Courses Details

HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

CRICOS Course Code: 095125A
Categories: Health Sciences
Study Methods: 15 hrs of face to face in campus + 5 hrs online ( per week)+ 400 Hrs work placement in Total.

104 weeks (72 Weeks Study)

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Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of an enrolled nurse working under the supervision of a registered nurse. This qualification covers the application of skills and knowledge required to provide nursing care for people across the health sector. A lifespan approach should underpin this qualification with relevant competencies that relate to the different stages of life identified within the units.


To be eligible to apply for registration as an enrolled nurse and to practice in Australia, you must complete a Diploma of Nursing program accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) and approved as ‘an approved program of study by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) in accordance with the Enrolled Nurse Accreditation Standards. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 400 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

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Course Requirements

  • Year 12 (HSC); or other relevant qualification/s;
  • Academic IELTS 7.0 each band or equivalent
  • National Police check
  • Working with Children check
  • Relevant immunization check
  • At least 17 years or above
  • For Packaged courses, the student cannot progress to the higher qualification unless the student has (successfully) completed the lower qualification

Career Opportunities

  • Primary Health Care Nurse( under the delegation of RN),
  • Operating Scrub Nurse ( Under the delegation of RN),
  • Acute Care Nurse ( under the delegation of RN),
  • Home Care Nurse for Aged Care Services ( under the delegation of RN),
  • Community Nurse (under the delegation of RN)

Assessments Methods

Assessments may include short written knowledge tests, discussions and oral communication demonstrations, case study exercises, written reports, web based research and reports, final projects and final written exams. To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full time load of study (20 hours per week).

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Bank: Commonwealth Bank
Branch Name: Cnr of George & Market St, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
Account Name: Australian Harvard International College
BSB: 062 005
Account No: 1116 1515
Swift Code: CTBAAU2S (for international transfer)

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