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Diploma of Nursing

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The HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing program is AMA College's premium clinical qualification, giving graduates the opportunity to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) as Enrolled Nurses.

Key details

Degree Type
74 weeks full-time
Course Code
HLT54121, 111811
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$30,000 per year / $31,735 total
International Fees
$30,000 per year / $31,735 total

About this course

HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing

*** Please be aware that applications for the Jan 24 intake are closed. Mid year enrolments open April/May for Jul 24 intake. You may browse our other available course currently on offer.

The HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing program is AMA College's premium clinical qualification, giving graduates the opportunity to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) as Enrolled Nurses.

Enrolled Nurses perform a critical role within the Australian healthcare industry, working in a variety of settings including aged care, hospitals, disability care and primary health. Enrolled Nurses have the opportunity to undertake further studies at university to become Registered Nurses. Overall, the career development opportunities for nurses is diverse and rewarding.

Employment opportunities for Enrolled Nurses are very strong, with demand expected to grow further in the coming years.

AMA College offers prospective students the ability to study this sought-after qualification in a state-of-the-art learning environment where class sizes are kept small, practical placements are completed with leading healthcare providers and trainers share their wealth of knowledge in a friendly and supportive manner.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirement:
  • International students must be 18 years of age or older at the time of course commencement. Domestic students must turn 18 by the end of their first semester of training.
  • Must have completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent level of schooling overseas or AQF 3 or higher qualification.
  • Must be able to exhibit competency at Exit Level 3 from the BKSB LLN assessment.
  • Applicants are also required to provide evidence of the following prior to being eligible for participating in the Professional Experience Placement.
    • National Police Clearance.
    • Working with Children Check
    • Immunisation record that meets immunisation requirements for nurses, as stipulated by the Western Australian Department of Health at time of enrolment.
    • All applicants must also meet the NMBA's English Language Registration Standard requirements.
      • Primary Language Pathway - you need to provide either.
        • a declaration to declare English as your primary language OR
        • English Language Test Pathway - Test result reports of the following test taken within 2 years of your application.
          • IELTS Academic Module 7.0 with no band less than 7.0
          • PTE Academic - minimum score of 65 across all categories and overall.
          • OET - minimum score of B in each component.
          • TOEFL iBT - minimum total score of 94 with minimum scores as follows - listening 24, reading 24, writing 27 and speaking 23.
        • More details can be found at: Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia - Fact sheet: English language skills registration standard (nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au)

AMA College is an equal opportunity education provider. We welcome and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and academic diverse backgrounds, work and life experiences to apply

Study locations


Course structure

Units of Competency

Legend: "C" stands for Core and "E" stands for Elective

a) CHCDIV001-Work with diverse people-C
b) CHCDIV002-Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety-C
c) CHCPRP003-Reflect on and improve own professional practice-C
d) HLTAAP002-Confirm physical health status-C
e) HLTAAP003-Analyse and respond to client health information-C
f) HLTENN035-Practise nursing within the Australian health care system-C
g) HLTENN036-Apply communication skills in nursing practice-C
h) HLTENN037-Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care*-C
i) HLTENN038-Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care*-C
j) HLTENN039-Apply principles of wound management*-C
k) HLTENN040-Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy*-C
l) HLTENN041-Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice*-C
m) HLTENN042-Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions*-C
n) HLTENN043-Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions*-C
o) HLTENN044-Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions*-C
p) HLTENN045-Implement and monitor care of the older person*-C
q) HLTENN047-Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting*-C
r) HLTENN068-Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice*-C
s) HLTINF006-Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control-C
t) HLTWHS002-Follow safe work practices for direct client care*-C
u) HLTAID011-Provide First Aid-E
v) HLTENN057-Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes-E
w) HLTWHS006-Manage personal stressors in the work environment-E
x) CHCAOD001-Work in an alcohol and other drugs context-E
y) CHCPOL003-Research and apply evidence to practice-E

Total 25 units--