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Aged Care

When you’re planning for retirement, don’t forget to plan for your whole retirement! These units on aged care will help you plan for happy, comfortable twilight years for yourself or your loved ones. Provider: Money101 – Money for Life Pty Ltd

Creativity, Innovation, and Change

In this course, participants will be introduced to a different mindset and to Intelligent Fast Failure (IFF) as a powerful tool for innovating. Participants will explore how to alter the way their brain works to produce ideas in the process called Mind Warping. Next, you will act to change your life and the world around you by fully using your own uniqueness. A Pennsylvania State University course provided by Coursera.

Food as Medicine

Explore the role of food in health. Apply nutrition science to guide you on using food as medicine for you and your family. This course introduces the concept of food as medicine. You will explore how food can be important both in preventative health and as an aid in the management of certain chronic diseases today, in the past and in the future. You will also learn about what’s in food that gives it the potential to improve our health and how to recognise which types of foods are essential for health and wellbeing, and how food can play an important role in treating/preventing disease. Provider: Future Learn

Human Rights: The Right to Freedom of Expression

This short course will equip you with the knowledge to understand and claim your right to freedom of expression, and the skills and confidence to take action to defend it. You will be challenged to think critically and devise effective actions to defend the human rights of others. An Amnesty International course provided by edx.

Just Checking Online Learning Program

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness month, so what better time to think about how you can support people with disability to get screened? As a support person, you have an important role in assisting people with intellectual disability to access the bowel screening test. But we know it can be hard to know where to start. That’s why Family Planning NSW have developed the Just Checking online learning program. It’s designed especially for disability support workers to enable you to support people with disability to access cervical, breast and bowel screening. And it’s FREE! Check out the Just Checking online learning program by clicking on the link.

Managing family finances

Managing a household budget can be challenging, no matter what stage of life you’re at. These units will help you get through all kinds of family finance roadblocks, from becoming financially independent, to passing your great money habits down to your kids. Provider: Money101 – Money for Life Pty Ltd

Managing your money

This course will teach you how to achieve your financial goals, and manage your budget, debts and credit history. Provider: ME Bank

Nutrition and Health Part 1: Macronutrients and Overnutrition

Food plays a central role in our society but few people actually understand what it does to our bodies. Learn about nutrition and how our diet impacts our current and future health. This introductory nutrition course addresses the relationship between nutrition and human health with a focus on health problems related to over-nutrition. A Wageningen University course provided by edx.

Nutrition and Health Part 2: Micronutrients and Malnutrition

The course will address the micronutrient content of foods and will cover the role of the various micronutrients in the body. In addition, this course will discuss how suboptimal nutrition may affect human health and will pay particular attention to global hunger and malnutrition. A Wageningen University course provided by edx.

Personal and Family Financial Planning

This course will address many critical personal financial management topics in order to help you learn prudent habits both while in school and throughout your lifetime. Participants will learn about cash, credit, wealth, and risk management as well as the environmental effects on personal and family financial management. A course by the University of Florida provided by Coursera.