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Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Division 2 Nursing)

Course Name: Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Division 2 Nursing)

Provider: Careers Australia

Level: Diploma

Delivery Method: Online

Course Overview

The Diploma of Nursing has been designed to give you the up-to-date skills and professional insight you need to develop a long lasting career safeguarding the health of others.

Throughout the course you will be equipped with the essential skills required to work as an Enrolled Nurse in a wide range of healthcare facilities. These skills include communicating with patients, working in a team, medication, and clinical nursing duties. This course is your chance to start a career working in one of our most vital industries.

Students enrolling in this mode of study need to attend campus for the initial 2 days of orientation. Students are then required to attend 2 weeks of residential learning towards the end of every study block which is then followed by a 2 week block of assessments. Holidays and clinical placements attract the same time frames and date allocations as the full time (on campus) and blended modes of study. Support for Nursing students under any mode of delivery is available at any of the Careers Australia Nursing campuses.

Entry Requirements

In accordance with the Careers Australia accreditation with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council, the minimum standards for entry into the Diploma of Nursing are:

Applicants must have successfully completed one of the following:

  • Year 12; or
  • An Australian Certificate III in Aged Care; or
  • Two years experience in a closely related field such as HACC or Disability; or
  • Mature aged entry (21 years of age)

All prospective students must attend an information session and complete a literacy and numeracy assessment. Finally applicants are required to declare their physical and mental fitness to safely perform the duties associated with direct care work.


FULL TIME – 18 months (Includes 400hrs of unpaid industry experience).


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AQF Qualification Title

Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 Nursing)

Training Provider

Careers Australia Education Institute Pty Ltd (22479) 

CRICOS Number: 03224D

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