Nursing Refresher Course

Course code N/A
Start date(s) February
Course lengthPart time: 12.5 hours contact plus self learning
Campus Moorabbin
Study mode Part time
International course No
  • Course Overview

    This course is offered to students with a confirmed first year place in the Bachelor of Nursing.

    Bioscience composes an important component of the first year Bachelor of Nursing curriculum. Semester one topics include basic biochemistry, cell structure and function, the musculoskeletal and nervous systems.

    If you do not have VCE Biology and/or Chemistry or have not studied science for a number of years, you are invited to attend the Nursing Science Refresher Course. This will enable you to get a head start on a range of critical topics and assist your understanding of semester one Bioscience.

    The classes are a mix of lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions. The course will run during the week of Monday 1 February - Friday 5 February.

  • Course Structure


    This course does not have any formal assessment
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning



    Selection Process

    Students must have applied for first year Bachelor of Nursing at Holmesglen to be eligible to undertake this program.

  • Outcomes


    Students will need to complete this course in time to commence first year Bachelor of Nursing studies.

  • Dates

    Course Commencement

    This course will run during the week of Monday 20 February to Friday 24 February.


    This course will be delivered prior to the commencement of the Bachelor of Nursing. It will consist of 5 x 1.5 hour lectures and 5 x 1 hour tutorials. 

    Dates: Week of Monday 20 February - Friday 24 February

  • How to Apply


    Apply directly to Holmesglen if you are interested in undertaking this program and have applied for the Bachelor of Nursing.

    To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    Health Science and Biotechnology Department

    03 9209 5606


    Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

    Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.

  • Fees

    Program Fees

    Full Fee$145

Nursing Open Days

  • 10May

    Holmesglen's health precinct at our Moorabbin campus has invested over $5 million to create the highest standard of health training equipment and facilities in Victoria. With dedicated nursing wards and a simulation centre, you will spend a lot of your time simulating real nursing practices in a safe learning environment.

    Join us for a presentation highlighting course information and career opportunities followed by a tour of the simulated nursing facilities.

    - , Thu 10 May - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road, Moorabbin, Vic Australia