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Graduate Certificate in Nursing (International Registered Nurse Entry)

If you have completed a Registered Nursing qualification overseas and you are looking to practice as a Registered Nurse in Australia, the Nursing (International Registered Nurse Entry) program from CQUniversity Australia could be for you.

The Nursing (International Registered Nurse Entry) program from CQUniversity Australia will enable you to develop advanced knowledge and skills that will allow you to work as a Registered Nurse in Australia.

Designed to further build on existing cultural, theoretical, practical and research knowledge, you will benefit from the completion of a compulsory residential school and work-integrated learning. These course inclusions will ensure you are graduate work-ready. To apply for registration as a nurse and/or midwife, please visit the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Quick Facts

 
Duration: 0.5 year full-time
Intake: March / July
Tuition Fee: TBA
Location: Cairns

*Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change. For students who wish to study 100% online, we encourage you to check out our Online Study page and submit an enquiry.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Nursing (International Registered Nurse Entry), you will be eligible to apply for Nursing registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Once registration has been achieved, you can choose from a number of roles in the healthcare profession including positions in:

  • public and private hospitals
  • general health services
  • mental health
  • community health
  • residential care
  • indigenous health
  • remote and rural health.

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CQUniversity offers a wide variety of transport and safety science courses and units focused on improving community and workplace health.

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Whether you are currently working in the industry seeking to advance your skills or looking to kick-start a new career in transport and safety sciences, our broad and ever-growing range of courses and units give you the choice to be what you want to be. Choose from accident forensics, occupational health and safety, emergency services, public health and work health and safety.

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A number of our transport and safety sciences courses and units allow you to choose between on-campus or online study, while some provide a mix of on-campus and online delivery methods. You may choose to study by online study while you work in the industry, allowing you to gain practical experience and earn while you learn.

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CQUniversity courses and units are constantly being reviewed and updated in consultation with industry, accrediting bodies and other stakeholders to ensure they are relevant and up-to-date. In fact, our offerings are a response to industry demand for people with specialised industry expertise.

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