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Diploma of Nursing

Name & Code: Diploma of Nursing (HLT51612)
Accrediation: This course is a nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Duration: 18 months in total, 2.5 days per week
  • Face to face
  • Flex learn
Availability: This course is available for both domestic & international students. This course is delivered by Careers Australia (RTO 22479) in Sydney (NSW) , Melbourne (VIC), Fortitude Valley (QLD), Gold Coast (QLD) & Adelaide (SA) .There are four intake during the year including January, April, July and October.
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The Diploma of Nursing will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work as an Enrolled Nurse. Upon successful completion of this course you can seek employment as an Enrolled Nurse or continue your studies at university to complete your Bachelor of Nursing and become a Registered Nurse. Diploma of Nursing will qualify you to work as an enrolled nurse in acute care, aged care, rehabilitation, palliative care and mental health.

This course includes about 10 weeks (400 hours) of unpaid industry experience across a range of healthcare facilities and community services. We will organise these on your behalf and support staff will also be available to help you get settled and enjoy the experience as much as possible. Work experience is including:

  • Aged care (120 hours)
  • Mental health (40 hours)
  • Sub-acute care (80 hours)
  • Acute care (160 hours)
Before attending to your work placement you may be required to obtain:

  • Positive National Police Clearance
  • Working With Children Clearance
  • Disability Clearance
  • Completed immunisation screen with pathology or doctor verification
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Course Fee & Payment Plan
Domestic International
Fee for Service (NSW, QLD, VIC) $24,750.00 $25,250.00
Fee for Service (SA) $17,000.00 $25,250.00
Vet Fee Help (SA, NSW, QLD, VIC) Available N/A
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