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COVID-19 Infection and Exposure

Students are required to report any COVID infection and exposure that will impact attendance for placement, clinical laboratory or class. Please complete the self-selectable 2022 WIL COVID-19 Reporting form available under the Forms tab, once you have logged into Sonia Online.

On this page:

This is the Placement system used by the Education–PEx Program at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Once you have logged into Sonia Online, your School homepage will become active. From here you can access information relating to your Placement including:

  • your placement details;
  • Forms and information for Mandatory Requirements;
  • Reminders and important dates;
  • Electronic forms;
  • Placement Site Information;
  • Uploading and viewing documentation.

Education PEx Placement FAQs

Mandatory checks

You need to ensure that you have completed the following mandatory checks by the deadline given by the Education Placement Office and that they are valid for the duration of your placement.

UniSC has a responsibility to ensure all students comply with the mandatory checks (requirements) of placement sites and UniSC. It is essential that each student maintains their own personal process to manage paper and electronic documents associated with these checks. Many placement sites will ask to see hardcopy evidence of all checks on the first day of placement, so it is the responsibility of each student to be able to provide these on request. For additional information on how to complete each mandatory check, please click on the headings below which will direct you to any forms, websites, or other applicable information that you will need to complete the check. Once completed, please upload the relevant documentation to the 'Checks' tab in Sonia Online.

If you have experienced extreme circumstances resulting in a delay to submit any requirements, it is essential that you advise the Fit for Placement Office as soon as possible by emailing FFPO@usc.edu.au

All Students

Blue Card

Apply for a new card or link your existing card to UniSC on your first placement.

PrePlace

Complete before your first placement only.

PrePlace is a series of three online modules available on Canvas that must be completed prior to your first PEx. PrePlace will help prepare you for workplace learning and covers: PrePlace Preparation, Work Health and Safety, and Workplace Dynamics.

UniSC Student Placement Agreement Forms

The Student Placement Agreement (SPA) consists of two mandatory electronic forms completed in your Sonia Online account before you attend your placement.
- Placement Disclosure Statement (Disclosing Health Conditions)
- Placement Details Agreement
Available 1–2 weeks prior to placement commencing (per placement requirement). You will receive an email when a Student Placement Agreement has been added to your Sonie Online > Forms.

Site Specific Requirements

Covid-19 Vaccination Evidence

Log into Sonia Online > Checks tab and follow the instructions to upload your Covid-19 vaccination evidence.

Contact the Education Placement Office

Cathy-Anne Jones
Senior Work Integrated Learning Placement Officer

Emily Hartigan
Work Integrated Learning Placement Officer

Susan Hartnett
Work Integrated Learning Placement Officer

Phone: 07 5456 5701
Email: edprofessionallearning@usc.edu.au

Events

All events

Please visit the Events page to view all current events.

Events

Please note

It is the responsibility of each student to ensure their mandatory documents are current and that the originals are available for sighting on request from UniSC or Placement Staff.

Mandatory checks

View your mandatory placement requirements.

Please Note: It is the responsibility of each student to ensure their mandatory requirements are fulfilled before attending placement.

Mandatory checks

Login to Sonia Online

  • first select your role (i.e. Student / Site (School) / PLL)
  • next enter your ‘UniSC username’ and ‘password’ in the spaces provided
  • then click on the ‘sign in’ button

Fit for Placement Office

For support regarding Mandatory Requirements:

Telephone: 07 5456 5487
Email: FFPO@usc.edu.au

Sonia for Students App

Download the Sonia for Students App:

Sonia support

For technical support:

Email: USCSoniaSupport@usc.edu.au