Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) Essentials

Australia’s only nationally accredited training course for Human Research Ethics Committees

This course provides HREC Executives, Managers, Researchers and Committee Members with a deeper understanding of the purpose and function of HRECs and their role within them. HREC Essentials includes many downloadable resources, videos, short activities, and case studies written by industry experts.

It is the ideal training solution for anyone new to Research Ethics or those wishing to upskill and increase their knowledge in this unique area of practice.

What does HREC Essentials include?

  • 10 units of online study
  • A 4-hour in-person or virtual workshop on completion of the online study component
  • Our workshops are facilitated by highly skilled and experienced research ethics experts and are conducted nationwide. Workshops can be conducted on location for group enrolments of more than 10 people. There is no additional cost for this service

What qualifications will I gain?

  • On successful completion of the 10 online units – and participation in a workshop, students will receive a Statement of Attainment, endorsed by our partner, RMIT

What is the time commitment?

  • 3 months and an average time commitment of 1.5hrs per week
  • Students are encouraged to complete the course within 6 months

When can I start and are there any pre-requisites?

  • You can enrol and start at any time! HREC Essentials is open all year round
  • There are no pre-requisites. All you need is a willingness to learn

What are the costs?

Single enrolment: $950pp (GST not applicable), inclusive of the workshop

Download Our Full List of Modules and Electives Here

Download a copy of the course brochure here that provides more information about each of the 10 online modules and the course.

What are the costs?

Product Cost Inclusions
Course $950pp (GST not applicable) 10 units of online study plus a 4-hour in-person or virtual workshop on completion of the online study component.

Workshop dates

Product Date
Workshop 20 May 2020
Workshop 20 July 2020
Workshop 22 September 2020

More dates will be announced soon

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