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SHQ (Sexual Health Quarters) offers a wide range of education and training opportunities in sexual and reproductive health.

The main focus of our work is professional training in order to build workforce, organisational and community capacity to promote sexual health and respectful relationships. In addition to advertised courses,

SHQ can design training to suit your requirements. Support and consultancy is available for organisations and professionals delivering sexual and reproductive health programs and services.

SHQ also provides sexual health community education programs in partnership with community agencies working with young people and Aboriginal people.

For information on registering for our courses please use the menu to the right.  For information on either the Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Medical Practitioners or the Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Nursing), including Pap Smear Provider Course please use click the images below.

Medical Education

SHQ provides professional development for medical practitioners and other health professionals who wish to update their skills and knowledge in the area of sexual and reproductive health.

Nurse Education

SHQ runs several highly regarded and popular courses for nurses and other health professionals wishing to develop their skills in sexual and reproductive health.


SHQ aims to help school staff build their capacity to deliver ongoing and effective relationships and sexuality education (RSE). SHQ provides resource and training support to educators who wish to implement relevant and developmentally appropriate RSE in their schools. This support can include delivery of programs, resource materials and consultancy.


RELATE is an innovative and dynamic Respectful Relationships Education program that aims to provide teachers and students in Years 8, 9 and 10 with a comprehensive, evidence-based, good practice curriculum that promotes respectful relationships and sexual health using a whole school approach.


  • linked to the WA Health Curriculum 2016
  • linked to AITSL Standards
  • based on the latest respectful relationships research
  • based on the Relationships and Sexual Health Education (RSE): 12 Principles of Best Practice
  • based on the Health Promoting Schools Framework

Working with Young People

SHQ offers training courses, consultancy and support for people working with young people in diverse settings to develop their skills to inform, educate and support young people around sexual health issues. This support can include some direct delivery of sexual health education programs.

Working with Aboriginal People

SHQ works in partnership with Aboriginal people and organisations to promote sexual and reproductive health for Aboriginal people and communities. We deliver a range of training courses and programs for Aboriginal professionals and community members and other professionals working with Aboriginal people. SHQ Educators, including Aboriginal Educators, are also available for delivery of sexual health education programs for Aboriginal young people and community groups.

Course fees

SHQ courses are part-funded by the WA and Australian Government Departments of Health and partly through course fees. There are subsidies and scholarships available that may assist you to access training.


Course subsidies are not currently available. Discounts may be available for specific courses, please read the registration forms carefully.


WA Department of Health Bursaries and Scholarships

Contact Us

For more information please contact Kat Duncan on 9227 6177 or email.


SHQ offers a range of professional services including testing and treatment of STIs, contraception information and supply, unplanned pregnancy, Pap smears, STI drop-in clinics and counselling.