Diploma of Nursing

VET NATIONAL CODE: HLT54115

Total Duration

104 Weeks

(80 weeks Tuition + 24 weeks Break)

Location

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

Pricing

OffShore Int Student: $28,000 *

OnShore Student Visa Holder: $24,000 *

Domestic Student: 16,800 *

*Total Materials Fee $2,000

This qualification reflects the role of an enrolled nurse working under supervision of a registered nurse. This qualification covers the application of skills and knowledge required to provide nursing care for people across the health sector. A lifespan approach should underpin this qualification with relevant competencies that relate to the different stages of life identified within the units.

A graduate from a Diploma of Nursing program approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) is able to apply for registration with the NMBA as an enrolled nurse. Further information on registration is available at www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au

Important Information:

Our Diploma of Nursing program is nationally recognised and registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). 

Students completing this Diploma of Nursing may be able to work as Assistant in Nursing (AIN) at the discretion of their employer.

Students completing this program can progress to continue further studies towards the Bachelor of Nursing at any Australian University to pursue the career path of a registered nurse.

This Diploma of Nursing program is not accredited with the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC), or approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), therefore students who complete this program will not be able to work as an Enrolled Nurse (EN) in Australia.

In order for students to be able to work as an Enrolled Nurse (EN), they must complete an accredited program with Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).

Students must be aware that unless the program is accredited by ANMAC and approved by the NMBA at the commencement of the program, students of that program will not be eligible for registration under the approved qualification pathway.

For more information please visit:

A minimum IELTS of 7 or equivalent is required for direct entry into Diploma of Nursing.

Anyone with a minimum IELTS of 6.0 to 6.5 or equivalent will be required to complete Certificate III in Individual Support as a foundation course delivered by AIBT (CRICOS: 03430J | RTO: 41138) prior to commencing Diploma of Nursing

Important – Pre-Enrolment Information:

Prior to enrolment, it is a mandatory requirement for students to complete a Student Pre-Enrolment Form and have a consultation with our Enrolments Team, Sales Manager or Sales Agent. 

More information on Student Pre-Enrolment Consultation is available on the ‘Get Started’ Tab on our website homepage www.aibtglobal.edu.au

Clinical Placement is an essential component of this qualification. Students will be required to undertake 400 hours of unpaid Clinical Placement.

Clinical Placements are made up of:

  • Aged Care Vocational Placement – 80 unpaid work hours to be completed in an aged care facility
  • Hospital / Clinical Placement – 320 unpaid work hours to be completed in a hospital

Before commencing clinical placement:

Students will be required to complete HLTSAID003 – Provide first aid. This unit is an elective within this qualification and will need to be completed prior to placement.

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

Ensure they have current Working with Children Check (WWCC) or Blue card, further information can be obtained here

Complete immunisation as per QLD health department requirements, further information on health screenings can be found here 

Provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check.

 
National Code:
HLT54115
CRICOS Course Code:
AIBT CRICOS CODE: 096149G
AIBT-I CRICOS CODE: 095728G
Nationally Recognised:
Delivery mode:

AIBT (QLD) In Class/Lab
AIBT-I (NSW | QLD) In Class/Lab

All AIBT-I students enrolled in courses delivered by AIBT-I will be trained and assessed by AIBT (RTO: 41138 | CRICOS: 03430J) trainers and assessors.

Assessment:
The assessment of each unit of competency will take place during the course. Assessments will take the form of assessment / activities, assignment and / or practical activities in our nursing lab. Students may be required to finalise some practical activities away from the classroom. Supplementary evidence will be gathered if required from the course workbook.
Intake Dates:

AIBT – from 7th October 2019 & November & December 2019

AIBT-I – June, July, August, September, October, November & December 2019

Awarded by

Brighton Pacific T/A Australia Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT)
RTO Code 41138 | CRICOS: 03430J

Australia Institute of Business & Technology – International Pty Ltd
(AIBT-I)
RTO Code 45169 | CRICOS: 03610E

Packaging Rules:

Total number of units = 25
20 core units
Plus 5 elective units

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

 

Total Materials Fee – $2,000

Materials fee covers the cost of goods, materials and / or services provided by AIBT / AIBT-I to be used by students in the course of training.

The Materials Fees in this qualification include:

  • Class materials
  • Nursing Consumables (Gloves, Bandages, Syringes etc.) 
  • Uniforms
  • Printing
  • Stationery
  • Excursions

Core Subjects

 
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 #
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRP003 #
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAAP002 #
Confirm physical health status
HLTAAP003 #
Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTENN001 #
Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
HLTENN002#
Apply communication skills in nursing practice
HLTENN003 #
Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
HLTENN004 #
Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans
HLTENN005 #
Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs
HLTENN006 #
Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment
HLTENN007 #
Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
HLTENN008 #
Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
HLTENN009 #
Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
HLTENN011 #
Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems
HLTENN012 #
Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems
HLTENN013 #
Implement and monitor care of the older person
HLTENN015 #
Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
HLTINF001 #
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS002 #

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

 
 

Elective Subjects

 
HLTAID003 *
Provide first aid
BSBLDR403
Lead team effectiveness
CHCCOM005 #
Communicate and work in the health or community services
HLTAAP001 #
Recognise healthy body systems
CHCAGE005 #
Provide support to people living with dementia
 
# The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.
 
* Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.
Entry requirement:
Academic requirement:
Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.
English requirement:

A minimum IELTS of 7.0 or equivalent is required for direct entry into Diploma of Nursing.

Anyone with a minimum IELTS of 6.0 to 6.5 or equivalent will be required to complete Certificate III in Individual Support as a foundation course prior to commencing Diploma of Nursing.

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.

No pre-requisites, only entry requirements

Our Diploma of Nursing program is not accredited with the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC), or approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), therefore students who complete this program will not be able to work as an Enrolled Nurse (EN) in Australia.

Our Diploma of Nursing program is nationally recognised and registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). 

Students completing this Diploma of Nursing may be able to work as Assistant in Nursing (AIN) at the discretion of their employer.

In order for students to be able to work as an Enrolled Nurse (EN), they must complete an accredited program with Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).

Students must be aware that unless the program is accredited by ANMAC and approved by the NMBA at the commencement of the program, students of that program will not be eligible for registration under the approved qualification pathway.

For more information please visit:

The scope of practice for enrolled nurses is determined by state and territory legislative requirements and the policies and procedures of the employing organisation. Users of this qualification must refer to those instruments in the development of training and assessment strategies

# The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

* Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Clinical Placement

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 400 clinical placement hours.

Diploma of Nursing Clinical Placements are made up of:

  • Aged Care Vocational Placement – 80 unpaid work hours to be completed in an aged care facility
  • Hospital / Clinical Placement – 320 unpaid work hours to be completed in a hospital

Where a Diploma of Nursing program is not accredited by ANMAC nor approved by the NMBA, the National Law section 91 (1) details the education provider’s responsibility regarding the registration of students and notification to the NMBA prior to undertaking any clinical training;

‘If an Education Provider arranges clinical training in a health profession for a person who is not enrolled in an approved program of study for the profession, the education provider must give the National Board established for the profession written notice about the arrangement’.

AIBT / AIBT-I organises student placement and provides the National Board written notice prior to clinical 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 will be required to complete HLTSAID003 – Provide first aid. This unit is an elective within this qualification and will need to be completed prior to placement.

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

Ensure they have current Working with Children Check (WWCC) or Blue card, further information can be obtained here

Complete immunisation as per QLD health department requirements, further information on health screenings can be found here 

Provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check.

Prior to issuance of the transcripts, Head of school will allocate a student support personnel who will identify any gaps (if present) to ensure all required assessment have been marked by relevant trainers.

Completing all the units of competency within this qualification will lead to the issuance of a Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115) including a transcript of all completed units. Students that successfully complete individual units of competency, but not the whole qualification, will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment detailing the completed units.

Assistant in Nursing (AIN)
Enrolled Nurse (EN)

Students completing this Diploma of Nursing may be able to work as Assistant in Nursing (AIN) at the discretion of their employer.

Our Diploma of Nursing program is not accredited with the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC), or approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), therefore, students who complete this program will not be able to work as an Enrolled Nurse (EN) in Australia.

Students completing this program can progress to continue further studies towards the Bachelor of Nursing at any Australian University to pursue the career path of a registered nurse.

Our Diploma of Nursing program is nationally recognised and registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). 

In order for students to be able to work as an Enrolled Nurse (EN), they must complete an accredited program with Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).

Students must be aware that unless the program is accredited by ANMAC and approved by the NMBA at the commencement of the program, students of that program will not be eligible for registration under the approved qualification pathway.

For more information please visit:

* Completion of an AIBT / AIBT-I qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.

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