Health, nursing & care industries

Begin a rewarding career in the health sector with an in-demand qualification in aged care, disability, nursing or patient transport at Victoria University.

Choose from our range of world-class health courses delivered at our Footscray, Werribee, Sunshine and St Albans Campuses. You'll practise your skills in well-equipped facilities and get the supervised experience you need to confidently apply for healthcare roles.

Why choose VU Polytechnic?

  • Tailored training

    Our training responds directly to industry requirements. Courses are created with key partners including hospitals, disability services, and community organisations.

  • Simulation labs & clinics

    Practise your skills in interactive simulation labs before you approach a patient. Then gain real experience in hospitals or student-run clinics, supervised by qualified staff.

  • Real-world learning

    Train at health facilities alongside expert clinicians, and enjoy supportive clinical learning environments across the spectrum of health specialities.


VU Polytechnic is open for on-campus activity. Our priority is always the safety, health and wellbeing of our students, staff and community.


Browse health, nursing & care industries courses

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