Student Placements

BlueCross supports student placements and provides a supportive environment to promote the students' learning experiences.

Who is eligible for a Student Placement?

Currently BlueCross offers placements to students who are studying

  • Certificate III in Individual Support
  • Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
  • Diploma of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing

How do I apply for a Student Placement?

BlueCross requires Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  their requests for student placements. Please include the following details.

  1. The number of students and course requiring placement.
  2. The length of placement.
  3. Preferred locations or residences
  4. Level of supervision provided to supervise and assess students.

 Individual students wishing to complete their placements with BlueCross are required to make the request via their RTO, we cannot accept individual applications.

Did you enjoy your placement with us and want to work for BlueCross?

We hope you experienced a practical and meaningful work experience, and enjoyed the BlueCross STARFish culture.

When you complete the Student Placement Evaluation form, you can express your interest in working for BlueCross. We will get in touch with you to set up job alerts at our online careers gateway STARRecruit. Alternatively click here for STARRecruit and register today.

We employ many people who have completed their placement with us.
We also employ people on a part-time or casual basis while they are completing their qualification.

Australian Catholic University & BlueCross initiative

BlueCross is pleased to work with the Australian Catholic University (ACU) to support students seeking to undertake training and practical placements as Personal Carers. The ACU is conducting Certificate III Individual Support education for those wanting to train as Personal Carers in aged care. The course will be conducted at ACU and the practical placements will be conducted at BlueCross aged care residences.

Course Schedule:
Applications               Open now.  Apply online via the ACU website
Pre training reviews   10.00am Tuesday 18th July 2017 
Enrolment                    9.30am Monday 24th July 2017
Commencement         2nd August 2017
Completion                 31 January 2018

Classes are conducted one full day per week and 2 half days per week.

Course location:
Australian Catholic University, 115 Victoria Parade Fitzroy

Practical placement locations:
Designated BlueCross residences in Victoria.

Course Information:
Please access the course brochure on the ACU website

Contact Information:
For further information regarding the course, enrolment procedure, alternative dates or anything else, please contact ACU:

Phone:  03 9953 3321
Email:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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