Clinical Placement

Clinical placements in Victoria

Clinical placements play an important role in preparing professional-entry healthcare students for their part in the future health workforce. In Victoria, 11 Clinical Placement Networks (CPNs) facilitate locally driven, stakeholder-led clinical placement initiatives, and the Victorian Clinical Training Council (VCTC) provides statewide leadership and advice on professional-entry clinical placement issuesNews about Victorian clinical education and training initiatives is provided throughout the website and is regularly updated. For queries, please email

Clinical Placement Networks

Eleven Clinical Placement Networks (CPNs) have been established across Victoria as a platform for partnership building, local coordination, research and innovation in clinical placementsIf you are a CPN member, there are a number of ways to be involved in your network. This Information Sheet will provide further information.