Diploma of Nursing at Holmesglen Institute, Australia

The Diploma of Nursing prepares you for client-centered, holistic nursing practice by covering the nursing competencies required for registration as an enrolled nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. In this course, you have the opportunity to refine your skills and develop your knowledge-based confidence.

Description


The Diploma of Nursing prepares you for client-centered, holistic nursing practice by covering the nursing competencies required for registration as an enrolled nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.


In this course, you have the opportunity to refine your skills and develop your knowledge-based confidence.


Our nursing professionals, who are knowledgeable in the subject, will assist you. By combining classroom training, nursing simulation exercises, and supported clinical placements in a variety of clinical settings, you will learn new information.


The range of clinical placements is a reflection of the range of career opportunities accessible to registered nurses in the healthcare sector, which may include aged care, rehabilitation, sub-acute, and acute settings.


Holmesglen will register all successful students with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

What you will study

Program Structure

Depending on the semester, classes could be held three to four days a week from 8 am to 8 pm, Monday through Friday.


Students are expected to spend a minimum of 20 hours each week on campus. For the semester, breaks will be included in the schedule. This course requires a minimum of 400 hours of clinical placement, which can be scheduled for you either during the semester or over breaks. 


Clinical assignments will be set up all around Victoria. Before their first clinical placement, all students must pass a N95 mask fit test and maybe an NDIS screening. All students must have access to these hours.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Utilize theoretical knowledge to comprehend the practice of providing comprehensive nursing care to patients with a wide range of health and well-being challenges requiring complex specialist nursing treatments.


  1. Knowledge of the professional challenges confronting the nursing profession in general and specialty nursing in particular.


  1. A description of the unique field's sensitivity and the wider surroundings.


  1. The ability to participate, when necessary, in modern societal issues that influence and are affected by the practice of specialty nursing.


  1. A comprehension of how expertise knowledge leads to expertise practice and how expertise information empowers the learner to execute leadership in the specialized domain.


  1. Knowing how to organize, conduct, and report research in relation to the development of evidence-based practice.


  1. The capacity to critically analyze nursing literature, as well as the capacity to critically present knowledge and comprehension of specialty practice.


  1. The capacity to juggle several time demands, particularly for self-driven project work.


  1. Comparing workplace-demonstrated clinical competencies to Australian specialized practice competencies, clinical experts deemed them to be proficient.

Career Opportunities

  • Nursing Professors

  • Forensic Nurse

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • Travelling Nurse

  • Head Nursing Services

  • Nursing In-charge and more. 

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Every applicant is required to take the Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) exam.

  • A student must be at least 18 years old for their first clinical placement to take place.


  • All students must provide documentation proving they have reached the level of English language proficiency needed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia prior to enrolling in the program (NMBA).

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS - 7.0

  • TOEFL - 94

  • PTE - 65

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition fee

  • AUD $28,405 Per Year


$17,500 per year
  • Level
    Diploma
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    April
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS: 7.0
  • Scholarship
    $2,500 OFF