Academic IELTS of 7.0 overall band score with no score below 6.5 in Reading and Listening and no score below 7.0 in Writing and Speaking. Another acceptable English test is OET nursing version B pass or above in all 4 sections. All English language test results have a validity period of 2 years from test date.
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Yes, whilst on clinical placement you will be required to wear black or navy pants, white collared shirt and black enclosed non-slip shoes. All students are issued with an official ID from the University of Ballarat which you are expected to wear at all times whilst on clinical placement.
The PPOQN Course is an eleven (11) week course that contains both theoretical and clinical components. At present the theory component is three (3) weeks and the clinical component is eight (8) weeks.
To successfully complete this course you will need to pass both the theoretical and clinical components. You will be required to submit two (2) written assessments, two (2) oral presentations and be found competent in your clinical placement area.
We cannot guarantee employment on completion of the program however to date we have a 100% employment rate since commencing training for overseas qualifed nurses in August 2008. All of our Graduates have now been sponsored to work as Registered Nurses in both Public and Private Hospitals, along with Aged Care Facilities all throughout Australia.
The Australian Academy of Nursing works in association with the University of Ballarat (UB) the third oldest tertiary institution in Australia whose origins go back to 1870. The PPOQN Course, as a UB accredited course leads to Registration as a Division 1 with the Nurses Board of Victoria (NBV).
Furthermore we are supported by the Independent Private Hospitals of Australia (IPHoA) which operates six (6) Hospitals in NSW and Victoria. This enables us to have access to clinical placements five (5) times a year which is more than other providers can offer.
Throughout your course we take a holistic approach and adhere to competency based assessment based on the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council (ANMC) Guidelines. Competency Based Assessment is the process in which your practical and theoretical nursing skills are demonstrated in an integrative approach throughout your eight (8) week clinical placement.
The Australian Academy of Nursing believes in providing you with the necessary support in order to achieve competency, and your goal to work as a Registered Nurse in Australia. We treat our students as part of the family and adopt them into our familial fold- a home away from home.
Yes, once you successfully gain Registration with the Nurses Board of Victoria ,you are then eligible for Registration through the mutual recognition arrangement in other states throughout Australia. Currently we have graduates working in NSW, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria.