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Nurse Immuniser Program

La Trobe University

3 months
2000 AUD/full
2000 AUD/full
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For Registered Nurses who wish to become independent nurse immunisers in Victoria. This Nurse Immuniser Program at La Trobe University covers immunisation throughout the lifespan but excludes travel immunisation. 


Programme Overview 

The Nurse Immuniser Program at La Trobe University is available on a fee-paying basis as a continuing education subject and as a 15-credit point elective toward postgraduate award studies in Nursing. 

It is delivered in flexible mode and online and includes two full face-to-face study days that involve clinical practicum support. This program is offered twice a year. Registered Nurses  wishing to become Nurse Immunisers must successfully complete all the components of the program.

Programme Structure

  • Theory: Delivered via flexible online mode over fifteen (15) weeks study, supported by two compulsory on-campus study days. The assessment comprises compulsory written activities and an open-book examination.
  • Workshop: Students must attend both on-campus study days. The first day includes Managing Adverse Events Following Immunisation (MAEFI). The second study day covers Catch Up Scenarios and Practice Skills.
  • Clinical: Successfully complete the clinical practicum requirements under the direct mentorship of an accredited immuniser. 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Early bird - 6 June





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Code Number 00115M 

  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse. This program is not suitable for enrolled nurses. 
  • Broadband internet access and an active email address that can be accessed at home during study periods.
  • Students must have basic computer literacy skills (e.g. Word or other word processing software)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 AUD for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    2000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 AUD for the full programme during 3 months.
  • CPD student early bird - $1,500.00 GST exempt
  • Award student early bird - $2,000.00 GST exempt
  • Award student standard - $2,200.00 GST exempt

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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