Nursing as a line of work concentrates on taking proper care of people and societies with training, scientific knowledge, and skills polished through a wide-ranging education and career. Nurses are vital in the promotion of good health and keeping illnesses and injuries in check, aid the process of healing and ensuring a higher quality of life.

Nurses work in a different range of settings including homes, hospitals, general practices, community settings, prisons, and residential settings.

  • Clinical Practice
  • Bioscience
  • Communication for Health Professionals
  • Pharmacology For Health Professionals
  • Nursing Practice
  • Diversity and Health
  • Cultural Safety
  • Ethics Law and Health Care

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Here are some qualification levels that Nursing has to offer:

  • Diploma
  • Bachelor degree
  • Master degree
  • Diploma or Foundation Program: completed Year 11
  • Bachelor Degree: finished Year 12 or Foundation Program or Diploma
  • Do not work for more hours than your student visa allows you
  • Master Degree: hold an Australian Bachelor Degree or equivalent; some university may require relevant work experience
  • PTE score 65 or;
  • IELTS 6.5 to 7.0 or;
  • TOEFL 90 to 100 with 20 in each band

Depending on relevant educational history and work experience, students are eligible for credit towards the program they have chosen. This helps avoid repetition in choosing previously learned subjects and qualifications from any previous education - minimizing the course costs, improving focus on other units effectively shortening course duration and allowing them to dedicate more time for practical training.

  • Diploma (2 years)
  • Diploma (1.5 year) + Bachelor (2 years)
  • Bachelor (3 years)
  • Master (2 years)

Graduate Nursing Program (only those with Temporary Residence Visa are eligible)

Originally drafted to address Australia’s skill shortage and to increase the employability and fine-tune the skill set and knowledge of graduate international students by exposing them to industry experience. The program developed by the professional governing organizations ensures a professional hands-on experience in the relevant industry and helps candidates identify with the employers’ needs during hiring.


  • Aged Care
  • Counsellor
  • Nurse in Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Assistant in Nurse
  • Operating Theatres and Paediatrics
  • Enrolled Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Average Salary

Years Average Salary
Entry Level
0-5 Years
$ 58,000
5-10 Years
$ 66,000
10-20 Years
$ 70,000

Professionals in Nursing are in high demand as they are listed in Skilled Occupations List (SOL) and Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List (CSOL). Some of the professions are Registered Nurse (Medical Practice), Registered Nurse (Aged Care), and Nurse Practitioner. The procedure for securing Permanent Resident status includes an assessment procedure by a recognized authority (Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council, ANMAC for practitioners and nurses who have been registered) is mandated for work sponsorship or for migration purpose.

Successful completion of this course earns 5 points towards Permanent Residency in Australia.