|Course Code:||7164 (National ID: 52386)|| |
Entry into nursing course
|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:||No|| |
|Online study available:||No|| |
|Uni pathway available:||Yes|| |
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 will have a direct pathway into Central's Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2).
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 direct entry into 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.
Your Certificate IV may be able to get you into one of WA’s universities. If you build on your Certificate IV with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma you may be eligible for guaranteed or TISC entry plus credit transfers for the units you've already studied.
You may also apply for recognition of prior learning at the university of your choice where you may meet the basic entry requirements of the course of your interest (enquire at the university for information on RPL).
Domestic students:The costs for this course for a semester are: $626 or $313 (concession). On top of this there is also a resource cost of $174. The resource fee is an estimate because the amount depends on which units you choose. You will be given the exact amount at enrolment. Find out more about how the costs are determined.
An estimate of the total cost of the course is $800 over the 6 months the course takes to complete.
International students:The cost for international students is . You will need to pay for your course fees when you accept your offer and meet all the conditions.
|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|
Getting into this course
In order to gain entry into this course you must demonstrate basic maths and developed communication skills.
This conversion table explains the grades you need to have obtained at a high school level to meet this entry level requirement.
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.
Visit our apply, enrol and pay guide
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