Training Courses and Education

Professional Training

Family Planning Welfare Association ( FPWNT) is a registered training organisation # 2131 that offers a  range of accredited training courses across the NT, as well as nationally regonised training specialising in reproductive and sexual health matters for the health professional.  Training and courses for doctors, nurses and Aboriginal health practitioners are offered throughout the year at a number of centres across the Northern Territory. 

To see the planned training schelude, please view the 2020 Training Calendar which can be found in the downloads under 'further information' below.

To enrol in FPWNT training courses, download a copy of the Training Application form and return the completed application with all accompanying documentation as early as possible via fax, post or email.  If you have completed the theory component of one of our courses and wish to apply to complete the clinical component please download, complete and return the Clinical Training Application 2020.

All applicants should  read the Participant Handbook Manual and the training refund policy prior to applying for training. These policies can be located under 'additional information' located at the bottom of this page. All applicants are also required to read our information sheet on unique student identification. All students undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by an RTO need to have a unique student identifier ( USI) prior to undertaking any training program.

For futher information regarding courses and training on offer, please see the relevant course brochures under 'additional information' located below.

For futher training and education queries please contact 

For Registered Nurses

Well Women’s Health Unit
For more information on the Well Women's Health Unit training please  below 'additonal information'.

Reproductive and Sexual Health Course
For more information please see the 2020 R&SH course information found below under 'additional information'.


For Medical Doctors

Reproductive and Sexual Health Certificate Course
We will not be offering this course during 2020. We are currently developing a number of short workshops for Doctors to be delivered in 2020.

Doctors can complete the theoretical component of the R&SH Certificate course Interstate and complete their clinical training with FPWNT. 

Implanon® Insertion and Removal Training
For further information on training in Implanon insertion and removal please contact FPWNT (08) 89480144.

Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) Insertion and Removal Training
Training sessions are held throughout the year for doctors looking to acquire the clinical skills and knowledge required to perform the insertion and removal of IUCDs.  Please see the information flyer for more details or contact our  education team   for details of these training sessions.

Northern Territory General Practice Education (NTGPE) Registrar Training - For more information click here or see below.

For Aboriginal Health Workers

Course in Women’s Sexual Health
For more information please read the brochure below under 'additional information'.

Course in Men’s Sexual Health
This course provides male Aboriginal Health Workers with knowledge and skills in the area of Men’s Sexual Health.  This is a Certificate IV level course and comprises a full unit of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Course. If your interested in this unit please contact FPWNT.

Community Education

Family Planning NT offers community education to a wide range of groups including schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations and government and non-government organisations.  Our experienced educators can provide tailored training programs in all aspects of sexual and reproductive health.  Use of our on-site training room offers a fully equipped training facility as well as providing the opportunity for participants to familiarise themselves with the training, education and clinical facilities available at Family Planning NT and providing access to a wide range of resources.  For off-site training sufficient equipment must be provided to enable appropriate presentation and facilitation.  To discuss the training and education needs of your organisation please contact our Community Education Officer.

To request a training session with our Education team please complete the Request for Education form and submit it to Family Planning by fax, post or email: 


Workforce Development for Community Workers

If your interested in workforce education for your employee's or clients please contact FPWNT.


Additional Information


Training Application 2020
IUD Upskilling Clinical Application 2020
Clinical Training Application 2020
Application for Assignment Extension
Request for Education Services 2020


NEW COVID-19 Training Calendar 2020
NEW COVID-19 LARC Statement
Training Course fees & Refund Policy
Participant Information Handbook
IUD Insertion Training for Doctors
UNIT HLTAHW027 Information 2020
R&S Course for NURSES 2020
The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Summary Table
Feedback and Complaint
InfoAustralian Practice Nurses Association
USI Student Number Information
InfoAustralian College of Nursing
InfoMSD Online



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Corner Caryota Court & Dickward Drive
Coconut Grove, NT 0810
P:  (08) 8948 0144
F:  (08) 8948 0626

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Palmerston Health Precinct Complex,
3 Gurd Street Farrar NT 0830
(Follow the signs or PINK dots to FP clinic)

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