Diploma of Nursing HLT54115

CRICOS CODE: 095475A
Eligible for Fee-Help support*

Be an Enrolled Nurse

The Diploma of Nursing reflects the role of an Enrolled Nurse working under 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.

This course is provided and delivered by Think: Colleges Pty Ltd, ABN 93 050 049 299, RTO 0269, CRICOS 00246M, Qualification code: HLT54115.

KEY INFORMATION

 

WHERE CAN I STUDY?

  • Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide
  • Available as blended learning

START DATES

  • Next intake in 2017 is 4th October (census date is 13th November)

COURSE DURATION

  • 18 months full time

Why study at Think?

 

Gain valuable skills for a practical career with rewarding opportunities.

set for success

SET FOR SUCCESS

At THINK we focus on your future career. THINK lecturers are experienced Registered Nurses who have extensive backgrounds in vocational education. They are approachable and have current knowledge in evidence based practice.


HEALTHY JOB OPPORTUNITIES

An enrolled nurse in a range of health settings such as:

  • acute care,
  • chronic care,
  • aged care,
  • rehabilitation,
  • community,
  • mental health

PRACTICAL TRAINING

THINK courses include supervised clinical training, so you’re able to practice your profession in preparation for your new career. You can complete your simulated clinical training at THINK’s industry-standard facilities in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Additionally; you will complete Industry Placement to provide access to real working healthcare facilities.

Course overview

 

Industry-relevant. Accredited by professional bodies

The course prepares graduates to work in diverse contemporary health care 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 01 January, 2016.

The elective units that have been selected for this qualification were chosen in consultation with industry representatives and subsequent accreditation by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).

You will undertake a minimum of 400 hours of mandatory clinical placement.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Work as an enrolled nurse
  • Implement basic nursing care
  • Administer and monitor medications
  • Develop effective communication skills

What you’ll study

 

You’ll need to complete 25 subjects to graduate from this course.

 

SUBJECTS

This course has 20 core units and 5 elective units consisting of:

  • at least 3 units from the electives listed below
  • up to 2 units from any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome

 

HOW YOU'LL STUDY

 

Fit everything in with flexible blended options and study when it suits you.

FLEXIBLE WORKLOAD

Our courses are flexible to fit your schedule, whether you want to study full time or part time.

ON CAMPUSES

 

Adelaide
Level 2, 22 Pulteney St, Adelaide, 5000

Brisbane
123 Gotha Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Melbourne
Level 1, 196 Flinders street, Melbourne

Sydney
3/333 Kent street, Sydney

How much?

 

The estimated maximum course cost is AUD $24,750. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
The estimated maximum course cost is AUD $27,225. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

  1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
  2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
  3. Full or partial payment via an approved personal loan with MoneyPlace (repaid over 3 or 5 years).

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.

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Can I apply?

 

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:

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • An Australian Certificate III in Individual Support or disability work. OR
  • At least two years’ experience in a closely related field such as Home and Community Care or Disability OR
  • For students wanting to apply as a mature age entry, be 21 years of age or older.

All applicants must satisfy the following:

  • provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI) at the time of application if they already have one, or authorise THINK to apply for one on their behalf
  • Have the ability to demonstrate a high level of literacy and numeracy skills. This includes undertaking a language, literacy and numeracy review
  • English language proficiency of IELTS 6.0 (with no individual band score less than 6.0) or an accepted equivalency such as those listed below:
    • Cambridge English: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) of 52 or equivalent.
    • PTE Academic Score of 50 (no communicative skill score less than 50)
    • OET C,
    • TOEFL 237 (CB) or 60 (iBT)

Please note, students must be 18 years of age prior to clinical placement.

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

Academic Entry Requirements for International Students:

  • Equivalent IELTS 6.0 (academic) with no skills band less than 6.0

2018 Academic Entry Requirements for International Students:

  • Equivalent IELTS 7.0 (academic) with no skills band less than 7.0

Ready to apply?

 

Applying to Think is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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