CRICOS CODE: 095475A
Are you looking for a meaningful career and secure employment?
The Diploma of Nursing is a nationally recognised entry-level qualification for Enrolled Nurses (ENs) in Australia. You will graduate with the essential skills and knowledge to work as an Enrolled Nurse across a range of healthcare settings. At THINK Health Education we offer a high-quality education that will bring your talents and abilities to life and empower you with the real-world nursing skills you need for success.
This course is provided and delivered by Think: Colleges Pty Ltd, ABN 93 050 049 299, RTO 0269, CRICOS 00246M, Qualification code: HLT54115.
Face-to-face mode: 3 days/week on campus
Or blended mode: 1 day/week on campus + online learning
18 months full-time including
400 hours of unpaid clinical placement.
At THINK Health Education, we teach you theory alongside practical, hands-on experience. We ensure our students are trained in the real-world skills they need for success.
Your Nurse Educators will always merge theory with the latest knowledge in evidence-based practice. Our small practical groups and our well-equipped labs will give you greater opportunities to sharpen your skills and the personal attention to ensure you graduate competent and full of confidence to kick-start your nursing career.
We offer a strong orientation program to ensure you will be able to register as a nurse after your graduation. You will enjoy a supportive environment that encourages close collaboration between peers, Learning Advisors, Program Coordinators and Nurse Educators who are always approachable and ready to help.
We are the only Australian provider who offers a national nursing program and inter-state transfer opportunities. According to your needs and your schedule, you can choose face-to-face course delivery or a blended study mode in-person and online. And you can change modes at the end of any stage.
“Learning clinical skills was my favourite part and I could not have had a better educator. She had amazing knowledge about nursing and her way of teaching was above any educator I’d had and I know. She was inspiring!"
Kelly-Jayne Hall | Student Sydney Campus
WHAT TO EXPECT
The course prepares graduates to work in diverse contemporary healthcare settings. The underpinning knowledge and skills, and the graduate outcomes of this qualification, are aligned to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) Standards for Practice: Enrolled Nurse, effective 1 January 2016.
The elective units selected for this qualification have been chosen in consultation with industry representatives and, subsequently, accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).
The nominal period of training for the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing is over 18 months and includes 400 hours (10 weeks) of unpaid clinical placement in a range of professional workplace settings.
This course has 20 core units and 5 elective units consisting of:
Whether you are new to study, up-skilling or changing your career, you have the flexibility to manage your time and choose both where and how you want to study.
According to your needs and your schedule, you can choose face-to-face course delivery or a blended study mode in-person and online. And you can change modes at any stage.
To support your success, we have purpose-built campuses in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide, all available to you.DISCOVER MORE
Level 1, 22 Pulteney St, Adelaide
1300 017 263
123 Gotha Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
1800 117 775
Level 1, 196 Flinders street, Melbourne
1300 882 268
Level 3, 333 Kent street, Sydney
1300 851 246
Registered nurse/ nurse educator with a special interest in chronic disease management
Tineke Thurlow is a nurse educator with THINK Education at the Adelaide Campus. Tineke has worked in a variety of nursing roles during her long nursing career, including working as a midwife, working in neonatal ICU, and working in the post-anaesthetic recovery room to name a few. Her interests include chronic disease management, in particular diabetes management and education. Prior to joining the teaching team in Adelaide, Tineke held the position of Credentialed Diabetes Educator with RDNS, a role she held for many years.
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife, Nurse Educator
Jennie Mather is a Nurse Educator at THINK Education specialising in wound management. She has been a nurse and midwife for forty years and a nurse educator for over 30 years in both Higher Education and TAFE. Her major health interests are wellness and wound management which she teaches at a Masters level. She is particularly interested in applying innovative teaching practices such as transparency, team-based learning, classroom simulation and gamification.
Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.
Eligible students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through VET STUDENT LOANS. VET Student Loans is a Government loan program that helps students pay for their tuition fees up to a set amount (known as a loan cap).
VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements and VET Student Loan gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.VIEW FEE HELP OPTIONS
Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.
In order to meet our accreditation with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council, the minimum standards for entry into the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing are:
Applicants are required to declare physical and mental fitness to safely perform the duties associated with direct care work.
Academic Entry Requirements for domestic students on VSL:
English language proficiency IELTS 7.0 (academic) (with no individual band score less than 7.0) or an accepted equivalent such as:
Applying to THINK Health Education is easy. Pick your start date, decide how and where you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.
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