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Entry to Health and Nursing Education

Health Science Skillset


The “Entry to health and science” course is meticulously designed for individuals who aspire to pursue a career in health and nursing but lack a background in biology or health sciences. This course equips students with fundamental knowledge and skills, laying a solid foundation for further education in health and nursing fields.

This course is ideal for individuals who are keen to enter the health and nursing sector but do not have prior education in biology or health sciences. It is perfect for those looking to change careers, re-enter the workforce, or start their journey in healthcare.

The Entry to Health and Nursing Education-Short Course does not recognise any qualifications. This group has worked to assist students in choosing the right unit of competency, and upon successful completion of the course, they will obtain a statement of attainment for each of the units.

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Health Science Skillset
Amount of Training :  Amount of Training is based on each unit requirement
Course Delivery :  Online delivery
Campuses :  Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Kochi (India)
Organisation issuing certification : Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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The duration of the course will be communicated upon enrollment.

4 units of competency are required for this qualification.


HLTAAP002 Confirm Physical Health Status
HLTAAP003 Analyse and Respond to Client Health Information
BSBMED301 Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately
HLTINF006 Apply Basic Principles and Practices of Infection Prevention and Control

During this unit students will receive feedback on the following key generic skills:

  • Understand and interpret client health information accurately.
  • Apply medical terminology appropriately in a variety of health care settings.
  • Implement effective infection prevention and control practices.
  • Support client health and wellbeing with informed and responsive care.

The course is provided through online mode of delivery.

Our approach is to collect evidence on whether the student can perform to the standards of the workplace. This is based on the relevant unit of competency, and you’ll find these tools being used:

Assessment methods include written assignments, practical demonstrations, and examinations to ensure a comprehensive evaluation of students’ understanding and application of course content.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Enrol Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

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