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About this course
- Study human anatomical structures
- Understand physiology in human systems that are essential knowledge in many industries - education, science, health care, fitness and exercise, nutrition and weight loss, alternative medicine, among others
- An introductory course allows for learning at your own level - just do the basics or challenge yourself to study in a level you're comfortable with.
This course is the first in our range of anatomy courses and naturally progresses onto Anatomy and Physiology B, C, and D and is a pre-requisite for the said courses. Lessons cover cells and tissues, the skeleton, the muscular system, the nervous system, digestion and excretion and physiological systems.
- Explain the human body at a microscopic level, including the structure and function of cells, tissues and membranes.
- Explain features of the human skeletal system.
- Describe the human muscular system, in terms of structure and basic function.
- Explain the human nervous system, in terms of structure and basic functions.
- Explain different physiological systems of digestion and excretion in the body.
- Explain different physiological systems of the body.
Detailed Course Outline
This course is made up of 10 lessons or units. Each of these has self assessment questions, a set task (practical homework) and an assignment which you can upload online. Click below to read about each of the lessons and what you will learn.
When you have completed your lessons you have the option of taking the optional exam. It's ok if you don't want the exam, we still issue your Careerline Certificate.
Abraham Mijares, M.Sc. of Science in Ecology, Cert. IV TAE, Cert. IV Project Management, Cert. III Micro-Business Operation, Cert. II Conservation and Land Management
Abraham has worked for 15 years as a Teaching and Research Assistant at the "Arid Zones and Ecology Research Center" (CIEZA) of a university in Venezuela (South America). He specialized in wildlife survey and monitoring, employing several methods such as trapping/netting and marking/recapture (including radio-tracking) of frogs and mammals. His research was focused on the taxonomy and natural history of amphibians and reptiles. He also coordinated in teaching two subjects, the "Ecology and Wildlife" for second semester undergraduate students and "Pre-Professional Practice" which is an elective subject for students from the seventh semester onwards. He is involved in a number of projects doing vegetation assessments and surveys. In Australia, he worked at Griffith University for 3 years as a Laboratory Demonstrator on the subjects “Zoology” and “Vertebrate Biology” (and tutored classes the latter). Since 2011, Abraham has been working in the Conservation and Land Management business, mainly as “Fauna Spotter/Catcher”. He's also a “Wildlife Ecologist” within some private companies and “Natural Restoration Contractor” with the Gold Coast City Council (QLD). He manages his own consultancy company on ecological and wildlife management.
Can I pay in installments?
Yes! We offer great payment plans, however full payment up front is the cheapest. You can choose the best payment plan for you from the course page.
Can I study from anywhere in the world?
We have many international students. Careerline range of courses are suitable for any one, basically anywhere in the world.
Do I get a discount if I enrol in a second course?
Yes. You may claim a 5% fee discount when you enroll in a second course, and a further 10% off a three-course package.
Do I have to sit an Exam?
No. If you are enrolled in a Certificate course (100hrs), the exam is optional. You will be issued with a certificate which proves that you are competent in all units, if you choose not to sit the exam.
Do you have set start dates?
There are no set start dates, you may start at any time. Our courses are all self-paced. As our home page says, ‘Courses for Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime’. ‘Anytime’ includes the start time of your choice. However, we do encourage our students to submit assignments on a regular basis. Wherever possible, we suggest developing a study routine.