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COVID-19 Update

Alpine Institute students resumed on-site learning from the 19th May, 2020 with physical distancing rules in place. To reduce the number of students on-site at any given time, the students have been allocated designated days each week. 

Diploma of Nursing

Diploma of Nursing Students will be on site Monday's, Tuesday's and Thursday's

Certificate III and IV 

Certificate III & IV students will be on-site on Wednesday's from 10am -1pm.

First Aid & CPR

As COVID-19 restrictions have reduced and following the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) recommendation, Alpine Institute has decided to reintroduce Provide First Aid & CPR courses to our community.

Alpine Institute will continue to provide all necessary resources to maintain participant’s health and safety. In order to do this, Alpine Institute has adopt the following procedures:

  • All participants entering our building will be temperature checked, questioned on current health status and require to hand sanitise;
  • Hand sanitisers and wipes will be available in class;
  • All participants and staff will be reminded to wash their hands frequently with soap and water;
  • Course numbers will be reduced to meet the physical distancing requirements in class sessions;
  • Additional sanitization of hard surfaces and high-touch points;
  • All equipment will be thoroughly cleaned with wipes before and after training;
  • bandaging techniques will be demonstrated by trainer. Participants will be able to practice on themselves instead of other participants;
  • No face-to-face contact during CPR assessment on a manikin and the two breaths can be done off to the side of the manikin;
  • Each participant will have their own manikin to practice CPR.

What if I am not feeling well? Can I still attend class or clinical placement?

No, if you are not feeling well, please contact Alpine Health to report your symptoms and reschedule your session.

Prior to going to class or clinical placement, take your own temperature and do not attend class if you have any of the symptoms below:

  • Fever
  • Symptoms of acute respiratory infection (shortness of breath, cough, sore throat, nasal congestion).

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