Nursing

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

To assist with the WPL journey, the following tabs contain important information and guides to ensure students are aware of your WPL requirements.

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

Bachelor of Nursing (4421NS)

  • NRS173 Nursing Workplace Learning 2 (11.43 days - 80 hours)
  • NRS276 Nursing Workplace Learning 3 (22.86 days - 160 hours)
  • NRS282 Nursing Workplace Learning 4 (22.86 days - 160 hours)
  • NRS386 Nursing Workplace Learning 5 (25 days - 200 hours)
  • NRS398 Nursing Workplace Learning 6 (25 days - 200 hours)

It is compulsory as a Charles Sturt University student to obtain and maintain specific requirements throughout their degree. These include NSW Health compliance requirements and Charles Sturt University Workplace Learning requirements. The following information will assist in achieving compliance.

NSW Health requirements

Due within first year of study and no later than Start of Year Enrolment 31 March and Mid-Year Enrolment 30 September

  • 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 NSW compliance requirements obtained submit them by email to a NSW Health representative for assessment and verification.

When sending documents to NSW Health please enter in the email subject line: CSU / Student ID / Student Name / Discipline / Compliance

For further assistance, see the FOSH WPL Student Guide to NSW Health Compliance (Nursing).

Charles Sturt University WPL requirements

Due within first year of study and no later than Start of Year Enrolment 31 March and Mid-Year Enrolment 30 September

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

To assist with the Workplace Learning journey, the following services provide 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