Diploma of Nursing

National ID: HLT54115
State ID: AYZ3
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Public
Central Regional TAFE
Course Details
Training Package Version : 3.1

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing. You will also learn about anatomy and physiology, infection control, nursing care of the client, legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice and promote positive health. You will also develop an understanding of health issues of Indigenous Australians and contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the client. Your learning will incorporate a large component of supervised clinical practice in health care settings.

 

Additional Requirements : Students completing this qualification are eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has specific requirements for registration relating to English Language Skills, Criminal history, Recency of practice, Continuing professional development and Professional indemnity insurance arrangements. Registration standards define the requirements that applicants, registrants or students need to meet to be registered. Detailed information is published on the NMBA website, accessible at http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards.aspx

A National Police Clearance, Working with Children Card, WA Health Criminal Screening, Senior First Aid Certificate and a medical screening with specific immunisations are required prior to undertaking the practical components of this course.

Education providers will, under the National Law, register students with the NMBA and notify the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) if a student undertaking clinical training has an impairment that may place the public at substantial risk of harm. You do not need to apply for student registration. AHPRA works directly with education providers to register all students who need to be registered. There are no fees for student registration. For further information go to -

http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-and-Endorsement/Student-Registration.aspx

www.ahpra.gov.au/Registration/Student-Registrations.aspx

Entrance Requirements : Students that are required by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) to provide a formal English language skills test when applying for registration, must provide a formal English language test result demonstrating they have achieved the NMBA specified level of English language skills, prior to commencement of the program.
Students are required to provide evidence of having sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully undertake the program's academic and workplace experience requirements, prior to commencing the program.
Work Placement : A Work Placement of 410 hours must be undertaken as part of this course.
Licencing Outcomes : Successful completion of this qualification will make you eligible for registration as an Enrolled Nurse with AHPRA.
VET Student Loans : This course IS ELIGIBLE for a VET Student Loan. Central Regional TAFE is an authorised Vocational Education and Training (VET) provider approved to offer VET Student Loans to eligible students. VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme available to assist eligible students studying VET Diploma and Higher Education qualifications to pay all or part of their tuition fees. Check out our website here for more details.

Course description

Course Details
Training Package Version : 3.1

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing. You will also learn about anatomy and physiology, infection control, nursing care of the client, legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice and promote positive health. You will also develop an understanding of health issues of Indigenous Australians and contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the client. Your learning will incorporate a large component of supervised clinical practice in health care settings.

 

Additional Requirements : Students completing this qualification are eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has specific requirements for registration relating to English Language Skills, Criminal history, Recency of practice, Continuing professional development and Professional indemnity insurance arrangements. Registration standards define the requirements that applicants, registrants or students need to meet to be registered. Detailed information is published on the NMBA website, accessible at http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards.aspx

A National Police Clearance, Working with Children Card, WA Health Criminal Screening, Senior First Aid Certificate and a medical screening with specific immunisations are required prior to undertaking the practical components of this course.

Education providers will, under the National Law, register students with the NMBA and notify the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) if a student undertaking clinical training has an impairment that may place the public at substantial risk of harm. You do not need to apply for student registration. AHPRA works directly with education providers to register all students who need to be registered. There are no fees for student registration. For further information go to -

http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-and-Endorsement/Student-Registration.aspx

www.ahpra.gov.au/Registration/Student-Registrations.aspx

Entrance Requirements : Students that are required by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) to provide a formal English language skills test when applying for registration, must provide a formal English language test result demonstrating they have achieved the NMBA specified level of English language skills, prior to commencement of the program.
Students are required to provide evidence of having sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully undertake the program's academic and workplace experience requirements, prior to commencing the program.
Work Placement : A Work Placement of 410 hours must be undertaken as part of this course.
Licencing Outcomes : Successful completion of this qualification will make you eligible for registration as an Enrolled Nurse with AHPRA.
VET Student Loans : This course IS ELIGIBLE for a VET Student Loan. Central Regional TAFE is an authorised Vocational Education and Training (VET) provider approved to offer VET Student Loans to eligible students. VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme available to assist eligible students studying VET Diploma and Higher Education qualifications to pay all or part of their tuition fees. Check out our website here for more details.

Campus locations

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Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

This Diploma will teach you how to be an Enrolled nurse by providing skills and knowledge in human biology, chemistry, medical terminology, medicines and how to deal with a range of people from different backgrounds.

With our nursing qualification you'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices. By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing
  • Understand anatomy and physiology
  • Understand and implement infection control
  • Provide nursing care for the client
  • Understand legal and ethical parameters
  • Promote positive health
  • Understand health issues of Indigenous Australians
  • Contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the clients

Not only are your employment prospects high in this industry, you'll also gain satisfaction from helping people and possibly even saving lives.

Your Diploma of Nursing prepares you for roles such as:

Enrolled Nurse

Please note that prior to enrolment you will need to undertake a pre entry assessment, to ensure you have an appropriate numeracy and literacy background.

Effective from semester 2 intake 2018

Are you thinking about a career in Nursing and wondering what subjects you should choose at school or what the requirements are for getting on to a nursing course?

If you wish to study an enrolled nursing course at TAFE you will need to pass Year 12 English and Maths.
You will also need to attain your Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).
A science subject like Human biology is also a good subject to choose.

If you were not educated in Australia, you must provide evidence of:
a) Completion of five (5) years (fulltime equivalent) of tertiary and secondary
b) or tertiary and vocational
c) or combined tertiary, secondary and vocational education taught and assessed in English, in any of the following recognised countries; New Zealand, South Africa, United States of America, Canada, Republic of Ireland and United Kingdom.

If you were educated in a non-English speaking country, you will need to sit a Board approved English language test i.e. International English Language Test (IELTs) or
Occupational English Language Test (OETs).

The test results will be accepted if they were obtained:
a) Within the two (2) years before the date you lodge your application for registration
b) or if more than two (2) years before the date you lodge your application for registration, you have been continuously enrolled in a Board approved program of study.

Course description

This Diploma will teach you how to be an Enrolled nurse by providing skills and knowledge in human biology, chemistry, medical terminology, medicines and how to deal with a range of people from different backgrounds.

With our nursing qualification you'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices. By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing
  • Understand anatomy and physiology
  • Understand and implement infection control
  • Provide nursing care for the client
  • Understand legal and ethical parameters
  • Promote positive health
  • Understand health issues of Indigenous Australians
  • Contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the clients

Not only are your employment prospects high in this industry, you'll also gain satisfaction from helping people and possibly even saving lives.

Your Diploma of Nursing prepares you for roles such as:

Enrolled Nurse

Please note that prior to enrolment you will need to undertake a pre entry assessment, to ensure you have an appropriate numeracy and literacy background.

Effective from semester 2 intake 2018

Are you thinking about a career in Nursing and wondering what subjects you should choose at school or what the requirements are for getting on to a nursing course?

If you wish to study an enrolled nursing course at TAFE you will need to pass Year 12 English and Maths.
You will also need to attain your Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE).
A science subject like Human biology is also a good subject to choose.

If you were not educated in Australia, you must provide evidence of:
a) Completion of five (5) years (fulltime equivalent) of tertiary and secondary
b) or tertiary and vocational
c) or combined tertiary, secondary and vocational education taught and assessed in English, in any of the following recognised countries; New Zealand, South Africa, United States of America, Canada, Republic of Ireland and United Kingdom.

If you were educated in a non-English speaking country, you will need to sit a Board approved English language test i.e. International English Language Test (IELTs) or
Occupational English Language Test (OETs).

The test results will be accepted if they were obtained:
a) Within the two (2) years before the date you lodge your application for registration
b) or if more than two (2) years before the date you lodge your application for registration, you have been continuously enrolled in a Board approved program of study.

Campus locations

Course page link
Private
Open Colleges School of Health

Build a career that’s meaningful, fills you with a sense of purpose, and provides diverse job opportunities, with this Diploma of Nursing course.

Offered via a blend of face to face on-campus and simulated laboratory learning this is the ideal starting point for you to become a qualified Enrolled Nurse and work within the Australian Health Care system

Our course is delivered two days a week over 18 months with full time practical placement of 480 hours provided in a variety of current industry situations.

If you’ve always wanted to be a nurse, this is where to start!

Why study this course?​

  • Learn from experienced nurses and clinical specialists’ onsite at Open Colleges School of Health's state-of-the-art campuses in Perth.
  • Gain hands-on experience with simulation hospital wards and skills lab training
  • Experience industry and solidify your learning with our practical clinical placements across Community, Aged Care and Hospital settings.

Delivery location: Perth Campus , Workzone Building A,  Level 6,  202 Pier Street, Perth WA 6000

Course description

Build a career that’s meaningful, fills you with a sense of purpose, and provides diverse job opportunities, with this Diploma of Nursing course.

Offered via a blend of face to face on-campus and simulated laboratory learning this is the ideal starting point for you to become a qualified Enrolled Nurse and work within the Australian Health Care system

Our course is delivered two days a week over 18 months with full time practical placement of 480 hours provided in a variety of current industry situations.

If you’ve always wanted to be a nurse, this is where to start!

Why study this course?​

  • Learn from experienced nurses and clinical specialists’ onsite at Open Colleges School of Health's state-of-the-art campuses in Perth.
  • Gain hands-on experience with simulation hospital wards and skills lab training
  • Experience industry and solidify your learning with our practical clinical placements across Community, Aged Care and Hospital settings.

Delivery location: Perth Campus , Workzone Building A,  Level 6,  202 Pier Street, Perth WA 6000

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

 

Are you ready for a life-saving career?

This qualification will teach you thenursing skills and knowledge required to be eligible for enrolment with the nursing and midwifery regulatory authorities. During this course you willgain experience in a number of supervised clinical practices in different health settings, providing you with a range of experiences required for professional nursing.

You will learn about anatomy and physiology, infection control, and legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice. You will advanced skills and knowledge in Enrolled Nursing in areas of specialisation, such as client assessment, care and management. You will apply research skills within a contemporary health environment and will learn skills in areas such as mental health, perioperative nursing and acute care nursing.

On completion of the Diploma of Nursing graduates can gain employment in the health industry.

Entry to the Diploma of Nursing is very competitive. It is recommended that you discuss your application with a career development adviser.As partof an application for this courseyou will be required to sit and pass a 2 hour series of tests on numeracy, comprehension and literacy.

PLEASE NOTE: Effective from semester 2, 2018 intake – Changes to Diploma of Nursing entrance requirements

Considering a career in (enrolled) nursing and wondering what subjects you should choose at school or what the prerequisites are for getting into a nursing course?

School-aged applicants (educated in Australia)

If you wish to study nursing at TAFE you will need:
• A pass in year 12 English and maths. Though not a prerequisite, a science (e.g. human biology) might also be a good subject to choose.
• Attainment of the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) or equivalent from another Australian State if not from Western Australia.

Mature-aged applicants (educated in Australia)

• Completion of five (5) years (full-time equivalent) of secondary, tertiary and/or vocational education (or a combination thereof)

All other applicants (educated in an English speaking country)

If you were not educated in Australia, you must provide evidence of:
• Being taught and assessed in English in any of the following recognised countries: Canada; New Zealand; Republic of Ireland; South Africa; United Kingdom; and United States of America.
• Completion of five (5) years (full-time equivalent) of secondary, tertiary and/or vocational education (or a combination thereof) in above recognised country.

All other applicants (educated in a non-English speaking country)

If you were educated in a non-English speaking country you will need to sit a board-approved International English Language Testing System(IELTS) test and achieve a minimum score of seven (7) in each of the four components,or Occupational English Test (OET) and achieve a minimum score of 'B' in each of the four components. Information on other acceptable tests is available fromwww.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/

Test results will only be accepted as a course entry prerequisite if they were obtained:
• Within two (2) years before the date you lodge your application for registration.
OR
• For test results older than two (2) years, you can still apply if you have been continuously enrolled in a board-approved program of study.

In some cases there may be alternatives for entry. If you are unsure if you meet the requirements or if you have any questions please contact us.

Download our changes to Diploma of Nursing entrance requirements flyer

Course description

 

Are you ready for a life-saving career?

This qualification will teach you thenursing skills and knowledge required to be eligible for enrolment with the nursing and midwifery regulatory authorities. During this course you willgain experience in a number of supervised clinical practices in different health settings, providing you with a range of experiences required for professional nursing.

You will learn about anatomy and physiology, infection control, and legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice. You will advanced skills and knowledge in Enrolled Nursing in areas of specialisation, such as client assessment, care and management. You will apply research skills within a contemporary health environment and will learn skills in areas such as mental health, perioperative nursing and acute care nursing.

On completion of the Diploma of Nursing graduates can gain employment in the health industry.

Entry to the Diploma of Nursing is very competitive. It is recommended that you discuss your application with a career development adviser.As partof an application for this courseyou will be required to sit and pass a 2 hour series of tests on numeracy, comprehension and literacy.

PLEASE NOTE: Effective from semester 2, 2018 intake – Changes to Diploma of Nursing entrance requirements

Considering a career in (enrolled) nursing and wondering what subjects you should choose at school or what the prerequisites are for getting into a nursing course?

School-aged applicants (educated in Australia)

If you wish to study nursing at TAFE you will need:
• A pass in year 12 English and maths. Though not a prerequisite, a science (e.g. human biology) might also be a good subject to choose.
• Attainment of the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) or equivalent from another Australian State if not from Western Australia.

Mature-aged applicants (educated in Australia)

• Completion of five (5) years (full-time equivalent) of secondary, tertiary and/or vocational education (or a combination thereof)

All other applicants (educated in an English speaking country)

If you were not educated in Australia, you must provide evidence of:
• Being taught and assessed in English in any of the following recognised countries: Canada; New Zealand; Republic of Ireland; South Africa; United Kingdom; and United States of America.
• Completion of five (5) years (full-time equivalent) of secondary, tertiary and/or vocational education (or a combination thereof) in above recognised country.

All other applicants (educated in a non-English speaking country)

If you were educated in a non-English speaking country you will need to sit a board-approved International English Language Testing System(IELTS) test and achieve a minimum score of seven (7) in each of the four components,or Occupational English Test (OET) and achieve a minimum score of 'B' in each of the four components. Information on other acceptable tests is available fromwww.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/

Test results will only be accepted as a course entry prerequisite if they were obtained:
• Within two (2) years before the date you lodge your application for registration.
OR
• For test results older than two (2) years, you can still apply if you have been continuously enrolled in a board-approved program of study.

In some cases there may be alternatives for entry. If you are unsure if you meet the requirements or if you have any questions please contact us.

Download our changes to Diploma of Nursing entrance requirements flyer

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing. You will also learn about anatomy and physiology, infection control, nursing care of the client, legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice and promote positive health. You will also develop an understanding of health issues of Indigenous Australians and contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the client. Your learning will incorporate a large component of supervised clinical practice in a health care setting.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Course description

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing. You will also learn about anatomy and physiology, infection control, nursing care of the client, legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice and promote positive health. You will also develop an understanding of health issues of Indigenous Australians and contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the client. Your learning will incorporate a large component of supervised clinical practice in a health care setting.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Campus locations

Course page link
Private
The University of Notre Dame Australia

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