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For Applicants

Under the NSW Health Nursing and Midwifery Education Program, there are ten Graduate Certificate courses available. These courses are offered by the University of Tasmania (UTAS) and the Australian College of Nursing (ACN). Below is the list of courses and their intake period:

UTAS CoursesIntake Period
Acute Care NursingSemester 1 -  February 2019
Child & Family HealthSemester 1 -  February 2019
Drug & Alcohol Nursing (Addition Studies)Semester 1 -  February 2019
Aged Care Nursing (Gerontology)Semester 1 -  February 2019

Neonatal Nursing (2 streams)

  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Special Care of the Newborn
Semester 1 -  February 2019
ACN CoursesIntake Period
Critical Care NursingTerm 1 - January 2019
Orthopaedic NursingTerm 3 - July 2019
Cancer Nursing Term 3 - July 2019
Perioperative NursingTerm 3 - July 2019
Paediatric Nursing Term 3 - July 2019

Am I eligible to apply?

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia
  • must be currently registered with AHPRA as a registered nurse
  • must be currently employed and working permanently full-time or part-time as a registered nurse within NSW Health.

Applicants should also read the following important information:


Note: The Nursing and Midwifery Office (NaMO) at the Ministry of Health is also offering other scholarships, please see NaMO - Nursing and Midwifery scholarships for details.