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HLT 54115 Diploma of Nursing

This qualification is designed to give graduates entry into the Nursing Profession as an Enrolled Nurse.

This course is suitable for those looking to start their career as an Enrolled Nurse.

Successful completion of this course leads to registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Enrolled Nurse. This qualification reflects the role of an enrolled nurse working under the supervision of a registered nurse. This qualification covers the application of skills and knowledge required to provide nursing care for people across the health sector. A lifespan approach should underpin this qualification with relevant competencies that relate to the different stages of life identified within the units.

Marr Mooditj offers state-of-the-art training facilities and ongoing support to individual students. By enrolling in this course, you are taking one step forward for the Aboriginal community and filling the huge demand for enrolled nurses.

For fees and charges, please visit this page.

To be eligible for entry to this course applicants must be 18 years of age or older and are required to have:
  • Achievement of Exit Level 3 in an ACER literacy, language and numeracy test and
  • Year 12 Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE), passing in maths and science.

If WACE is not obtained, the minimum requirement is attendance and satisfactory completion of at least six years of primary and secondary education taught and assessed in English, including at least two years between years 7 and 12, as specified in the  NMBA English language skills registration standard.

Marr Mooditj Training will provide you with further information on the LLN tests during the enrolment process, the support available during the course, and advice and assistance on applying for Registration closer to graduation.


Course Outline

Total units = 25
Core units = 20
Elective units = 5

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status Core
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information Core
HLTENN001 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system Core
HLTENN002 Apply communication skills in nursing practice Core
HLTENN003 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care Core
HLTENN004 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans Core
HLTENN005 Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs Core
HLTENN006 Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment Core
HLTENN007 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy Core
HLTENN008 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice Core
HLTENN009 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions Core
HLTENN011 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems Core
HLTENN012 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems Core
HLTENN013 Implement and monitor care of the older person Core
HLTENN015 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting Core
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Elective
HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment Elective
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in the health and community services Elective
HLTENN010 Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice Elective
HLTCAR001 Perform electrocardiography (ECG) Elective


Our full qualification is delivered over 18 months, two stages consisting of 9 blocks, plus 4 clinical placements.

This qualification is block mode to allow access for regional and remote students.These blocks are delivered on site at Marr Mooditj Training facilities.


5 March 2019 - 30 June 2020

12 August 2019 - 30 October 2020


On successful completion of the course:

  • You will receive the nationally endorsed HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing, which will allow for registration as an enrolled nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
  • Graduate programs as an enrolled nurse at various hospitals.
  • Continuing studying into Bachelor of Nursing at a variety of universities.

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