Immunisation: health professionals

About giving vaccines (AGV) course

Registered nurses and midwives who never completed (or completed over 3 years ago) immunisation training are required to complete:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners (ATSIHP) who never completed (or completed over 3 years ago) immunisation training are required to complete:

NT Upskilling Course

Vaccine providers who have completed a recognised vaccination course or upskilling course in the last three years are required to complete NT AGV Upskilling Course at least every three years via the Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) eLearning Portal.

To access the NT AGV Upskilling Course, you need to:

  1. Register an account on the RAHC site, if you don’t already have one.
    • Your password will be sent to the email address you used in this registration process. If you haven’t received this email in your inbox, check your spam/junk folder.
  2. Email the email address you used in the RAHC registration to
  3. The AGV coordinator will email you when your Upskilling Course is activated.
    • You can then access and complete the course and generate a Certificate of Completion.

The following courses are accepted as recognised prior learning.

State/ territoryInstitutionCourse

New South Wales

The Australian College of Nursing

Immunisation for Registered Nurses and Midwives

Northern Territory

Centre for Disease Control

About Giving Vaccines Course

South Australia

Department of Health and Ageing (SA)


Australian Catholic University

The Program for Nurse Immunisers

Cunningham Centre

Immunisation Program- Registered Nurse Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996

University of Southern QueenslandANP5004 Immunisation Nursing
Yangulla Centre Rural Health Training Unit

Advanced Nursing Practice: Immunisation Course


University of Tasmania

Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses


La Trobe University

Nurse Immuniser Program

University of Melbourne General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre

Immunisation and travel health

More information

Contact the AGV coordinator on (08) 8922 8026 or through CDC contacts.

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Last updated: 16 January 2018