Diploma of Nursing

TAFE Gippsland

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $28,658

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.

Related Careers:

Nurse - Enrolled,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Warragul No info Yes
Yallourn No info
Leongatha No info Yes
Online No info
Warragul No info Full time 1.5 years
Lakes Entrance (SEAMEC) No info
Leongatha No info
Morwell No info No Full time 18 months
Bairnsdale No info
Forestec No info
Warragul No info
Bairnsdale No info Yes
Sale No info
Leongatha No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Warragul No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Morwell No info Full time 18 months
Morwell No info No
Chadstone No info
Traralgon No info
Bairnsdale No info Full time 1.5 years
Leongatha No info Full time 1.5 years
Morwell No info
Bairnsdale No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Established in 2014, Federation Training is a partnership between GippsTAFE and Advance TAFE. Building on over 85 years' experience in training and education, Federation Training strives to provide improved opportunities and outcomes for vocational education students across Gippsland and South Eastern Victoria.

With ten campuses from Chadstone across the state to Lakes Entrance, Federation Training offer a diverse range of programs and specially designed learning environments, providing students with the opportunity to get hands on and develop skills and experience in the industry of their choice.

Federation Training aims to create one united education model for Gippsland that will provide opportunities for local students and an exciting learning environment for those seeking a regional educational experience.

Federation Training has a variety of courses from pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships and traineeships, to certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas. Students can choose to study courses in business, health, general education or trades. Students can also study a Federation University degree at Federation Training, with flexible pathway options that take them from diploma to bachelor degree in just 2-3 years.

Flexible study options mean students can complete their course in a way that best suits their lifestyle. They can study full time, part time or online with confidence that they will be equipped with the skills they need to get ahead in the workforce.

With great relationships with local industry, Federation Training courses are developed to meet the requirements of the workplace. This ensures students have access to employment opportunities once they graduate.

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