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About giving vaccines (AGV) course
From 1 January 2017 the Northern Territory (NT) About Giving Vaccine Course will no longer be available.
Registered nurses, midwives and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners who need to complete immunisation training are advised to complete the South Australian (SA) online course titled 'Understanding Vaccines and National Immunisation Program' or another approved interstate course.
NT Upskilling Course
The NT Upskilling Course is available to vaccine providers who have completed a recognised vaccination course or upskilling course in the last three years. Upskilling courses need to be completed at least every three years.
For more information go to the About giving vaccines upskilling face-to-face workshop.
Go to the appropriate training calendar to enroll:
Vaccine providers who completed vaccine training or an upskilling course more than three years ago are advised to complete a full course either through the South Australian online course or a recognised interstate vaccination education course.
The following courses are accepted as recognised prior learning.
New South Wales
The Australian College of Nursing
Centre for Disease Control
About Giving Vaccines Course
Department of Health and Ageing (SA)
Australian Catholic University
Certificate of Immunisation Course
Nurse immuniser course of study
University of Tasmania
Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses
La Trobe University
Nurse Immuniser Program
University of Melbourne
Immunisation and travel health
Contact the AGV coordinator on (08) 8922 8026 or through CDC contacts.