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Entry Requirements

RTO requirements

Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and oral English skills.

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the IRON course:

  • be overseas qualified nurses with a qualification that is equivalent to that required of an degree qualified Australian trained registered nurse
  • applicants must apply for overseas qualified nurse registration to AHPRA. If AHPRA judges that the applicant meets the criteria for registration they will issue a letter advising that the applicant will be eligible for registration after completion of an IRON course - this letter is required to undertake the IRON course
  • have current Police and Working with Children checks regarding their suitability to undertake such placements; (obtained after arrival in Australia, further information below) and obtain relevant vaccinations prior to clinical placements for presentation to the course coordinator on request (information provided on application).

Working with Children Check and Police Check

The student needs to have working with children check and Police check (validity for six months from the start date of the course).
Please follow the links for obtaining the above documents: