Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nursing)
Prior to undertaking clinical placement you must be prepared to declare your health and immunisation status; complete a National Police Records Check annually; hold a valid Working with Children Check; and be registered as a student with AHPRA.
- Enrolled nurse
You must successfully complete all units to gain Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nursing). You are required to undertake 400 hours of clinical placement and certain units require prerequisite units to be passed before commencement.
Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.
- Language, literacy and numeracy skills to the entry level of Diploma of Nursing.
- Motivation to practise safely and professionally within the defined Scope of Practice of the Enrolled Nurse.
Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQTF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.
Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.
How to Apply
February intake - Non Y12 students (mature age students) can apply directly to Holmesglen by completing the Supplementary Application Form below. Applicants must sit a VETASSESS test (www.vetassess.com.au). VETASSESS results should be sent directly to Holmesglen.
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment. An Australian Apprenticeship Centre (AAC) representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice. Contact the AAC on 13 38 73 or australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
Directly to HolmesglenJuly intake. The selection process involves completing the Supplementary Application form below, completing an entrance test administered through VETASSESS (www.vetassess.com.au) and participating in an interview. Applicants are required to provide a certified copy of the VETASSESS results with their application.
VTACFebraury intake - Current Y12 students apply through VTAC course code 6100366524 (fee type to be determined by provider). All applicants are required to complete a VTAC Personal Statement via the VTAC website (www.vtac.edu.au) and sit a VETASSESS test (www.vetassess.com.au). VETASSESS results should be sent directly to Holmesglen.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible students.
Fees are calculated according to the level of course being studied, and the number of hours being undertaken, up to Government established maximums. Eligible students are able to access a Government Subsidised Place and certain categories of Full Fee Paying students may be able to access an Eligibility Exemption. Assistance is available in the form of VET FEE HELP or a Holmesglen Payment Plan for students who are unable to afford fee payment up front.
For further information please visit the Fees and Charges page or contact the Information Office on 03 9564 1640.
Qualification & Recognition
On successful completion of this course you are eligible to receive the Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nursing). A Statement of Attainment, and transcript of the course and results, will be provided upon successful completion.
Satisfactory completion of this course will allow application to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for Enrolled Nurse registration. Entry level criteria applies.