Diploma of Nursing

National code: HLT54115 | WA course code: AYZ3 | CRICOS code: 093622M

Diploma of Nursing

About this course

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing.

You will also learn about anatomy and physiology, infection control, nursing care of the client, legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice and promote positive health. You will also develop an understanding of health issues of Indigenous Australians and contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the client.

You will complete supervised clinical placement in hospitals, nursing homes and healthcare agencies.

Upon completion of this course you will have the skills required to become a qualified Enrolled Nurse.

You need to register with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency (AHPRA) however you will be required to have an IELTS score of 7.0, with no band lower than 7.0 to register with this agency.


This qualification has 20 core units and five 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, however the elective units you study may differ between TAFE colleges. 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 6.0 or equivalent is required.

  • Year 12 with passes in Maths and 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

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

Career opportunities

  • Enrolled Nurse
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