Diploma of Nursing HLT54115

Diploma of Nursing HLT54115

Quick Course Guide

Course Code:

HLT54115

Course Length:

18 months full time or 30 months part time including 400 hours of clinical placement

Study Mode:

On-campus

Locations:

Melbourne CBD, Blackburn & Brisbane CBD

Start Dates:

February, May and September

This nationally accredited qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to work as an Enrolled Nurse in a variety of acute and non-acute health care settings. Using industry best practice, specialist training in the latest methods is delivered through theory based classroom learning and practical, hands-on sessions in nursing labs. Classes are all taught by highly skilled Nurses who draw on their depth of experience and provide individual attention and support.

During the course you will put your learning into practice through supervised clinical placements and are exposed to different health care environments including aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative and acute. You will also learn how to work and communicate effectively with patients and other health care professionals, as well  administer and monitor medications. On successful course completion you are eligible to apply to AHPRA for registration. In order to gain registration AHPRA you will be required to meet the English Language skills, click here for more details.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with diverse academic, work and life experiences to apply.

Entry Criteria / Pre-requisites

 

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Campuses

HSA’s Diploma of Nursing HLT54115 is available at our Melbourne CBD, Blackburn & Brisbane CBD campuses.

Study Modes

The Diploma of Nursing is offered using a blended mode of delivery. This is a combination of on-campus, online and clinical placement attendance. Typically you will be attending campus 3 days per week for 18 months or 2 days per week for 30 months.  During this time, you will complete 10 weeks of clinical placement that we coordinate for you at various facilities. Note, whilst your theory is delivered within the above time frames, your overall course duration and completion is dependent on the availability of clinical placement availabilities and individual course progression.

Course Duration & Start Dates

18 months full-time - 3 days per week
30 months part-time - 2 days per week

18 months full-time - 3 days per week
30 months part-time - 2 days per week

2017

- Term 3 - September 2017

2018

- Term 1 - February 2018

- Term 2 - May 2018

- Term 3 - September 2018

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Modules & Course Structure

The Diploma of Nursing HLT54115 consists of 25 units and incorporates theory based classroom learning with practical, hands-on sessions in nursing labs. You will also gain real life experience and put your learning into practice through 400 hours of clinical practicum.

The Diploma of Nursing HLT54115 consists of 25 units and incorporates theory based classroom learning with practical, hands-on sessions in nursing labs. You will also gain real life experience and put your learning into practice through 400 hours of clinical practicum.

  • For the Diploma of Nursing full-time course sequence, click here
  • For the Diploma of Nursing part-time course sequence, click here
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Career Outcomes

  • Enrolled Nurse
  • Acute Care Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Nurse
  • Aged Care Nurse
  • Mental Health Care Nurse
  • Palliative Care Nurse

Fees & Funding

Maximum tuition fee for new enrolling students $24,750. This is based on the 2017 course fee for a standard full-time enrolment of 18 months. Course fees subject to annual review. Please refer to our Fees & Funding pages for more information, or call us on 1300 306 886 to discuss possible loan or subsidy options that may be available to you. 

Maximum tuition fee for new enrolling students $24,750. This is based on the 2017 course fee for a standard full-time enrolment of 18 months. Course fees subject to annual review. Please refer to our Fees & Funding pages for more information, or call us on 1300 306 886 to discuss possible loan or subsidy options that may be available to you. 

To view the Nursing booklist and associated costs, please click here.

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT)

RPL and CT is a process to acknowledge your previous achievements of competencies or learning outcomes that may count towards your qualification.

RPL and CT is a process to acknowledge your previous achievements of competencies or learning outcomes that may count towards your qualification.

RPL provides credit for relevant skills, knowledge and experience gained through working and learning, as well as formal and informal training.

CT is a process that provides credit for a unit of competency previously achieved.

Applications for RPL need to be received by the Course Coordinator 3 weeks prior to the start of the term of study.

If you intend on applying for RPL:

  1. Carefully read the information contained within the Student Handbook.
  2. Complete all sections of the RPL Application Form.
  3. Collate copies of all required documents to use as evidence of your prior learning/experience and attach them with your application.
  4. VIC Students - Submit these via email to hsa.rpl.vic@navitas.com
  5. QLD Students - Submit these via email to hsa.rpl.qld@navitas.com 
  6. There is a fee for each successful unit of competency RPL assessment.

Applications for CT can be made up until the start of term.

If you intend on applying for CT:

  1. Carefully read the information contained within the Student Handbook.
  2. Complete the Application for Credit Form and submit with certified copies of your transcript or statement of attainment to Student Administration.
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To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification: if during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, Health Skills Australia reserves the right to transition you into the updated course. If this becomes necessary, Health Skills Australia will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete the updated course.