Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Paediatric Intensive Care)

Where will this take me?


Who the course is for

Admission is based on a Bachelor of Nursing degree (or equivalent training), at least one year of clinical experience in an acute or sub-acute care setting within the five years prior to applying for the course, and current employment and clinical support in a Paediatric Intensive Care work environment.

Applicants must be registered nurses and have the support of their employing hospital for the Nursing Practice subject (Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing Practice), and the employing hospital must be equipped to support the student to complete their studies.

International nurses with a working visa who meet the course entry requirements are also eligible to apply.

Career outcomes

As a student, you should have the clinical knowledge and skills to practice paediatric intensive care nursing at a competent level as benchmarked against the Australian Practice Standards for Specialist Critical Care Nurses.

Further study

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice will meet the entry requirements for the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice.