Nursing Careers AustraliaNursing Australia Careers, we recruit, place and support Indian nurses in nursing positions throughout Australia.

Types of programme's

  • All Overseas and Australian nurses must be registered with a State Nursing Board.
  • Nurses from courses recognised by the State Nurses Board may be exempted from submitting specific documents, or undertaking an assessment course.
  • If the courses are not recognised, these nurses may be required to undertake either:
    • Assessment of their competencies prior to registration or
    • Condensed or full Australian University degrees
  • This decision will be made by the State Nursing Board to which they apply.
  • The conditions of registration will depend on their nursing education and
  • experience overseas, and how this compares with Australian Nurse Education.
    • There are three 4 pathways to registration in Australia:
    • Document review – where the overseas nursing education is recognised.
    • Competency Based Assessment Program-where competencies need to be demonstrated.
    • University Bachelors Degree-(Condensed Course) where additional training is required
    • University Bachelors Degree-(Full Degree) where complete retraining is necessary
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Document Review

  • Verification of Nursing education and registration qualifications
  • Work experience references
  • Identity verification

Competency Assessment Courses

  • Duration is normally 8-16 weeks
  • Enrolment is conditional on approval by the State Nurse’s Board.
  • English language requirement are 7.0 IELTS (Academic)
  • Undertaken in Australian educational institutions and acute care hospitals..
  • Course fees range from $A11,000 to $A14,000
  • Living and accommodation expenses are additional to course fees.
  • Duration of these courses ranges from 8 weeks to 3 months.
  • A visa is required to undertake these studies.
  • Success will qualify the student for Australian nurse registration.
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Bachelor of Nursing Degrees-1 year

  • Duration 12-18 months
  • Enrolment does not require Nurses Board approval.
  • The English language requirement is 6.5 IELTS (Academic).
  • Overseas registered nurses may be granted exemptions  up to 2 years.
  • Exemptions will depend on nursing education and experience..
  • Fees range between $A20, 000 to $A25, 000 per year (9 subjects).
  • Students may earn up to $20,000 if granted permission to work.
  • Living and accommodation expenses are additional to course fees.
  • The award of Bachelor of Nursing will qualify for Australian nurse registration.
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Bachelor of Nursing Degrees-3 years

  • Duration 3 years
  • Enrolment does not require Nurses Board approval.
  • The English language requirement is 6.5 IELTS (Academic).
  • Entry conditions will depend on the student’s academic record, experience and English proficiency.
  • Fees range between $A20,000 to $A25,000 per year for 3 years.
  • $12,500 is required annually to meet living expenses and accommodation.
  • Students may earn up to $20,000 if granted permission to work.
  • The award of Bachelor of Nursing will qualify for Australian nurse registration.
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