Vaccine Requirements Schedule

Students are responsible for all costs associated with meeting the immunisation and health requirements for your Professional Experience Placement. Please visit your own General Practitioner or the JCU Health General Practice to obtain your vaccines and serology.  

Recommended Vaccination Schedule at JCU Health General Practice.

Visit 1Visit 2: 1 weekVisit 3: 1 monthVisit 4: 5 monthsVisit 5: 4-6 months post
Review of
Immunisation History

1st Hep B or Booster


2nd Hep B


3rd Hep B


Hep B Serology if required
If required Varicella,
Measles, Mumps
and Rubella & Hep B serology

1st Varicella injection


2nd Varicella




Varicella Serology if required


1st MMR injection or Booster


2nd MMR injection if required



MMR serology If required

HIV/Hep C serology

(Dental Students only)

dTpA Injection (Whooping cough/ADT)



For Vet Students


1st Visit-

Skin test $50/ Blood test

(TTH Pathology)

2nd Visit – Vaccine if required $130

Rabies Immunisation Course  

if required

3 injections for course given

Day 1, Day 7, Day 28.

$135 per vaccine

dTpA Injection

(Whooping cough/ADT)



ADT $35

  • Please be advised prices of vaccines may change
  • Pathology tests are bulked billed through Sullivan Nicoladies and for international students through TTH pathology
  • Consults are bulked billed at JCU Health for all JCU students with Medicare card. International students are rebate fee only which with some insurance company we can claim directly or if not they can claim through their health insurance funds.
  • Please inform reception at time of making first appointment that it is for Placement Immunisations, so we can have the required paper work ready for your appointment.

Overseas Placements

  • Vaccine requirements for overseas placements will depend on the country and your other travel requirements.
  • You will require a TRAVEL CONSULT with a GP as there may be additional vaccines required. We recommend that you make this appointment at least 3 months prior to departure to ensure you will be fully vaccinated.
  • At JCU HEALTH a travel consult is NOT bulked billed $130 ($71.70 medicare Rebate). Additional appts for further vaccines will be bulked billed for JCU students.