HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

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Course description

Become an enrolled nurse with the Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115). This nationally recognised qualification is the minimum standard for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia — and is completed online with 4-week residential blocks. You’ll also require 400 hours of practical work placement to graduate. Key study streams include: understanding the Australian health system, performing clinical assessments, wound management, caring for the elderly, palliative care, diabetes knowledge, first aid, and emergency response.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance



This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Enrolled Nurse$1,150 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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These course providers offer the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing:

TAFE Queensland
Online / On Campus
Open Colleges School of Health
Online / On Campus