Graduate Certificate of Wellbeing in Schools

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The Graduate Certificate in Wellbeing in Schools is a new postgraduate qualification designed to expand the knowledge, skills and capacities of existing professionals working within educational settings.

This course will ignite your intellectual curiosity by exploring what constitutes, promotes and sustains wellbeing in schools. Building on theoretical understandings and real world situations, students explore, construct, and apply new knowledge and skills in supporting themselves as professionals and supporting young people in schools, effectively navigate and flourish through their schooling


Degree Name

Graduate Certificate of Wellbeing in Schools 

Degree Code


Level of Qualification

Graduate Certificate


Two trimesters, full time or part time equivalent study^

Number of Units

4 units of study 

Course Sequence:

see Course Guide

Study Load

2 units per trimester (total of 4 units)



Award Title

Graduate Certificate of Wellbeing in Schools 

^Maximum permitted duration 2 years, subject to regulatory or professional association requirements

Graduate Attributes

Through their study and professional interactions at ACAP, graduates can expect to develop the specified attributes below.

Graduate Attribute 1: Communication skills.  Students need to learn how to apply effective communication skills in various settings. Oral and written communication (group discussion, presentations, both formal and informal) for various purposes, should be according to professionally accepted formats.

Graduate Attribute 2: Sustain ongoing development.  This attribute includes the application to sustain an intentional commitment to maintain currency and further develop knowledge and skills over a student’s lifetime.

Graduate Attribute 3: Critical thinking skills. This topic includes the ability to apply critical, creative and flexible thinking to contribute and respond constructively across diverse settings.

Graduate Attribute 4: Engagement. Student need to be able to engage effectively with contemporary and traditional communication channels across multiple contexts.

Graduate Attribute 5: Focus on Wellbeing. Student will learn the skills and know how needed to maintain resilience, personal and professional wellbeing when responding to challenges and opportunities.

Graduate Attribute 6: Equality. This topic will cover inclusive practices that deliver social justice and equality of opportunity for everyone.

Graduate Attribute 7: Applying Integrity. This attribute includes the ability to apply integrity and ethical standards to study, research and application.

Graduate Attribute 8: Working within communities. Students will use teamwork and leadership knowledge and skills to advance teams, groups and communities.

Graduate Attribute 9: Global outlook. Apply culturally sensitive professional knowledge and skills to contribute to a sustainable global future.