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What will I learn?

The accredited Diploma of Nursing prepares you to provide expert nursing care across the health sector.

You will learn anatomy and physiology, infection control and medication administration to work in a range of health care settings including acute, aged care, rehabilitation and mental health.

TAFE NSW has developed this course in consultation with peak bodies and industry partners. Our extensive network gives you the opportunity to learn in diverse workplaces and to improve your technical and professional nursing skills.

Numeracy Requirements:

All international students will be required to undertake a Numeracy test prior to commencing the Diploma of Nursing. The purpose is to demonstrate sufficient numeracy skills. This is a requirement of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).

To meet this requirement, you will need to complete an assessment and achieve a competency of at least Exit Level 3 in Numeracy.

How will I do the test?

As part of your application process, a TAFE NSW support officer will contact you to arrange to take the test. The test is online access to a computer and the internet is required.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

To receive this course students must complete all core units and a range of Additional units.

Note: Additional units may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit at that location. TAFE NSW does not guarantee that speciality units listed will be offered at each location and semester. You will receive your timetable from the teaching section on commencement and speciality units offered will be provided at that time.

CRICOS

094261A

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$24,130.00 (13,07,151) per year
Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from AUD $300 – AUD $1,000 per course.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 January 2022, 18 July 2022

Venue

Sydney Institute - Randwick Campus

Cnr of Darley Road and King Street,

RANDWICK,

New South Wales,

2031, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$24,130.00 (13,07,151) per year
Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from AUD $300 – AUD $1,000 per course.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 April 2022, 10 October 2022

Venue

Western Sydney Institute - Castle Hill Campus

Cnr Showground and Green Roads,

CASTLE HILL,

New South Wales,

2154, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Year 12 or equivalent

Academic IELTS 7.0 with 7.0 across all bands OR

Occupational English Test (OET) with minimum score of B in each of the 4 components OR

PTE Academic with a minimum overall score of 65 and a minimum score of 65 in each of the 4 components OR

TOEFL iBT at a minimum overall score of 94 with a minimum score of 24 in Listening, 24 in Reading, 27 in Writing and 23 in Speaking

Please note that the results can be collected across two (2) tests within a six (6) month period) *

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About TAFE NSW

TAFE NSW is the largest vocational education and training provider in Australia, grooming its students to be job-ready through hands-on learning.

  • Students can study at 30+ locations in New South Wales
  • Home to over 3,200 international students each year
  • Study options include certificates, diplomas and degrees
  • Offers industry-aligned programs in small classes