Course Start Date
26 Jul 2021
25.1 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
- 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.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, 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 attributes to help you get ahead:
- High levels of professionalism and integrity
- Advanced communication
- Practical problem solving
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
- 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 degree level study.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Discover the skills you need for the job you want at the TAFE NSW Information Sessions, 21-25 June 2021.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Wednesday, 2 June 2021||10.00am to 11.00am||The Hills College, Castle Hill Campus, Building F, Ground Level, Room FG.33|
|Wednesday, 2 June 2021||5.00pm to 6.00pm||The Hills College, Castle Hill Campus, Building F, Ground Level, Room FG.33|
|Monday, 7 June 2021||10.00am to 11.00am||The Hills College, Castle Hill Campus, Building F, Ground Level, Room FG.33|
|Monday, 7 June 2021||5.00pm to 6.00pm||The Hills College, Castle Hill Campus, Building F, Ground Level, Room FG.33|
This is a full time, blended course delivered in 3 block periods. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 months. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 7.1 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 6 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 online work(homework theory not covered in class), maths calculations and scenarios on Intellilearn.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are HSC graduates and Certificate III graduates with an interest in Nursing professions.
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)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- 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
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.00am to 4.00pm, delivered in 3 block periods. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
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.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- Medication Textbooks
- Chart Booklet
- First Aid Book
- Uniform: $180.00
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|
|21HIL00324||Diploma of Nursing-UOS1||26 Jul 2021||17 Sep 2021||06 Sep 2021||$829.00|
|21HIL00303||Diploma of Nursing-UOS2||05 Oct 2021||03 Dec 2021||01 Nov 2021||$829.00|
|22HIL00073||Diploma of Nursing-UOS3||31 Jan 2022||08 Apr 2022||07 Mar 2022||$829.00|
|22HIL00076||Diploma of Nursing-UOS4||26 Apr 2022||17 Jun 2022||06 Jun 2022||$829.00|
|22HIL00079||Diploma of Nursing-UOS5||18 Jul 2022||23 Sep 2022||01 Aug 2022||$829.00|
|22HIL00082||Diploma of Nursing-UOS6||10 Oct 2022||02 Dec 2022||07 Nov 2022||$825.00|
Enrolling 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. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)
|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.
The Hills, Castle Hill
Cnr Showground & Green Roads, Castle Hill
Phone 131 601
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