This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It covers the application of nursing skills and knowledge required provide nursing care for people across the health sector. 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.

Entry Requirements:

CIT literacy and numeracy assessment task (ACSF level 4) or Year 12.

Structure:

25 units: 20 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Confirm physical health status; Analyse and respond to client health information; Practise nursing within the Australian health care system; Apply communication skills in nursing practice; Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care; plus more. Elective: Provide first aid; Provide advanced first aid; Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice; Contribute to maternal and infant health care; plus more.

Further information:

Before any clinical placements can commence, applicants will have to provide: a Doctor's certificate (to say you are fit to work as a nurse); evidence of commencement of Hepatitis B immunisation; a Senior First Aid Certificate valid for the duration of the program and a completed police check.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

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Related Careers:

Nurse - Enrolled,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CIT Bruce No info Full time 1.5 years
CIT Bruce No info Part time
The Canberra Institute of Technology is a large multi-campus provider of a wide range of vocational education and training programs. CIT offers over 200 programs at different levels through five campuses across Canberra.

CIT Award programs are endorsed by industry and accredited by the CIT Advisory Council under delegation from the ACT Accreditation and Registration Council.

Studying at CIT is different from the school or university systems. Unlike universities, which offer a more general and theory-based education, CIT focuses on teaching the skills and knowledge for jobs. CIT aims to provide quality programs and services, relevant curricula and modern facilities.

CIT programs cater for full or part-time students as well as people in either full-time or part-time employment. Some courses can be studied online or at an individual pace via one of the flexible learning centres. CIT classes are small, the average size being 20 students.

Programs are run only if there are enough students and resources. Each program has its own entry requirements. Selection criteria and/or selection processes apply to many high demand programs.

CIT offers traineeship programs which are advertised in local newspapers. Student loans and FEE-HELP loans are available for eligible programs where students meet the requirements.

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