Welcome to the Diploma of Nursing Sonia Homepage


If you have any queries please email placement@nmtafe.wa.edu.au or if it is urgent telephone 9427 3785.


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*Students are reminded to take copies of their placement books (reports and reflections) prior to handing them in as you may be required to produce this information to future employers or for grad programs. Your files are not easily retrieved after they are archived.

Important Notices:

All clinical placements are subject to change up until the Friday prior to your placement. You will need to ensure you keep checking Sonia for any changes to your placement.

Fitness to Work
Your fitness to work declaration will be allocated to you approximately four weeks prior to your placement start date. It is an online form you complete through SONIA.

Hand Hygiene
Please complete the on-line National Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI) package within four weeks of each placement commencing via the link below and supply the certificate to SONIA https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/our-work/infection-prevention-and-control/national-hand-hygiene-initiative 

Stage 2 Students please note:
Prior to commencing your Stage 2 placements you require a Working With Children check.  Application forms (hard copy only) are available from both campuses or at Australia Post outlets.  Your lecturer, LAC or Placement Team members can co-sign the form for you.

Stage 3 Students please note:

No more than six (6) weeks prior to the post-prac session you can pre-register with AHPRA.

For more information regarding graduate nurse registration, please visit the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) website. http://www.ahpra.gov.au/Registration.aspx.