit.

        Fee:   Free

        Duration:  6 hours

        CPD Hours:  6 hours

        Assessment: Optional reflective activity only.

        Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

        Study Mode:  Online

        Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au


        Course Summary:

        Welcome to the Vocational Quality Induction for Third Party Contracts. The purpose of this induction is to provide you with the information needed to work successfully as a trainer and assessor on behalf of CQUniversity.

        Please read through each of the documents in the below sections. As you read each document, it will be checked off so that you can track your progress.

        If you have any questions regarding the course content or would like to provide feedback, please don't hesitate to email us at VET-Contract-Management@cqu.edu.au

        To Enrol:

        You will require an Enrolment Key to enroll. Please contact the VET Contract Management Team for your Enrolment Key by emailing VET-Contract-Management@cqu.edu.au