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Enrolled Nurse Courses

An Enrolled Nurse provides care to patients in a range of settings such as hospitals, healthcare facilities and residential care environments. You might monitor patients’ vital signs and follow the care outlined in their treatment plan. Enrolled Nurses may administer medication or change wound dressings. You might also help with bathing, dressing and feeding patients if required.

Enrolled Nurses should have strong teamwork skills and be able to liaise with patients from a range of backgrounds. It’s important that you can communicate well with patients, families and medical teams. Enrolled Nurses must be able to follow correct procedures and prioritise their tasks.

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Popular Enrolled Nurse Courses

There are 6 courses available for people who want to become an Enrolled Nurse. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does an Enrolled Nurse earn?

In Australia, a full time Enrolled Nurse generally earns $1,150 per week ($59,800 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for an Enrolled Nurse?

This profession has seen a strong increase in employment numbers in recent years. There are currently 34,000 people working as an Enrolled Nurse in Australia compared to 17,600 five years ago. Enrolled Nurses may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become an Enrolled Nurse?

If you’re planning to work as an Enrolled Nurse, consider enrolling in a Diploma of Nursing. This course will give you the skills to perform clinical assessments and deal with a range of patients including the elderly, those with diabetes and people in palliative care.

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Here are some potential career pathways within nursing. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.

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