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Diploma of Nursing

National Course Code: HLT54115

Overview

This course provides the skills and knowledge to work as an enrolled nurse under the supervision of the registered nurse in a variety of settings including acute, aged care, community, rehabilitation and mental health. It will provide the theoretical and practical skills to: - relate the concepts of the person, environment and health to the safe and effective practice of nursing - participate in a multidisciplinary team to assist the individual to meet their needs - practise in a safe and culturally competent manner to meet the physical, psychosocial, emotional and mental health needs of individuals - practice within the nursing professional standards, codes of practice and state legislation - develop, monitor and maintain a holistic plan of care in collaboration with the RN, multidisciplinary team - demonstrate effective communication and documentation skills in a variety of healthcare settings - participate in professional development of self - practise within safety standards and quality improvement guidelines - engage in reflective practice, nursing research and critically analyse and apply evidence based practice to nursing care To complete the Diploma of Nursing students are required to successfully complete all units and complete a minimum of 400hrs of unpaid professional experience to meet the assessment requirements of the units. On completion of HLT54115 qualification students are eligible to apply for registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (http://www.ahpra.gov.au). ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are enrolling in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for at least 2 minutes on the floor. If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
Or
- Certificate III

PLUS
English language requirements for course entry
You must demonstrate your English language competency in one of the following ways:

1. If English is your primary language and you have attended and satisfactorily completed at least six years of primary and secondary education taught and assessed in English in one of the recognised countries, including at least two years between years 7 and 12. (Recognised countries are Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA)

OR

2. Completion of four (4) years of secondary, vocational or tertiary education taught and assessed in English in one of the recognised countries above.

NOTE: the English language requirements includes that your Diploma of Nursing must be a minimum of one (1) year full time equivalent pre-registration program of study otherwise English language testing is an additional requirement.

Or

3. English Language achievement in AHPRA approved tests including: (Please note that the results can be collected across two (2) tests within a six (6) month period)
- Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination with a minimum score overall score of 7.0 and a minimum score of 7.0 in each of the 4 components - listening, reading, writing and speaking from one test sitting.
- Occupational English Test (OET) with minimum score of B in each of the 4 components
- PTE Academic with a minimum overall score of 65 and a minimum score of 65 in each of the 4 components in one sitting
- TOEFL iBT at a minimum overall score of 94 with reading at a minimum of 24, listening a minimum of 24, speaking at a minimum of 23 and writing at a minimum of 27
- Other English language tests approved by the Board from time to time.

Locations

This course is offered at 14 locations across NSW

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Flexible, Full Time, Part Time Evening

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Armidale Campus: Flexible

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 22 Oct 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

Ballina Campus: Full Time

  • Full Fee: $15,000.00
  • Start Date: 17 Oct 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

Ballina Campus: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 17 Oct 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

Gunnedah Campus: Flexible

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 17 Sep 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

Meadowbank Campus: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 04 Sep 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

Meadowbank Campus: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 20 Aug 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

Newcastle Campus: Full Time

  • Full Fee: $16,300.00
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: Enquire

Port Macquarie Campus: Flexible

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 21 Sep 2018
  • Duration: 2 Years

Queanbeyan Campus: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 19 Sep 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

Randwick College, Main Campus: PT Evening

  • Full Fee: $15,000.00
  • Start Date: 10 Sep 2018
  • Duration: 2 Years

Randwick College, Main Campus: PT Evening

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 10 Sep 2018
  • Duration: 2 Years

St George College, Montgomery Street Campus (Building M): Full Time

  • Full Fee: $15,000.00
  • Start Date: 08 Oct 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

St George College, Montgomery Street Campus (Building M): Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 08 Oct 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

St Leonards Campus: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 03 Sep 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

The Hills College, Castle Hill Campus: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 15 Oct 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

Ultimo College, Main Campus: Full Time

  • Full Fee: $15,000.00
  • Start Date: 15 Oct 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

Ultimo College, Main Campus: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 15 Oct 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

Wetherill Park: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,970.00
  • Start Date: 20 Sep 2018
  • Duration: 18 Months

Wyong Campus: Full Time

  • Full Fee: $16,300.00
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: Enquire

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