Diploma of Nursing

The Diploma of Nursing has been designed to give you the up-to-date skills and professional insight you need to develop a long lasting career safeguarding the health of others.

Throughout the course you will be equipped with the essential skills required to work as an Enrolled Nurse in a wide range of healthcare facilities. These skills include communicating with patients, working in a team, medication, and clinical nursing duties. This course is your chance to start a career working in one of our most vital industries.

Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017

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Course Details

Diploma of Nursing

​ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • IELTS 6.0 Academic*
  • Aged 18 Years or Over
  • Completion of secondary schooling
  • ACCREDITATION

  • CRICOS Course Code: 094412B
  • AQF Course Code: HLT54115
  • AQF Qualification Title: Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 Nursing)
  • Training Provider: Careers Australia Education

  • Locations

    Adelaide
    Burleigh
    Brisbane
    Melbourne
    Sydney

    Details

    Sector

    Healthcare

    Duration

    18 months, including 400 hours vocational work placement in supported facilities.

    Accreditation

    AQF Course Code
    HLT54115

    AQF Qualification Title
    Diploma of Nursing

    Training Provider
    Careers Australia Education Institute Pty Ltd (22479)
    CRICOS Number: 03224D

    Diploma of Nursing

    With up-to-date facilities, including computer labs, training rooms and more, our campuses deliver a complete learning experience. This course is available at the following campus locations:

    Intake Dates

    May 8, 2017

    August 9,2017

    This program is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and accredited by The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC). 

    Locations

    Adelaide
    Brisbane
    Burleigh
    Melbourne
    Sydney

    Details

    Sector

    Healthcare

    Duration

    18 months, including 400hrs of vocational placement at non-acute, sub-acute and acute facilities.

    Entry Requirements

    In accordance with the Careers Australia accreditation with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council, the minimum standards for entry into the Diploma of Nursing are:

    Applicants must have successfully completed one of the following:

    • Year 12; or
    • An Australian Certificate III in Aged Care; or
    • Two years experience in a closely related field such as HACC or Disability; or
    • Mature aged entry (21 years of age)

    All prospective students must attend an information session and successfully complete a literacy and numeracy assessment. Finally applicants are required to declare their physical and mental fitness to safely perform the duties associated with direct care work.

    Accreditation

    AQF Course Code
    HLT54115

    AQF Qualification Title
    Diploma of Nursing

    Training Provider
    Careers Australia Education Institute Pty Ltd (22479)
    CRICOS Number: 03224D

    Diploma of Nursing

    Intake Dates

    May 8, 2017

    August 9,2017

    This program is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and accredited by The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC). 

    Locations

    Adelaide
    Brisbane
    Burleigh
    Melbourne
    Sydney

    Details

    Sector

    Healthcare

    Duration

    18 months, including 400hrs of vocational placement at non-acute, sub-acute and acute facilities.

    Entry Requirements

    In accordance with the Careers Australia accreditation with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council, the minimum standards for entry into the Diploma of Nursing are:

    Applicants must have successfully completed one of the following:

    • Year 12; or
    • An Australian Certificate III in Aged Care; or
    • Two years experience in a closely related field such as HACC or Disability; or
    • Mature aged entry (21 years of age)

    All prospective students must attend an information session and successfully complete a literacy and numeracy assessment. Finally applicants are required to declare their physical and mental fitness to safely perform the duties associated with direct care work.

    Accreditation

    AQF Course Code
    HLT54115

    AQF Qualification Title
    Diploma of Nursing

    Training Provider
    Careers Australia Education Institute Pty Ltd (22479)
    CRICOS Number: 03224D

    Course Fees

    Select State

    State funding programs may cause the price to be lower in select states. Please contact us by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button for more details.

    Maximum Course Fee- Domestic May Intake: $25,000

    Maximum Course Fee- Domestic- South Australia Only: $20,000

    Maximum Course Fee- International Students: $25,250


    VET Student Loan available: $15,000

    This is the amount the government will loan you for this qualification under the VET Student Loan Scheme (domestic students only, more information to the right).


    Domestic Student Contribution- May Intake: $10,000

    Domestic Student Contribution- South Australia only: $5,000

    This is the amount remaining after a VET Student Loan has been approved for this qualification.

    Eligibility criteria apply.

    The maximum fee for this course is $25250

    Funding & Loans

    AUS Wide

    This training is delivered with the support of the VET Student Loan Scheme. A VET Student Loan is an Australian Government loan scheme that assists eligible students to pay part of their tuition fees for higher-level VET courses.

    Students are required to repay this loan through the taxation system. Further information is available on our website under Funding & Loans.

    AUS Wide
    Enrolments for study in 2017 are now open.
    AUS Wide
    International delivery prices subject to change. Please contact Careers Australia at the time of enrolment to confirm price information.

    Course Units

    HLT54115: Diploma of Nursing

    1

    CodeUnitType
    HLTAID003Provide First AidUnit of Competency
    HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careUnit of Competency
    HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresUnit of Competency
    HLTENN002Apply communication skills in nursing practiceUnit of Competency
    CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleUnit of Competency
    HLTENN008Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practiceUnit of Competency
    HLTAAP002Confirm physical health statusUnit of Competency
    CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyUnit of Competency
    CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practiceUnit of Competency
    HLTENN006Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environmentUnit of Competency
    HLTENN013Implement and monitor care of the older personUnit of Competency
    HLTENN010Apply a palliative approach in nursing practiceUnit of Competency

    2

    CodeUnitType
    HLTENN001Practice nursing within the Australian health care systemUnit of Competency
    HLTAAP003Analyse and respond to client health informationUnit of Competency
    HLTENN003Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing careUnit of Competency
    HLTENN004Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plansUnit of Competency
    HLTENN012Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problemsUnit of Competency
    HLTENN015Apply nursing practice in the primary health care settingUnit of Competency
    CHCPOL003Research and apply evidence to practiceUnit of Competency
    HLTENN009Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditionsUnit of Competency

    3

    CodeUnitType
    HLTENN007Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapyUnit of Competency
    HLTENN025Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetesUnit of Competency
    HLTENN011Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problemsUnit of Competency
    HLTENN005Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needsUnit of Competency
    HLTENN014Contribute to maternal and infant health careUnit of Competency

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