Our Education and Training Service offers a comprehensive range of clinical and corporate courses and programs, to help everyone who works with us to keep up to date and be the best they can be.
We are also a provider of nationally recognised training, so staff can gain units of competency and qualifications that support their role, or help them apply for other career opportunities.
External applicants interested in these courses can email NBMLHD-ETS@health.nsw.gov.au.
Nationally Recognised Training
As a recognised delivery site for NSW Health Registered Training Organisation (RTO) 90198, we are committed to providing quality training and professional development programs to NSW Health employees.
NSW Health RTO (90198) is currently registered to deliver Nationally Recognised qualifications (at Certificate III, IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma level) across a broad range of industry sectors including health services, business services, community services and training and assessment. Find out more about the NSW Health RTO.
Entry level programs
Human Services VET course
High school students can choose to study Human Services in year 11 and 12. They gain hands-on experience through work placements and can choose to have it count towards their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) as well as gaining a nationally recognised qualification in either:
- HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Service Assistance – Acute Care (360 indicative hours – 6 HSC credit units)
- HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (240 indicative hours – 4 HSC credit units)
This course, developed by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) in consultation with the health industry, is delivered in Nepean Blue Mountains by experienced Nurse Educators and Allied Health Educators through our Education and Training Service.
Find out more about the Human Services course.
Find out more about work experience opportunities with us.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traineeships and cadetships
Find out more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander careers at Nepean Blue Mountains.
We actively support clinical health placements for Vocational Education and Training (VET) students and professional entry level students in Medicine, Nursing & Midwifery, Dental, Allied Health and other health professional groups as identified in Student Placement Agreements with education providers.
Clinical placements are offered at Nepean Hospital, Springwood Hospital, Blue Mountains Hospital, Lithgow Hospital, Portland Tabulam Health Service, Oral Health, Community Health, Mental Health Service and the Drug and Alcohol Service.
We are dedicated to supporting a safe and quality clinical placement experience where students have the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to work successfully in the health care environment.
A student must meet mandatory requirements before clinical placement in any NSW Health facility.
Education providers are responsible for scheduling and allocating clinical placements with us. If you have any questions about a clinical placement, contact your education provider.
If you are an education provider, student bookings are managed through ClinConnect. Information about facilities, placement specialties and availability is regularly updated in ClinConnect.
Education providers can contact the ClinConnect Coordinator at NBMLHD-ClinConnect@health.nsw.gov.au.