Course Start Date
16 Sep 2020
22 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.
Date: Thursday, 2nd of July 2020
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am OR from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Orientation via Online Teams - email with link will be sent.
This is a full-time, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 22 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 57 weeks/ 18 months.
You may also be required to complete approximately 7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research and assignment preparation using etextbook, Indigo virtual health centre, completion of homework (theory not covered in class), and online work which will include; maths calculations, and scenarios on intellilearn.
Work placement is a requirement of this course. For work place requirements, you will need to provide:
- a valid Working With Children Check.
- a valid National Police Record Check.
- evidence of meeting NSW Health immunisation requirements
You will need the physical ability to:
- perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult and infant mannequin
- perform CPR at floor level on an adult manikin
- respond to an emergency situation where there may be risk to life
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This qualification 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. A lifespan approach should underpin this qualification with relevant competencies that relate to the different stages of life identified within the units.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
A graduate from a Diploma of Nursing program approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) is able to apply for registration with the NMBA as an enrolled nurse. Further information on registration is available at www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au.
Note that the scope of practice for enrolled nurses is determined by state and territory legislative requirements and the policies and procedures of the employing organisation. Users of this qualification must refer to those instruments in the development of training and assessment strategies.
All programs leading to registration or endorsement must be first accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) Board and approved as a qualification for registration by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) before students can enrol into the program.
Students who are applying to undertake a program of study leading to a qualification that enables graduates to register or be endorsed as nurses or midwives, must be advised of the accreditation status of the program prior to enrolling. The students must be assured that they will be able to complete an approved course of study leading to registration or endorsement.
SERVICES AND STUDY 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 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm. 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.
A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. Please click on the Smart and Skilled link http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/prices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on your personal circumstances. Depending on your personal circumstances, you may be eligible for a fee discount or fee exemption. Please contact 13 7974 for further information.
If you do apply for a VET Student Loan you will need to have your Tax File Number (TFN) handy. If you do not have a TFN you can apply for one through most Australia Post outlets, and obtain a Certificate of Application for a TFN. Once you receive your TFN from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) you must contact your college so they can arrange for you to enter it into your VET Student Loan application.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- Tabbner?s Nursing Care Theory & Practice 7E: $123.00
- Medication Administration for Nurses: $56.50
- First Aid Text and Workbook: $15.00
- Hijab: $20.00
- Student Polo Shirt: $25.00 each
- Clinical record/log book: $35.00
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|
|20WPK00566||UOS 1 HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing||16 Sep 2020||18 Dec 2020||02 Nov 2020||$829.00|
|20WPK00569||UOS 2 HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing||21 Dec 2020||19 Mar 2021||01 Feb 2021||$829.00|
|21WPK00180||UOS 3 HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing||22 Mar 2021||18 Jun 2021||03 May 2021||$829.00|
|21WPK00183||UOS 4 HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing||21 Jun 2021||17 Sep 2021||02 Aug 2021||$829.00|
|21WPK00177||UOS 5 HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing||20 Sep 2021||24 Dec 2021||01 Nov 2021||$829.00|
|21WPK00186||UOS 6 HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing||30 Dec 2021||25 Mar 2022||07 Feb 2022||$825.00|
To proceed with your application and to determine your eligibility and course fee, select the Apply button below. Alternatively go to TAFE Wetherill Park or contact us on 13 7974.
Students applying for a VET Student Loan eligible course will need to have access to the electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (eCAF).
Eligible students can apply for a loan to pay for their fees up to capped amounts through the Commonwealth Governments VET Student Loans scheme. The loan applies to eligible courses at the Diploma level or above. If you are interested in accessing VET Student Loans, you can find more information at: www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans.
Applicants who are considering applying for VET Student Loan must read the VET Student Loan Information Booklet https://docs.education.gov.au/node/42391
The Commonwealth requires all VET students to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI), and access to government subsidised courses depends on this. Information regarding USI and instructions on how to get your USI are available here www.usi.gov.au. When you have it, keep it with your other personal details so you will have it at enrolment. For more information about Smart and Skilled courses, student fees and eligibility please go to: https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/for-students
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTAAP003||Analyse and respond to client health information|
|HLTENN001||Practise nursing within the Australian health care system|
|HLTENN002||Apply communication skills in nursing practice|
|HLTENN003||Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care|
|HLTENN004||Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans|
|HLTENN005||Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs|
|HLTENN006||Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment|
|HLTENN007||Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy|
|HLTENN008||Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice|
|HLTENN009||Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions|
|HLTENN011||Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems|
|HLTENN012||Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems|
|HLTENN013||Implement and monitor care of the older person|
|HLTENN015||Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|14393A||Workplace clinical practice|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTENN010||Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice|
|HLTENN025||Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
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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