Diploma of Nursing
Course Code: HLT54115 | CRICOS Code: 096431E


Health Services

Delivery Mode

Face to Face


104 Weeks

Course Description

ANMAC registration:

This qualification reflects the role of an enrolled nurse working under 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.

To be eligible to apply for registration as an enrolled nurse and to practice in Australia, you must complete a Diploma of Nursing program accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) and approved as ‘an approved program of study’ by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA ) in accordance with the Enrolled Nurse Accreditation Standards. Visit Ahpra Approved Programs of Study to confirm your chosen Registered Training Organisation (RTO) holds the necessary accreditation.

Note that the scope of practice for enrolled nurses is determined by state and territory legislative requirements and the policies and procedures of the employing organisation. Users of this qualification must refer to those instruments in the development of training and assessment strategies.


Face to Face, Demonstrations, In house Simulations


Melbourne Campus
Level 5 & 9, 341-345 Queen Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000

Course Fee/Duration


Course Duration: 104 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $32,000 (includes Workshop training , Materials & Administration Fee)

Note: Fees are subject to changes


  • 104 Weeks including 10 weeks of Clinical placement & term breaks
  • To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 400 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of Units of Competency.
Intake Dates

January, April, July, October

Entry Requirements


Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Units Of Competency


This qualification requires the successful completion of 25 units of competency, which includes 20 Core units and 5 Electives.

Core Units – 20
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAAP002Confirm physical health status
HLTAAP003Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTENN035Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
HLTENN036Apply communication skills in nursing practice
HLTENN037Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
HLTENN038Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans
HLTENN039Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment
HLTENN040Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
HLTENN041Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
HLTENN042Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health condition
HLTENN068Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems
HLTENN043Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs
HLTENN044Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems
HLTENN045Implement and monitor care of the older person
HLTENN047Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective Units – 5
BSBLDR414Lead team effectiveness
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
CHCPOL003Research and apply evidence to practice
HLTENN057Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
Qualification Pathways


  • Advanced Diploma of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing

Note: While KFI may not offer all the qualifications indicated within the pathway, we identify relevant progression that may be attained. Check our website for your eligibility for the courses offered at KFI.

Career Pathways


Graduates of this course, once registered as an Enrolled Nurse with AHPRA, NMBA will have possible employment opportunities as an Enrolled Nurse in a range of health care settings either within a hospital or community setting including but not limited to:

  • Acute care
  • Aged care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Mental health
  • Community nursing

* Completion of an KFI qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome

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