Gain the essential skills and knowledge to work as an enrolled nurse in a variety of healthcare settings with our nursing course. In this rewarding career, enrolled nurses care for patients under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse.
During this health course, you'll learn how to implement general nursing care, assess client's health and analyse health-related information. You’ll also learn how to administer and monitor medications and attend to the needs of a range of healthcare clients, including older clients, acute care clients and people with mental health conditions. The course will assist you to develop effective communication skills and understand how to work within legal and ethical parameters in nursing.
You will complete a minimum of 400 hours of mandatory clinical placement in a range of healthcare settings across metropolitan, regional and rural areas.
Please note, if you choose to study at CAE City Campus you will be required to attend some practical sessions at Box Hill Institute's Elgar Road campus in Box Hill.
03 Apr 2020 at 12:00AM AEST
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Full time: 2 years (3 days per week)
Please note as a full-time student, you must attend 2 full days of compulsory orientation at the commencement of the course (orientation for CAE and Elgar students will be conducted at the Elgar campus)
After successful completion,you can apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) as an enrolled nurse. Please see NMBA website for information about registration requirements and how to apply.
You may wish to apply for employment opportunities as an enrolled nurse in a range of health settings such as:
Enrolled nurses work under the direction of a registered nurse and in collaboration with registered nurses and other members of the health care team to support the health and wellbeing of people.
International students must have completed Year 12 (including science and mathematics) or international equivalent.
PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from international students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.
There is an estimated additional AUD $1,700 per annum required as a co-payment for clinical placements and access to online text books/skills. Some clinical placement facilities may also request for educational history and drivers licence or passport.
There is also an estimated out of pocket cost of $500 for a nursing kit, nursing student polo shirt and recommended hard copy text books.
International students must provide evidence of meeting at least one of the English language standards listed below prior to enrolment:
For more information, please refer to the English language skills registration standard policy for nurses and midwives on the AHPRA website.
After successful completion, you may have the option of applying to universities and being granted up to 12 months credit towards most 3 year Bachelor of Nursing qualifications.
There are many pathways available after successful completion of this course. Box Hill Institute has specific articulation arrangements with ACU, Deakin and La Trobe Universities. All Box Hill Institute nursing graduates with HLT54115 will be required to meet ACU’s minimum admission requirements of a sound achievement in English and any other university entry criteria, and will receive agreed credit of 80 credit points on confirmation of application. ACU also gurantee the direct pathway for top 10 students towards the Bachelor of Nursing.
Bachelor of Midwifery entry is not guaranteed. However, successful candidates who have graduated from Box Hill Institute will receive 30 credit points on confirmation of application.
Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to apply for maximum 16 credit points into the Bachelor of Nursing at Deakin University, subject to meeting requirements for entry into their program.
Students will be eligible to apply through the usual tertiary admission process.
International students: You may wish to apply or package this course with a Bachelor of Nursing at Deakin University (CRICOS Provider: 00113B) or Australian Catholic University (CRICOS Provider: 00004G)
Please note: articulation arrangements, credit transfers and guaranteed entry into higher education courses delivered by other training providers are subject to change.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5
|Annual Tuition Fee||$16,370|
|Annual Service Fee||$160|
|Annual Material Fee||$400|
|Retain Course Items (Year 1)||$1,300|
|Estimated Annual Fee||$18,230|
* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETDSS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.
***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).
Student tuition & materials fees published are indicative, and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
Completion of 25 units of competency (including 20 core units and 5 elective units)
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