This nationally accredited course gives students the essential knowledge and skills to work as an Enrolled nurse (Division 2) in a variety of health care settings in Australia. Students will gain hands-on learning experience in our simulated laboratories, as well as in a clinical environment through work experience placements.
The aim of the course is to produce highly skilled, competent, confident, critically thinking enrolled nurses. The Diploma of Nursing is nationally accredited and after successful completion of the program students can apply to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) to gain registration. AHPRA registration enables graduates to practice in a variety of areas including acute, medical, surgical, general, rehabilitation, palliative care, operating theatres, paediatric, community, mental health or aged care settings in Australia under the supervision and direction of the registered nurse. This course may also provide pathway into the Bachelor of Nursing and other higher qualifications in health care.
Total duration of the program is 1715 hours including professional experience placement delivered in 4 semesters over 2 years.
The program is delivered over a period of 4 semesters (24 months). During this time, students will attend on campus(face-to-face) classes and also complete clinical placement, at approved healthcare facilities across Australia.
There is no applicable pathway into this qualification. Candidates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the community sector.
Potential pathways within the disability sector are identified below;
• HLT61107 Advanced Diploma of Nursing
• Bachelor’s Degree Program
After successful completion of the program the candidates may gain employment in a health or community care facility which may include a hospital, aged care, rehabilitation center, clinic, GP services, etc. as an Enrolled Nurse. Successful completion of the course enables graduates to be eligible to apply to AHPRA for registration as Enrolled Nurse. Students need to meet the eligibility criteria set by AHPRA at the time of registration.
Applicants seeking entry into this course should meet the following criteria.
Basic computer skills are desirable for general work requirements.
There are no prerequisite units of competencies for this qualification.
It is preferred the student has access to a computer with internet and basic computer skills. To be registered as an Enrolled Nurse, applicants must meet the registration standards developed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia including the Nursing and Midwifery English Language Skills Registration Standard. The approved standards can be accessed at http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards.
Next intake - 04 August 2014 .
Next intake - 13 October 2014 .
The application process involves 5 steps: application, interview (plus Language, Literacy and Numeracy), offer letter, payment and confirmation of enrolment. Applicants must successfully complete each stage in order to enrol.
There are three ways which applicants can submit their initial application:
1. Online: Applications can be completed online by clicking 'Apply Now' button .
2. Email: Applications can be downloaded by clicking 'Application Form' button. Once completed, scan and send the application by email to email@example.com
3. Post: Applications can be downloaded from here. You can send your completed application and required documentation to our Perth or Melbourne office. Addresses for these offices can be found here.
If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us on 1800 22 52 83.
We have two campuses, Melbourne (Heidelberg) and Perth:
|Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus||Perth Campus|
|597-599 Upper Heidelberg Road
Victoria 3081 Australia
|Level 2, Carillon City Arcade
680-692 Hay Street Mall
Perth, West Australia 6000 Australia