Graduate Certificate in Child & Family Health Nursing

Tresillian has joined with the University of Technology Sydney to deliver the Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health Nursing. This allows the Course to have a strong clinical focus enhanced by a rigorous theoretical component.

The program of study is designed to build on nursing knowledge and skills to develop capacity to work in a primary health care setting with young children and their families. The comprehensive study program focuses on infant care and child health, and the promotion of maternal and family health and wellbeing. The accompanying clinical experience program provides placements in community child and family health services as well as Tresillian Family Care Centres.

The course is one year part time. Classes are held at the centrally located city UTS campus.

Four subjects are offered via online learning and four face to face workshops.

The four subjects are:

  • Principles of child and family health nursing
  • Child and family health nursing 1
  • Child and family health nursing 2
  • Family and Community Health Practice

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants must hold current registration as a nurse in Australia. Registered nurses who do not have an undergraduate diploma or degree but who have recent relevant work experience may also be eligible to apply. Such applicants must present evidence of the capacity to undertake tertiary study.


How to apply

To study next year you will need to apply online through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC)



The cost is set by the Board of Studies and therefore changes each year depending on demand.



There may be a possibility of gaining a scholarship to support your study.

Please explore the following websites for more information:

NSW Health

ACN Scholarships

The Lions Nurses' Scholarship


Further Information

Phone: (02) 9514 5021