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IV Cannulation Course


This practical workshop will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to undertake IV Cannulation in their workplace. Participants will have the opportunity to use the equipment and perform the intravenous cannulation procedure on a cannulation ‘model’ arm.

Course Start Dates

Sydney (Parramatta)

Face to Face

Jun 22, 2023
Jul 20, 2023
Aug 17, 2023
Sep 21, 2023
Oct 19, 2023
Nov 16, 2023

Course Details

IV Cannulation Course
Course Delivery : Face to Face
Campus : Sydney, Melbourne CBD
Organisation delivering the program :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
Organisation issuing certification :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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  • 1 day (4 hrs)
  • Face to Face
  • Available to domestic students only

The IV Cannulation course is designed to provide you with an understanding of the steps of Intravenous Cannulation, special considerations and complications and to prepare you for undertaking IV Cannulation competence in their workplace. During the workshop, the participants actually use the equipment and perform the intravenous cannulation procedure. At the completion of the workshop, participants will have their cannulation competency individually assessed on a cannulation ‘model’ arm.

  • Legal and Professional Requirements
  • Assessments prior to Cannulation
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Site Selection
  • Cannula Selection
  • Equipment
  • Theoretical and Practical Requirements
  • Surveillance and Monitoring
  • Site Maintenance
  • Documentation
  • Practice session and training

AUD $400.00

*The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.

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Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150, Australia
Melbourne CBD
Level 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia

Face to Face delivery

Students will undergo a series of training methods and study 4 hours in the Campus with the help of a trained educator.

Competency assessment of IV cannulation on model arm. This means that, students will get opportunity to practice the IV Cannula insertion procedure using manikin arm or a model arm.

Complete theory and assessments online.

You can apply online using the “Apply online” link below.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


This course does not endorse Health Professionals as competent to do IV Cannulation. The Health Professional will have to complete supervised 5 – 10 IV cannulation tasks in the clinical area as per the organizational requirements. IHNA will not organize clinical placements for the same.

IHNA reserves the right to cancel/reschedule the intake if sufficient enrolment numbers are not there for the intake.

In the event of a cancellation or reschedule, full fee paid by the student will be refunded or the student can attend the rescheduled session.

Student can cancel the enrolment three days before the course start date and the full fee paid by the student will be refunded.

Fee is not refundable if the student withdraws from the course within two days of the course start date.

That is if the course is starting on 24th of the month, the student can cancel the course till 21st with full fee refund. Cancellations happening on 22nd and 23rd will not be eligible for fee refund.

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