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52895WA Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

National ID: 52895WA State ID: BGS66
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Set yourself up for a life-saving and caring career.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies you'll be a step closer to a career as an enrolled nurse.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to ease comfortably into studying nursing. You will learn about anatomy, physiology, and microbiology, medical terminology, applied mathematics, physics and chemistry, as well as study skills.

The Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies provides the academic knowledge for entry into the Diploma of Nursing.

Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

Half-price

This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more here.

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

Online

This course is available online. 

^ Online availability varies at each campus. Some qualifications may require practical training and assessments to be done in person.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

RTO Requirements

Prospective students are counselled towards courses at the appropriate AQF level, which will enable them to meet the benchmarks for a Certificate IV level qualification entry requirement.

Compliance with entry requirements is checked and archived by lecturers prior to enrolment.

At orientation, students complete an assessment of literacy and numeracy supplied by the Central Regional TAFE. This helps students and lecturers to decide appropriate level of support for the college to provide in this area.

This course includes work placement or live works in a Group 1 or Group 2 industry as outlined in COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy.  For the latest information on vaccine requirements for students visit our COVID-19 updates page.

Not required for this course.

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies.

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here. (opens in a new tab) (opens in a new tab)

Study options and how to apply

Click on your preferred study option below to get started with your application or enrolment.

Available all year round, 2023

Details

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study WHENEVER and WHEREVER suits you.  Typically, flexible, and self-paced options are part-time and open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start, enrol and study continuously. 

Once you enrol into your chosen units, you will have six (6) months from the date of your enrolment to complete your study.

Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2023
Where Northam
How Self Paced External
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

Please note: Where displayed, fees are only an estimate. 2023 course availabilities will be subject to 2023 fees at time of enrolment. Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, local skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2022, students born on or after 1 July 2004 who are at least 15 years old in 2022) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

 

READY TO APPLY?

Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here.

FEES

Calculate your estimated fees in the above UNITS AND FEES tab.

Semester 1, 2023

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Geraldton
How Classroom
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $0.00 $78.50 $78.50

Please note: Where displayed, fees are only an estimate. 2023 course availabilities will be subject to 2023 fees at time of enrolment. Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, local skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2022, students born on or after 1 July 2004 who are at least 15 years old in 2022) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

 

READY TO APPLY?

Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here.

FEES

Calculate your estimated fees in the above UNITS AND FEES tab.

Semester 2, 2023

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Geraldton
How Classroom
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $0.00 $78.50 $78.50

Please note: Where displayed, fees are only an estimate. 2023 course availabilities will be subject to 2023 fees at time of enrolment. Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, local skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2022, students born on or after 1 July 2004 who are at least 15 years old in 2022) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

 

READY TO APPLY?

Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here.

FEES

Calculate your estimated fees in the above UNITS AND FEES tab.

Semester 2, 2022

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Geraldton
How Classroom
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $518.40 $76.50 $594.90

Please note: Where displayed, fees are only an estimate. 2023 course availabilities will be subject to 2023 fees at time of enrolment. Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, local skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2022, students born on or after 1 July 2004 who are at least 15 years old in 2022) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

 

READY TO APPLY?

Use the APPLY NOW box to register and apply for this course.  Our Lecturer will assess your application online. You can follow the Register & Apply guide here.

FEES

Calculate your estimated fees in the above UNITS AND FEES tab.

Course Enquiry

This form is for course enquiries only. If you would like to apply, please refer to the How to apply box next to your preferred study location above.

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If you plan to study in Australia as an International student, please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au for more information.