Nursing
Nursing
Overview of nursing

Nursing is one of the most popular professions in the world today. It is centred towards taking care of people and community of all ages and groups. The course involves extensive training which boosts skills and scientific knowledge of the applicants.

Nurses can pursue careers in different settings such as hospital, hospice, palliative care units, community centres, homes, prison, maternity homes, and residential areas. They strive to promote health of the people along with prevention of illness with the aim to ensure a healthy life.

How ISA Migrations can help you?
  • If you desire to launch a promising nursing career in Australia, ISA Migrations can help you.
  • We will help you pursue your dream job and build pathways to a successful nursing career.
  • Our experts will provide support and guidance about the nursing course, admission process, and scholarship and migration process.
  • We will assist you with the enrolment process in the best institute from course selection, arranging course provider and confirm the enrolment.
  • Our team of dedicated professionals will guide you about the eligibility requirement of the student visa. We will help you lodge visa application, gather documents, medical covers visa processing, and rental home services.
The degrees and qualifications available in the Nursing discipline are as under:
  • Diploma of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Return to Practice for overseas trained nurse / IRON (Initial Registration for Overseas Nurses)
  • Master of Nursing (with specialisation)

The demand for Registered nurses as compared to other nursing sectors is significantly high. Therefore nursing is listed in the SOL (Skilled Occupations List) and CSOL (Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List). Some of the popular occupations include Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse (Aged Care), and Registered Nurse (Medical Practice).

Nursing graduates need to appear for assessment by recognised body for visa application or migration needs such as permanent residence in Australia. They can take great career leaps and build a strong medical career.

International nurses with different educational background and training can pursue the IRON (Initial Registration for Overseas Nurses). This bridging program develops skills, confidence and boosts the employability of nurses.

Graduated nurses can apply for jobs in settings such as rehabilitation centres, clinics, schools, hospitals and community centres. They can also apply for higher exploration in fields such as Education, Aged Care, and Neonatal Care.

Australia has exceled as a leading provider of fine education and ample job opportunities for nurses. The Australian Nursing Programs aim to deliver outstanding healthcare services. Applicants are imparted sound theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

The nursing occupations are listed in the Skilled Occupations List which increases the demand for trained nurses overseas.

The IRON Program is another driving force for practicing nurses to migrate to Australia. Nurses can apply for IRON and learn best practice methods and easily integrate into the Australian workplace.

Entry requirements:

The eligibility requirements for nursing graduates are as under:

  • Hold valid passport
  • Offer Letter from chosen university/institution
  • Demonstrate sufficient funds for stay in Australia
  • Proof of Overseas Student Health Insurance
  • PTE score of 65 or IELTS score of 7 (minimum score of 6.5 in each skill) or OET score B
  • Possess necessary documents are required by the Department of Home Affairs
  • Minimum experience of 1 year (paid or unpaid in previous 5 years)
  • Finished year 12 AQF or the Australian Qualifications Framework equivalent

The nursing graduates can establish their medical careers depending on their academic achievements. They can opt for Certificates, Diploma (and Advanced Diploma), Bachelor / Master or Doctoral degrees based on their choice.

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