Nursing ranks highly as a rewarding and meaningful career choice for many. If you enjoy taking care of others and would like a fulfilling role in the nursing industry, then the HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing Online is the ideal platform to launch your career aspirations.

Study the latest qualification HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing with TAFE Queensland on the Gold Coast in class or online!

Our nationally recognised HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing has been designed for you to gain formal qualifications as an Enrolled Nurse. You'll benefit from on-the-job clinical experience in community, long term residential, rehabilitation and acute care settings. Choose how you would like to study – in class or online.

Nursing Courses starting in October

HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing - Blended Online with Residential School Blended (Full Time or Part Time)
HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing
- Blended On Campus (Full Time or Part Time)
HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing -
Blended Online with Residential Schools - Ramsay Health Care (NSW) Partnership Program


Why choose TAFE Queensland on the Gold Coast

Vocational placement where you live
Your course includes vocational placement as close as possible to where you live

Credit for past study
Gain credit for previous related study in health with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

State of the art Nursing Labs
Our practical labs for residential schools includes 38 electric beds, 10 electrocardiogram (ECG) machines, vital signs monitors, IV trolleys and two life-like simulator mannequins.

Strong Employment Outcomes
4 out of 5 of our nursing graduates are working in the healthcare industry within 3 months of graduating.

Student Satisfaction
Our students report 87% Student Satisfaction with teaching - 2017 Student Survey.

Major Industry Partners & Employers
Our employer partners include Queensland Health, Ramsay Health Care and Healthscope.

TAFE Queensland on the Gold Coast is the place to go to get practical skills to do extraordinary things. Whether you are just starting out, changing careers or looking for a pathway to university, we have exciting options to meet your needs so you can Make Great Happen.

If you would like more information or are ready to enrol please call us on 07 5581 8862 or email us today!

Course units HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete:

Core Units: 20
Elective Units: 5
Plus a minimum 400 hours of clinical placement.

Provide first aid
Elective
Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Core
Develop work priorities
Elective
Work with diverse people
Core
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Core
Confirm physical health status
Core
Analyse and respond to client health information
Core
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Core
Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
Core
Apply communication skills in nursing practice
Core
Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
Core
Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans
Core
Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs
Core
Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
Core
Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
Core
Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems
Core
Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems
Core
Implement and monitor care of the older person
Core
Research and apply evidence to practice
Elective
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Core
Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment
Core
Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
Core
Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice
Elective
Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
Core
Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes
Elective