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.
16 Aug 2019 at 02:00PM AEST
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)
Course duration and structure may change in 2019. If applicable, changes will only affect new students enrolling in 2019. Check this page closer to the start dates for any updates.
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 mathermatics) 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 anum required as a co-payment for clinical placements and acess 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.
Successful completion enables you to apply for a Bachelor of Nursing at the Australian Catholic University, Latrobe University or Deakin University. You will be eligible to apply through the usual tertiary admission process in 2020.
Please note that 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
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Annual Fee|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$400.00|
|Retain Course Items***||$1300.00|
Completion of 25 units of competency (including 20 core units and 5 elective units).
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