Diploma of Nursing

Job Training Institute

Program Description

Diploma of Nursing

Job Training Institute

Course Delivery Mode

International students benefit from considerable teacher contact time and 25% online learning, supported by the latest technology. Our courses also include a workplace internship component that enables you to apply the theory taught in class to a real-world setting.

Our programs are the perfect blend of theory and practical training, providing you with the skills to maximise your Health and Community Services career prospects.

About the Course

The JTI Diploma of Nursing is for students wishing to pursue a career in the Health Care Industry, in sectors such as Acute Care, Rehabilitation, Community Health and Palliative and Aged Care. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded the Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nursing, Division 2), accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC). After graduation students are eligible to register with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency.*

The Diploma of Nursing includes 400 hours of compulsory clinical placement and practical skills acquisition to equip graduates for a career in the Health Care Industry.

Graduates of JTI’s Diploma of Nursing may gain one year’s academic credit* toward a Bachelor of Nursing degree.

Job Training Institute has an arrangement with Federation University for domestic and international Diploma of Nursing students who want to pursue Bachelor Degree. After you successfully completed Study Period 2 (Term 4), please come and talk to our International Student Coordinator. International Student Coordinator will assist you to apply Bachelor Degree with Federation University.

*Subject to satisfying academic entry and English language proficiency requirements.

English Language Requirements

Provide evidence of the completion of five (5) years (full-time equivalent) of education taught and assessed in English, in any of the recognised countries*, or

Provide a formal English language test result demonstrating they have achieved the NMBA specified level of English language skills, prior to commencing the program, such as:

  • The IELTS (academic module) with a minimum overall score of 7 and a minimum score of 7 in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking) - from one test sitting, or a maximum of two test sittings in a six month period (conditions apply*), or
  • The OET with a minimum score of B in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking) - from one test sitting, or a maximum of two test sittings in a six month period (conditions apply*), or
  • The PTE Academic with a minimum overall score of 65 and a minimum score of 65 in each of the four communicative skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking) - from one test sitting, or a maximum of two test sittings in a six month period (conditions apply*), or
  • The TOEFL iBT with a minimum total score of 94 and the following minimum score in each section of the test: 24 for listening, 24 for reading, 27 for writing, and 23 for speaking - from one test sitting, or a maximum of two test sittings in a six month period (conditions apply*), or
  • Other English language tests approved by the Board from time to time and published on the Board’s website with the required minimum scores.

Provide evidence of having sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to successfully undertake the program’s academic and work experience requirements, prior to commencing the program, i.e.

  • Undertake the numeracy component of the LLN test from an Australian Government approved provider(for example, Australian Council for Education Research or Basic key skills builder) at exit level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in numeracy.

Basic Computer Knowledge (Year 12 Subject in Computer/Short Course in Computers)

Submit identification documents and other documents specified by the immigration department such as visa details.

Prospective students must be physically and mentally fit to provide nursing care and must be a fit and proper person to be eligible for registration with AHPRA

*Students must refer to the NMBA English language skills registration standard for further information.

APHRA English Requirements Prior to Registration

After completing the Diploma of Nursing with JTI, students have to register with APHRA. These are the registration requirements.

  • If the student has undertaken and satisfactorily completed primary and secondary schooling in Australia, there is no need for any additional English testing.
  • If English is students’ primary language and they have undertaken and satisfactorily completed primary and secondary schooling taught and assessed solely in English in an APHRA English recognised country (Australia, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland and South Africa), then there is no need of any additional English testing.
  • If English is not the student’s primary language and they have not undertaken primary and secondary schooling taught and assessed solely in English in an APHRA English recognised country then they need to undertake one of the following English tests, for example, IELTS and get a 7 in all the bands or equivalent in the other tests(OET, PTE Academic, TOEFL iBT). Check here for more information.
  • If a student has undertaken an AQF qualification in Australia from Level 3 upwards and has studied as a full-time equivalent student for 5 or more years, then there is no need of any additional English testing.

Clinical Placement

JTI uses its extensive industry contacts to acquire students their clinical placement. This placement service is provided by JTI at no additional cost to students.

Units/Terms

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety Core
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status Core
  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information Core
  • HLTENN001 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system Core
  • HLTENN002 Apply communication skills in nursing practice Core
  • HLTENN003 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care Core
  • HLTENN004 Implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care plans Core
  • HLTENN005 Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs Core
  • HLTENN006 Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment Core
  • HLTENN007 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy Core
  • HLTENN008 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice Core
  • HLTENN009 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions Core
  • HLTENN011 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems Core
  • HLTENN012 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems Core
  • HLTENN013 Implement and monitor care of the older person Core
  • HLTENN015 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting Core
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures Core
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
  • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice Elective
  • BSBLDR403 Lead Team Effectiveness Elective
  • HLTENN025 Implement and monitor care of person with diabetes Elective
  • HLTINF003 Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures Elective
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid Elective

HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 Nursing) course is divided into six terms with 3 study periods. In each term, students will undertake units focused on theory and practice. The students are required to undertake supervised professional practice in a range of healthcare settings, such as Aged Care 120 hours, Mental Health 60 hours, Subacute (Medication and Diabetes) 80 hours, Acute 100 hours, Primary Health Placement 40 Hours. This course will have face-to-face, exam, written and simulated assessment tasks, online and self-study modes. The online component will not be more than 25% of the course total. The course requires 20 hours per week of contact (classroom-based) teaching plus online, self-directed study.

Professional Practice Experience

JTI coordinates and sources professional practice experience placements. This course is designed to ensure that each student undertakes a minimum of 400 hours of professional practice experience that is supervised by a clinical teacher, mentor or preceptor. Students receive a Professional Experience Practice (PEP) book at the beginning of the course, which details all the information required by the students while at the work placement and preparations to be undertaken prior to going for the PEP. The nurse educators and the clinical facilitators will guide the students to meet the mandatory learning requirements that are expected during the PEP period.

Entry Requirements for all International students:

Students must be 18 years of age and demonstrate language, literacy, and numeracy proficiency. Applications are considered on the basis of the following:

  • The IELTS (academic module) with a minimum overall score of 7 and a minimum score of 7 in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking) - from one test sitting, or a maximum of two test sittings in a six month period (conditions apply)
  • Minimum of 12 years of schooling

Study Pathways

This qualification has pathways for further study into the following qualifications:

  • HLT64115 Advanced Diploma of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Naturopathy
  • Bachelor of Paramedic
  • Bachelor of Midwifery

Note: Certificate III in Individual Support (Specialisation in Ageing and Home and Community & Disability) is bundled with this Diploma.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 13, 2018
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