HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing


HLT54115 The Diploma of Nursing is a nationally recognised award designed to prepare students for application of nursing skills and knowledge required to be eligible for registration through the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency for the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled Nurse, in line with some state/territory nursing and midwifery regulatory authorities and any applicable English Language Proficiency Standards.

Course Name:

Diploma of Nursing


Qualification Code:



Level of Qualification

Vocational Education and Training Diploma



Minimum:  18 months (5 terms)*
Maximum:  3  years

* Availability of clinical placements  and individual course progression may impact the minimum.

Number  of Units of competency:

25     (20 Core Units and 5 Elective Units, 1708 nominal hours)

NB:  all new students are  enrolled in 50035 Perform Calculations in Health Mathematics


Study Load:

Full-time:   7 units of competency (first term of study)
Part-time:  6 units of competency (first term of study)

For study load information for subsequent terms:



Blended Delivery :  Brisbane,  Melbourne CBD, Melbourne Blackburn


Award Title:

HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing