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Diploma of Nursing
Diploma of Nursing

Diploma of Nursing

  • ID:VU610050
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

*All applicants must be at least 18 years of age or over by the time of commencement date of the program. 

*All applicants must demonstrate Year 12 or equivalent and meet the requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s (NMBA) English language skills registration standard.

*All applicants will be required to undertake an interview and complete a language and calculations test. 

English requirements

  • IELTS the IELTS (academic module) with a minimum overall score of 7 and a minimum score of 7 in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking).

  • OET with a minimum score of B in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking).

  • PTE Academic with a minimum overall score of 65 and a minimum score of 65 in each of the four communicative skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking).

  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum total score of 94 and the following minimum score in each section of the test 24 for listening, 24 for reading, 27 for writing, and 23 for speaking.

Course Information

Embark on a rewarding career as an enrolled nurse with the opportunity to work anywhere in Australia with the Diploma of Nursing.

This course provides the foundational skills and knowledge to work as a nurse in the dynamic healthcare industry.

You’ll learn to provide acute, preventative, curative and rehabilitative care under the direction of a registered nurse. You will gain hands-on learning experience in our ward simulation labs as well as clinical experience through 400 hours of practical placements.

You will become knowledgeable in topics including:

  • medication administration

  • anatomy and physiology

  • infection control

  • intravenous injections

  • general nursing.


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Pathway Courses

Pathways to further study

  • Bachelor of Dermal Sciences

  • Bachelor of Nursing

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Potential areas of work include:

  • acute care

  • rehabilitation

  • mental health

  • aged care

  • palliative care

  • community care

  • operating theatres

  • general practice

  • home nursing

  • surgical care

  • pathology

  • paediatric care

  • maternity.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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