An Enrolled Nurse (commonly referred to as an EN) provides nursing care under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).
Tasks and duties
Observing, measuring and recording patients' vital statistics and reporting changes in patient's conditions to RNs and doctors.
Providing physical and emotional support to patients and their families.
Assisting with personal hygiene tasks such as bathing, showering and dressing.
Which option below best describes your current situation?
Considering a career change
Starting my first career
Looking to advance my current career
None of these options
What can I earn as an Enrolled Nurse?
The most common salary for an Enrolled Nurse is between $45k and $55k
Source: SEEK job ads and SEEK Profile data
How to become an Enrolled Nurse
A Diploma of Nursing HLT54115 is the minimum level of study required to become an Enrolled Nurse in Australia. These qualifications generally take 12 months to two years to complete and are open to anyone 18 years or older who has successfully completed year 12 or has a current Certificate III with relevant industry experience, or a Certificate IV or higher.
Complete a Diploma of Nursing at TAFE or a private registered training organisation.