Explore nursing courses by career outcome

Embark on a rewarding and challenging career in helping others with a nursing qualification. Explore education pathways from certificate to post-graduate level.

Find the right course for you by selecting a role and exploring education pathways.

Assistant In Nursing

Most common salary$50k
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Enrolled Nurse

Most common salary$61k
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Midwife

Most common salary$86k
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Registered Nurse

Most common salary$76k
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What’s it like to work in nursing?

Find out what people working in the industry are saying about nursing careers.

Most rewarding aspects

Knowing that you are making a positive impact
Good opportunity for career development
Able to work the hours that suit you

Common challenges

It can be challenging dealing with patients' behavioural issues
Shift work can be challenging
You have to be able to handle stress very well
Nursing workers surveyed on SEEK

Did you know?

With Australia's ageing population, the Healthcare & Medical sector holds many opportunities, particularly in aged and mental health care.
Around 50% of Registered Nurses work full-time, with plenty of part-time opportunities available.
In addition to professional skills, a career in nursing requires effective soft skills such as communication and a dedication to providing the highest standards of care.

Nursing courses

Find out what qualifications are commonly held by people working in the nursing industry.

Australia

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

This certificate will prepare you to assist professional health staff in caring for patients.

14Institutions offer this course
+ 11 more

Diploma of Nursing

Gain the skills to work as an Enrolled Nurse through a blend of theory, clinical placements and simulated activities
26Institutions offer this course
+ 23 more

Bachelor of Nursing

This degree provides you with the skills and knowledge to embark on a career as a Registered Nurse
29Institutions offer this course
+ 26 more

Explore nursing courses by career outcome

Have a career goal in mind? Find out what courses can get you there.

Assistant In Nursing

Most common salary$50k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Enrolled Nurse

Most common salary$61k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Midwife

Most common salary$86k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Registered Nurse

Most common salary$76k
Job satisfaction
Find a course