Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing - GCCN - 2018


The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing is for graduates who want to get the comprehensive specialist nursing knowledge to better meet the demands of their workplace, as well as build their capacity to move onto further study and into research.

Enhance your knowledge and skills in clinical practice - clinical nursing specialisations include acute care, cancer, chronic conditions, emergency, intensive care, mental health, orthopaedics, paediatrics, perioperative and renal.

The course focuses on cultural awareness in the health practice context and builds on existing knowledge and understanding of nursing practice, assessment and evidence-based practice.

Criminal History Check

Each State and Territory in Australia has requirements for students undertaking courses involving clinical placements outside their employment to provide documented evidence of relevant health and security checks, e.g. completed immunisation requirements, criminal record checks and/or working with children clearances and/or fitness to practice requirements.

Please note: Students must meet the above requirements that are mandatory in their State or Territory before they can undertake those units that include clinical placements outside their employment. Students who have not met these mandatory requirements and not been cleared by the clinical sector to undertake clinical experience will not be able to undertake clinical practice experience and will not be able to complete the requirements of the course.


  • As a CDU nursing student, you will extend your clinical development and intellectual engagement building upon your nursing qualifications.
  • Full-time and part-time study options are available.
  • As this is an online course, you can balance your study with your life and study anywhere anytime.


Graduates will have the qualifications to move into senior roles in the nursing and health field.


To get your copy of the course brochure, simply register your details below.

Please note: Course brochure information is correct at the time of publishing.
Please check with the School for the most current version. Contact details are available on the course brochure.

More details about the course

Please visit the Course Catalogue for more information.

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