Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of online/face-to-face practical assessment. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements – where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course. Our combination model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports.
You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.
Practical Placement is a mandatory component of this course. Kangan Institute will make efforts to secure an appropriate placement. Due to the current environment and circumstances outside our control, placements may be delayed. This may then impact the completion dates for this course and deferment of graduation.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a very popular course and places are limited.
If you are a people person and think you would enjoy nursing people back to better health then look no further than our Diploma of Nursing.
A career in Nursing is a fulfilling and rewarding occupation. Our Diploma of Nursing course is designed to provide graduates entry into the Nursing Profession as an Enrolled Nurse (Medication Endorsed).
The Diploma of Nursing is the only qualification which leads to registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Enrolled Nurse (Medication Endorsed). You do not need an ATAR score but must complete a VETASSESS assessment in order to be considered for this course.
Find out how to become an enrolled nurse. In just 24 months, our nationally accredited course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to be the best nurse you can be. You will gain hands-on learning experience in our ward simulation labs as well as clinical experience through four course placement rotations.
Here are a few examples of the areas the course covers:
• Medication administration
• Anatomy and physiology
• Infection control
• Primary health care
• Medical and surgical nursing
Throughout your studies you will be guided by our nurturing and industry experienced trainers.
The Diploma of Nursing qualification provides career pathways in nursing and into many exciting career options within the healthcare industry, including practice clinics such as acute, rehabilitation, mental health, aged care, palliative care, community care and primary health care.
If you want to continue your studies, completion of the Diploma of Nursing course provides guaranteed credit equivalent to the first year in undergraduate Nursing degrees at a range of Australian Universities.
You’ll be studying your nursing course at our Moonee Ponds campus, incorporating state-of-the-art training rooms, equipment and facilities for health as well as nursing, aged care, integrated health and disability areas of study.
The campus is perfectly located, close to public transport and shopping precincts.
Our course experts will be more than happy to answer any questions you have about our nursing courses.
This course is competitive and has limited places.
Before you can start your practical placement, you will need to provide the following compulsory requirements:
• A valid Working with Children Check (Volunteer)
• A satisfactory National Police Check – National Police checks are conducted via fit2work. An account with fit2work will be created using the student’s name and the Kangan Institute issued student email address, once studies in the program have commenced. Further information will be provided once enrolment has been completed.
• An up to date immunisation/vaccination record as per course requirements
Free TAFE and JobTrainer
You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. If you are aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible for 80% discount on the tuition fee through JobTrainer. Job Trainer is only available till June 2021. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).
Normally a Skills First student is only entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver. However, you may be able to enrol even if you have previously used your Free TAFE entitlement in a second Free TAFE course under JobTrainer. You may be able to get an exemption if you don’t meet the upskilling requirement.