Diploma of Nursing

National ID: HLT54115
State ID: AYZ3
Qualification level: Diploma

Course is available at the following locations

Private
Marr Mooditj Training

Course is delivered in Perth in block released format

This qualification reflects the role of enrolled nurses who are responsible for providing high quality nursing care to patients, ongoing self and professional development to maintain their knowledge base through life-long learning, and continue to demonstrate the types of core nursing activities that an EN would be expected to undertake on entry to practice. 

Enrolled Nurses work with the Registered Nurses as part of the health care team and demonstrates competence in the provision of a person-centred care.

The course is delivered over 18 months in a block release mode.

Course description

Course is delivered in Perth in block released format

This qualification reflects the role of enrolled nurses who are responsible for providing high quality nursing care to patients, ongoing self and professional development to maintain their knowledge base through life-long learning, and continue to demonstrate the types of core nursing activities that an EN would be expected to undertake on entry to practice. 

Enrolled Nurses work with the Registered Nurses as part of the health care team and demonstrates competence in the provision of a person-centred care.

The course is delivered over 18 months in a block release mode.

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
Private
The University of Notre Dame Australia

Are you looking to kick-start your meaningful career in Nursing?

The Diploma of Nursing provides the skills and knowledge to work as an enrolled nurse (EN) under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN) in various health care settings which includes acute care, aged care, community care, rehabilitation and mental health.

You will gain skills and knowledge to participate in a multidisciplinary team to assist an individual to meet their needs, provide holistic approach in care including planning, delivering and monitoring in collaboration with registered nurse and other health practitioners, relate to the concepts of the person, their environment and health to the safe and effective practice of nursing, practice in a culturally appropriate manner to meet the physical, psychosocial, emotional and mental health needs of an individual, practice in a safe and competent manner, and engage in reflective practice, nursing research and critically analyses and applies evidence based practice to nursing care.

This course is delivered in a blended learning mode, on campus, facilitated on-line in a virtual classroom and in facilities, and is a full time course over 18-24 months. To be awarded a HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing qualification, you are required to complete all 25 units of competency satisfactorily and complete a minimum of 440 hours of professional experience. After being awarded a HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing qualification you are eligible to apply for registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

The Nursing and Midwifery Board have English Language Skill requirements for registration as an Enrolled Nurse.

VET Student Loans (VSL) are available to eligible applicants.

Course description

Are you looking to kick-start your meaningful career in Nursing?

The Diploma of Nursing provides the skills and knowledge to work as an enrolled nurse (EN) under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN) in various health care settings which includes acute care, aged care, community care, rehabilitation and mental health.

You will gain skills and knowledge to participate in a multidisciplinary team to assist an individual to meet their needs, provide holistic approach in care including planning, delivering and monitoring in collaboration with registered nurse and other health practitioners, relate to the concepts of the person, their environment and health to the safe and effective practice of nursing, practice in a culturally appropriate manner to meet the physical, psychosocial, emotional and mental health needs of an individual, practice in a safe and competent manner, and engage in reflective practice, nursing research and critically analyses and applies evidence based practice to nursing care.

This course is delivered in a blended learning mode, on campus, facilitated on-line in a virtual classroom and in facilities, and is a full time course over 18-24 months. To be awarded a HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing qualification, you are required to complete all 25 units of competency satisfactorily and complete a minimum of 440 hours of professional experience. After being awarded a HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing qualification you are eligible to apply for registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

The Nursing and Midwifery Board have English Language Skill requirements for registration as an Enrolled Nurse.

VET Student Loans (VSL) are available to eligible applicants.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
Central Regional TAFE

<h3>Your future in Nursing starts here.</h3>
<p>A Diploma of Nursing from Central Regional TAFE will see you work as an enrolled nurse in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community organisations or residential care. It is a diverse, challenging and rewarding career, as nurses make a real difference to the comfort and care of patients every day.</p>
<p>By working in our simulated hospital wards and outreach clinic, you will gain knowledge and skills that will enable you to assess and provide nursing care to clients, including how to observe and measure vital signs, and assist patients with everyday activities. You will develop essential effective communication skills and learn to work with and care for people from different backgrounds.</p>

Course description

<h3>Your future in Nursing starts here.</h3>
<p>A Diploma of Nursing from Central Regional TAFE will see you work as an enrolled nurse in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community organisations or residential care. It is a diverse, challenging and rewarding career, as nurses make a real difference to the comfort and care of patients every day.</p>
<p>By working in our simulated hospital wards and outreach clinic, you will gain knowledge and skills that will enable you to assess and provide nursing care to clients, including how to observe and measure vital signs, and assist patients with everyday activities. You will develop essential effective communication skills and learn to work with and care for people from different backgrounds.</p>

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

<p><em>This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.</em></p>
<h3>Enrolled Nurses have varied and rewarding career opportunities, making a difference in the lives of the people they care for</h3>
<p>North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Nursing will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to be employed as an Enrolled Nurse; such as human biology, medical terminology, medicines and how to provide care for a range of people from different backgrounds.</p>
<p>With our nursing qualification you'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices. </p>
<p>Not only are your employment prospects high in this industry, you'll also gain satisfaction from improving the quality of peoples' lives and possibly even saving lives.<br />
You could gain employment in hospitals, community health services, residential care, private homes (home care), clinics, medical practices and pathology services.</p>

Course description

<p><em>This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.</em></p>
<h3>Enrolled Nurses have varied and rewarding career opportunities, making a difference in the lives of the people they care for</h3>
<p>North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Nursing will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to be employed as an Enrolled Nurse; such as human biology, medical terminology, medicines and how to provide care for a range of people from different backgrounds.</p>
<p>With our nursing qualification you'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices. </p>
<p>Not only are your employment prospects high in this industry, you'll also gain satisfaction from improving the quality of peoples' lives and possibly even saving lives.<br />
You could gain employment in hospitals, community health services, residential care, private homes (home care), clinics, medical practices and pathology services.</p>

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Regional TAFE

<h3><em><strong>Semester 2 2021 applications are now open!</strong></em></h3>
<h3>Provide the right care to those in need.</h3>
<p>The Diploma of Nursing provides participants with the practical skills and knowledge to work as an enrolled nurse. Upon successful completion, participants will have the skills to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing, and will be able to seek enrolled nursing registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.</p>
<h4>Participants will learn about:</h4>
<ul>
<li>Anatomy and physiology</li>
<li>Infection control</li>
<li>Nursing care of clients</li>
<li>Legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice</li>
<li>Health issues of Indigenous Australians</li>
<li>Nutritional and mental health care</li>
<li>Promoting positive health.</li>
</ul>
<p><strong>Please note: </strong>Participants will need to complete a mandatory 440 hours of clinical placement, and attendance at two one-week blocks at Pundulmurra campus in South Hedland each semester. Clinical placements are required to be undertaken in Hedland/Karratha and in Perth, as part of the course.</p>
<h5>Continue your studies into university through our joint articulation program!</h5>
<p>Students who successfully complete NR TAFE's Diploma of Nursing are offered a direct pathway into CQUniversity Australia's Bachelor of Nursing, receiving full credit for their enrolled nursing training. Speak to us about progressing into university studies via the articulation program.</p>
<p><strong>Learn more about the Bachelor of Nursing!</strong></p>
<p><a href="https://cquniversity.uac.edu.au/cqu-wa-portal/">Bachelor of Nursing WA portal</a><br />
<a href="https://handbook.cqu.edu.au/he/courses/view/CQ23">Bachelor of Nursing Handbook</a></p>

Course description

<h3><em><strong>Semester 2 2021 applications are now open!</strong></em></h3>
<h3>Provide the right care to those in need.</h3>
<p>The Diploma of Nursing provides participants with the practical skills and knowledge to work as an enrolled nurse. Upon successful completion, participants will have the skills to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing, and will be able to seek enrolled nursing registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.</p>
<h4>Participants will learn about:</h4>
<ul>
<li>Anatomy and physiology</li>
<li>Infection control</li>
<li>Nursing care of clients</li>
<li>Legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice</li>
<li>Health issues of Indigenous Australians</li>
<li>Nutritional and mental health care</li>
<li>Promoting positive health.</li>
</ul>
<p><strong>Please note: </strong>Participants will need to complete a mandatory 440 hours of clinical placement, and attendance at two one-week blocks at Pundulmurra campus in South Hedland each semester. Clinical placements are required to be undertaken in Hedland/Karratha and in Perth, as part of the course.</p>
<h5>Continue your studies into university through our joint articulation program!</h5>
<p>Students who successfully complete NR TAFE's Diploma of Nursing are offered a direct pathway into CQUniversity Australia's Bachelor of Nursing, receiving full credit for their enrolled nursing training. Speak to us about progressing into university studies via the articulation program.</p>
<p><strong>Learn more about the Bachelor of Nursing!</strong></p>
<p><a href="https://cquniversity.uac.edu.au/cqu-wa-portal/">Bachelor of Nursing WA portal</a><br />
<a href="https://handbook.cqu.edu.au/he/courses/view/CQ23">Bachelor of Nursing Handbook</a></p>

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

<h3><strong>Future proof your career by joining one of the most in demand professions- nursing!</strong></h3>
<p>As<span> an enrolled nurse you can make a difference in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community </span>organisations<span> or residential care. </span></p>
<p>You will train in our simulated hospital ward with state-of-the-art medical equipment.  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.</p>
<p>You'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.</p>
<h4>Gain these skills:</h4>
<ul>
<li>Assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing</li>
<li>Understand anatomy and physiology</li>
<li>Understand and implement infection control</li>
<li>Provide nursing care for the client</li>
<li>Understand legal and ethical parameters</li>
<li>Promote positive health</li>
<li>Understand health issues of Indigenous Australians</li>
<li>Contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the clients</li>
</ul>
<p>On completion of the Diploma of Nursing you can gain employment in the health industry. </p>
<p>Entry to the Diploma of Nursing is very competitive. It is recommended that you discuss your application with a career development adviser. As part of an application for this course you will be required to sit and pass a 2 hour test on literacy and numeracy.</p>
<p><strong><a data-entity-substitution="media" data-entity-type="media" data-entity-uuid="27a4e910-4274-400c-865f-8a67845e2647" href="https://www.southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/sites/default/files/2020-10/Inform…; target="_blank" title="Informed Choices Nursing">Core Skills Required (344 KB) <span class="sr-only">(PDF document - opens in a new tab)</span><i class="far fa-file-pdf" aria-hidden="true"></i> <i class="fas fa-external-link-alt" aria-hidden="true"></i></a></strong></p>
<div class="align-left">

<div class="field field--name-field-media-image-7 field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden">
<div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div>
<div class="field__item-icon field__item"><img src="data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAGQAAAAkCAMAAABIZG8KAAADAFBMVEXilY3BHQ3FKxz67Ov45uTqs6zmpZ3QUkbUYVXKPjDSWU701tLGLR7hkorJOSrehn3MRjn45OLdgnjVZVnprqj34uDsurX9+Pj56Obgj4bEKBnrtrDwysTuwbz78fDorKX239zqtK789fTz1NHNSDzYcWX99vX67uzoqaLCIBDaeG7XbWP88vLEJRbjmJDz0s/y0MzvxMD9+PbTX1PFKhr23Nnwx8HOSz7bfHLKPC7yzsrqsKrnqKDQVEj02NX67ez349/23NrLQTT34N7uwLrtvLjPT0PwyMX56ujbenDknZb12tbsuLLfioLPUUTGLh/moproqqTHNCbRVkrtvbfdgXfehHv02NbSXFHad2zfiIDZcmj129jxysXWal/gjIXWaV7WaF3uwr7++vny0M7DJBX89PPZdGnnpp/moZvFLB3MQzXEJhf9+fj88vDVZlvWaFzcfnXOTD/PTUDmo5zy0MrYb2TknJbxzMnFLB7vxL7UYlftvrn13NjNRzrknJT239323dvKPzLloJrloJjtu7XHMiPqsazGMCHlnpfTXE/DIxTz0tDOSTzuwb3QU0b////subTJOSzgjYbPT0HINijINSfJOizGLyDuv7vSW1DHMiTHMSPINCbINynEKRrFKRrHMyXHMCLLQDLLQDPGLyHINSb+/Pz99/bGMCLLQTP//v7//f3HMSL99/f++/vFKRvHMyTGLiD78O/INifJOi3OSj3KOy3++vr++/rMRDf77+7EKBrKPS///v3fioH019T+/PvINin99vXNSj7IMyXhkIf66+ruv7ryzsnGLB3///7HLyHik4veh3/NSjzINSjwyMPfi4P+/fz//fzgjoXqs63KOy7RWEvXbmTJNyn66+nRVUnRVkn88fHJOy3jl47ilIzz1M/34+HJNyrGMSLtvbjuv7nhj4fINyjwycXyz8vilo/xy8fINCXxzMfloprjmpLkmpTknJPLPzHknpTTXVHQU0f56efQUETxzcrxzsvyzcnuvrrfjIPLQjRiYYD/AAAACXBIWXMAAAsTAAALEwEAmpwYAAAG4GlUWHRYTUw6Y29tLmFkb2JlLnhtcAAAAAAAPD94cGFja2V0IGJlZ2luPSLvu78iIGlkPSJXNU0wTXBDZWhpSHpyZVN6TlRjemtjOWQiPz4gPHg6eG1wbWV0YSB4bWxuczp4PSJhZG9iZTpuczptZXRhLyIgeDp4bXB0az0iQWRvYmUgWE1QIENvcmUgNS42LWMxNDIgNzkuMTYwOTI0LCAyMDE3LzA3LzEzLTAxOjA2OjM5ICAgICAgICAiPiA8cmRmOlJERiB4bWxuczpyZGY9Imh0dHA6Ly93d3cudzMub3JnLzE5OTkvMDIvMjItcmRmLXN5bnRheC1ucyMiPiA8cmRmOkRlc2NyaXB0aW9uIHJkZjphYm91dD0iIiB4bWxuczp4bXBNTT0iaHR0cDovL25zLmFkb2JlLmNvbS94YXAvMS4wL21tLyIgeG1sbnM6c3RSZWY9Imh0dHA6Ly9ucy5hZG9iZS5jb20veGFwLzEuMC9zVHlwZS9SZXNvdXJjZVJlZiMiIHhtbG5zOnN0RXZ0PSJodHRwOi8vbnMuYWRvYmUuY29tL3hhcC8xLjAvc1R5cGUvUmVzb3VyY2VFdmVudCMiIHhtbG5zOnhtcD0iaHR0cDovL25zLmFkb2JlLmNvbS94YXAvMS4wLyIgeG1sbnM6ZGM9Imh0dHA6Ly9wdXJsLm9yZy9kYy9lbGVtZW50cy8xLjEvIiB4bWxuczpwaG90b3Nob3A9Imh0dHA6Ly9ucy5hZG9iZS5jb20vcGhvdG9zaG9wLzEuMC8iIHhtcE1NOk9yaWdpbmFsRG9jdW1lbnRJRD0ieG1wLmRpZDo4ZWQxZGFjOS1kM2I2LTYxNGItYWU2OC1iMGE4ZjliMTNiODMiIHhtcE1NOkRvY3VtZW50SUQ9ImFkb2JlOmRvY2lkOnBob3Rvc2hvcDo4ZGU5MjI5YS0wMzg2LTdlNGUtYTIzYy1mNWEzYTUyM2RkZTQiIHhtcE1NOkluc3RhbmNlSUQ9InhtcC5paWQ6NDkxMGY4ZTEtYTgxMS0yYTRmLWIzZTYtYzc2ZjM2MjQ0NjI1IiB4bXA6Q3JlYXRvclRvb2w9IkFkb2JlIFBob3Rvc2hvcCBDQyAyMDE5IChXaW5kb3dzKSIgeG1wOkNyZWF0ZURhdGU9IjIwMjAtMDktMjRUMTA6MjQ6MjkrMDg6MDAiIHhtcDpNb2RpZnlEYXRlPSIyMDIwLTEwLTA3VDE0OjAyOjUwKzA4OjAwIiB4bXA6TWV0YWRhdGFEYXRlPSIyMDIwLTEwLTA3VDE0OjAyOjUwKzA4OjAwIiBkYzpmb3JtYXQ9ImltYWdlL3BuZyIgcGhvdG9zaG9wOkNvbG9yTW9kZT0iMiIgcGhvdG9zaG9wOklDQ1Byb2ZpbGU9InNSR0IgSUVDNjE5NjYtMi4xIj4gPHhtcE1NOkRlcml2ZWRGcm9tIHN0UmVmOmluc3RhbmNlSUQ9InhtcC5paWQ6YWVmYjNmZGYtOTQzMy1jZTRkLTg3NjItNTA3NWNhMTE3MThlIiBzdFJlZjpkb2N1bWVudElEPSJhZG9iZTpkb2NpZDpwaG90b3Nob3A6MGY1ZWNhY2EtNTk3Yy1iOTRiLWIyNzEtZmRkNDkwODUzNWExIi8+IDx4bXBNTTpIaXN0b3J5PiA8cmRmOlNlcT4gPHJkZjpsaSBzdEV2dDphY3Rpb249InNhdmVkIiBzdEV2dDppbnN0YW5jZUlEPSJ4bXAuaWlkOmEwYjJiZGY2LWU3MWMtMTg0OC1iOGJmLWJkNjE4MDdlYjI0NCIgc3RFdnQ6d2hlbj0iMjAyMC0xMC0wN1QxNDowMjo1MCswODowMCIgc3RFdnQ6c29mdHdhcmVBZ2VudD0iQWRvYmUgUGhvdG9zaG9wIENDIChXaW5kb3dzKSIgc3RFdnQ6Y2hhbmdlZD0iLyIvPiA8cmRmOmxpIHN0RXZ0OmFjdGlvbj0ic2F2ZWQiIHN0RXZ0Omluc3RhbmNlSUQ9InhtcC5paWQ6NDkxMGY4ZTEtYTgxMS0yYTRmLWIzZTYtYzc2ZjM2MjQ0NjI1IiBzdEV2dDp3aGVuPSIyMDIwLTEwLTA3VDE0OjAyOjUwKzA4OjAwIiBzdEV2dDpzb2Z0d2FyZUFnZW50PSJBZG9iZSBQaG90b3Nob3AgQ0MgKFdpbmRvd3MpIiBzdEV2dDpjaGFuZ2VkPSIvIi8+IDwvcmRmOlNlcT4gPC94bXBNTTpIaXN0b3J5PiA8L3JkZjpEZXNjcmlwdGlvbj4gPC9yZGY6UkRGPiA8L3g6eG1wbWV0YT4gPD94cGFja2V0IGVuZD0iciI/PkuxbWcAAAfcSURBVEiJtZV7WI5pHsc/T6W34pkQ49AJmXRyGG8n4hpkwo41OZTTNCnNIiGkA8W2O1KpSCgVDWZWO0VmReY1uBybq6GWTNGWQ8qWQtFZPe/+8TZvZezlunZnvv889/3c9/f3eZ7f/fx+j6AbR3eZUM5vJxNVMI04SZJEMUMpSZL0fuHFEJ8jByXJWHXHPMNDKSmDMsQMyUMURVH0kJTmomgwTNCSOqXMEEVRFJ2VoiiKomhurN4pScPiHEr+ppQkSUiU0Mw/mBHhBbpebpNgZUh8QtpmtwEHKnUizsnX6Fg5ju09fp7Z8mKwvJjhNzGXSdfsC/w/aAZgTaYbMHK29s6cmUA/96+HZ30Alh9OUKZdTQJCo0BIlNBsAf0mkD0yAGDyj2vi4KKLOKiYh0scp83mxahdSwHqBx56tg4gcsNDawB61wFw5odxnwM0hu37uyvAiUV+ZqvphGgAOaoEKhIN+PBcIlxRpDyDY8bBxZDhOzuM1HgAC/n0aKiA22YEa+t1ZV4u3zGHQNghl+9fGQSUyY1e+hWvhrvZRqCCdGquHcytrgbSay7AMqkKGGcypACtfQCBeXUblQBpJadAV1AbL+YFbv4KcN2W52oDsNhl8EOFLWzsqEuO7wGpv38VdLxi5GAx6PAYfD/LBj42LgBrD4BHsaVmqidPLYKU3mrnNoPY3W2A2b8NnJQAG1pK413mQGzBpkUtPSCmP/tABMI8cLaWFuLd4YEhuOZDaTKA/ZTxtwBotcqDIQ1qZz9FiD5A6GjTDh2AxwvGD0w7EAD/WGbTM13fPgT20moP+ReWOLA2vJ0kWKaAT9sAPrG/UAtAwtDjYNWV5632Ha8Aoifequ8FsMnpgqJhyhr41uFL3R6Q5VfUw4/ZOgfODacGKm9DqJLu8jZjV3Qz75DXo+XgOs2/T3dI0YHp4IesBdLLXxgHUBbMaEgHy2MAOEaFDQTgNXTYOXeFy4vy1wC4dN6+70mAiLwwDXAelQ7M1e8OGWI4HzYjWUNvu4ZPgllbZXQokQoI7QBghiBaAKADAccUXZBjEUPbASaU3mt1BhhxbM9YYIutHGJaBTXk8vV6/0XwUZr+CDDXQy8GcNJ9AFD2AgDTVOPHAJRWwKyTXRB505ZmgLKiQcYCQNyrpDJBuGR3IhzMn8vUkLF2/VzvgJ7eYkCoZd9moG2wM2A4VbVlZ8umm/0Aon3GMNfg16egndXy02OAl4qAWJmGqWzObJAXtnQvRgf5CUbPi4XJLtCQBBz0mxMOqx+p1ovLK1qaMYKgz/xga1BPQjSYlZfr1kcBd8srA2HBRQvA3Bq0gFnWofCg6PjgM4umg/XCugTgZdGlj+xeb9KXL5hyH+hVdA+eabbmT8xat9LBaJ3BmCYAvAdarMv3Am6bxQDlNRp3/mAAo/YdwX09xOVctlY1SN4DMC1Elp/+XNwf760E8MyS1SoF08Y2+3NAQDLA3MPCUV9ZDTpiKy8BEAa0ymqVdMZg6F08swD+FCP0UmSsSPquEhASmxand3WI316NmiVWWmg803hnYf0f0hifYKVB8B18HWP3AJBTU5OsqgV2fF9TkwsUxca6A6TG1nY55z8IfhIJ9e7uAVgcjnVPTavVjWPH4ewlhoC7ykHSrFsFadBZjOKVv3oCXF8VH693xQEgwbwmPv488KCy0hBAc9BxNUPKXqoVo4AbhoaOFLXPtPrLlON7+yP4F+3VAgxVjshelqtsBoHq60JT7FAC2D2JEpTFU9OqWbogwhqmKiAqlyCAho2BvzDCI4Qb+1svQUqOsI3CyScXlf8w1TGWcSuTvnEChmzRqwcWjm2+Le7PpsdPi/MOvVKbvC1nLIdwha1PtFYcnGoICYlq7JnmTws77j+PT1dNkgttcy261prUo8yMtdON3Pqq09Up7UItT62JzNmJfGpzm2J9sw203HfMl0X3hJw6wmV83AB4Er1K04y3aQZ7W+8e/foNyI35fXzB07hFj6tVMpMygB2OYswxzYjdPewme01tzyQA0N+yg+9i3goZN1cy+FI17AYpbG+TAblsoR3/awA0WFZPO7FPr6GH3TP6rO31zQA8vldx8+5bGZT9U/m9dsGbEFQ1Wa+aqOKu2qo0LzTZZ9fTv7WxeU8vVdtMIc/j7RDcwgxCxbA3IENiNCQwMqEKX+LHAuASPqBYecl7fk971djTbQ0pmYB2geAt8F8UmFln2dgdcgU8B7ZI8EWekEy+dst+AOa11Ybveq3cCrCmm98lyO/HdmDF0Ts6mb8Ob6y6yPsLyWUL1BDdV5Fl1U/BiFnOBin8rIXX+ZWDA3gP+vaNwxWgKHJ7JABZvmB6kJfAIVlSs8nurug268ONAJesUxgtgec8dXJXQ16sOH6ZRdv3NA106rvsETxN0pn5TcPMoh2y4dGho4KscwCX7adVnbcopUR/pHKDO4DWnd7O3mfVELOwJX8GEj63pGJW3+jBygdV7p0V/2zTY9aNBJtdIXV9mnY3g+xq5IhWJmRWTyrx4aaxYjB9Ap0puJ0NMCZod9P0G6fX80Upxon37uifzbIfHvw+Jw96/ZG1l9BXQMlIhjVt6Z17zRoQEv2/qu563brSn1Z1DlPd2g2crr39SDc6/CuxomtqSOXbdo2bZBgCcq/1b0B+B8m91msx/pXeu3f+77qwOVYSEqXfE6HSfwCmbfHwQ6qY4wAAAABJRU5ErkJggg==" width="100" height="36" /></div>
</div>

</div>
<p>This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government <strong><em>Lower fees, local skills</em></strong> initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 <em>(plus resource fee) </em>if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. <strong><a href="/getSkillsReady">Find out more</a></strong>.</p>

Course description

<h3><strong>Future proof your career by joining one of the most in demand professions- nursing!</strong></h3>
<p>As<span> an enrolled nurse you can make a difference in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community </span>organisations<span> or residential care. </span></p>
<p>You will train in our simulated hospital ward with state-of-the-art medical equipment.  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.</p>
<p>You'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.</p>
<h4>Gain these skills:</h4>
<ul>
<li>Assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing</li>
<li>Understand anatomy and physiology</li>
<li>Understand and implement infection control</li>
<li>Provide nursing care for the client</li>
<li>Understand legal and ethical parameters</li>
<li>Promote positive health</li>
<li>Understand health issues of Indigenous Australians</li>
<li>Contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the clients</li>
</ul>
<p>On completion of the Diploma of Nursing you can gain employment in the health industry. </p>
<p>Entry to the Diploma of Nursing is very competitive. It is recommended that you discuss your application with a career development adviser. As part of an application for this course you will be required to sit and pass a 2 hour test on literacy and numeracy.</p>
<p><strong><a data-entity-substitution="media" data-entity-type="media" data-entity-uuid="27a4e910-4274-400c-865f-8a67845e2647" href="https://www.southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/sites/default/files/2020-10/Inform…; target="_blank" title="Informed Choices Nursing">Core Skills Required (344 KB) <span class="sr-only">(PDF document - opens in a new tab)</span><i class="far fa-file-pdf" aria-hidden="true"></i> <i class="fas fa-external-link-alt" aria-hidden="true"></i></a></strong></p>
<div class="align-left">

<div class="field field--name-field-media-image-7 field--type-image field--label-visually_hidden">
<div class="field__label visually-hidden">Image</div>
<div class="field__item-icon field__item"><img src="data:image/png;base64,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" width="100" height="36" /></div>
</div>

</div>
<p>This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government <strong><em>Lower fees, local skills</em></strong> initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 <em>(plus resource fee) </em>if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. <strong><a href="/getSkillsReady">Find out more</a></strong>.</p>

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

<p>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.</p>
<p><strong>This course is Competitive at all campuses and additional Entrance Requirements apply. Please enquire for additional information regarding entry requirements.</strong></p>
<p><strong>Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.</strong></p>

Course description

<p>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.</p>
<p><strong>This course is Competitive at all campuses and additional Entrance Requirements apply. Please enquire for additional information regarding entry requirements.</strong></p>
<p><strong>Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.</strong></p>

Campus locations

Course page link