NURSING & HEALTH

Nursing (Enrolled) & Individual Support (Aged Care) / SMB Campus (Ballarat)

Lee Wheeler - Education Manager, Nursing & Health

Do you want to improve people's lives and help them during challenging times?   Do you want a career spanning a variety of clinical settings, and where you are constantly updating your skills? Do you want to improve the health and well-being outcomes for people and communities? If so, the Certificate III in the individual support program or the Diploma of Nursing may be a great fit for you. 

We'll support you to become an individual support worker or an Enrolled Nurse. These programs will provide you with the skills and knowledge to gain employment in a variety of dynamic environments.  You'll learn to deliver the highest quality care that's focused on the person and use reasoning and evidence-based care to improve your clients' outcomes.

Areas of study include: health information, infection control, wound management, anatomy and physiology, administering and monitoring medications, just to name a few.

This program is available to eligible applicants. This includes those employed as trainees within the health industry. Placement includes working with diverse communities, mental health, aged care, acute and chronic care settings.  You'll also develop skills such as reflection, client education, leadership and management to give you even more confidence when you start your career.  Your options will be wide when you graduate. You may choose to work within the community or hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health or outreach.   Wherever you work, chances are your career in individual support or nursing will be challenging, stimulating and rewarding.  No two days are ever the same.  

These programs help you develop many employable skills.  You may even decide to further your studies into a Bachelor of Nursing, or specialised nursing areas such as midwifery or paramedicine. This program is run using a blended learning model including in the classroom and online platforms, practical labs and placement.

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