NSW Health nurtures the growth of a local health workforce to meet future needs
While University study is mandatory for certain health and professional roles, there are other training pathways for a range of other roles at NSW Health. Vocational Education and Training courses (VET) for example are offered by Registered Training Organisations and include study options that can be done while undertaking high school studies via the VET in Schools or School-based Apprenticeship or Traineeships (SBAT).
NSW Health is committed to supporting the growth of the Aboriginal health workforce to make sure health services are culturally safe for Aboriginal people and communities to access and use. Development of the rural and regional health workforce is also a priority.
Scholarship and training opportunities on offer to support the growth of the local NSW Health workforce include: