Diploma of Nursing Melbourne

Gain the qualifications you need to become registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled nurse in Melbourne.

Leading Provider of Nursing Courses Melbourne

The Diploma of Nursing covers the nursing skills and knowledge you require to become a successful nurse in Australian hospitals and medical centres. The course provides vital preparation on holistic nursing practices that are patient-focused.

If you are looking for the leading nursing courses Melbourne-wide, you’ve come to the right place. Completing your Diploma of Nursing with EmployEase is made easier with our conveniently located centres for study in Melbourne CBD. There has never been a better time to plunge into the career of nursing as the healthcare industry continues to grow.

EmployEase is an approved provider of this leading nursing qualification by the Nursing Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). Through EmployEase’s Diploma of Nursing, Melbourne-based students will receive comprehensive training across the anatomy, physiology, infection control, and important elements of medical administration.

Our approach to nursing courses in Melbourne supports budding healthcare professionals become more confident in their abilities to work across a range of allied health settings including in hospitals, rehabilitation centres, mental health facilities, and aged care centres.

Become an Enrolled Nurse (EN) in Melbourne today with EmployEase. Choose our course and you’ll receive your education through a combination of in person and online modules. Our nursing course in Melbourne also incorporate aspects of clinical placement to help junior nurses build their skills in a real medical environment. Students will be placed at one of our supported facilities to ensure they complete all necessary placement requirements for the Diploma of Nursing.

Complete Your Diploma of Nursing in Melbourne

With EmployEase, you’ll combine your learning with modules in our Clinical Simulation Laboratories, as well as face to face theory/practical classes/tutorials, 9am to 4pm, 4 days per week.

With a convenient location right in the middle of Melbourne CBD, students have plenty of access to thorough learning opportunities through EmployEase.

The EmployEase teaching staff boast industry-leading experience across nursing and healthcare settings. Our trainers will be on hand to guide you through the theoretical and practical elements, as well as providing valuable advice during the clinical placement aspect of the course.

The Diploma of Nursing will include 400 hours of Workplace Clinical Placement across five x 2 week rotations, working out to be 40 hours each week. These placements are staggered throughout the two year courses and will occur in a variety of clinical settings. The diversity of these clinical placements undertaken in your Melbourne nursing course is representative of the diverse opportunities for employment for Enrolled Nurses.

EmployEase will register all nurses upon successful completion of the course with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Entry Requirements

The Diploma of Nursing will be completed in a safe and diverse working environment. EmployEase is determined to ensure this course remains open to students across a range of educational background.

Wherever appropriate, EmployEase may provide reasonable adjustments to the learning environment to meet the needs of the diverse range of students taking our nursing courses in Melbourne. However, as a minimum we require that all students:

  • Be at least 18 years of age before undertaking their first clinical placement in the course.
  • Provide documented evidence of meeting the English language skills registration standard outlined by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia prior to their enrolment.
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills that are up to standard of level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF)
  • Complete a police Check with no disclosures (an annual requirement)
  • Have a Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Provide their Immunisation records as per the Victorian Department of Health Immunisation requirements for health workers, risk Category A (e.g. influenza, hepatitis A, B, C,D, TB etc.).
  • Are vaccinated for Covid in line with current requirements pertaining to Aged Care facilities
  • Attend a panel interview as part of the selection process (consideration will be given to the candidate’s ability to meet the inherent requirements of working as an enrolled nurse).

Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have been working in the industry for several years, or have partially completed training at another accredited organisation, you will have some of the skills needed for the diploma. There are several outcomes in the Diploma of Nursing Melbourne course that can be achieved through on-the-job learning.

As the leading provider of the nursing courses Melbourne-wide, we’re a training organisation that seeks to help students with their study however possible.

With EmployEase, our Recognition of Prior Learning assesses your formal and informal learning. From this evaluation we’ll determine the extent to which you’ve reached the learning outcomes in the Diploma of Nursing. This is a great pathway to fast-track your experience to propel you to where you want to be in the industry.

If you can already do the work required as part of the course to an acceptable standard, EmployEase offers assessment only pathways so you can get formal acknowledgement of your current competencies, without needing to relearn any content.

To learn more about recognition of prior learning opportunities in our Diploma of Nursing in Melbourne, come along to an EmployEase Information Session at one of our many locations across Melbourne or get in touch with our friendly staff for a chat.

Why Study with EmployEase

EmployEase are a nationally recognised training provider that boasts over 25 years of experience delivering nursing, aged care, and disability training through our various locations in Victoria and South Australia. Our courses are designed to get you skilled and prepared for your industry of choice. Over 83% of EmployEase graduates go on to find employment immediately after graduating.

Studying with EmployEase is your ticket to a rewarding career where you can make a real difference in your community. With flexible studying arrangements and a range of Commonwealth supported positions, now has never been a better time to enrol.

Discover why we’re the leading provider of the Diploma of Nursing Melbourne-wide today. Give our team a call or fill in the online enquiry form to find out more.


EmployEase’s Nursing Courses in Melbourne provide both core and elective units for all students. For the core set of units, students will complete the nationally required components of the Diploma of Nursing. These outcomes are shared by all training institutions across the country and form the framework of your national accreditation following the course.

All core units help students understand the basic competencies that will be required as an Enrolled Nurse in Melbourne. These core subjects also provide the setting for your future success in the industry or if you wish to study further at a bachelor’s level.

Alongside those units, you will have access to elective units. These subjects allow future nurses to better train their skills within a section of the industry that interests them. Elective units in the Diploma of Nursing offer a chance to expand your knowledge and provide nurses a competitive edge when entering the job market following graduation.

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