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HLT54121 – Diploma of Nursing

Study Your Diploma of Nursing With Helix College

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of an enrolled nurse working under the direct or indirect supervision of a registered nurse.
Enrolled nurses provide nursing care for people across the health care continuum and at all stages of life.

To be eligible to apply for registration as an enrolled nurse and to practice in Australia, individuals must complete a Diploma of Nursing program accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) and approved as ‘an approved program of study’ by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) in accordance with the Enrolled Nurse Accreditation Standards. To confirm the education provider holds the necessary accreditation check the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) at

The scope of practice for enrolled nurses is determined by legislative requirements and the policies and procedures of the employing organisation.
This qualification may contribute to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s (NMBA) registration requirements to practice as an enrolled nurse.

Course Core Units

CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAAP002Confirm physical health status
HLTAAP003Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTENN035Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
HLTENN036Apply communication skills in nursing practice
HLTENN037Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
HLTENN038Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care
HLTENN039Apply principles of wound management
HLTENN040Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
HLTENN041Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
HLTENN042Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
HLTENN043Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
HLTENN044Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
HLTENN045Implement and monitor care of the older person
HLTENN047Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
HLTENN068Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

CHCPOL003Research and apply evidence to practice
HLTAID011Provide First Aid
HLTENN057Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
HLTINF003Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment

It is preferred that both student types have completed a Certificate III or IV in an Allied Heath qualification, please contact for more information.

Domestic students
Candidates seeking to complete this course must have a LLN (Math, Reading, Writing, and Speaking) Comprehension level equivalent to year 10 (Australian level).

International Students
Candidate seeking to complete this course must an IELTS 5.5 (minimum level) and a current Student VISA is also required.
Both student types will also need access to a computer for the online learning and formative assessment activities submission.

The successful completion of 25 units made up of:

20 Core + 5 Elective Units

This course is delivered in a blended delivery mode, consisting of face-to-face classes + online learning + work-placement.

Domestic Students
80 Weeks – 3 day per/wk

International Students
80 Weeks – 3 day per/wk (24hrs per/wk) includes 6wks holidays.

To help properly prepare you for a real working environment, this course has a requirement of 50 work-placement hours.
Work-placement can either be arranged for you and/or if you are currently working may be done in your own workplace (Some criteria applies).
You must also hold the HLTAID011 Provide First Aid unit, prior to commencing your work-placement.

To achieve this qualification, you (the student) are required to complete the following 2 Assessment Tasks:

  1. Knowledge based questions/activities i.e.
    I. True/False questions
    II. Match the correct answer/s
    III. Multiple Choice questions
    IV. Open and Closed questions
    V. Research projects
  2. Skills based activities
    VI. Scenario based roleplays + Verbal Questioning
    VII. Workplace Logbook
    VIII. Real workplace activities + Verbal Questioning

On successful completion of your enrolled program, you will be issued with a form Australia qualification, if you do not complete the full program, you will be issued with a SOA (Statement of Attainment) for the units you have successfully complete.

Domestic – $25,000 / International – $32,000

Helix College has multiple payment options to help students, these are:

  1. Full Payment on Enrolment
  2. Instalment Payments
  3. Pay as you go (Enrol & Pay for Each Unit)

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