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HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2020 OctoberGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 2 yrs
2020 OctoberWerribee CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 2 yrs

Intakes

Geelong City Campus: February, April, July and October | Werribee Campus: February, April, July and October

Course Duration

2 years

Cricos Code

095391E

Course Description

Start your nursing career with confidence! This popular course will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills you need to register as an enrolled nurse or create a pathway to university. Our professional team of trainers share their experience and expertise to ensure you gain the latest industry knowledge.

Our partnerships with Barwon Health, St John of God Hospital, and other healthcare providers also provide excellent work placement and employment opportunities. The course covers anatomy and physiology, communication skills, medical terminology, infection control, legal and ethical issues associated with nursing, nursing patients with complex needs, administering medications, and nursing patients with mental health needs.

This course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). On successful completion of your studies you will eligible to register as an Enrolled nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

We receive a high number of applications for this course, with only limited places available. When submitting an application you are not guaranteed an offer. Make sure you submit your application on time and aim to make your application really count! Applicants are assessed individually and offers extended accordingly.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2020. Click here for eligibility criteria.

Please note that eligibility exemptions are not available for this course. For information on eligibility criteria please check here.

Work placement/industry experience

400 hours of work placement is required in this course, organised by The Gordon. You will complete 11 weeks of fulltime placement, in blocks of one week with morning or afternoon shifts. Placement may occur during semester break. A current police check and approved Working with Children Check is required. Uniform is a Gordon shirt, blue or black pants and flat non-slip shoes should be worn. *Please note that you may be required to travel outside of your usual training location to attend placement. This may include other regional areas or suburbs of Melbourne.

How often do I attend?

Classes are scheduled Monday - Friday | 3 days per week (changing each semester) | between the hours of 8.00am and 8.00pm.
Students can expect to be on campus on average 20 hours per week. Semester breaks will be scheduled into the timetable.

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Enrolled nurse in a variety of settings
  • Pathways to higher education

Course Description

Start your nursing career with confidence! This popular course will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills you need to register as an enrolled nurse or create a pathway to university. Our professional team of trainers share their experience and expertise to ensure you gain the latest industry knowledge.

Our partnerships with Barwon Health, St John of God Hospital, and other healthcare providers also provide excellent work placement and employment opportunities. The course covers anatomy and physiology, communication skills, medical terminology, infection control, legal and ethical issues associated with nursing, nursing patients with complex needs, administering medications, and nursing patients with mental health needs.

Course Description

Start your nursing career with confidence! This popular course will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills you need to register as an enrolled nurse or create a pathway to university. Our professional team of trainers share their experience and expertise to ensure you gain the latest industry knowledge.

Our partnerships with Barwon Health, St John of God Hospital, and other healthcare providers also provide excellent work placement and employment opportunities. The course covers anatomy and physiology, communication skills, medical terminology, infection control, legal and ethical issues associated with nursing, nursing patients with complex needs, administering medications, and nursing patients with mental health needs.

This course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). On successful completion of your studies you will eligible to register as an Enrolled nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

We receive a high number of applications for this course, with only limited places available. When submitting an application you are not guaranteed an offer. Make sure you submit your application on time and aim to make your application really count! Applicants are assessed individually and offers extended accordingly.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2020. Click here for eligibility criteria.

Please note that eligibility exemptions are not available for this course. For information on eligibility criteria please check here.

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement may be arranged during semester or semester breaks. All students must be available during these periods. This course includes 400 hours (11 weeks) of placement including morning/afternoon shifts. Placement is organised by The Gordon and completed Monday to Friday in week-long blocks. You may be required to travel to your work placement, please consider this before applying. While on placement, you will be required to wear your Gordon shirt, blue or black pants, and comfortable and enclosed shoes.

You will be required to obtain both a current and approved Working with Children Check and Police Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements for workplacements.

Work placement/industry experience

400 hours of work placement is required in this course, organised by The Gordon. You will complete 11 weeks of fulltime placement, in blocks of one week with morning or afternoon shifts. Placement may occur during semester break. A current police check and approved Working with Children Check is required. Uniform is a Gordon shirt, blue or black pants and flat non-slip shoes should be worn. *Please note that you may be required to travel outside of your usual training location to attend placement. This may include other regional areas or suburbs of Melbourne.

How often do I attend?

Full time - 4 days a week

How often do I attend?

Classes are scheduled Monday - Friday | 3 days per week (changing each semester) | between the hours of 8.00am and 8.00pm.
Students can expect to be on campus on average 20 hours per week. Semester breaks will be scheduled into the timetable.

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Enrolled nurse in a variety of settings
  • Pathways to higher education

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon will utilise Gordon Online, our digital learning management system. Classes will be delivered live (in real-time) using audio-visual delivery methods to ensure students continue to learn and reach their study goals during isolation. Find out more about delivery changes here.

Entrance Requirements
Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study

Applications for this course are not currently open

Please contact customer service on 52250538 to discuss upcoming intake dates.

Find out what services The Gordon provides for our students see Student Services.

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning credit! Find out more about RPL here.

Date published: 27/05/2020 12:00:49 PM

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