Certificate IV in Preparation for Nursing Education

National code: 52689WA | WA course code: 3728 | CRICOS code: 084046B

Certificate IV in Preparation for Nursing Education

About this course

This course provides you with the skills and academic requirements you need to continue into the Diploma of Nursing by introducing study management, nursing terminology, work practices, human biology and health science.

You will improve your maths and communication skills and learn about physics, chemistry, microbiology and human biology. Please note that this course has an entry requirement of Australian Yr 11 with passes in Science and Maths. Students are also reqired to have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no band lower than 6.5.


This qualification has seven core units and no elective units. Follow this link to view an outline of this qualification.

Please note that you must complete all of the core units listed on the qualification outline. You will be provided with a course outline at orientation which identifies the elective units you will be enrolled into at your TAFE college.

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Admission requirements

  • An IELTS score (Academic) of 6.5 with no band score less than 6.5 or equivalent is required.

  • Year 11 with passes in Maths is required for entry into this course

  • Year 11 with passes in Science is required for entry into this course

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Tuition fees

The fee displayed is the current tuition fee.

TIWA tuition fees are reviewed annually and can be viewed in the Schedule of Fees.

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 with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

The Resource fee includes any consumable that is used by a student in the course of their study e.g. paint, internet use etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

A certified police clearance from your home country is required. This must be presented to your college at Orientation.

You will not be able to complete the work placement of this course without this police clearance. If you attend North Metropolitan TAFE Joondalup campus, some classes may be offered at the McLarty Campus. This campus is approximately 10 minutes' walk from the main Joondalup campus. Students can access the free CAT bus that circulates in the Joondalup CBD.

​Please view the Admission Requirements for your country of origin.

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