Enrolled Nursing

A nursing qualification from North Metropolitan TAFE will see you work as an enrolled nurse in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community organisations or residential care. It is a diverse, challenging and rewarding career, as nurses make a real difference to the comfort and care of patients every day.

By working in our simulated hospital wards and outreach clinic, you will gain knowledge and skills that will enable you to assess and provide nursing care to clients, including how to observe and measure vital signs, and assist patients with everyday activities. You will develop essential effective communication skills and learn to work with and care for people from different backgrounds.

Places in Nursing courses are in high demand. If you do not gain a place in the course of your choice, we offer alternative pathways to help you.  We also offer options for other careers in the Health industry.

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If you are an Enrolled Nurse who would like to administer medicines and intravenous therapy at your health care facility, then our Medicines and Intravenous Therapy Skill Set will give you the skills you need.

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^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
Half price^
^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
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State ID: EAC04
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Acute Care Skill Set

Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an acute care setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Acute Care Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an acute care setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Provide advanced nursing care to a person with respiratory impairment
  • Perform complex nursing interventions in the cardiovascular healthcare setting
  • Perform complex interventions to a person with diabetes including a person with ketoacidosis
Skill set
State ID: EAC03
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Advanced Aged Care Skill Set

An advanced Skill Set for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an aged care setting, providing care for older adults, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Advanced Aged Care Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an aged care setting, providing care for older adults, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Make reliable clinical assessments and judgements in a variety of aged care settings
  • Provide palliative care approach to care in a variety of aged care settings
  • Advanced communication skills, strategies and activities to support people living with dementia
Skill set
State ID: EAB91
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Advanced Mental Health Skill Set

An advanced Skill Set for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in a mental health setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Advanced Mental Health Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in a mental health setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Advanced communication skills
  • Identify, plan and implement health recovery
  • Support people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues
  • Deal with complex issues such as non-compliance with mediation
Skill set
State ID: EAC02
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Advanced Practice Skill Set

An advanced Skill Set for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work across a variety of specialty areas, this skill set will enable you to take on more roles and responsibilities within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Advanced Practice Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work across a variety of specialty areas, this skill set will enable you to take on more roles and responsibilities within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Administer and monitor medicines and IV therapy
  • Undertake advanced patient assessment
  • Use evidence based practice
  • Contribute to quality improvement and critical thinking
Skill set
State ID: EAA98
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Medicines and Intravenous Therapy Skill Set

Further your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this nationally accredited skill set

Gain the skills required to administer medicines and intravenous therapy. Any registered enrolled nurse may enrol and there are no prerequisites or need for specific experience.

Gain more skills to further your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Medicines and Intravenous Therapy skill set.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who is currently working in a health care environment, you can gain the skills required to administer medicines and intravenous therapy by completing this skill set which covers Nationally Accredited unit HLTENN007 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy. This comprehensive unit covers all aspects of medication administration including a variety of methods; oral, otic, ocular, topical, rectal, vaginal, enteral, subcutaneous (subcut), intramuscular (IM), intravenous (IV) injection and infusion via a PIVC and blood and blood products, amongst others. The unit consists of online theory and a series of workshops, simulated assessments and workplace competencies.

Any registered enrolled nurse may enrol in the unit; there are no prerequisites and no need for specific experience (full unit enrolment). There are different entry points if you already have the formal qualifications and experience in administering some medications (partial unit enrolment).

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Skill set
National ID: HLT54115
State ID: AYZ3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
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Diploma of Nursing

The skills and knowledge you need to be employed as an Enrolled Nurse

Your employment prospects are high in this industry and you'll gain satisfaction from improving the quality of peoples' lives.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Enrolled Nurses have varied and rewarding career opportunities, making a difference in the lives of the people they care for

North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Nursing will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to be employed as an Enrolled Nurse; such as human biology, medical terminology, medicines and how to provide care for a range of people from different backgrounds.

With our nursing qualification you'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices. 

Not only are your employment prospects high in this industry, you'll also gain satisfaction from improving the quality of peoples' lives and possibly even saving lives.
You could gain employment in hospitals, community health services, residential care, private homes (home care), clinics, medical practices and pathology services.

Diploma
National ID: 52831WA
State ID: BCY91
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
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Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

A great starting point for a career in health

This course will give you sound knowledge about the human body and health, as well as study skills to support further learning. It is also a great stepping stone between Certificate III health qualifications and Diploma qualifications like Enrolled Nursing.

Are you interested in a career in health but don’t know where to start?

The Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies will give you a sound knowledge about the human body and health, as well as the study skills to support your further learning.

As well as being a great starting point, the course is also great stepping stone between Certificate III qualifications such as Health Service Assistance, Allied Health Assistance and towards Diploma qualifications like Enrolled Nursing.

To complete this course you'll participate in a combination of Collaborate (virtual classroom) and online sessions, with some face to face tutorials

Certificate IV
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