This pathway program is for Enrolled Nurses – graduates of the
HLT51612 Diploma in Nursing (Enrolled Division 2 Nursing) or
equivalent qualification, from 2012 onwards. The course requires current AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) registration as an Enrolled Nurse. A specifically designed course of study acknowledges previous learning and enables Enrolled Nurses to complete the Bachelor degree in two years full-time. Students who qualify for admission will receive advanced standing (credit) in recognition of their diploma study and complete the equivalent of four specifically designed conversion units alongside the remaining second-year units of study.
Major areas of study:
The course is responsive to contemporary nursing practices
and provides content and clinical experiences similar to the
Bachelor of Nursing.
The degree is accredited by the Australian Nursing and
Midwifery Accreditation Council and provides the necessary
qualification for graduates to be eligible to become a Registered Nurse in Australia.
Supervised clinical placements (totalling 600 hours) provide
students with experiences of nursing in settings relevant
to their areas of study in public and private hospitals and
health agencies. This may include acute and low care health
facilities; community settings; mental health facilities;
extended residential aged care; GP clinics; health promotion
and education; intensive care; health clinics; accident and
emergency; palliative care; primary health care settings and
related nursing and health services within metropolitan, regional
and rural areas throughout New South Wales and Queensland.
Students may be able to undertake national and international
For more information, including prerequisites and inherent
requirements for attending placements, visit:
This pathway program enables an enrolled nurse to become a
registered nurse. Advanced standing is granted for previous
study at Diploma level. Graduates typically work as registered