• Integrity

    We value integrity, honesty and respect in all relationships.

  • Excellence

    We value excellence as the appropriate standard for all services and practices.

  • Community

    We respect the dignity and rights of our community and acknowledge their beliefs, regardless of their cultural, spiritual or socioeconomic background.

  • Working Together

    We value equally all people who make a contribution to EGHS to achieve shared goals.

    Working Together
  • Learning Culture

    We strive to continually learn and develop through education, training, mentoring and by teaching others.

    Learning Culture


Education and training aims to provide a sustainable and responsive health workforce committed to high quality and safe health outcomes. The Pyrenees House Education Centre offers an extensive range of education and training programs linking directly to the efficiency and effectiveness of the health workforce.  These programs are supported by the Executive and Management team, allowing for their successful implementation and the ongoing growth in our value of a “Learning Culture”.

Programs include:-

  • Mandatory training
  • Training targeted to various workgroups, departments and disciplines
    • Inservice education
    • Online training
    • Victorian Regional Health Service Elearning Network (ReHSeN)
    • SIMVAN
    • Clinical Skills workshops
    • Highway Model of Education
  • Career progression pathways
  • Graduate Nurse program
    • Graduate Nursing Program
    • Grampians Regional Collaborative Graduate Nursing and Midwifery Program
  • Clinical placement undergraduate students
    • Medicine
    • Nursing/midwifery
    • Allied Health – Therapy
    • Allied Health – Science
    • Dental
    • Health Information Management
  • Diploma of Nursing delivered in partnership with ACUcom

Australian Catholic University (ACU) have finalised details to commence the Diploma of Nursing at East Grampians Health service in Ararat in 2017

The Course will be delivered in Pyrenees House over 18 months (full-time), 4 days per week commencing in February 2017 and clinical placement will take place within EGHS and other Hospitals in the Grampians region.

All enquiries relating to the Diploma of Nursing and to register for Entrance Testing should be directed to ACUcom by phone on 9953 3321, email acucom.melbourne@acu.edu.au   or to EGHS Education Manager, Heather Phillips on 5352 9404, email heather.phillips@eghs.net.au

At this stage Entrance Testing Dates are 3rd October and 8th November at Pyrenees House but this will be confirmed by ACU on booking.

This is a wonderful opportunity for local people from regional areas to gain formal nursing qualifications with the potential for employment with EGHS on completion.

ACU Diploma of Nursing

  • Certificate III in Individual Support delivered in partnership with BRACE Education and Training.