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Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 Nursing) - Online - March 2011

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melanie1983au

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Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:01 pm

Hi Everyone.

Hoping someone may be able to assist with my enquiry.
Due to financial committements (mortgage bills etc) I can not afford to take 18months of work to study full-time at Tafe NSW so I am wondering if there are any places training colleges/institues in NSW that offer the Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 Nursing) by Distance Education and/or Online????

I have notice that in Queensland Gold Coast Institute of TAFE offeres this course in online mode, but it does requires some trips to the Gold Coast to completed the practical/residential classes. Has any one in NSW completed this course through Queensland TAFE by online mode and got work in NSW? If so, how did you find the course, was it hard, did you have lots of support etc from Queensland TAFE?? Iam thinking of doing this course, but want to make sure it is the right choice and best option.

Thanks, Melanie

buttercup

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Mar 28, 2011, 05:51 am

Hi Melanie
I had been browsing for the same as you mentioned in your post and came accross your post here.
i am exactly in the very same situation as you are in and as a single parent find it difficult to let go a job for study would you mind if i can request you the details of this course you mentioned about like where can i contact to get more details abt it. will be of great help if i can get some more details please.
thanks
linda

melanie1983au

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Mar 28, 2011, 07:05 am

Hi Linda,

Have a look at this webiste:
http://www.goldcoast.tafe.qld.gov.au/cis/index.php?script_name=coursedetails&course_id=3331

I started this course early March (about 3 weeks ago) and am loving it, its so interesting. I work full-time also and have no nursing experience.

Cheers,
Mel.

MummaO4

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Mar 29, 2011, 12:02 am

I had a look at this gold coast uni but even though its online you still have to attend the uni so many times a year. Is there any online courses that you are able to do this stuff close to where you live? I live in Victoria and would not like to have to fly to the gold coast. Surely there is some where closer :/

buttercup

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Mar 29, 2011, 04:47 am

Hi Mel
Thank you very very much.
OMG i am so excited with these details itself cant wait for the morning sun to rise and the clock hit 9am for me to call them and find out if i can still enroll :) this had been a dream for me to study nursing and be a nurse was just starting to give up hope when i managed to get a job in a hospital part time and that made me try to start my search one last time and found ur post was lucky and now i can see things in a nice way i am hoping that i will be able to enroll in this course soon and keep my job too. i do part time as a pathology collector which is a great big help to me :)
thanks once again Mel :)

janie_h

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Apr 09, 2011, 02:30 am

Get in contact with your state and federal member and ask them to bring back the Trainee Enrolled Nurse program. I learnt this way and it was the only way to learn. Get paid whilst learning. If we don't stand together on this issue, more and more nurses will not be able to follow their dreams.

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