HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing – 096431E

Complete Nursing Courses Melbourne, from ACFE

The Australian Centre of Further Education (ACFE) is pleased to offer a comprehensive and structured Melbourne Enrolled Nurse program. Nursing courses from ACFE are internationally recognised and are designed for both domestic and international students that are passionate about pursuing a career in nursing.

The qualification will give students the means to go on to achieve a Bachelor of Nursing or Advanced Diploma of Nursing Melbourne and Australia-wide. Students who reflect the roles of an enrolled nurse working under the supervision of a registered nurse. A Diploma of Nursing covers the learning and practical application of the skills and knowledge needed when providing quality health care to Melbourne and the rest of Australia.

What’s Included in ACFE Melbourne Diploma of Nursing?

A Melbourne Enrolled Nurse program lasts for a duration of 104 weeks, which includes term breaks and 10 weeks of clinical placement so students can apply their knowledge in a real-life setting. Applicants with prior relevant work experience may be able to apply for Recognised Prior Learning to shorten the length of time it takes to complete a Diploma in Nursing.

The course teaches students both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Students will learn how to perform a number of vital operations in the nursing profession, including but not limited to:

Confirming physical health status, how to practise nursing within the Australian health care system, implementation and evaluation of nursing care plans, administration and monitoring of medicines, implementation of care for persons with both acute and chronic health problems, interpretation of medical terminology.

Upon successful completion of an ACFE Diploma of Nursing, Melbourne students will have the opportunity to register to become an Enrolled Nurse. Enrolled Nurses have a range of possible career opportunities ahead of them. Popular career choices include working in acute care, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health services and community nursing.

Course Philosophy

At ACFE, we are dedicated to providing courses that prepare students for a career in their preferred field. Graduates of a Melbourne Diploma of Nursing and Advanced Diploma of Nursing course will gain the technical skills and actual experience to shape a successful career in nursing.

We recognise that, as an educational institute, it is our duty to not only provide students with the knowledge they need and can gain in a classroom, but also to offer real-life examples. For that reason, a Enrolled Nurse program encompasses 10 weeks of clinical placement that sets applicants up for future jobs in the healthcare industry.

Like all courses at ACFE, Diploma of Nursing offers an education that meets our three key terms:

1. To strengthen existing skills and knowledge.
2. To give students a deep understanding of best practice methods in their field.
3. To ensure students are aware of the legalities of practising in Australia.


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.

  • HLT64115 Advanced Diploma of Nursing
  • 018327G Bachelor of Nursing

  • 104 Weeks including 10 weeks of Clinical placement & term breaks

2021    2022
24/5/21    24/1/22
12/7/21    7/3/22
16/8/21    18/4/22
4/10/21    23/5/22
15/11/21    11/7/22
Victoria – 341 Queen Street Melbourne VIC 3000

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

  • 18 years or older upon commencement of the course.
  • A police check, a Working With Children Check and Immunisations are required for clinical placement.
  • Documentation according to DIBP requirements
  • International students may provide proof of a level of English proficiency of IELTS bands 7 in each module or equivalent
  • AUD 32,000 (Fees include Administration Fee, Material Fee and Clinical Placement Fee)

*Fees are subject to change

*Confirmation of enrolment is subject to approval.

25 units of competency are required for this qualification, which includes 25 Core units only.

Core Units – 25 
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
HLTENN001Practise nursing within the Australian health care system
HLTENN002Apply communication skills in nursing practice
HLTENN003Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
HLTENN004Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans
HLTENN005Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs
HLTENN006Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment
HLTENN007Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
HLTENN008Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
HLTENN009Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health condition
HLTENN011Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems
HLTENN012Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems
HLTENN013Implement and monitor care of the older person
HLTENN015Apply 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
CHCPOL003Research and apply evidence to practice
BSBLDR403Lead team effectiveness
HLTENN025Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

ANMAC registration:

Course Fees

$30,000 AUD


April, October


104 weeks including 10 weeks of Clinical placement (400 hours)

Mode of Study

Face to Face,

Nursing Lab