Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing

Australian College of Nursing

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate

The Graduate Certificate in Critical Care nursing enables students to develop the specialist knowledge and skills required of a nurse in a variety of critical care areas, including emergency departments, cardiac care and intensive care. The course has a strong emphasis on practical applications and work-related skills and provides options for specialisation in the three critical care areas.

Designed for

Registered nurses practising in a critical care setting


The course is conducted by online distance education including interactions in a virtual classroom. Students complete 4 subjects.


  • Cardiac
  • Emergency
  • Intensive care

Standard entry requirements

  • Currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • 1 year postgraduate experience
  • Currently employed in an appropriate clinical setting

Study pathways

Credit transfer to Master Degree

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Parramatta Domestic: $7,900
No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

The different streams have various employment requirements.

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