HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing (Transition Program)

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Course description

If you’re a nursing professional and completed (or partially completed) your nursing qualification under an earlier system (eg, HLT51612), the Diploma of Nursing (Transition Program) (HLT54115) will identify the gaps in your training and upgrade your skills and knowledge to the minimum requirements. You’ll graduate eligible for registration as an enrolled nurse. The best part about this nationally recognised qualification is it can be done online with the practical components completed in residential blocks (or in your own workplace).

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

24 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

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

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Care Manager$1,350 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing (Transition Program). 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 (Transition Program) 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

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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This course provider offers the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing (Transition Program):

TAFE Queensland
On Campus