Physiotherapy

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An exciting part of your Physiotherapy degree involves on the job training through Workplace Learning.

To assist you with your Workplace Learning (WPL) journey, the following tabs contain important information and guides to ensure you are aware of your WPL requirements.

The following indicates your compulsory Workplace Learning (WPL) components:

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (4405PH)

  • PHS249 Integrating Physiotherapy Practice (10 days)
  • PHS307 Fundamentals of Physiotherapy Clinical Experience (25 days)
  • PHS416 Physiotherapy Competency Placement 1 (25 days)
  • PHS417 Physiotherapy Competency Placement 2 (25 days)
  • PHS418 Physiotherapy Competency Placement 3 (25 days)
  • PHS424 Physiotherapy Capstone Placement (25 days)

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (integrated Honours) (4505BP)

  • PHS249 Integrating Physiotherapy Practice (10 days)
  • PHS416 Physiotherapy Competency Placement 1 (25 days)
  • PHS417 Physiotherapy Competency Placement 2 (25 days)
  • PHS418 Physiotherapy Competency Placement 3 (25 days)
  • PHS424 Physiotherapy Capstone Placement (25 days)

It is compulsory for you as a Charles Sturt University student to obtain and maintain specific requirements throughout your degree. These include NSW Health compliance requirements and Charles Sturt Universities Workplace Learning requirements. The following information will assist you achieve your compliance.

NSW Health requirements

Due first year of study and no later than Friday, 30th September 2022

  • Australian National Police Check
  • NSW Health Code of Conduct
  • Immunisations and Vaccinations
  • Influenza vaccination
  • COVID-19 vaccination

Visit NSW Health for more information

Use the following checklist to help organise your requirements

Download the physiotherapy NSW Health compliance checklist

Once you have obtained all your compliance requirements, email them to FOSH-WPL@csu.edu.au for processing. Please enter in the email subject line your: Student ID / Student name / Discipline / Compliance.

For further assistance please see the FOSH WPL Student Guide to NSW Health Compliance.

Charles Sturt University WPL requirements

Due first year of study and no later than Friday, 30th September 2022

  • First Aid
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Working with Children Check
  • ACT Working with Vulnerable People
  • Online course – Manual Handling
  • Online course – Child Protection
  • Online course – Hand Hygiene
  • Uniforms

Information can be found on the Faculty of Science and Health Workplace Learning Interact 2 site.  Charles Sturt students and staff are required to self enrol to obtain access by following the following guide:

Download the discipline requirements checklist

Once you have obtained your Charles Sturt University WPL requirements, instructions on how to upload to InPlace can be found on the above Faculty of Science and Health Interact2 site.

To support your Workplace Learning journey the following services will provide you with important information:

To assist you with your Workplace Learning (WPL) journey, the following resources provide you with important information:

Need help or assistance?

Please contact the Faculty of Science and Health Workplace Learning Team

Phone: +61 26933 3010
Email: FOSH-WPL@csu.edu.au