Course Start Date
13 Oct 2020
16 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- VET Student Loans Available
Make a difference as an enrolled nurse in a skills shortage area, with the nationally accredited Diploma of Nursing. You will train in anatomy and physiology, infection control and medication administration and be ready to work in a range of health care settings including acute, aged care, rehabilitation and mental health.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and work placement, you will learn to:
- Care for a person with complex needs
- Effectively communicate with patients and colleagues
- Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans
- Tend and manage wounds in the clinical environment
- Work within legal and ethical parameters
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the qualities needed to get ahead in this career:
- High levels of professionalism and integrity
- Advanced communication
- Practical problem solving
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will equip you with:
- A nationally recognised Diploma qualification
- Eligibility to apply for NMBA approval and AHPRA registration that enables you to work across Australia as an enrolled nurse
You can go on to support the lives of people in need in:
- Acute nursing
- Aged care nursing
- Rehabilitation nursing
- Mental health nursing
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further and become a Registered nurse with further study.
- Bachelor of Nursing
Employment of enrolled nurses in New South Wales is forecast to increase by around 13.5% between now and 2025. Currently, employers are struggling to find enrolled nurses as our ageing population is driving the demand for health care services and professionals.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
These session will be offered virtually via MSTeams link and details below:
Information Session 1
Tuesday 4th August 2020
3:00pm until 4:00pm
Please click on the link a few minutes prior to the session to join; https://bit.ly/2D6C77b
Information Session 2
Tuesday 11th August 2020
11:00pm until 12:00pm
Please click on the link a few minutes prior to the session to join; https://bit.ly/3hGn8zN
This is a full time blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 10.7 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 18 months. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5.3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 4.9 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self study revision and reading, research, assignment prep, library/ learning Hub and Clinical skills practice.
This course is run over 18 months 14 hours Face to face plus structured learning per week in a block release format. Block 1-10 weeks, Block 2-7 weeks, Block 3-6 weeks, Block 4-4 weeks and 11 weeks (440 hours) of work placement in between blocks dependant on when the positions are available in NSW Clinconnect.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- 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.
Local Entry Requirements:
The following information provides details of requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia through their accreditation body Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council (ANMAC) and is as written on their website.
(Evidence of the following documents MUST be provided)
Satisfactory completion of the NSW Higher School Certificate (Year12) or equivalent from another state/territory.
Satisfactory completion of a Certificate III (AQF level 3) qualification or equivalent.
Language, Literacy, Numeracy and English language requirements for course entry for all students.
All students are required to demonstrate they are able to meet the required literacy and numeracy requirements of the course prior to gaining entry. This is demonstrated through achieving LLN Level 3 working at Level 4's or above in RU Ready (Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF)). The RU Ready assessment will be completed as part of the application process which also includes a written application and interview.
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council (ANMAC) representing the Australian Health Practitioners Registering Authority (AHPRA) require students to meet the following English Language requirements.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
LLN Support, Disabilities Services Support, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9.00am to 4.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.
To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:
- Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
- Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
- A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
- A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
- Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
Find out more about VET Student Loans
Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.
The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|Code||Name||Start Date||End Date||Census Date||Amount|
|20BAL00049||UOS1-HLT54115||13 Oct 2020||16 Apr 2021||07 Dec 2020||$1,657.00|
|21BAL00013||UOS2-HLT54115||19 Apr 2021||22 Oct 2021||07 Jun 2021||$1,657.00|
|21BAL00016||UOS3-HLT54115||25 Oct 2021||29 Apr 2022||06 Dec 2021||$1,656.00|
Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|HLTENN003||Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care|
|HLTENN007||Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy|
|HLTAAP003||Analyse and respond to client health information|
|HLTENN002||Apply communication skills in nursing practice|
|HLTENN008||Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice|
|HLTENN015||Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting|
|HLTENN006||Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTENN005||Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|HLTENN011||Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems|
|HLTENN012||Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems|
|HLTENN009||Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions|
|HLTENN013||Implement and monitor care of the older person|
|HLTENN004||Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans|
|HLTENN001||Practise nursing within the Australian health care system|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTENN010||Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice|
|14393A||Workplace clinical practice|
Enrolled nurses can work in general or specialised health care facilities including acute (hospital), care, medical centres, community, mental health, rural and remote, aged care and palliative care.
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.Apply Now
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