Please note that you must accept your offer and enrol into this course by the specified deadline, or your offer will lapse. This date appears on your offer letter email from Swinburne.
You cannot defer your studies in this course.
This course requires up-to-date evidence of immunisations. If you are not able to provide up-to-date evidence, you will not be able to attend the clinical placement component of this course.
Find out more information about the minimum immunisation requirement.
Additional immunisations may be required in response to any changes in Government policy or the specific requirements of the organisation you attend for your clinical placement.
Please proceed with your enrolment. You will be provided further information about the immunisation requirement in your initial weeks of classes.
Bachelor of Nursing students attend a clinical placement and are required to have National Police Record Check on an annual basis. If you are unable to provide a current National Police Record Check, you will not be able to attend the placement component of this course.
Find out more about applying for a National Police Record.
If you have lived overseas for more than 12 months in the past 10 years, you are also required to provide a police check from your country of residence (including an English translation) and/or a statutory declaration stating that you have never, in another country, been convicted of any crime.
Please proceed with your enrolment. You will be provided further information about the National Police Record Check requirement in your initial weeks of classes.
Working with Children Check
Your course includes a professional placement as part of your assessment. You must have a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) to undertake your placement.
For information about the WWCC and how to apply for one, please visit the Victorian State Government’s webpage about WWCC.
Please proceed with your enrolment. You will be provided further information about the WWCC requirement in your initial weeks of classes.
English language skills requirement
Graduates of the Bachelor of Nursing must meet the English language skills requirements to become a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Boards of Australia (NMBA). Find out more about the English language skills requirements.
NDIS Worker Screening Check
Students enrolled in this course may be required to apply for and receive an acceptable NDIS Worker Screening Check prior to commencing placement with an NDIS provider. The relevant fee is the responsibility of the student.
Nursing Placements can occur at any time during the course, including during the school holidays, Christmas and Easter holidays. Students need to be available to attend nursing placements at all times during the course. It is advised that holidays are not booked prior to allocation of nursing placements as alternative nursing placements may not be available, therefore impeding progress in the course.
Students should allow approximately AU$450 for a nursing uniform and equipment. Students can purchase some of these items from any supplier, however the Swinburne University of Technology branded nursing uniform is only available from the Swinburne University bookshop.
These items remain the student's personal property.