HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing

National ID
HLT54121
WA Course Code
BGW5
CRICOS code
111837J

Why choose this course?

Turn your passion for caring and helping others into a rewarding career in the healthcare industry. This course provides you with the current skills and knowledge in order to fulfil the registration requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and to practice nursing in a variety of settings, including mental health, primary health, acute care, aged care and palliative care areas.

You will gain all the requirements aligned to current industry trends and will graduate with the following skills:

  • How to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing;
  • An understanding of anatomy and physiology;
  • How to understand and implement infection control;
  • How to provide nursing care for the client;
  • An understanding of legal and ethical parameters;
  • How to promote positive health;
  • An understanding of the health issues of Indigenous Australians; and
  • How to contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the client.

A large component of your studies will be a clinical placement where you can practice your skills and attributes. Upon completion of this course, you will have the qualities required to become a qualified Enrolled Nurse.

All students enrolled in the HLT5421 Diploma of Nursing course are registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA) for the duration of their course. On successful completion of all course requirements, you may be eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

In Australia, nursing qualifications are accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC). ANMAC is accountable to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) for assuring the Australian community that graduates of accredited programs can practice and care for people in a safe and competent manner.

ANMAC accredits nursing qualifications in accordance with a set of standards. Please refer to their website for more detailed information - https://anmac.org.au/standards-and-review/enrolled-nurse(opens in a new tab)

Please note that the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) requires students to have an IELTS score (academic module) with a minimum overall score of 7.0 and a minimum score of 7.0 in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking) to meet their registration requirements.

Career opportunities

  • Enrolled Nurse

  • English language requirements

    1. English language test pathway

    You must have successfully completed one of the following English language tests:

    » an IELTS score (academic) of 7.0 with no band score less than 7.0;

    » Occupational English Test (OET) with minimum score of 'B' in each of the four components;

    » PTE Academic with a minimum overall score of 65 and a minimum score of 65 in each of the four components; or

    » TOEFL iBT at a minimum overall score of 94 with reading at a minimum of 24, listening a minimum of 24, speaking at a minimum of 23 and writing at a minimum of 27; or

    2. Primary language pathway

    » You must have attended and satisfactorily completed at least six years of primary and secondary education taught and assessed solely in English in any of the following countries: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom and the United States of America. At least 2 years of study must be between Years 7-12.

    More information on acceptable tests is available from www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au.

    More information about recognised countries and the English language skills registration standard can be found on the NMBA Board’s Registration Standards page.

  • Equivalent to Australian Year 12 with a pass in Year 11 Maths is required for entry into this course OR

    Completion of 52895WA Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies is required for entry into this course.

  • Students enrolling into HLT54121 will require a National Police Clearance, WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check, Working with Children Check, Immunisation Clearance, Medical Clearance and an AHPRA student registration. All students enrolled in this Diploma are registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA) for the course duration. On completion of all course requirements, you may be eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

  • Students may be required to undertake Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) Literacy & Numeracy assessment testing and achieve an exit level score of 3 (working at level 4) Literacy and Numeracy Testing. Students who have provided a formal English Language result are only required to complete the numeracy component.

  • This course requires immunisations and/or proof of vaccination status before attending mandatory work placement. Costs and vaccine requirements may vary depending on your placement centre and/or doctor’s fee schedule. Please follow instructions/advice provided to you during enrolment/orientation. You will not be able to complete your course if these requirements are not met.

Please note

To protect the public from harm, registered health practitioners and education providers must report concerns about registered students. This is a legal requirement. Practitioners and education providers only need to notify Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) when they have a 'reasonable belief' that a student has an impairment that, when undertaking clinical training, may place the public at substantial risk of harm.

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) Enrolled Nurse Accreditation Standards 2017 also require Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) delivering HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing to notify AHPRA of any student undertaking clinical training who has been identified as having an impairment that may place the public at substantial risk of harm.

AHPRA will be advised of the names of all students undertaking the HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing.

Upon completion of the course and a minimum of 400 hours of work placement, graduates will need to seek registration with AHPRA to work as an enrolled nurse, or to enrol in further study to become a registered nurse. The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) has developed core registration standards that define the requirements that applicants, registrants or students.

NMBA states that with the exception of registered students and non-practising registrants, these standards apply to applicants for registration and currently registered nurses and midwives.

Criminal history registration standardEnglish languages skills registration standardRegistration standard: Continuing professional developmentRegistration standard: Recency of practiceRegistration standard: Professional indemnity insurance arrangements

More information can be found at www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards.aspx

Your study options

Semester 2, 2023

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 2, 2023
Where | Central Regional TAFE (52789)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $1,890
  • Materials fee: $1,800

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts. Students may be required to attend clinical placements in a metropolitan area for mental health experience.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70.50) and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include knowledge questions, case studies, portfolios, projects, simulated observations and workplace observations. The unit HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicine and intravenous medication unit, has assessments which require the student to obtain 100% accuracy to pass the unit. These assessments are medication calculation assessments.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to textbooks including ‘Tabbners Nursing Care’, ‘Tabbners Essential Enrolled Nursing Skills’, Memmler’s The Human Body in Health and Disease, Law for Nurses and Midwives, access to Blackboard, and a large range of specialised online resources.   

Facilities and equipment may include access to classrooms and computer labs, a simulated environment on campus, a selection of medical equipment and supplies such as beds, manikins, emergency trolleys, resuscitation equipment, stethoscopes and IV pumps, medication reference books and a variety of anatomical models. Although the College provides use of equipment, students are encouraged to purchase their own USB, pen torch, stethoscope and fob watch.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 2, 2023

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 2, 2023
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $1,575
  • Materials fee: $3,000

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70)* and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCMHS006 Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include:

Knowledge assessments – students to demonstrate the knowledge evidence in each unit of competency through the use of, assignments and oral questioning.Practice skills – students are demonstrating skills and associated knowledge of the units in a practical simulated environment as per the assessment requirements of the units.Workplace skills – students are assessed on their practical skills and associated knowledge against the unit of competency and job role in the workplace. Students are required to demonstrate these skills a minimum number of times against specific units of competency and the associated assessment requirements.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use a matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to photo stories, video clips, DVD’s, online journals, text, and interactive online modules on Blackboard.

Facilities and equipment may include access to simulated hospital wards on site, simulated manikins, equipment, consumables, and computer classrooms.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 2, 2023

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 2, 2023
Where | South Metropolitan TAFE (52787)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $2,250
  • Materials fee: $1,170

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Students may be allocated up to 562 hours to cover any absent days and the restrictions on the number of placement allocations available due to COVID). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70.50) and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 25 units. These 25 are comprised of 20 core units and 5 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include written question assessments to show the student’s knowledge, practical demonstration of skills including scenarios to demonstrate knowledge and clinical skills and clinical placement within industry.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use a matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard LMS, Catapult online resources, software publications PDF, Lecturer developed PowerPoint presentations and handouts and access to the simulated labs.

Facilities and equipment may include access to computer classrooms, library databases, science and clinical laboratories set up to replicate hospital wards, SimMans (adult patient simulators) and consumables.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2024

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2024
Where | Central Regional TAFE (52789)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $1,890
  • Materials fee: $1,800

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts. Students may be required to attend clinical placements in a metropolitan area for mental health experience.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70.50) and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include knowledge questions, case studies, portfolios, projects, simulated observations and workplace observations. The unit HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicine and intravenous medication unit, has assessments which require the student to obtain 100% accuracy to pass the unit. These assessments are medication calculation assessments.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to textbooks including ‘Tabbners Nursing Care’, ‘Tabbners Essential Enrolled Nursing Skills’, Memmler’s The Human Body in Health and Disease, Law for Nurses and Midwives, access to Blackboard, and a large range of specialised online resources.   

Facilities and equipment may include access to classrooms and computer labs, a simulated environment on campus, a selection of medical equipment and supplies such as beds, manikins, emergency trolleys, resuscitation equipment, stethoscopes and IV pumps, medication reference books and a variety of anatomical models. Although the College provides use of equipment, students are encouraged to purchase their own USB, pen torch, stethoscope and fob watch.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2024

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2024
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $1,575
  • Materials fee: $3,000

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70)* and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCMHS006 Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include:

Knowledge assessments – students to demonstrate the knowledge evidence in each unit of competency through the use of, assignments and oral questioning.Practice skills – students are demonstrating skills and associated knowledge of the units in a practical simulated environment as per the assessment requirements of the units.Workplace skills – students are assessed on their practical skills and associated knowledge against the unit of competency and job role in the workplace. Students are required to demonstrate these skills a minimum number of times against specific units of competency and the associated assessment requirements.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use a matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to photo stories, video clips, DVD’s, online journals, text, and interactive online modules on Blackboard.

Facilities and equipment may include access to simulated hospital wards on site, simulated manikins, equipment, consumables, and computer classrooms.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2024

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2024
Where | South Metropolitan TAFE (52787)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $2,250
  • Materials fee: $1,170

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Students may be allocated up to 562 hours to cover any absent days and the restrictions on the number of placement allocations available due to COVID). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70.50) and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 25 units. These 25 are comprised of 20 core units and 5 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include written question assessments to show the student’s knowledge, practical demonstration of skills including scenarios to demonstrate knowledge and clinical skills and clinical placement within industry.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use a matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard LMS, Catapult online resources, software publications PDF, Lecturer developed PowerPoint presentations and handouts and access to the simulated labs.

Facilities and equipment may include access to computer classrooms, library databases, science and clinical laboratories set up to replicate hospital wards, SimMans (adult patient simulators) and consumables.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2024

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2024
Where | Central Regional TAFE (52789)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $1,890
  • Materials fee: $1,800

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts. Students may be required to attend clinical placements in a metropolitan area for mental health experience.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70.50) and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include knowledge questions, case studies, portfolios, projects, simulated observations and workplace observations. The unit HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicine and intravenous medication unit, has assessments which require the student to obtain 100% accuracy to pass the unit. These assessments are medication calculation assessments.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to textbooks including ‘Tabbners Nursing Care’, ‘Tabbners Essential Enrolled Nursing Skills’, Memmler’s The Human Body in Health and Disease, Law for Nurses and Midwives, access to Blackboard, and a large range of specialised online resources.   

Facilities and equipment may include access to classrooms and computer labs, a simulated environment on campus, a selection of medical equipment and supplies such as beds, manikins, emergency trolleys, resuscitation equipment, stethoscopes and IV pumps, medication reference books and a variety of anatomical models. Although the College provides use of equipment, students are encouraged to purchase their own USB, pen torch, stethoscope and fob watch.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 2, 2024

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 2, 2024
Where | Central Regional TAFE (52789)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $1,890
  • Materials fee: $1,800

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts. Students may be required to attend clinical placements in a metropolitan area for mental health experience.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70.50) and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include knowledge questions, case studies, portfolios, projects, simulated observations and workplace observations. The unit HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicine and intravenous medication unit, has assessments which require the student to obtain 100% accuracy to pass the unit. These assessments are medication calculation assessments.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to textbooks including ‘Tabbners Nursing Care’, ‘Tabbners Essential Enrolled Nursing Skills’, Memmler’s The Human Body in Health and Disease, Law for Nurses and Midwives, access to Blackboard, and a large range of specialised online resources.   

Facilities and equipment may include access to classrooms and computer labs, a simulated environment on campus, a selection of medical equipment and supplies such as beds, manikins, emergency trolleys, resuscitation equipment, stethoscopes and IV pumps, medication reference books and a variety of anatomical models. Although the College provides use of equipment, students are encouraged to purchase their own USB, pen torch, stethoscope and fob watch.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 2, 2024

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 2, 2024
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $1,575
  • Materials fee: $3,000

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70)* and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCMHS006 Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include:

Knowledge assessments – students to demonstrate the knowledge evidence in each unit of competency through the use of, assignments and oral questioning.Practice skills – students are demonstrating skills and associated knowledge of the units in a practical simulated environment as per the assessment requirements of the units.Workplace skills – students are assessed on their practical skills and associated knowledge against the unit of competency and job role in the workplace. Students are required to demonstrate these skills a minimum number of times against specific units of competency and the associated assessment requirements.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use a matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to photo stories, video clips, DVD’s, online journals, text, and interactive online modules on Blackboard.

Facilities and equipment may include access to simulated hospital wards on site, simulated manikins, equipment, consumables, and computer classrooms.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 2, 2024

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 2, 2024
Where | South Metropolitan TAFE (52787)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $2,250
  • Materials fee: $1,170

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Students may be allocated up to 562 hours to cover any absent days and the restrictions on the number of placement allocations available due to COVID). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70.50) and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 25 units. These 25 are comprised of 20 core units and 5 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include written question assessments to show the student’s knowledge, practical demonstration of skills including scenarios to demonstrate knowledge and clinical skills and clinical placement within industry.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use a matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard LMS, Catapult online resources, software publications PDF, Lecturer developed PowerPoint presentations and handouts and access to the simulated labs.

Facilities and equipment may include access to computer classrooms, library databases, science and clinical laboratories set up to replicate hospital wards, SimMans (adult patient simulators) and consumables.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2025

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2025
Where | Central Regional TAFE (52789)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $1,890
  • Materials fee: $1,800

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts. Students may be required to attend clinical placements in a metropolitan area for mental health experience.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70.50) and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include knowledge questions, case studies, portfolios, projects, simulated observations and workplace observations. The unit HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicine and intravenous medication unit, has assessments which require the student to obtain 100% accuracy to pass the unit. These assessments are medication calculation assessments.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to textbooks including ‘Tabbners Nursing Care’, ‘Tabbners Essential Enrolled Nursing Skills’, Memmler’s The Human Body in Health and Disease, Law for Nurses and Midwives, access to Blackboard, and a large range of specialised online resources.   

Facilities and equipment may include access to classrooms and computer labs, a simulated environment on campus, a selection of medical equipment and supplies such as beds, manikins, emergency trolleys, resuscitation equipment, stethoscopes and IV pumps, medication reference books and a variety of anatomical models. Although the College provides use of equipment, students are encouraged to purchase their own USB, pen torch, stethoscope and fob watch.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2025

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2025
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $1,575
  • Materials fee: $3,000

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70)* and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCMHS006 Facilitate the recovery process with the person, family and carers
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include:

Knowledge assessments – students to demonstrate the knowledge evidence in each unit of competency through the use of, assignments and oral questioning.Practice skills – students are demonstrating skills and associated knowledge of the units in a practical simulated environment as per the assessment requirements of the units.Workplace skills – students are assessed on their practical skills and associated knowledge against the unit of competency and job role in the workplace. Students are required to demonstrate these skills a minimum number of times against specific units of competency and the associated assessment requirements.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use a matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to photo stories, video clips, DVD’s, online journals, text, and interactive online modules on Blackboard.

Facilities and equipment may include access to simulated hospital wards on site, simulated manikins, equipment, consumables, and computer classrooms.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2025

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2025
Where | South Metropolitan TAFE (52787)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $2,250
  • Materials fee: $1,170

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Students may be allocated up to 562 hours to cover any absent days and the restrictions on the number of placement allocations available due to COVID). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70.50) and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 25 units. These 25 are comprised of 20 core units and 5 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include written question assessments to show the student’s knowledge, practical demonstration of skills including scenarios to demonstrate knowledge and clinical skills and clinical placement within industry.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use a matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard LMS, Catapult online resources, software publications PDF, Lecturer developed PowerPoint presentations and handouts and access to the simulated labs.

Facilities and equipment may include access to computer classrooms, library databases, science and clinical laboratories set up to replicate hospital wards, SimMans (adult patient simulators) and consumables.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2025

Duration | 3 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2025
Where | Central Regional TAFE (52789)
How | On campus and work placement, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $26,790
  • Resources fee: $1,890
  • Materials fee: $1,800

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours of supervised work placement in a variety of health care facilities to meet the assessment requirements for units of competency and the regulatory requirements for Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This environment strengthens the individual students’ future expectations of performance in the workplace, develops practical skills and application of skills and knowledge and provides a real-life experience of a variety of nursing workplace contexts. Students may be required to attend clinical placements in a metropolitan area for mental health experience.

Before you commence your work placement, you must be eligible to obtain these requirements:

  • A health check (approx. $200)*
  • immunisations and/or provide evidence of vaccinations - COVID-19, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) 
  • MRSA Screening Test ($37)*
  • Working With Children Check ($83)*
  • National Police Certificate ($59)*
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check ($11)*
  • WA Health Department Criminal History Record Check ($33)*
  • Uniform – Scrub Top & pants ($70.50) and closed in, slip resistant shoes 

*Costs for vaccinations and clearances may vary

Year 12
HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing - BGW5
3 semesters

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN035 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
  • HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include knowledge questions, case studies, portfolios, projects, simulated observations and workplace observations. The unit HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicine and intravenous medication unit, has assessments which require the student to obtain 100% accuracy to pass the unit. These assessments are medication calculation assessments.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to textbooks including ‘Tabbners Nursing Care’, ‘Tabbners Essential Enrolled Nursing Skills’, Memmler’s The Human Body in Health and Disease, Law for Nurses and Midwives, access to Blackboard, and a large range of specialised online resources.   

Facilities and equipment may include access to classrooms and computer labs, a simulated environment on campus, a selection of medical equipment and supplies such as beds, manikins, emergency trolleys, resuscitation equipment, stethoscopes and IV pumps, medication reference books and a variety of anatomical models. Although the College provides use of equipment, students are encouraged to purchase their own USB, pen torch, stethoscope and fob watch.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).

For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.

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Last updated on February 2, 2023