How To Apply

How To Apply by Course Type

Nursing Courses

Aged Care Courses


General Eligibility & Admission Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

If you’re ready to apply, here are a few things you’ll need to know. For further details relating to a particular course, please see above.


Health Skills Australia courses are available to Australian Citizens, Australian Permanent Residents, Special Category Visa holders (sub-class 444, NZ citizen).

Maths & English Assessments

Proof of Identity & Citizenship

All applicants must present photo ID clearly showing their date of birth i.e. Australian licence or passport. Evidence of your citizenship must also be supplied i.e. Australian birth certificate, passport or naturalisation certificate. Copies need to be provided with your application or prior to receiving an offer of enrolment. Your originals must also be presented at Enrolment & Orientation Day.

National Police Check

All students enrolled in a course that includes a clinical or practical placement component are required to provide evidence of a current National Police Records check. Upon enrolment, Health Skills Australia will arrange for log in details to be sent to students to begin a National Police Check with Fit2Work. Students who already hold a National Police Record Check issued in the year of course commencement can present it at Enrolment & Orientation Day where a copy will be certified.

Working With Children Check / Blue Card

If you are studying Nursing, a Working With Children Check / Blue Card is also required as a condition of enrolment and attendance at placement.

Immunisation and Vaccination – Nursing Students

All Nursing students are required to have up to date immunisations as a condition of enrolment to attend their clinical placement. Further instructions will be provided upon confirmation of enrolment.