Speech Pathology

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An exciting part of your Speech Pathology degree involves on the job training through Workplace Learning (WPL).

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.

Workplace Learning hours required:

Master of Speech Pathology (4718SP)

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

Master of Speech Pathology (4718SP)

  • SPH511 Foundations of Speech Pathology (4 days)
  • SPH505 Preparation for Speech Pathology Practice (15 days)
  • SPH515 Integrating Speech Pathology Competency in the Workplace (24 days)
  • SPH525 Integrating Competency for Entry Level Practice in Speech Pathology (24 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 compliance requirements

Due first year of study and no later than Friday, 24th June 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 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 discipline requirements

Due first year of study and no later than Friday, 24th June 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
  • Online course - Food Handling
  • Uniforms and ID Badge

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:

  • Student support services – Student Charter, Financial support, technical support, Special Consideration, Make a complaint and Appeals and reviews.
  • Support and wellbeing services – Access to Disability services, First Nations students, International students, Research students, LGBTIQA+ students, Refugee students, Elite athletes.
  • Three Rivers Department of Rural Health – Support for subsidised accommodation, Scholarships and grants, Mental Health, online student meetings, online learning modules, Student rural health club, Rural career opportunities and Pathways to health study.
  • >Scholarships and Grants – Access to apply for Charles Sturt University Scholarships and Grants and also from external providers.
  • WorkPlace Health and Safety Incident management reporting – reporting an incident or hazard within
    24hrs or as soon as possible after the event via the Protecht online form
  • Insurance - contact the Student Liaison Officer for further information  or support.

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