Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision


Subject area

Health not elsewhere classified


20 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision will enable practitioners to undertake post qualifying professional development and study on a flexible basis. Students will graduate with a greater capacity to work within specialised fields of practice in health and social services and in leadership, supervision and management roles. Students will also learn and grow professionally from the inter-disciplinary teaching context and transfer the knowledge to workplace relationships and networks.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic requirements, an undergraduate degree assessed as relevant by the Head of Department OR a qualification approved as equivalent by the Head of Department. Candidates who have not gained a relevant undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification may submit a portfolio and, if the application is successful, may be admitted on an ad eundum statem basis. Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision are required to have a minimum of two years post qualifying experience in their professional field of practice, or the equivalent as approved by the selection committee. This is in recognition of the requirement to have consolidated and developed their own practice to a level sufficient to embark in the role of supervisor of others. If English is not the applicant's first language they must provide evidence of an IELTS academic score of at least 7.0 in all bands or equivalent and will be required to demonstrate the likelihood of being able to successfully achieve programme learning outcomes.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


20 Weeks

Tuition Fees

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325

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