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This is a discussion on Other Pathways to Uni in Nursing in Australia / New Zealand, part of World Nursing ... I apologise if this topic has been bought up a number of times, but I am quite anxious and would...by jess112 Jul 15, '12I apologise if this topic has been bought up a number of times, but I am quite anxious and would like some help.
I would do the EN course at TAFE, however, in my area (Wollongong), the courses are very competitive and I do not even get the opportunity to go to an interview because of so many applicants. It may be years (I am 18) until I get a spot.
So, I was curious, could I perhaps do another diploma degree in a related field that could get me into the Bachelor of Nursing course? So, I was thinking a Diploma of Children's Services?
Thank you for any help!!Last edit by jess112 on Jul 15, '12
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- Jul 15, '12 by Cpt TripsHey Jess,
Doing your nursing diploma would be a massive advantage to you as you would be able to work as an EN while you do your Uni years, also you should get RPL on your degree (it's a years worth of credit here in QLD if you do have a nursing diploma). Have you looked at other tafe's perhaps in another state? I'm at the Southbank Institute of Tech in Brisbane and I didn't think I'd get in but I did I think in part due to the large intake and they offer programs where you're guaranteed a spot at one of the local universities once you get your diploma.