Nursing and Midwifery Refresher Course Scholarships

The Chief Nursing and Midwifery Office has established a partnership with the Australian College of Nursing and the Australian College of Midwives.

This initiative assists nurses and midwives to undertake the theoretical online component for a nursing or midwifery refresher course.

The Australian College of Nursing will deliver the refresher course for enrolled and registered nurses.

The Australian College of Midwives will deliver the refresher course for midwives.

These courses are fully funded through the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Office.

This course is only available to nurses and midwives currently residing in the state of Western Australia. Evidence of this will be required during application submission.

Nurses and midwives must hold general registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia with no conditions or restrictions; and meet the Recency of Practice Registration Standard of three (3) months practice in the last five years.

Following the completion of the online component, support for clinical placement within the WA health system will be facilitated. Please direct all enquiries to the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Office email: nursingandmidwiferywa@health.wa.gov.au

This scholarship is open for applications all year.

Applications can only be submitted through the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Office, online.

You must also provide the following supporting documentation:

  • a covering letter, briefly stating personal aims and goals for undertaking the program and where you would like to work
  • a Curriculum Vitae (CV) / resume, detailing past and current nursing or midwifery experience; including areas worked, clinical caseload and dates
  • evidence of Australian citizenship or permanent residency status (e.g. copy of passport, birth certificate, citizenship documents or visa)
  • evidence of current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia.

Attachments can only be uploaded in PDF, JPEG or Word formats and must be no larger than 2Mb each in size.

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For more information

Chief Nursing and Midwifery Office
Department of Health
Phone: 6373 2272
Email: nursingandmidwiferywa@health.wa.gov.au

Last reviewed: 10-08-2021
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