|Course Code:||7164 (National ID: 52386)|| |
|Careers:||Preparation for nursing || |
|Duration:||six months (one semester)|| |
|How:||Full time|| |
|Where:||MT LAWLEY CAMPUSCNR HAROLD AND LORD STSMOUNT LAWLEY6050|| |
|Intake:||Semester 1, Semester 2|| |
|International study available:||Yes|| |
|Online study available:||No|| |
|Uni pathway available:||No|| |
About the course Ask us a question about this course
This course prepares you for entry into nursing by introducing you to study management, nursing terms, work practices, human biology and health science. Upon completion of this course you can apply for the Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2). As you will also need to pass literacy and numeracy testing to enter the Diploma, you are encouraged to develop your literacy and numeracy skills while you are studying this course.
Nurses are a vital part of the Australian health system and enrolled nurses form a large component of this group. Strong employment growth is forecast in this field due to skills shortages. Not only are your employment prospects high, nursing is a highly rewarding occupation.
Where this course can lead you
The health industry is currently experiencing a skilled nurse shortage making nursing a top priority job. Upon completion of a Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2) your employment prospects will be high in both the private and public sector.
Your Certificate IV in Preparation for Entry into Nursing provides you with skills to prepare you for the Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2).
Skills you will gain from this course
Central's nursing qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Use effective study management and assignment preparation
Understand and use medical terminology
Understand human biology
Understand basic and apply physics and chemistry
Understand health science and mathematics
Your Certificate IV in Preparation for Entry into Enrolled Nursing gives you the skills for further study at Central. The Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing) will prepare you for a career as an enrolled nurse.
Connected with industry
Some organisations where nursing students have worked are:
We ensure our industry partners are involved in the development of our courses and curriculum, so the skills you obtain are relevant in the workforce.
Central's focus on industry relevancy means practical course content geared towards getting you a career. It also means you have an opportunity to network with real nursing professionals who could increase your chances of employment during or after study.
|Description:||Complete 7 core units|| |
Title: GROUP 01 - CORE UNITS
Description: Central Institute of Technology offer the units listed below.
Please note: previously completed units may count towards this qualification. Please discuss with the teaching area to determine eligibility.
|55260||Use effective study skills and write in academic format|
|55261||Use mathematics in nursing applications|
|55262||Develop knowledge of microbiology for use in health settings|
|55263||Use fundamentals of physics and chemistry in a health context|
|C9069||HLTAP301A||Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context|
|C9132||HLTCOM408B||Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively|
|D0781||BSBITU201A||Produce simple word processed documents|
Information for international students
Requirements for this course
You will need to obtain a Police Clearance from your home country. Students must also have an IELTS score of 6.0 with all bands at 6.0.
Completion of Certificate III in Aged Care or Allied Health, or Year 11 (includ. English and Maths)
Studying as an international student at Central
Central is one of Australia's largest VET colleges, and trains around 1700 international students from more than 85 countries each year. In 2010, we were the inaugural winner of Western Australia's International Training Provider of the Year award and were again given this award in 2011 and 2013.
Our campuses are conveniently located near the centre of Perth's CBD, making them easy to access via public transport. Central boasts excellent state of the art facilities and resources and a friendly, safe and secure learning environment.
As a graduate, you are ensured direct pathways to further qualifications at Western Australian universities, or alternatively, the job ready skills you need to succeed in your career straight away.
We offer a dedicated International Centre which is focused on servicing International students, helping you with your personal and academic needs. Staff offer friendly, specialised support and guidance from your initial contact through to your graduation, to ensure that your experience at Central is enjoyable and rewarding.
Visit our international pages to find out more about studying at Central and life in Perth.
Find out from international students about their experiences studying at Central.
Courses available to international students at Central are delivered in partnership with Education and Training International RTO Provider No: 52395 CRICOS Provider Code: 00020G
Getting into this course
In order to gain entry into this course you must demonstrate basic maths and developed communication skills.
For school leavers:
This conversion table explains the grades you need to have obtained at a high school level to meet this entry level requirement. A text version of this table is available here
For non-school leavers:
If you are not coming straight from school you still need to provide us with evidence that demonstrates you can meet the above entry requirement. The Training WA website has a skills calculator that can help you identify what previous experiences you can use as evidence.
The Application Process
The process for applying for a course at Central depends on whether you are a local or international student and the way that you will be studying: full time, part time, as an apprentice or trainee.
Our future students area of the website includes a handy guide to help you through the process depending on what type of student you are, and how you are planning on studying.
Find out more information about the process to apply, enrol and pay.
Applications to study this course in Semester 1, 2014 are now open
Apply online today to begin your study this year.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Do you have existing skills? Whether obtained through paid or voluntary work, training or other experiences, you may be able to fast track your study by applying for recognition of prior learning, often referred to as RPL.
Find out more here
Domestic full time students
Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees. Tuition fees are calculated according to the course hours for each unit. The resource fees cover the materials and services required to complete a unit. Resource fees may vary slightly from unit to unit so an approximate amount has been shown.
Tuition fees:Average semester tuition fees: $980 Whole course tuition fees based on 1 semesters: $980
Resource fees:Approximate resource fees for each semester: $178
Total semester fees:Approximate cost per semester (tuition + resource): $1158
Please note these figures are based on full time study mode. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.
You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. You may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.
Paying your fees:Both tuition and resource fees for the upcoming semester should be paid in full at the time of enrolment. Find out how and where to pay for your course
Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for a concession (50% of the tuition fees) and if you are experiencing financial difficulties you may qualify for an instalment plan.
Find out more about financial assistance
International students:The total course cost for international students is $7,800 + resource fees. You will need to pay your course fees to ETI when you accept your offer.