Nurses work in a different range of settings including homes, hospitals, general practices, community settings, prisons, and residential settings.
Because of the high demand and huge number of opportunities of this profession, number of students taking nursing courses is high.
Here is a brief of nursing courses offered by different providers in Australia.
Qualification levels that one can attain in the field of Nursing are:
Here are some core subjects one can take up in the field of Nursing:
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.