Advanced Diploma Of Nursing

Advanced Diploma Of Nursing

(Specialisation – Aged Care and Individual Support)


Total Duration

28 Weeks

(24 wks Tuition + 4 wks Holiday breaks)


QLD Campus (AIBT)
NSW | QLD Campuses (AIBT-I)


OffShore Int Student: $7,000 *

OnShore Student Visa Holder: $6,000 *

Domestic Student: $4,200 *

* Total Material Fee $500

This qualification reflects the role of an Enrolled Nurse with advanced skills who work in a specialised area of nursing practice. At this level, enrolled nurses integrate and adapt specialised, technical and theoretical knowledge to address a diverse range of clinical situations and challenges in their area of specialisation. They contribute to the continuous improvement of clinical practice using research and participation in broader organisational quality processes. Enrolled nurses retain responsibility for their own actions while remaining accountable to the Registered Nurse/Midwife for all delegated functions.

This Program is not accredited with the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) and is currently only accredited with the Australian Skill Quality Authority (ASQA)

Clinical placement is an essential component of this qualification. Clinical placement consolidates the students’ knowledge within the real health environment, applying theory to practice. Students will be required to undertake 80 clinical placement hours. 

AIBT-I organises student placement. 

Prior to attending clinical placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.

All students must be willing to undertake clinical placement in a health care facility during the program. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas. 

Before commencing clinical placement, students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents: 

– Have current Working With Children Check (WWCC)
– Complete immunisation as per NSW and QLD health department requirements, further information on health screenings can be found here: 
– NSW:
– QLD:
– Provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check.

National Code:
CRICOS Course Code:
Nationally Recognised:
Delivery mode:
AIBT In Class (QLD) AIBT-I In Class (NSW/QLD)
A variety of assessment methods form part of this course including written assignments, presentations, portfolios of work, role plays, clinical placement and projects.
Start dates:

January, March, June, July, September and October

Awarded by
Australia Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT) RTO Code 41138 (CRICOS: 03430J) Australia Institute of Business and Technology – International Pty Ltd RTO Code 45169 (CRICOS: 03610E)
Packaging Rules:
Total number of units = 10 3 core units Plus 7 elective units

Core Subjects

Conduct clinical assessment
Research and report on nursing trends and practice
Contribute to the improvement of clinical practice

Elective Subjects

Provide support to people living with dementia
Implement case management practice
Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice
Apply nursing practice in contemporary aged care settings
Communicate and work in the health or community services
Lead team effectiveness

For more information on the course content, visit:

Specialised Aged Care Enrolled Nurse

Entry requirement:
Academic requirement:

A minimum of year 12 / Diploma or Australian equivalent is mandatory.

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who are currently working in Australia as an enrolled nurse and hold current registration as an enrolled nurse without notation with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

English requirement:
A minimum of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent is required.
International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.

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