Diploma of Nursing (TAFE HLT54115)

Diploma of Nursing

Start your nursing career at St Vincent's Private Hospital Toowoomba with a Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115) qualification. This course is the essential minimum requirement to work as an Enrolled Nurse. 

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Toowoomba is part of St Vincent's Health Australia, a recognised leader in education and research, with a strong emphasis on growing our own highly skilled nursing and management teams, and we are partnering with TAFE Queensland (RTO:0275) to deliver an on-site Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115) program.

This course will give you the skills to perform clinical assessments, contribute to nursing care of people with complex needs, administer and monitor medications and IV therapy, research and apply evidence to practice. Our highly-experienced industry professionals will guide you every step of the way to ensure your transition into the health sector is a success. 

Clinical placement occurs on various shifts, night duty opportunities may arise towards the end of the program.
You are also required to attend and complete mandatory hospital orientation and e-learning. 
Successful completion of this course will qualify you to seek registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled Nurse. 
18 month full time course - 3 days per week 
Learning on site at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Toowoomba 
3 days per week integrated online and vocational placement (hands-on patient care learning) plus an online study component 
Entry criteria: 
o Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) English Language Skills Criteria 
o Education requirements – Higher School Certificate OR Certificate III qualification 
For TAFE Queensland entry requirements and the cost of this course, click here.

(Australian Citizens and Residents may be able to gain a Commonwealth supported position, reducing the cost.) 

We would also like to support students in this program by offering alternative employment within the hospital whilst studying, although this employment would not be as an enrolled nurse.

To Apply for the Diploma of Nursing Course (Toowoomba) - click here