Careers Australia Education Institute (RTO 22479)
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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Nursing is a selfless and rewarding job, and as such it takes a great deal of knowledge and sensitivity to offer professional care. This course will teach you to help people when they are at their most vulnerable and support them on their way back to health. This online Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 Nursing) (HLT51612) covers the full gamut of caring for patients with acute and chronic health problems and will prepare you for all kinds of situations, whether they concern the elderly, infants, pregnant women or require awareness of cultural differences.
Beyond taking you through the scenarios you will encounter, this course teaches you to develop health plans and is designed to build up your decision-making and communication skills so that you can take charge in a clinical environment. Nurses are highly sought-after professionals and with this thorough introduction to the field, you will be ready to gain experience and develop further areas of specialisation as you go.
As a part of this course, you must complete a total of 400 hours of unpaid work experience in a range of healthcare facilities and community services. Careers Australia will organise these placements on your behalf.
In order to be eligible for this course, you must meet the following criteria:
All applicants must attend an information session and complete a literacy and numeracy test. Additionally, applicants are required to declare their physical and mental appropriateness to safely perform the duties associated with direct patient care.
This course is delivered on campus at the following locations:
In this nursing course, the subjects you will study include:
As a student of Careers Australia, you’ll have access to a knowledgeable team of teachers and lecturers, each of whom is a leader in their field. State-of-the-art technologies support your learning each step of the way, with course content constantly evolving to ensure currency and industry relevance. You’ll use tools like Blackboard Learning, the world’s leading online learning management system, and a range of additional resources and academic journals to support your training. And with all materials available online, you really do have the freedom to study in a way that fits in with your lifestyle.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Nursing (HLT51612) from Careers Australia.
With a Diploma of Nursing in your hands you will be ready to take on a variety of healthcare roles. You can use your qualification as a stepping-stone to further study at university if you wish to become a registered nurse (RN).
Wondering where a career in nursing could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
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