Student Placements

Student Introduction

Bass Coast Health hosts undergraduate nursing, midwifery, medical and allied health students. Placements are organised via Placeright a Department of Health & Human Services initiative which enables Education Providers and Clinical Placement Providers to allocate students in a transparent, open process.

An Undergraduate Coordinator, Clinical Support Nurses, Clinical Development Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist and administration support, are employed within the L&D Team and are responsible for coordination and oversight of all undergraduate student placements and provision of support to students within the clinical environment.

Undergraduate student placements are available within a wide range of inpatient and community teams with an ever-expanding discipline list within nursing, allied health, medicine, health information and community services.  

Contact: Undergraduate Coordinator
Phone: (03) 5671 3320    Email:

Orientation Manual

This document must be read completely prior to the commencement of placement. 

On-boarding Documentation

These documents MUST be returned a minimum of 7 working days prior to placement commencement


Please complete the below Student Registration and Declaration form and return with your hand hygiene completion certificate to 

The National Hand Hygiene Initiative found at the following link is the ONLY acceptable hand hygiene training and is required of all students attending placement at Bass Coast Health 

National Hand Hygiene Initiative Learning Management System ( 


Aged Care Placements ONLY

All aged care placements require the completion of the below statutory declaration and a current NDIS Worker Screening Check returned a MINIMUM of 7 days prior to placement commencement.  Please note that delays of up to 8 weeks can apply so please do not delay in your application for this check. 


NDIS screening can be obtained from the following website - NDIS App ( 

Student Accommodation

Bass Coast Health has a limited amount of student accommodation available. Please complete the below request as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 


Below you will find the Bass Coast Health Privacy and Confidentiality Policy, Social Media Policy and Charter of Healthcare Rights - as per the Student Registration and Declaration you must read and understand these documents.

Additional Resources