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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
  • HLTAAP002 – Confirm Physical Health Status
  • HLTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTENN035 – Practice nursing within the Australian health care system
  • HLTENN036 – Apply communication skills in nursing practice
  • HLTENN037 – Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  • HLTENN038 – Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans
  • HLTENN041 – Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
  • HLTENN045 – Implement and monitor care of the older person
  • CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
  • CHCDIV002 – Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTAAP003 – Analyse and respond to client health information
  • HLTENN040 – Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
  • HLTENN042 – Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
  • HLTENN044 – Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
  • HLTENN047 – Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
  • HLTENN039 – Apply principles of wound management
  • HLTENN043 – Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
  • HLTENN068 – Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
Elective Units
  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid (elective)
  • BSBPEF402 – Develop personal work priorities
  • HLTENN057 – Contribute to the nursing care of a person with diabetes (elective)
  • CHCPOL003 – Research and apply evidence to practice (elective)
  • HLTWHS006 – Manage personal stressors in the work environment (elective)

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 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.

 Summary of Tuition FeesGovernment Funded*Fee-for Services
Total tuition fee$17,141N/A
minusGovernment Subsidised Fee-$17,141N/A
Student Tuition Fee$0$26,000
plusCourse Material Item – non refundable$900$900
plusCourse Retained Items$2,800$2,800
plusStudent Service Fee – non-refundable$350$350
plusCourse Education Levy – non-refundable$290$290
Total Student Course Fee Payable$4,340.00$30,340.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Fees are indicative, may subject to change of government policy and this may occur during the course.

Fee instalment plan is available.

* Government funding eligibility criteria applied. Government funded position includes Skills First funded, and Indigenous Completion Initiative and Job Trainer Initiative (2022 enrolment only).

Mayfield Education

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123

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Start date(s)

Tuesday 14 March 2023 (Intake 1)

Program length

20 months


Mayfield Education Hawthorn

Study mode

Classes on a Monday and Tuesday


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