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This qualification reflects the role of an enrolled nurse working under the direct or indirect 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 and at all stages of life.

Students entering the course must meet the required entry criteria, educational standards and administrative requirements as per Mayfield’s Student Entry and Administration Policy and Procedure.

Applicants must:

  • Be 18 years of age or over.
  • Have declared any pre-existing medical or other conditions which may impact on their ability to undertake the course and obtain gainful employment in the vocational area of choice as an enrolled nurse.
  • Have a current email address and mobile phone number for contact and communication.
  • Have basic computer skills and access to a personal computer device including internet to enable connectivity with learning resources.
  • Have COVID 19 vaccination history.
  • Be able to provide below checks 8 weeks prior to the first clinical placement:
    • A current and clear national police check.
    • A current and clear Working with Children’s Check.
    • Healthcare category A immunisation record including flu vaccination.
  • Attended a mandatory pre course information session that informs the nature of the course and the work related to the vocational course including its physical and psychological rigor.
  • Submit a course application form through website, email, post or in person.
  • Complete a pre course assessment via Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LNN) robot on site at Mayfield Education.
  • Provide evidence of meeting at least one of the three Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) English language skills registration requirement. Click here for the English language requirements form.
  • Attend a 1:1 pre training interview to confirm an adequate command of English comprehension and verbal articulation.

Total number of units = 25

  • 20 core units
  • 5 elective units
Core Units
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTENN002 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN001 Practice nursing within the Australian health care system
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTENN008 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN003 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN004 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN013 Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • HLTENN006 Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment
  • HLTENN012 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems
  • HLTENN011 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems
  • HLTENN007 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN009 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN005 Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs
  • HLTENN015 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
Elective Units
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTENN025 Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • BSBLDR414 Lead team effectiveness
  • HLTENN010 Apply a palliative approach in nursing practice

Classes runs Face to face 2 days/ week

Expected to undertake directed online learning for each unit.

Mandatory 400 hours of clinical placement across variety of health care settings in Victoria. To participate in clinical placement students are required to provide current clear police check, clear working with children’s check and immunisation records (students may need to full fill any additional requirements requested by the placement host).

Intake 2 2022

  • Commencement date: Monday 14 November 2022
  • Day of attendance: Monday and Tuesday (Please note: an additional day will be allocated on timetable if a public holiday will fall on any of the above days).

Intake 1 2023

  • Commencement date: Tuesday 14 March 2023
  • Day of attendance: Tuesdays and Thursday (Please note: an additional day will be allocated on timetable if a public holiday will fall on any of the above days).

Application Closing Date
2 weeks before Commencement Day (Late applications may be considered).

Students are assessed against specific performance criteria for each unit of study in a variety of ways.

Some examples include question/answers, journal writing, case studies, group presentation, assignments, role play, on-line learning, self-paced learning packages, multiple choice questions and practical/ simulation.

Graduates receive a Nationally Recognised qualification.

Graduates with this qualification are eligible to apply for Registration with the Australian Health Professionals Registration Authority AHPRA, as an Enrolled Nurse.

Student may be eligible for recognition of prior learning when applying for the Bachelor of Nursing.

Some of the units completed assist in the upgrade courses leading to Advanced Diploma.

Funded and Funded Concession Student Tuition Fee: $0 Free of Charge

Fee for Services Student Tuition Fee: $26,000

Other non-refundable Course Consumables:
Course Material Item: $900
Course Retained Items: $2,800
Student Service Fee: $350
Course Education Levy: $290

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Mayfield Education

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123

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Program code


Start date(s)

Monday 14 November 2022 (Intake 2)

Tuesday 14 March 2023 (Intake 1)

Program length

20 months


Mayfield Education Hawthorn

Study mode

Classes 2 days / week


(03) 9882 7644