Think Health Education
Think Health Education

Diploma of Nursing


Course description



18 mths

Study mode



Start date


3 start dates a year.

  • Prepare to work as an Enrolled Nurse with this flexible, accredited Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115)
  • Get hands-on experience with clinical industry placement in working healthcare facilities
  • Complete your qualification in 18 months

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Year 12 (or equivalent);
  • An Australian Certificate III in Aged Care (or equivalent); or
  • At least two years’ experience in a closely related field
  • Mature aged entry (21 years of age or older)
  • Must be 18 years of age prior to clinical placement
NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, Blended
Start dates
3 start dates a year.
Full-time: 18 months
Study mode
Education institution
Think Health Education (RTO 0269)
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including your citizenship or whether you have completed any other courses. To find out more, contact the course provider.
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Course content

25 units required for this qualification. Individual institutions may offer different units.

  • 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

What you’ll learn

  • Administer and monitor medications and care for older clients, acute care clients, and people with mental health conditions
  • Develop effective communication skills
  • Work within legal and ethical parameters in nursing
  • Implement basic nursing care


Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Qualification

Support and delivery

When you study with Think Education, you will have access to.

  • Student Services Team - your first point of contact for all administrative enquiries
  • Learning and Academic Skills Support – a free advisory service for generic academic skills
  • Counselling Services - a free service to help you manage your work, study and family commitments
  • Lecturers (online and face to face) - available to answer any questions about course content, assessments and study progress

Have a question or ready to enrol?

Visit Think Health Education's website for more information, or to enrol.

Other institutions that also offer this course

Bendigo TAFE

RTO 3077
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