HLT54121 – Diploma of Nursing

  • Course Name – HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing 
  • Course Provider – Key 2 Learning College (RTO 88191, CRICOS 03644F, VET HLT54121)
  • Course Delivery – Blended (Face-to-Face & Self Study)
  • Study – Full Time
  • Course Units – 25
  • Course Duration – 78 weeks 
  • Intakes – February, October 
Canberra Campus (49 Phillip Avenue, Watson ACT )
  • Course Start Date
    • 12th Feb 2024 - CLOSED, contact the office for other options
    • 7th Oct 2024 - OPEN for enrollment
Sydney Campus (5-7 Lithgow Street, Campbelltown NSW)
  • Course Start Date – N/A

Tuition Fee – $29,000.00

Non-Tuition Fees – $6,000.00

There are multiple payment plans and funding options available depending on your situation.

See Funding Options

Subsidies may be available for Domestic students. For more details please contact Key 2 Learning College

The HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing will be conducted over 78 weeks. The units included in this are:

Core Units

Unit Code

Unit Title

Elective Units

Unit Code

Unit Title

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTENN035 Practise 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
HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management
HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
HLTENN041 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
HLTENN042 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
HLTENN043 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health conditions
HLTENN044 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health conditions
HLTENN045 Implement and monitor care of the older person
HLTENN047 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
HLTENN068 Provide end of life care and a palliative approach in nursing practice
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTENN057 Contribute to the nursing care of a person with diabetes
HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment
CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia

The entry requirements for HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing course at Key 2 Learning College are as follows:

  • You will need to be 18 years of age or over
  • You will need to be an Australian Citizen, permanent resident or have a permanent humanitarian visa or certain temporary visas with study rights
  • Students entering Diploma of Nursing programs need to declare that English is their primary language or provide a valid IELTS test result
  • Students applying for admission to a Key 2 Learning College course of study must meet eligibility criteria as advertised in current Key 2 Learning College publications/website

This nationally recognised qualification reflects the role of an enrolled nurse working under the 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.

A graduate from a HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing qualification which has been approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) is eligible to apply to Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) for registration as an enrolled nurse.

Specifically, people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to enrol in the Course and will be offered support appropriate to their needs.

Students who successfully obtain the HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing are eligible to gain employment in both the public or private hospitals, private nursing and aged care or community health care facilities. Potential areas of work include:

  • Acute Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Mental Health
  • Aged Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Community Care
  • Operating Theatres
  • General Practice
  • Home Nursing
  • Surgical Care
  • Pathology
  • Paediatric Care
  • Maternity

These are just some of the endless career opportunities presented by this course!

Key 2 Learning College (RTO 88191, CRICOS 03644F) has strong connections to hospitals, aged care providers and the community sector.

Key 2 Learning College employs trainers and assessors with significant industry experience.

Students at Key 2 Learning College have high graduation and employment rates.

This makes Key 2 Learning College the provider of choice for Health and Community Services courses

For more information on this course or any other queries, please contact:

Domestic Students