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Diploma of Nursing

National ID: HLT54115 | State ID: AYZ3

 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing. You will also learn about anatomy and physiology, infection control, nursing care of the client, legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice and promote positive health. You will also develop an understanding of health issues of Indigenous Australians and contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the client. Your learning will incorporate a large component of supervised clinical practice in a health care setting.

Students will need to complete a mandatory 440 hours of clinical placement, and attendance at two one-week simulation blocks at Pundulmurra campus in South Hedland each semester.

Semester 2, 2018

Commences 16 July

The first week will consist of an online orientation, followed by classes two days per week, Tuesday and Thursday, until 18 October at the Health and Community Services Training Centre at Pundulmurra campus. The classes are not compulsory, but strongly encouraged. Students are expected to undertake online study in their own time in addition to this.

Simulation week will take place twice during Semester 2 at Pundulmurra campus.

Simulation week 1: 27 - 31 August

Simulation week 2: 22 - 26 October

Students will be required to undertake clinical placement in South Hedland or Perth as part of the course.

Available at other campus locations on request.

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Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an enrolled nurse.

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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

North Regional TAFE’s indicative fees for 2018 are available here. These fees are indicative for local students enrolling full-time in government funded courses in 2018. Your fees will be calculated from your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Concessions (for eligible courses at certificate levels I to IV) and annual course fee caps may apply. Other charges may apply. Please view the Department of Training and Workforce Development's course fees rate document for further fee information.

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Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students. Please visit the TAFE International WA (TIWA) website to confirm available courses and fees. Tuition fees will be paid through TIWA.

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For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation. To find out more, please click here.

If you are an international student, please view your application process by clicking here.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au or drop into your local campus.

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation. To find out more, please click here.

If you are an international student, please view your application process by clicking here.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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