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Make a difference as an enrolled nurse or phlebotomist

A nurse’s primary role is providing patient care. Learn about contemporary nursing practice, law and ethics, anatomy and physiology. Other topics include acute and chronic health disorders, clinical nursing skills and phlebotomy.

Our pathology qualifications prepare you for a career in a pathology laboratory. Develop the technical expertise and interpersonal skills to collect blood and other specimens for pathology testing.

* Eligibility criteria applies. See course details to check if you meet the requirements for funding.

Meet Amanda from Lyell McEwin Hospital

I have been caring for my family for a long time and I decided to turn what I love doing into a career, that’s why I studied the Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115).

The lecturers at TAFE SA are passionate about their topic and kept us engaged in lessons by sharing their real-life experience. Since my study, I have been able to gain employment at Lyell McEwin Hospital which has allowed me to put my skills into practice and work closely with other enrolled and registered nurses to increase my knowledge.


Virtual Tour - Nursing and Pathology at Adelaide City Campus


Adele is an enrolled nurse at the Women's and Children's Hospital and she loves working with children. She studied a Diploma of Nursing at TAFE SA before getting a direct entry into the equivalent Bachelor program at Flinders University. Listen to Adele explain how practical training at TAFE SA provides an excellent pathway into tertiary studies.


Clinical Skills Laboratories

In TAFE SA’s Clinical Skills Laboratories you’ll enjoy a practical, safe learning experience. The labs are constantly being improved to ensure that the clinical component of the course replicates industry standards. These contemporary teaching facilities include simulation mannequins and modern clinical equipment.

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