||Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)
||Applications for 2015 have closed.
|Contact Hours (per week)
||This qualification is delivered Part Time, Full Time and as a
Classes will vary depending on delivery (Part Time, Full Time or
Trainee) and location. Classes are held in Ballarat, Horsham and
within various workplace partnership locations. Classes are
generally held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (9.30am -
||Semester 1, 2015
The Diploma of Nursing will provide you with the competencies,
skills and knowledge to gain registration as an Enrolled Nurse with
the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA).
On completion, you will work under the direct or indirect
supervision of Registered Nurses.
On successful completion of this qualification you will be
qualified as an Enrolled/Division 2 Nurse. You will be eligible to
apply for positions in public and private health sectors
•Aged/extended care facilities
|Program Rules and Requirements
You will undertake a total of 1438 nominal hours, comprising of
a total of 21 core units and 5 elective units.
You will complete a total of 400 hours of industry placement in
a variety of settings, predominantly in regional centres. Clinical
placements may be timetabled during term and semester breaks.
Placements take place in residential aged care, acute, mental
health and community settings.
• HLTAP401B - Confirm physical health status
• HLTAP501C - Analyse health information
• HLTEN401B - Work in the nursing profession
• HLTEN502B - Apply effective communication skills in nursing
• HLTEN503B - Contribute to client assessment and developing
nursing care plans
• HLTEN504C - Implement and evaluate a plan of nursing
• HLTEN505C - Contribute to the complex nursing care of
• HLTEN506B - Apply principles of wound management in the
• HLTEN507C - Administer and monitor medications in the work
• HLTEN508B - Apply reflective practice, critical thinking
and analysis in health
• HLTEN509B - Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing
• HLTEN510B - Implement and monitor nursing care for
consumers with mental health conditions
• HLTEN512B - Implement and monitor nursing care for clients
with acute health problems
• HLTEN513B - Implement and monitor nursing care for clients
with chronic health problems
• HLTEN515B - Implement and monitor nursing care for older
• HLTEN516C - Apply understanding of the Australian
• HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid
• HLTHIR403C - Work effectively with culturally diverse
clients and co-workers
• HLTHIR404D - Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres
Strait Islander people
• HLTIN301C - Comply with infection control policies and
procedures in health work
• HLTWHS300A - Contribute to WHS processes
• HLTEN514B - Apply research skills within a contemporary
• CHCORG627B - Provide mentoring support to colleagues
• HLTEN511B - Provide nursing care for clients requiring
• HLTEN519C - Administer and monitor intravenous medication
in the nursing environment
• HLTEN608B - Practice in the domiciliary healthcare
|There are currently no information sessions scheduled.
On successful completion of this qualification you will be
eligible for registration with Australian Health Professional
Registration Authority (AHPRA) as an Enrolled Nurse. Please note
eligibility requirements for registration as an Enrolled Nurse in
Australia are determined by (AHPRA).
Please note: Currently, AHPRA requires an IELTS of 7.0 in all
categories on the same day of testing, to be eligible for
registration. Please refer to AHPRA website for full
|Frequently Asked Questions
What if I already have a Certificate IV in
Nursing? You will be able to upskill to a Diploma level
Who organises our placement? Federation
University Australia arrange placements.
Is placement offered part time? No, all
placements are full-time including AM and PM rotating shifts.
Do successful applicants get a choice in the location of
placement? No, placements are pre-set.
Are the text books necessary? Yes, they are
vital tools for your study. You will be provided with a set
booklist on enrolment.
Health, Federation University Australia, TAFE (ref 08250)
For further program information contact:
PH: 03 5327 9000
Info line (freecall): 1800 333 864
||This information may not apply to international students.
For further information contact:
International Student Programs
Tel: +61 3 5327 9018
|Domestic students are students who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa.
|National Course Code
|Mid year entry
1.5 years full time or part time
Mt Helen Campus (Ballarat)
Wimmera Campus (Horsham)
||The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE Application page for further information.
For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide
Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.
|Application Type - VTAC
|Application Type - Direct
Must attend an information session, complete a Direct
Application form and complete a numeracy, literacy and general
comprehension selection exercise.
Successful applicants will also be required to undertake a
police check and a Working With Children Check (WWCC) at own
expense (it is advised that prospective students start the
processing of these early).
||You will complete a total of 400 hours of industry placement in a
variety of settings, predominantly in regional centres
Competency based training is concerned with assisting people to
gain specific competencies relevant to the purpose of their program
of study. A student will be assessed by performing set tasks at
specified standards, under prescribed conditions. A range of
assessment methods will be used to enable students to demonstrate
Assessment methods include:
• Clinical practicum
• Oral presentations
|Recognition of Prior Learning
||If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact FedUni on 1800 333 864.
Further Study Options:
Upon successful completion of this qualification you may receive
up to 12 months credit towards the Bachelor
of Nursing at Federation University Australia and commence in
Semester 1 of the second year.
||Enrolment fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day. For further information regarding these costs, please view 2015 Indicative Course Fees (pdf,165kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.
Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information at: www.federation.edu.au/tafefees and the TAFE Fees and Charges Information Guide 2015 (pdf,625kb)
Tel: 1800 FED UNI (1800 333 864)
A range of student services, are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please call the number listed above.
The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.
All information contained in this publication including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of going to press as at the date above, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.
CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please Note: All VET programs and training are delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.
National RTO Code: 4909.
|Information correct as at