If you are serious about your career in Health and Medical, Nursing is the right choice. There are various levels of education available in Nursing which will prepares graduates ready for work in future and serve the community. This occupation is currently on HIGH DEMAND in Australia.
DIPLOMA OF NURSING (DON)
This is generally a 2 years course and entry pathway to Bachelor of Nursing. Students without nursing or science background can commence their education through this pathway. After completing this students may be eligible to be registered as Enrolled Nurse with APHRA and work as Enrolled Nurse.
BACHELOR OF NURSING
This is generally a 3 years course that would lead to a formal degree. Student who have previously student Diploma of Nursing may be eligible to get exemption for prior learning. Upon completion of this degree graduates may be eligible to be Registered Nurse with AHPRA.
MASTER OF NURSING PRACTICE
This is a specialised course which incorporates clinical practice in Master level. This is generally a 2 years course. Graduate may be eligible to get registration with AHPRA and work as Registered Nurse upon completion of this course. Students who have completed Bachelor Degree in any Science or Medical field may apply for this course.
Graduates of the Diploma of Nursing may be eligible to get registration as Enrolled Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and work as Enrolled Nurse*.
Graduates of Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Nursing Practice may be eligible to get registration as Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and work as Registered Nurse*.
Degrees in these fields are recognised by professional body like (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) AHPRA and ANMAC. It is necessary to get required registration before practicing the profession.