HLT54115

CRICOS Code: 093117F

Diploma of Nursing

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.

To be eligible to apply for registration as an enrolled nurse and to practice in Australia, you must complete a Diploma of Nursing program accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) and approved as ‘an approved program of study’ by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA ) in accordance with the Enrolled Nurse Accreditation Standards. Visit https://www.ahpra.gov.au/Education/Approved-Programs-of-Study.aspx?ref=Nurse&;Type=General&div=Enrolled%20Nurse%20%28Division%202%29 to confirm your chosen Registered Training Organisation (RTO) holds the necessary accreditation.

 

Employment pathways:

On completion, student will have the skills, competencies and knowledge to apply for registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA). Participent could find work in a variety of fields from public or private hospitals to private nursing or community health care facilities. Potential area of work include: acute care, mental health, aged care, community care, etc.

*It is not, however, intended to indicate that an individual will gain immediate employment on completion of this qualification.

Pathways from the qualification:

Students may be able to choose further pathways into Bachelor of Nursing for Division 1 registration or HLT64115 Advanced Diploma of Nursing.

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

This qualification does not have mandatory entry requirements at the time of publication on training.gov.au. However, the RTO requires candidates to meet its admission requirements prior to enrolling into this qualification.

RTO’s admission requirements:

Domestic Students

 

o   Minimum age of 18 years and above

o   Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or higher

o   Have physical attributes suitable for placement in the nursing industry that encompasses manual handling of equipment and clients (i.e. to assist a client in transferring themselves to and from beds)

o  Provide evidence of meeting the NMBA English language registration standard as specified in http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards/English-language-skills.aspx

In summary, the evidence required is one of the following:

1) The learner has completed 3.5 years (full time equivalent) of a combination of secondary, vocational and/or tertiary level studies taught and assessed in English in one of recognised countries (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America)  OR

2) The learner has achieved a valid English language test score from one of the following:

IELTS (Academic)

Minimum overall score of 7 and a minimum score of 7 in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking)

OET

Minimum score of B in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking).

PTE Academic

Minimum overall score of 65 and a minimum score of 65 in each of the four communicative skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking)

TOEFL iBT

Minimum total score of 94 and the following minimum score in each section of the test: 24 for listening, 24 for reading, 27 for writing, and 23 for speaking.

Additionally, the learner is required to:

o   Complete the Pre-Training Review and Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test.

If the learner has done the Pre‐Training Review and LLN assessment previously at Menzies Institute of Technology for a previous qualification in the same stream enrolment then it is not required.

o   The learner must also provide prior to commencement of Work Placement allocation for the following:

  • Provide proof of up to date immunisation.
  • Provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate (AFP) / NCC.
  • Provide a Working with Children Check.

International Students

 

o   Minimum age of 18 years and above

o   Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or higher

o   Have physical attributes suitable for suitable for placement in nursing industry that encompasses manual handling of equipment and clients (i.e. to assist a client in transferring themselves to and from beds)

o Provide evidence of meeting the NMBA English language registration standard as specified in http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards/English-language-skills.aspx

In summary, the evidence required is one of the following:

1) The learner has completed 3.5 years (full time equivalent) of a combination of secondary, vocational and/or tertiary level studies taught and assessed in English in one of recognised countries (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America)  OR

2) The learner has achieved a valid English language test score from one of the following:

o   English Language Requirements (meet one of the requirements outlined below)

IELTS (Academic)

Minimum overall score of 7 and a minimum score of 7 in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking)

OET

Minimum score of B in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking).

PTE Academic

Minimum overall score of 65 and a minimum score of 65 in each of the four communicative skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking)

TOEFL iBT

Minimum total score of 94 and the following minimum score in each section of the test: 24 for listening, 24 for reading, 27 for writing, and 23 for speaking.

Additionally, the learner is required to:

o   Complete the Pre-Training Review.

If the learner has done the Pre‐Training Review and LLN assessment previously at Menzies Institute of Technology for a previous qualification in the same stream enrolment then it is not required.

o   Provide prior to commencement of Work Placement allocation for the following:

  • Provide proof of up to date immunisation.
  • Provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate (AFP) / NCC.
  • Provide a Working with Children Check.

Other Conditions

  • Students required to invest 8-9 hours a week of self-directed learning to complete self-study and assessments.
  • Complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test prior to the commencement of the course.

Course Duration:

  • 95 weeks of delivery is inclusive of 10 weeks of practical placement and 14 weeks holiday breaks.
  • Classroom sessions of 20 hours per week.
  • Work placement – 400 hours 

Units of Competency:

Unit Code

Unit Title

Core (C)  Elective (E)

HLTENN002

Apply communication skills in nursing practice

C

HLTENN008

Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice

C

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

C

HLTWHS002

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

C

HLTAAP002

Confirm physical health status

C

HLTENN001

Practise nursing within the Australian health care system

C

HLTENN003

Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care

C

HLTENN004

Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans

C

HLTENN013

Implement and monitor care of the older person

C

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

C

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

C

HLTAAP003

Analyse and respond to client health information

C

HLTENN006

Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment

C

HLTENN007

Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy

C

HLTENN009

Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions

C

HLTENN015

Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting

C

HLTENN012

Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems

C

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

C

HLTENN005

Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs

C

HLTENN011

Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems

C

CHCPOL003

Research and apply evidence to practice

E

CHCCCS027

Visit client residence

E

HLTENN010

Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice

E

HLTENN025

Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes

E

BSBLDR403

Lead team effectiveness

E

*Credit transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and self assessment.20

  • Questions and Answers
  • Case Studies
  • Project
  • Practical Demonstration
  • Report
  • Work placement tasks & observation

This qualification is delivered:

  • Classroom Blended including classroom sessions, self-study, work placement, simulated workplace activities and some assessments at home.

at Spencer Campus –Level 4, 355 Spencer Street, West Melbourne and 396‐400 Spencer Street, West Melbourne.

This course will only be delivered and assessed in Victoria and not offered for interstate students.

Domestic Students

International Students

$24,225

$25,550

Please click here for more details on course fee

20/07/2020

– Prospective learner previews information about course and the Institute. Information sources include but not limited to online, print, seminar/exhibition & marketing event.

– Prospective learner makes an enquiry to the Institute. Prospective learners may make the inquiry using online methods (website, Facebook, email), by phone or walk-in to the Institute.

– Discuss with Marketing and Admissions Staff about the training product.

Provide all information and documentation as required. The prospective learner is required to complete Pre-Training Review Form. Sit for the pre training interview to determine the suitability to the training product. Offshore students will participate to the interview via (video conferencing or teleconferencing)  

Prospective leaner completes the Student Application Form and sign Privacy Notice and Student Declaration – which is the formal application endorsement.

Click on Apply Now.

Once the applicant is accepted, the Letter Of Offer will be issued.

Sign and accept the Letter of Offer (LOO) which is the final stage for the applicant to understand and agree to all terms and conditions of the LOO. Then make payment as outlined in the LOO and arrange the initial payment required to confirm enrollment.

Receive Confirmation of Enrollment (COE) Domestic COE – Confirmation of Enrolment received by student. Also information on Orientation Day is included.

*For Offshore International student only-
 Apply for Student Visa – Apply for Student Visa with the COE. For more information please visit https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au
 Book Flights and Arrange Accommodation -Book your flights to Melbourne and arrange accommodation for the duration of your study. If airport pickup is required, confirm arrangements with the Institute.
 Departure & Arrival -Ensure you have packed all necessary belongings. Ensure your airport pickup and accommodation arrangements are finalised. Bring copies of your enrolment, and accommodation arrangements.

The applicant will be sent an email to complete the mandatory Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test. (This step can be completed before or after the Orientation but must be done before the commencement of training)

Attend Orientation Session Compulsory session to receive all course and student orientation information, student registration, uniform sizing and student ID cards issuance.

Student to commence the training relevant to the selected course.

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