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.



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.

NurseSim 3D Simulated Training

NurseSim is a healthcare simulation tool that helps students practice general procedures, resulting in better skilled and more confident graduates. Students are able to put into practice the information they gained from lectures, workshops and practical learning situations in the convenience of their own home, library or anywhere with internet access. Students are able to walk around a virtual hospital environment as well as inspect and rotate various objects throughout the training.

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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