Community & Health


Study Areas
Course Types

Diploma of Nursing/Bachelor of Nursing (Pre-registration) - Flinders Uni Pathway

Study pathway:
Duration Up to 4 years Full Time or Part Time equivalent
TAFE SA CodeDP00038
Course TypePackage of courses
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileNurse (Enrolled)Nurse (Enrolled)
FacultiesHealth and Lifestyle
PrintCreate PDF of this page

Course Types:

Campus Locations for Course Delivery

Competitive ApplicationsCompetitive ApplicationsHelp…

Campus/Delivery SATAC
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
nBarossa Valley844313Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Gilles Plains840314Apply Now On CampusFTDay Only
nMount Barker809339Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
nMount Gambier855332Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
Noarlunga815329Apply Now On CampusFTDay Only
Port Adelaide853325Apply Now On CampusFTDay Only
nPort Pirie828335Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
nVictor Harbor816309Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
nWhyalla839318Apply Now On & Off CampusFT & PTDay Only
nx Compulsory attendance is required at 1 x 4 day orientation workshop and 4 x 5 day workshops at these campuses. For workshop dates and further information regarding delivery at these campuses, please phone 86488854 or email

Course Admission Requirements (for Competitive Applications)


  • Any Certificate III or higher
  • SACE Completion or equivalent
toggle layer

Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

  1. CSPA score

Uni Dual Offer Course

  • You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
  • You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.
  • No further application will be required.
  • You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependant on the pathway selected.
  • If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.
  • View our Uni Dual Offer Courses list

Course Notes & Special Requirements

  • Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees.

How to Apply

Award Courses

Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

This qualification covers the application of nursing skills and knowledge required to be eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia in line with some state/territory nursing and midwifery regulatory authorities. Enrolled nurses are employed across a variety of health care contexts including acute, community, aged care, residential, rural and remote settings.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 nursing) (HLT51612)
This qualification equips you with the knowledge and skills required to provide effective nursing care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
The course focuses on developing caring, reflective practitioners who are able to integrate theory with practice, problem solve and work in a collaborative team environment.
Knowledge and skills will be developed in areas including communication, cultural diversity, law and ethics, anatomy and physiology, acute and chronic health disorders, clinical nursing skills and medication management. 21 core units plus 5 electives.

  • 400 hours of Professional Experience Placement will be required.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.