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

Study pathway:
Duration Up to 3.5 years Full Time or Part Time equivalent
TAFE SA CodeDP00038
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This course 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.


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Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
Barossa ValleyOn & Off CampusOpening 30 Apr 2018
Gilles PlainsOn CampusOpening 30 Apr 2018
Mount BarkerOn & Off CampusOpening 30 Apr 2018
Mount GambierOn & Off CampusOpening 30 Apr 2018
NoarlungaOn & Off CampusOpening 30 Apr 2018
Port AdelaideOn CampusOpening 30 Apr 2018
Port PirieOn & Off CampusOpening 30 Apr 2018
WhyallaOn & Off CampusOpening 30 Apr 2018

Course Admission Requirements


  • Any Certificate III or higher
  • or
  • SACE Completion or equivalent
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

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
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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

Career opportunities include working as an Enrolled Nurse. 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 (HLT54115)
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.
20 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.