Authorised Nurse Immuniser Scholarship Application Form - RACF RNs


Thank you for registering your interest in applying for the Authorised Nurse Immuniser Scholarship.

About the Scholarship

Central and Eastern Sydney PHN is offering registered nurses working in residential aged care facilities (RACF) within the CESPHN region the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to complete studies to become a qualified authorised nurse immuniser in NSW and administer vaccinations independent of a medical officer.

CESPHN are offering successful applicants 100% scholarship to this course (valued at $350).

Eligibility criteria

  • Registered nurse (RN) - with current AHPRA registration
  • Currently employed at an RACF within the CESPHN region 
  • RN must have not previously attained qualification as an authorised nurse immuniser
  • RN must be able to register and commence course within 1 week of application approval 
  • RN must successfully complete course within 20 weeks of registration

About the course

SA HealthUnderstanding Vaccines and the NIP

  • 70 hours of online study
  • Maximum of 20 weeks to complete the course


This course is accredited by Health Education Services Australia (HESA) and conforms with the National Immunisation Education Framework for Health Professionals.

Upon completion of this course, registered nurses and midwives will have the qualification to administer vaccinations in NSW, independent of a medical officer, as per NSW Health Authority.

Application process

  • Applicants must meet all the eligibility criteria
  • Submit application form (on next page)

Successful applicants will be contacted via email and invited to register with a special scholarship code. 

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