The health sector is growing in Australia with four out of five nursing graduates gaining employment within three months of graduation. When you study nursing with TAFE Queensland you'll have access to purpose-built training facilities, experienced teachers, and vocational placement opportunities.
Our Diploma of Nursing (HLT54121) will prepare you to work as an Enrolled Nurse (EN) within a diverse range of healthcare settings. After just 18 months you'll be fully qualified in nursing care, patient health analysis and administration, and monitoring medications.
Successful completion of our nursing diploma will qualify you to seek registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. You may also be eligible for up to one year of credit towards a Bachelor of Nursing, which is the minimum requirement to work as a Registered Nurse (RN).
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You will study in our clinical labs equipped with electric beds, vital signs monitors, ECG machines, IV trolleys and responsive computerised simulator manikins. Our learning environments will prepare you for real-world situations while under the instruction and supervision of industry professionals.
Nursing students at TAFE Queensland study in our simulated nursing wards that replicate a real-life hospital environment. We make the transition from study to work easy, giving you an opportunity to learn on the same tools and equipment used in healthcare facilities around the country.
We have partnered with a number of organisations to create a talent pipeline. The partnerships offer a unique avenue for talent to enter the profession.
When you choose to study Nursing through this partnership, you will benefit from a combination of online theoretical study, hands-on practical training and organised vocational placement within the Ramsay Health Care network.
TAFE Queensland has partnered with St Vincent’s Health Australia to deliver the Diploma of Nursing (HLT54121) to students located at various hospitals across Australia. The 18 month course is delivered on-site at our selected partner hospitals, allowing you to experience hands-on training in one of Australia's leading hospital groups and teaching facilities.
Through this partnership individuals can study the Diploma of Nursing (HLT54121) at Greenslopes Private Hospital in Brisbane and put what you learn in the classroom into practice in this world-class teaching hospital.
Congratulations on your achievement! You’ve worked hard, studied tirelessly and now it’s time to celebrate your success with your classmates, teachers, family and friends.
Orientation information for TAFE Queensland Gold Coast enrolled students.
TAFE Queensland on the Gold Coast would like to invite you to an upcoming Nursing information session. We'd love to have you join us to learn all about starting your journey towards a rewarding career in nursing!
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