Expand your horizons

Whether you’re starting, changing or enriching your career, Notre Dame can help you develop the skills you need through a range of programs.

We’re a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and we offer a number of Vocational Education and Training courses (VET). Developed in collaboration with community and industry groups, our programs are designed to meet the needs of the workplace so you'll be job ready.

Our VET programs are flexible and structured so you can learn online, on-campus and in the field.

"Notre Dame saw my individuality and goals, supporting me towards outcomes."

Sebastian, Bachelor of Nursing

Build your career

(based on part-time enrolment)

Vocational education and training (VET) is a great way to build a solid foundation for your future studies at Notre Dame and achieve your career goals.

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Certificate III

1.5 years

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Certificate IV

1.5 years


1-2 Years


4 Years

Part-time enrolment is available, so study can fit in with your other commitments.

Scholarships and Fees

Notre Dame University can support your professional development, offering a wide range of scholarships.

We offer a wide range of scholarships for both prospective and current students.

Regional scholarships

We offer regional and remote scholarships for domestic students to study in WA.

See regional scholarships

VET scholarships

Explore our range of scholarships based on merit and equity.

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Student stories

"I'm currently a St John's volunteer. After many placements at St John's and with Notre Dame through the Diploma of Nursing, I have found my feet in the emergency department."

Nursing student

Applying to Notre Dame

We know you’re a person, not a number.

Our unique admissions process goes beyond a single score. In addition to your academic record, we also consider your personal qualities, gifts and talents, your motivation to study and your contribution to community life.

How to apply

Tell us about your extracurricular, community and academic achievements and contributions.

How to Apply

Living on campus

Find out more about our Student Accommodation sites around our campuses.

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We understand that life is busy

Flexibility and support

Our supportive staff are here to help you achieve your goals, and our programs are designed to fit around your busy schedule. You'll have access to all of Notre Dame's support services and the guidance of expert staff.

  • Free counselling service
  • Chaplaincy
  • Study skills assistance
  • Learning advisors
  • Careers advice

Diploma of Nursing at Notre Dame

Discover the program structure and opportunities associated with studying a Diploma of Nursing at Notre Dame.

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