HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

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Course Overview

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 training

Average duration

12 months


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Aged Care Nurse$1,050 weekly pay
Enrolled Nurse$1,150 weekly pay
Mental Health Nurse$1,050 weekly pay
Rehabilitation Nurse$1,150 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Care Manager$1,350 weekly pay
Clinical Nurse$1,950 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

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.

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Benefits of 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.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options 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.

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These course providers offer the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing:

Kangan Institute
On Campus
Bendigo TAFE
Online / On Campus
VFA Learning
On Campus