Incorporating a clinical work placement, this hand-on qualification provides you with the nursing skills and knowledge required to be eligible for registration with the Australian national nursing and midwifery regulatory authority.
Special note: Prior to undertaking clinical work placements all students must obtain a Victorian Police Check, a Working with Children clearance (WWC) and prescribed vaccinations.
A list of required vaccinations will be supplied by the Institute.
Students will be responsible for the costs associated with requirements.
If placements are undertaken outside of metropolitan Melbourne any accommodation costs that may be incurred will be the responsibility of the student.
This qualification covers the application of nursing skills and knowledge required to be eligible for registration with the Australian national nursing and midwifery regulatory authority.
In a typical week, Diploma of Nursing students will usually attend classes three days per week with approximately 60 percent theory and 40 percent coursework practical placement.
Classes will be scheduled between 9:00am and 4:00pm Monday to Friday.
Coursework practical placement is usually shift work, Monday to Friday, typically between the hours of 7am to 3:30pm and 1pm to 9:30pm, but may vary between health providers.
The teaching methods used include lectures, class discussions, flexible delivery, group work and coursework practical placement.
The assessment methods include tests, assignments, class presentations, posters, reports, skills assessment, work sheets and coursework practical placement.
Modes of Study
This course requires face to face classroom study and compulsory work placement (arranged by Kangan Institute) of 400 hours