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What will I learn?

The Diploma of Nursing covers the nursing skills and knowledge you require to be eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled nurse, providing preparation for nursing practice that is client focused and holistic.

Studying the Diploma of Nursing at Holmesglen

We have industry-current nursing staff who will support you through the course. You will learn through a combination of on-campus theory, simulation activities in the nursing environment and supported clinical placements in a variety of clinical settings.

The range of clinical placements reflects the diverse opportunities for employment for enrolled nurses in the health workforce, which may include aged care, rehabilitation, sub-acute and acute settings.

Holmesglen will register all qualifying students with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Assessment

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

Career opportunities:

  • Enrolled nurse in an acute hospital, subacute, mental health, aged care, rehabilitation or community setting.

Pathways to further study:

  • One year's advanced standing into the Bachelor of Nursing with a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) for local student graduates of the Diploma of Nursing, subject to attending a Transition Program.
  • One year's advanced standing into the Bachelor of Nursing for international student graduates of the Diploma of Nursing, subject to attending a Transition Program.

CRICOS

108196H

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$17,500.00 (9,52,122) per year
Start date

July 2022, February 2023, April 2023

Venue

Bourke Street Campus

Level 3, 206 Bourke Street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$17,500.00 (9,52,122) per year
Start date

July 2022, February 2023, April 2023

Venue

Moorabbin Campus

488 South Road,

MOORABBIN,

Victoria,

3189, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

  • You must provide evidence of English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 7.0 (Academic) with no individual bandscore less than 7.0
  • The Diploma of Nursing has entry criteria set by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council. All students entering this course must demonstrate they have achieved the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) specified level of English language skills, prior to commencing the course.

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

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