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Diploma of Nursing

National ID: HLT54115 | State ID: AYZ3

 

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Training Package Version : 3.1

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 health care settings.

 

Additional Requirements : Students completing this qualification are eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has specific requirements for registration relating to English Language Skills, Criminal history, Recency of practice, Continuing professional development and Professional indemnity insurance arrangements.  Registration standards define the requirements that applicants, registrants or students need to meet to be registered.  Detailed information is published on the NMBA website, accessible at http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards.aspx

A National Police Clearance, Working with Children Card, WA Health Criminal Screening, Senior First Aid Certificate and a medical screening with specific immunisations are required prior to undertaking the practical components of this course.

Education providers will, under the National Law, register students with the NMBA and notify the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) if a student undertaking clinical training has an impairment that may place the public at substantial risk of harm.  You do not need to apply for  student registration.  AHPRA works directly with education providers to register all students who need to be registered.  There are no fees for student registration.  For further information go to - 

http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-and-Endorsement/Student-Registration.aspx

www.ahpra.gov.au/Registration/Student-Registrations.aspx

Entrance Requirements : Students that are required by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) to provide a formal English language skills test when applying for registration, must provide a formal English language test result demonstrating they have achieved the NMBA specified level of English language skills, prior to commencement of the program.
Students are required to provide evidence of having sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully undertake the program's academic and workplace experience requirements, prior to commencing the program.
Work Placement :  A Work Placement of 410 hours must be undertaken as part of this course.
Licencing Outcomes :  Successful completion of this qualification will make you eligible for registration as an Enrolled Nurse with AHPRA.
VET Student Loans : This course IS ELIGIBLE for a VET Student Loan.  Central Regional TAFE is an authorised Vocational Education and Training (VET) provider approved to offer VET Student Loans to eligible students.  VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme available to assist eligible students studying VET Diploma and Higher Education qualifications to pay all or part of their tuition fees.  Check out our website here for more details.

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Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Enrolled Nursing.

Upon successful completion students will be able to work in Hospitals, Aged Care facilities, and other health care settings.

Further study opportunities:

Registered Nursing

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Units

How to apply

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Northam
Duration

Three (3) Semesters

HowFace To Face (Class Room)
Full-Time
Part-Time
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
Fees and charges

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

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

Units

Stage 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply communication skills in nursing practiceHLTENN002AWA15
Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practiceHLTENN008AWA09
Communicate and work in health or community servicesCHCCOM005AVC29
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresHLTINF001AVA32
Confirm physical health statusHLTAAP002AVB18
Follow safe work practices for direct client careHLTWHS002WG739
Implement and monitor care of the older personHLTENN013AWA05
Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plansHLTENN004AWA13
Manage personal stressors in the work environmentHLTWHS006AUZ56
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
Stage 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapyHLTENN007AWA10
Analyse and respond to client health informationHLTAAP003AVB17
Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environmentHLTENN006AWA11
Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problemsHLTENN012AWA06
Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditionsHLTENN009AWA08
Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing careHLTENN003AWA14
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Stage 3
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapyHLTENN007AWA10
Apply a palliative approach in nursing practiceHLTENN010AWA07
Apply nursing practice in the primary health care settingHLTENN015AWA02
Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needsHLTENN005AWA12
Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problemsHLTENN011AWA04
Practise nursing within the Australian health care systemHLTENN001AWA16
Research and apply evidence to practiceCHCPOL003AVB50
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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Northam
Duration

Three (3) Semesters

HowFace To Face (Class Room)
Full-Time
Part-Time
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
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Enrolled Nursing.

Upon successful completion students will be able to work in Hospitals, Aged Care facilities, and other health care settings.

Further study opportunities:

Registered Nursing

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

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

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Stage 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply communication skills in nursing practiceHLTENN002AWA15
Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practiceHLTENN008AWA09
Communicate and work in health or community servicesCHCCOM005AVC29
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresHLTINF001AVA32
Confirm physical health statusHLTAAP002AVB18
Follow safe work practices for direct client careHLTWHS002WG739
Implement and monitor care of the older personHLTENN013AWA05
Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plansHLTENN004AWA13
Manage personal stressors in the work environmentHLTWHS006AUZ56
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Reflect on and improve own professional practiceCHCPRP003AVB48
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
Stage 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapyHLTENN007AWA10
Analyse and respond to client health informationHLTAAP003AVB17
Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environmentHLTENN006AWA11
Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problemsHLTENN012AWA06
Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditionsHLTENN009AWA08
Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing careHLTENN003AWA14
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCHCDIV002AVC08
Stage 3
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapyHLTENN007AWA10
Apply a palliative approach in nursing practiceHLTENN010AWA07
Apply nursing practice in the primary health care settingHLTENN015AWA02
Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needsHLTENN005AWA12
Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problemsHLTENN011AWA04
Practise nursing within the Australian health care systemHLTENN001AWA16
Research and apply evidence to practiceCHCPOL003AVB50
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Central Regional TAFE is committed to ensuring that all international students have an enjoyable experience studying in Australia. Students are supported by a dedicated Client Services staff who provide personal counselling, course advice, student support and many other services.

Fees, applications and enrolments for International Students are different to those for local students. International students must be enrolled in full time study on campus.

For more information about courses, enrolment and course fees for international students:

TAFE International Western Australia,
Department of Training and Workforce Development - Customer Service Centre
Level 7, 3 Forrest Place, Perth WA 6000
Tel: +61 8 9218 2100
Fax: +61 8 9218 2160
Email: study.eti@det.wa.edu.au
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

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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If you have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification with Central Regional TAFE, you may be able to obtain credits towards a degree at Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC), Charles Sturt University, Central Queensland University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In addition to the arrangements in place with specific Universities, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification from us will enable you to gain direct entry into related undergraduate degree courses in most Universities throughout Australia. You may also be eligible to gain credits with other Universities on a case-by-case basis.

 

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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

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

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

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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