Course Description

The Diploma of Nursing is a nationally accredited course that teaches the essential skills and knowledge required to work under supervision of a registered nurse in a variety of health care settings. Learning in purpose-built labs, students will be taught how to implement basic nursing care, assess clients' health and analyse health-related information.

The course involves 400 hours of mandatory supervised clinical placements and major study areas include nursing communication, legal and ethical parameters, medication delivery, wound management, infection prevention and mental, acute, chronic and aged care. The diploma also provides the opportunity to apply for an undergraduate nursing course.

Course codes

Swinburne University of Technology Code: National code: HLT54115

Entry Requirements