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.

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.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

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.

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 and Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test.

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.

Course Duration:

  • 95 weeks of delivery is inclusive of 10 weeks of practical placement and 14 weeks holiday breaks.
  • Classroom sessions of 18 hours per week.

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.

  • 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.

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

Domestic Students

International Students

$24,225

$29,450

Please click here for more details on course fee

20/07/2020

How to Apply

Complete the Online Application Form 

and send the filled Application Form to:  info@menzies.vic.edu.au.

You can accept your offer online. Please follow the instructions as stated on the letter of Offer for payment details. Once the payment has been received, you will receive a confirmation letter that your enrollment has been secured.

Attend the Orientation Session at Menzies on the day as stated in your Letter of Offer and receive information about your course timetable and other important information.

For international students, after Step2: Acceptance of Offer and Payment, please apply for Student Visa with the eCOE. For more information on student visa application process, please visit www. immi.gov.au/students. 

More information, please refer to International Students.