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5 Reasons to Study a Diploma of Nursing at Box Hill Institute


19 August 2020

In addition to being part of the Free TAFE for Priority Courses program, here are five good reasons to study a Diploma of Nursing at Box Hill Institute.

  1. Essentials Skills that Save Lives
    Nurses are crucial to the community and support the health and well-being of people. With constant advances in new technology and effective treatments evolving everyday, there is a growing demand for health care professionals. Studying at Box Hill Institute will equip you with a wide range of technical and practical skills to get you job ready, and our small class sizes and available student support will assist you to successfully complete the course.

  2. Nursing Career Pathways
    Whether you want to further your studies moving onto a degree or move into the workforce, Box Hill Institute provides the foundation and industry partnerships to get you where you want to be. Box Hill Institute has a partnership with Deakin University, La Trobe University and Australian Catholic University to allow you to progress your tertiary studies.

    Alternatively, after successful completion of your Diploma of Nursing, you can apply for employment opportunities as an enrolled nurse in a range of health care environments including acute care, chronic care, community, aged care and more.
  3. Best Training Facilities in Australia
    Study with an award-winning education provider and take advantage of the advanced training facilities at Box Hill Institute and different sites in Melbourne. The Nursing Skills Centre of Excellence (NSCE) is well equipped with a high-tech simulation facility and advanced medical equipment to deliver a mix of learning approaches from practical, theoretical, online learning and skills development laboratories. The NSCE staff and expert teachers have years of industry experience to ensure you learn from the best.

  4. Strategic Partnerships
    Box Hill Institute has strategic partnerships with industry to give our students the best opportunity to gain practical clinical placements and experience, developing our students to be job-ready. This program also gives our faculty students access to scholarships and other training incentives throughout their studies.

  5. Job Security
    There has been an increased demand for nurses due to the Australian aging population and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Industry trend project nursing will be one of Australia’s fastest-growing occupations by 2050. Nursing provides a variety of jobs available in different settings including hospitals, schools and community health.