Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nursing)
This qualification covers the application of nursing skills and knowledge required to be eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled Nurse. This innovative program provides preparation for nursing practice that is client focused and holistic.
Learn through a combination of on campus theory, simulation activities in a nursing environment and supported clinical placement in a variety of clinical settings. The range of clinical placement reflects the diverse opportunities for employment for Enrolled Nurses in the health workforce.
Prior to undertaking clinical placement you must be prepared to declare your health and immunisation status, complete a National Police Records Check annually and hold a valid Working with Children Check. Holmesglen will register all students with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Program Commencement Dates
3 February 2014
14 July 2014
- 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.
- Prior to undertaking clinical placement you must be prepared to declare your health and immunisation status, complete a National Police Records Check annually and hold a valid Working with Children Check. Holmesglen will register all students with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
You may be admitted to the course with advanced standing for units of the qualification which have been completed another registered training organisation. Advanced standing will be judged on a case-by-case basis. Applicants who have successfully completed the Certificate IV in Nursing, or equivalent, are eligible to apply for advanced standing in the Diploma of Nursing.
Students with a Certificate
IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Primary Health Care (Practice/Community) or equivalent will also be considered
for advanced standing. These applicants may also need to attend an interview as part of the selection process.
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.
Pathways and Further Study Opportunities
How to Apply
Directly to Holmesglen
Mature age refers to applicants who are over the age of 18, who have been away from formal study for at least 12 months. Applicants must complete the direct application form and complete a VETASSESS Test.
Applicants are required to provide a certified copy of their VETASSESS results with their application and attend an interview prior to enrolment.
VTACApply through VTAC for the program's February intake (full time study). The VTAC code for this program is 6100366524.
Applicants must also complete a VTAC Personal Statement via the VTAC website and sit a VETASSESS Test. 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 department via phone, email or through the Enquire Now form on this page.
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
Satisfactory completion of this course will allow application to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for Enrolled Nurse registration. Entry level criteria applies. For further information visit the Nursing Midwifery Board.