HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

IntakeCampusStandard DurationApprenticeship DurationTraineeship Duration
2019 AprilGeelong CityFull-time: 2 yrs
2019 JulyGeelong CityFull-time: 2 yrs
2019 OctoberWatton Street, WerribeeFull-time: 2 yrs

Intakes

Geelong City Campus: February, April and July | Werribee Campus: February 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 is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2019*.

*The Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative is open to Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens only.

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.

How often do I attend?

FT - 4 days per week | Mon - Fri (includes one non-attendance day per week, that may change each semester)
Classes are scheduled between 8.00am - 8.00pm
Students can expect to be on campus 18-20 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 is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2019*.

*The Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative is open to Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens only.

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

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.

How often do I attend?

Full time - 4 days a week

How often do I attend?

FT - 4 days per week | Mon - Fri (includes one non-attendance day per week, that may change each semester)
Classes are scheduled between 8.00am - 8.00pm
Students can expect to be on campus 18-20 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
Entrance Requirements
Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
How do I Apply
Apply Now

Pre-application checklist:

Before you apply you’ll need to complete this simple check-list:

Citizenship – please choose ONE

Additional Information – please confirm ALL

New students:

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What happens after you apply? You will receive a confirmation email once your application is submitted. If it is the first time you have registered with The Gordon you will receive an email with your username and password. You can monitor the progress of your application by logging into eCentral using the username and password emailed to you. We will keep you posted of the next steps in the process and the outcome. If you require further advice on the application process please contact International Office by phone +61 3 5225 0920 or email international@gordontafe.edu.au.

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: 13/12/2018 10:10:51 PM

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