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

2018 Intakes – Open for Registration
EN1801 – 5th March 2018 (Mondays & Tuesdays) – COURSE UNDERWAY
EN1802 – 22nd May 2018 (Tuesdays & Wednesdays) – ACCEPTING ENROLMENTS NOW
EN1803 – 8th August 2018 (Wednesdays & Thursdays)
EN1804 – 1st November 2018 (Thursdays & Fridays)

** NOTE – EN1803 and EN1804 will have a course duration of 18 months **

(Course dates subject to change)

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Course Duration
16 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.

A minimum of 400 hours of structured clinical placement (12 weeks programmed)

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

Course Requirements
Students are required to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment prior to acceptance into this course

WorkReady Subsidy


WorkReady subsidy is available for eligible students.

To check your eligibility to access WorkReady Subsidised Training please visit http://www.skills.sa.gov.au/training-learning/check-your-eligibility

For more information on WorkReady please visit http://www.skills.sa.gov.au

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 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.

Please visit https://www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans for more information.

Course Cost

$6,650 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.

Employment Outcomes

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

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

Qualifications & skills covered

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.

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

25 units must be completed consisting of 20 core units and 5 elective units.

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

Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

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.

Please note
ANMEC are obligated under the training standards to ensure students undertaking courses are fully informed of the course requirements, course fees and are going to be successful at completing the qualification and successful at gaining employment. In order to do this, ANMEC require applicants to complete a questionnaire and language, literacy and numeracy test as a way to determine this and if not, suggest support options.

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