Diploma of NursingCareer
There is a high demand for enrolled nurses and job expectations are strong.Enrolled nurses help to provide acute, preventive, curative and rehabilitative care, under the direction of a registered nurse.
Graduates can work in:
- acute (hospital) care
- medical centres
- mental health
- palliative care
- aged care settings
With supervised clinical placements, you'll reinforce the theory and skills learned in class while gaining real-world experience in a healthcare environment.
You will complete a minimum of 400 hours of clinical placement (equivalent to up to 12 weeks).
Professional recognition and accreditation
The Diploma of Nursing is nationally accredited.
After graduating, you may apply to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) for registration as an Enrolled Nurse.
AHPRA is governed by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC). AHPRA registration enables graduates to practise anywhere in Australia.