HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing test

CRICOS 095475A | RTO 0269
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What is a HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing?

Our HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing will prepare you for a career as an Enrolled Nurse (EN) in the Australian healthcare environment. You will learn vital skills in assessment and clinical decision-making, person-centred care, professional communication, enquiry and research, awareness of diversity and self-care practices. The course will provide you with an opportunity to deliver care in multiple healthcare, industry and community settings.

Learning outcomes

  • Gain the essential skills and knowledge to work as an Enrolled Nurse in a variety of healthcare settings
  • Administer and monitor medications and care for older clients, acute care clients and people with mental health conditions
  • Develop effective communication skills and learn how to work within legal and ethical parameters in nursing
  • Undertake clinical placement in multiple healthcare, industry and community settings
  • Learn key factors in patient health and wellbeing
Study mode
On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide
Course duration
1.66 years full-time (5 Trimesters)
Start date
18 Sep 2023
19 Feb 2024

This course is provided and delivered by Think: Colleges Pty Ltd.

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Career opportunities

Upon successful completion of the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing, you will be eligible to apply for registration with Australian Health Practitioners Agency (AHPRA) as an Enrolled Nurse.

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Thanks to blended learning, I spend one day on campus developing my practical skills and the other days focusing on theory online.
Joshua Thompson
Diploma of Nursing

Subjects and units

This course has 20 core units and 5 elective units across 5 trimesters, as outlined below. Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study. International students on a student visa must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% of online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Apply communication skills in nursing practice | HLTENN036
  • Use medical terms in health care | HLTCCD003
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care | HLTWHS002
  • Confirm physical health status | HLTAAP002
  • Analyse and respond to client health information | HLTAAP003
  • Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing | HLTENN068
  • Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control | HLTINF006
  • Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice | HLTENN041
  • Implement and monitor care of the older person | HLTENN045
  • Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans | HLTENN038
  • Practice nursing within the Australian health care system | HLTENN035
  • Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care | HLTENN037
  • Work with diverse people | CHCDIV001
  • Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment | HLTENN039
  • Manage personal stressors in the work environment | HLTWHS006
  • Respond to client language, literacy and numeracy needs | CHCLLN001
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice | CHCPRP003
  • Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting | HLTENN047
  • Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions | HLTENN042 
  • Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions | HLTENN044
  • Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy | HLTENN040 
  • Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions | HLTENN043 
  • Promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural safety | CHCDIV002
  • Contribute to the nursing care of a person with diabetes | HLTENN057
  • Research and apply evidence to practice | CHCPOL003


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Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International


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Admission criteria

Before you begin your course application, check you meet the requirements listed below.

Year 12 or equivalent; OR
An Australian Certificate III in Individual Support or disability work; OR
For students wanting to apply as a mature age entry, be 21 years of age or older
Undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) testing from an Australian Government approved provider and demonstrate competency at exit level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy
All Domestic students must meet the minimum English Language standards set by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) for initial course entry and registration. Students must provide evidence of meeting this standard prior to commencing study.


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