Nursing Courses and Training in Australia

Nursing is said to be a vocation, nurses look after people when they are at their most vulnerable.  Nurses not only work with patients but also with their families and other healthcare professionals. 

It is an exciting and rewarding career with many options available for advancement.  There are also many different career pathways to take including midwifery, rehabilitation, paediatrics, aged care etc.  The sector is a growth industry and with the current high demand it is said to be one of the more solid to build a career on.

There are different levels of nursing and the course you need to enrol in will depend on your experience, such as whether you are re-entering the work force or just starting on this career path. 

These courses can lead to great career outcomes:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Healthcare Worker
  • Healthcare Support Services
  • Ageing Support


Below is a snapshot of some of the courses that can be undertaken:

  • Diploma of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing
  • Master of Clinical Nursing