ALL STUDENTS – PRE-ENROLMENT MANDATORY REQUIREMENTSBlue Card
Apply for a new card or link your existing card to UniSCFirst aid and CPR Certificate
Must be maintained and current at all times
ALL STUDENTS - POST-ENROLMENT MANDATORY REQUIREMENTSPrePlace
PrePlace is a series of three module online program 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.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.
UniSC Code of Conduct
- 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.
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 available upon finalisation of allocations, you will receive an email when this form is available to you.
ADDITIONAL PRE-ENROLMENT MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR: SPX402 and SPX403 STUDENTSNational Police Check - (Australian Federal Police - Purpose Check 37)
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 Fact Sheet
To be eligible for placement you must hold a valid NDIS Worker Screening Card or valid Yellow CardVaccination Preventable Diseases (VPD)
All required vaccinations must be completed prior to your placement enrolment meeting. Vaccinations can take up to 12 months to complete the full vaccination courses.Respirator Fit Testing
It is a Queensland Government requirement that all students attending any placement in a health facility and residential aged care setting, are required to undertake respirator mask fit testing prior to commencing.
ALL STUDENTS ATTENDING QUEENSLAND HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SERVICESQueensland Health Pre-Placement Requirements
To be eligible for a Queensland Health placement you must complete the following Queensland Health checks and iLearn training modules (iLearn User Guide
- Queensland Health Orientation Checklist
- Queensland Health Student Deed Poll
- Queensland Health Allied Health Training Record
You will be notified by the Placement Officer if you are required to complete these mandatories.TB Screening
To be eligible for placement you must complete a Queensland Health TB Risk Assessment. If required, you also need to provide evidence of further testing.
SITE SPECIFIC MANDATORY REQUIREMENTSCovid-19 Vaccination Evidence
Students allocated to certain placement sites MAY be required to show evidence of a COVID-19 Vaccinations, especially students enrolled in the Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology who are allocated to sites in a Clinical setting. This requirement is not currently mandatory for your program, however is highly recommended, not having these vaccinations may limit your placement opportunities. UniSC supports your right to make an informed choice regarding COVID-19 vaccination. However, as an education provider, the University does not have the authority to waive the requirements set out by a facility hosting a student for placement.
Annual Influenza Vaccination
Some placement host organisations may require students to obtain the Annual Influenza Vaccination . You will be notified by the Fit for Placement Office if you are required to complete this mandatory. If you are required to have your flu vaccination for your placement, it will appear in Sonia Online > Checks.
This will only show up if it is mandatory for you. 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.
Student Minimum Pre-Placement Requirements
Students attending a Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service facility will need to complete all Student Minimum Pre-Placement Requirements which are SCHHS site specific checks and the SC-Learning on Line (SC-LoL) training modules.
You will be notified by the Placement Officer if you are required to complete these mandatories. You must complete and print all documents and take to your first day of placement. Failure to have these documents will result in you being removed from placement.