Postgraduate Certificates

Accredited Postgraduate Certificates

The ADEA conducts an Accreditation Program for tertiary education institutions offering postgraduate courses in diabetes education and management. Completing an ADEA accredited postgraduate course is one of the criteria for achieving recognition as an ADEA CDE.

The aim of the ADEA Accreditation Program is to ensure people with or at risk of diabetes have access to quality diabetes education and care, through course curriculum offered to students that is consistent with evidenced-based best practice diabetes education, reflects current and emerging practice trends and equips students with the skills and knowledge required in today’s complex health care environment.

Current Accreditation

Course Institution Faculty/Contact/Further info Delivery mode
Graduate Certificate in Person-Centred Diabetes Education and Management Western Sydney University coursecoordinator.diabetes@westernsydney.edu.au Online
Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management University of Technology Sydney (NSW) Faculty of Health

Shannon Lin

Shanshan.Lin@uts.edu.au

Online with two days of workshops in Brisbane or Sydney
Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Health Care Mayfield Education Melbourne (VIC) Course Coordinator: DECC@mayfield.edu.au

Ph. 03 9811 9002

On campus
Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education Deakin University

(VIC)

Faculty of Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery

health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Course coordinator: Dr Virginia Hagger virginia.hagger@deakin.edu.au

Flexible
Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (Diabetes Management and Education) Flinders University

(SA)

College of Nursing and Health Sciences Post Graduate Programs

Course coordinator: Dr Lea Sorensen

lea.sorensen@flinders.edu.au

Information Page

On campus delivery for 3 topics and 1 flexible delivery topic
Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Curtin University (WA) School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences futurestudents@health.curtin.edu.au or Hlth-NursingDiabetes@curtin.edu.au or Coordinator: Sian Critchett

Siana.Critchett@curtin.edu.au

Flexible
Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management Southern Cross University (QLD) School of Health and Human Sciences enquiry@scu.edu.au or contact course coordinator Dr Sheri Cooper sheri.cooper@scu.edu.au

Click here for further information

Online, with two on-campus 4 day workshops
Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education James Cook University (QLD) College of Health Care Sciences – Nursing, Midwifery

Course Coordinator Shannon Sheehan  shannon.sheehan@jcu.edu.au

Flexible

Diabetes Education and Management qualifications gained overseas

All Diabetes Education and Management qualification gained overseas must be reviewed and accepted by ADEA prior to being approved as part of a credentialling application. Overseas qualified diabetes educators should send an email to cde@adea.com.au seeking approval of their overseas qualifications.

University documentation to be attached with your application

An additional Case Study requirement if your diabetes education and management qualification was obtained more than six years ago.

Diabetes Educators with Graduate Certificate dating beyond the 6 years must complete a Case Study (PDF – 0.11MB) as well as meeting all other criteria for achieving ADEA recognition as a CDE. The Marking Guide (PDF – 0.18MB) and the Template (Word – 0.13MB) for your case study are provided for further guidance

Postgraduate Certificates

Accredited Postgraduate Certificates

The ADEA conducts an Accreditation Program for tertiary education institutions offering postgraduate courses in diabetes education and management. Completing an ADEA accredited postgraduate course is one of the criteria for achieving recognition as an ADEA CDE.

The aim of the ADEA Accreditation Program is to ensure people with or at risk of diabetes have access to quality diabetes education and care, through course curriculum offered to students that is consistent with evidenced-based best practice diabetes education, reflects current and emerging practice trends and equips students with the skills and knowledge required in today’s complex health care environment.

Current Accreditation

Course Institution Faculty/Contact/Further info Delivery mode
Graduate Certificate in Person-Centred Diabetes Education and Management Western Sydney University coursecoordinator.diabetes@westernsydney.edu.au Online
Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management University of Technology Sydney (NSW) Faculty of Health

Shannon Lin

Shanshan.Lin@uts.edu.au

Online with two days of workshops in Brisbane or Sydney
Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Health Care Mayfield Education Melbourne (VIC) Course Coordinator: DECC@mayfield.edu.au

Ph. 03 9811 9002

On campus
Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education Deakin University

(VIC)

Faculty of Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery

health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Course coordinator: Dr Virginia Hagger virginia.hagger@deakin.edu.au

Flexible
Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care (Diabetes Management and Education) Flinders University

(SA)

College of Nursing and Health Sciences Post Graduate Programs

Course coordinator: Dr Lea Sorensen

lea.sorensen@flinders.edu.au

Information Page

On campus delivery for 3 topics and 1 flexible delivery topic
Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Curtin University (WA) School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences futurestudents@health.curtin.edu.au or Hlth-NursingDiabetes@curtin.edu.au or Coordinator: Sian Critchett

Siana.Critchett@curtin.edu.au

Flexible
Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management Southern Cross University (QLD) School of Health and Human Sciences enquiry@scu.edu.au or contact course coordinator Dr Sheri Cooper sheri.cooper@scu.edu.au

Click here for further information

Online, with two on-campus 4 day workshops
Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education James Cook University (QLD) College of Health Care Sciences – Nursing, Midwifery

Course Coordinator Shannon Sheehan  shannon.sheehan@jcu.edu.au

Flexible

Diabetes Education and Management qualifications gained overseas

All Diabetes Education and Management qualification gained overseas must be reviewed and accepted by ADEA prior to being approved as part of a credentialling application. Overseas qualified diabetes educators should send an email to cde@adea.com.au seeking approval of their overseas qualifications.

University documentation to be attached with your application

  • Your Graduate Certificate
  • Your Academic transcript
  • Certificate of completion of the practical component of the graduate certificate (Deakin only)
  • Your Case Study (if applicable)

An additional Case Study requirement if your diabetes education and management qualification was obtained more than six years ago.

Diabetes Educators with Graduate Certificate dating beyond the 6 years must complete a Case Study (PDF – 0.11MB) as well as meeting all other criteria for achieving ADEA recognition as a CDE. The Marking Guide (PDF – 0.18MB) and the Template (Word – 0.13MB) for your case study are provided for further guidance