ALL STUDENTSAnnual Influenza Vaccination
Evidence of an annual influenza vaccination is required each year when the new vaccine becomes available. This is usually in March or April. Please wait until the new strain is available each year before you have another vaccine.Blue Card
Apply for a new card or link your existing card to UniSC.First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
To be eligible to attend your placement, you are required to hold a current CPR and First Aid certificate.National Police Check
Police Check applications can take up to 6 weeks to be processed. NB. Only Australian Federal Police certificates with Purpose Type 37 are accepted.NDIS Worker Screening Card
To be eligible for placement you must hold a valid NDIS Worker Screening Card or valid Yellow Card. (Note: it is highly recommended that you apply for a Combined Blue Card and NDIS Worker Screening card if you do not currently hold either of these. A combined card is valid for 5 years and you will therefore not be required to renew these during your program).PrePlace
PrePlace is a series of three online modules located on Canvas that you must complete once, prior to your placement. Enrolment to PrePlace is an automated process, so is directly related to your course enrolment. If you are not yet officially enrolled in a placement course, the auto process cannot be triggered. Once you have been enrolled in your placement course the process will happen overnight and PrePlace will then be available to you. Respirator Fit Testing
It is a Queensland Government requirement that all students attending any placement in a health setting, clinical setting and residential aged care setting, are required to undertake respirator (mask) fit testing prior to commencing.
UniSC Code of Conduct
To be eligible to attend placement, you must complete the UniSC Code of Conduct by reading the document and agreeing by submitting the electronic form. This is a per placement requirement. 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. Vaccination Evidence
- 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 Sonia Online > Forms.
All required vaccinations must be complete prior to placement. Vaccinations can take up to 12 months to complete the full vaccination courses.
ALL STUDENTS ATTENDING A HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICE FACILITYiLearn Training Modules
You must complete all 6 x iLearn modules. Please follow the instructions in the iLearn module FAQ to create an iLearn account. Once your account is confirmed, complete the required modules and upload each certificate into Sonia Online under the Checks tab.Queensland Health Orientation Checklist and Queensland Health Student Deed Poll
A Queensland Health Student Orientation Checklist AND a Queensland Health Deed Poll must be completed for each placement. You will receive an email from the Fit for Placement team 2 weeks prior to your Qld Health Placement with instructions on how to complete these requirements and upload them into Sonia Online.Queensland Health Allied Health Training Record - NOT REQUIRED FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING SCHHS
Allied Health students are required to complete the training form as part of the Q Health pre-placement mandatory checks. If you are undertaking your placement at Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services, you are not required to complete these modules.TB Risk Assessment
To be eligible for placement you must complete a QHealth TB Risk Assessment. If required, you also need to provide evidence of a Latent TB test.
SUNSHINE COAST HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICE SITE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS - all students attending SCHHS must complete all the above requirements and the below mentioned requirementsSC-LOL Training Modules
You will receive an email from the Fit for Placement Office approximately 4 weeks prior to your start date of your Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service placement. This will include instructions on how to complete your SC-LOL Training Modules and your Student Minimum Requirements Form.
OTHER SITE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTSCOVID-19 Vaccination Evidence
Some placement host organisations may still require COVID-19 vaccination now or in the future. If you are not fully vaccinated, it is important to know that placement opportunities in this program may be limited.
Log into Sonia Online > Checks tab and follow the instructions to upload your COVID-19 vaccination evidence.