HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

WorkReady subsidy is available for this course – limited places available
VET Student Loans is available for this course

Course Overview

The Diploma of Nursing 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.

Based directly on industry needs, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to competently and professionally undertake your role within a variety of health care settings.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander &; culturally and linguistically diverse background applicants are encouraged to apply.

ANMEC can provide you with the skills & knowledge required through flexible delivery options

Enrolments for 2018 have now closed

EN1901 – 4th March 2019 (Mondays & Tuesdays) EXPRESSION OF INTEREST OPEN – Applications close 18th February 2019


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Course Duration

18 month course is comprised of face to face, online learning, and structured work placement of 12 weeks in total (including 4 weeks study leave & end of year break)

Full Time Study – 2 days face to face (9am to 4pm), plus self-directed learning. Please see 2018 Intake dates above.

To achieve this qualification, students must have completed a minimum 400 hours of successful clinical placement in the aged care, acute care and mental health settings.

Course Requirements

ANMEC will conduct suitability checks on all applicants prior to selection.

Applicants are required to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment with ANMEC. In addition applicants will need to satisfy the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) English language entry requirement prior to acceptance into this course.

Click here for specific entry requirements for students applying for the Diploma of Nursing course

See information specific to nurses and midwives:

  • Pathways diagram for nurses and midwives: Explains the requirements for each pathway
  • English language skills evidence guide for nurses and midwives
  • FAQ: Information for nurses and midwives about the standard
  • English language skills registration standard policy.

Course Location: 
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (ANMEC)
191 Torrens Road, Ridleyton SA 5008

WorkReady Subsidy


WorkReady subsidy is available for eligible students.

CLICK HERE to check your eligibility to access WorkReady Subsidised Training

For more information on WorkReady please visit  the WorkReady website.

Please note that access to WorkReady Subsidised Training with ANMEC is not guaranteed and is subject to the availability of WorkReady subsidised places and final confirmation of applicant eligibility which is completed on enrolment.

VET Student Loans

Eligible students are entitled for loans up to a capped amount of $15,225 for this course. Students are required to contribute the gap should the total tuition fee exceed the loan cap.

VET Students Loans can be used in conjunction with WorkReady subsidy for eligible students.

CLICK HERE for more information on VET Student Loans.

Course Cost

$6,400 for WorkReady Subsidised Students – limited places available
$16,600 full course cost

  • VET Student Loans is available for eligible students. Please see above for more information.
  • VET Students Loans can be used in conjunction with WorkReady subsidy for eligible students.

Employment Outcomes

An enrolled nurse in a range of health settings such as:

  • acute care,
  • chronic care,
  • aged care,
  • rehabilitation,
  • community,
  • mental health

Registration Information

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 http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au

Please note

ANMEC are obligated under the training and RTO Standards to ensure students undertaking courses are fully informed of the course requirements and fees, and have the potential to be successful at completing the qualification and gaining employment. ANMEC therefore require applicants to complete a questionnaire and a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment prior to commencing the course. You will be guided through this process as part of your enrolment requirements.

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