Nursing Courses in Adelaide (Australia)

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Interested in pursuing nursing courses in Adelaide, as the nursing career is in high demand in Australia; many people around the world try to study at Australian educational institutions because of its flexibility and provide the opportunity to work overseas.


International students can obtain this professional nursing degree in Adelaide from any recognised university because the Government of Australia, educational institutions, NGOs/NPOs, private sector, etc., provide many educational and employment opportunities worldwide and make international students/visitors settle in Australia.


Study Options for Nursing Courses


There are many popular options for studying nursing in Australia; these are:


Certificate 3 in Nursing

It is a six months TAFE qualification that helps one to become a nursing assistant, ward person, patient care attendant and nursing support worker. This certificate will help one work in hospitals, private practices, community care centres, etc.

Certificate 4 in Nursing

A six-month qualification provides knowledge of the human body & health and assists in improving skills to meet the entry requirements for the diploma in nursing. However, it does not qualify to work in any role. 

Diploma of Nursing

A two-year course aid in becoming an enrolled nurse and help to gain knowledge and essential skills to work as a nurse in different settings, such as medication, biology, IV injections, infection, general nursing, physiology, etc.

Bachelor of Nursing

A three-year course will help in becoming a registered nurse. This bachelor's degree assists in expanding skills in professional communication, assessment, clinical decision-making, research & using modern technology and diversity awareness to provide high-quality nursing care.

Master of Nursing

One can pursue a master's to study clinical & research settings, advanced nursing practice, emergency nursing, cancer & haematology nursing, mental health nursing, intensive care nursing and master of nursing (nurse practitioner).


Career Options as a Nurse


After studying nursing, there are many career options in Australia for international students, such as:


  • Mid-wife — Help in pregnancy matters, labour advice to diet and exercise during pregnancy, post-partum for a few weeks, one-on-one care during childbirth, etc.
  • Medical Nurse (Hospital) — Assist doctors, provide pre and post-operation care, administer medication, plan nursing care requirements for patients, manage daily patient needs, etc.
  • Emergency Care Nurse — Create or maintain patient records, administer drugs as doctors order, stabilise patients, work as IV placements, perform intubations, set broken bones, etc.
  • Mental Health Nurse — Assist patients' families, visit their homes, build relationships with patients, administer medication, and do other relevant things.
  • Public Health Nurse — Promote community health-related services, advise old age and healthy aging practices, work on community development, etc.
  • Oncology Nurse — Help those who have cancer, administer medication as per oncologist directives, coordinate patient care, assessment through chemotherapy, etc.
  • Paediatric Nurse — Care for children from birth to teens, identify changes in symptoms and intervene per requirement, advise families, prescribe medication, etc.
  • Aged Care Nurse — Medical administration, infection control & prevention, patient & family education or support, assist in daily needs like feeding patients, changing sheets, etc.
  • Critical Care Nurse — assess patient condition, assist doctors, treat or prevent injuries while care, analyse patient vital signs, checks ventilators or other monitors working correctly, etc.




Some of the advantages of pursuing nursing in Australia, such as:


  • World-recognised universities and colleges.
  • Highly desired and offers a stable profession in Australia.
  • Opportunity to work in or out of Australia.
  • International students can join AHPRA after completing a nursing degree to improve their skills for better job options.




International students are required to fulfil the conditions for studying nursing in Australia.


  • Valid passport
  • Evidence of English language proficiency test (PTE, IELTS, etc.)
  • Offer letter and CoE from an Australian educational institution
  • National identity proof
  • Academic records or certificates
  • Work experience letter (optional)
  • Health & character certificate
  • Bank statement
  • Adequate health insurance (OSHC)
  • Other relevant documents per the Department of Home Affairs visa checklists.




Pursuing nursing courses in Adelaide or any other area of Australia is one of the best decisions for PR pathways. One can take assistance from any migration agent or education counsellor regarding this. We can recommend Asia Pacific Group; their education and migration agents assist in migrating to Australia and make the migration process stress-free for the person. Feel free to get in touch with them.

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