Become an enrolled nurse

What is an enrolled nurse?

Enrolled nurses (ENs) are those who possess a Diploma of Enrolled Nursing from a state training provider or an accredited Aboriginal Health Training College.

Enrolled nurses work under the supervision of a registered nurse to provide patients, from all backgrounds and ages, with basic nursing care. Within their scope of practice, ENs are accomplished in the practical skills of nursing, with advanced skill ENs able to undertake more complex procedures.

How do I become an enrolled nurse?

Find out how to become an enrolled nurse, including coursescosts and how long you will need to study.

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Chief Nursing and Midwifery Office