Nursing Registration Process
In Australia

Nursing Registration Process In Australia

Are you an internationally qualified nurse or midwife (IQNM) intending to start your career in Australia? To achieve your dream, firstly you need to register yourself with Nursing and Midwifery board of Australia (NMBA). Thereafter, you must apply for a visa issued by the Australian government.

What is the OBA?

The Outcomes Based Assessment (OBA) is an assessment for overseas registered nurses where they become eligible to undertake two examinations to attain the nursing registration in Australia. The first exam is the NCLEX-RN and the second is the OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination). 

Course Fee

  • NCLEX-RN: $2500 AUD
  • OSCE: $2500 AUD
  • Payment plan available

Intake Dates

  • NCLEX-RN (2021) 9th August, 6th September and 4th October
  • OSCE (2021) 23rd August, 20th September and 18th October
  • Call us for flexible training options

Mode of Delivery

  • NCLEX-RN (Online) - 8 Weeks
  • OSCE (Online + Face to Face) - 4 Weeks

What are the steps to begin my registration?

SELF-CHECK

Step 1

All Nurses need to submit their qualification information at the Self-check.

Self-Check

Step 1

PAY IQNM ASSESSMENT FEES

Step 2

Pay the assessment fees of $640 AUD.

Pay IQNM Assessments Fees

Step 2

OEIANTATION PART 1 (Online Learning)

Step 3

Attend a 1 hour e-learning module on AHPRA’s portal.

Orientation Part 1

Step 3

PORTFOLIO

Step 4

Upload all your identity, qualification documents duly attested as per AHPRA guidelines.

Portfolio

Step 4

NCLEX - RN/ MCQ EXAM

Step 5

National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) is an online examination conducted through Pearson VUE test centres in most of the countries. The fees for this exam is USD $350 (approx. AUD $505)

NCLEX - RN/MCQ Exam

Step 5

OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination)

Step 6

OSCE is a practical examination conducted by Adelaide Health Simulation Centre. The fees for this examination is $4000 AUD.

Objective Structured Clinical Examination

Step 6

APPLY FOR REGISTRATION

Step 7

Pay the registration fees of $475 AUD and apply for registration.

Apply for Registration

Step 7

ORIENTATION PART II

Step 8

This e- learning module must be completed within the first 6 months of becoming a registered nurse in Australia.

Orientation Part II

Step 8

ARE YOU READY TO BEGIN YOUR SELF - CHECK?

Testimonials

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Veronica OSCE Training Experience

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Deepa Shrestha NCLEX-RN PASSER

Best NCLEX training in Australia! All topics are taught as per NCLEX test plan. Test taking strategies immensely improved my critical thinking skills.

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Melina OSCE PASSER

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Simerjeet Kaur NCLEX-RN PASSER

" I CANT KEEP CALM, I PASSED MY NCLEX". BIG THANK YOU to all my NCLEX trainers. Without you it would not have been possible.

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Dorotee Braun NCLEX-RN PASSER

Heartfelt thank you to the very competent and approachable Lead College team. The teaching sessions were intense, precisely relevant content taught and together with the quizzes, predictor and mock exams prepared me well for the NCLEX-RN.

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Kirandeep Kaur NCLEX-RN PASSER

I am very thankful to the lead college for the success of my NCLEX-RN exam. Your predictor exams and all the materials were very helpful in preparing me for the exam. Thanks again the whole team at lead college.

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Rasmita K C NCLEX-RN Experience

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Shejo George NCLEX-RN PASSER

Thank you for all the help along the way. Also, convey my regards and million thanks to the teaching staff at the lead college, who have helped me to achieve this.

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Rama Subedi NCLEX-RN PASSER

Thank you for pushing me to go further and encouraging me to chase my dream. Thank you to all the teachers for being my biggest support.

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Sukhraj Kaur NCLEX-RN PASSER

Big thanks to Lead college for guiding me throughout my journey to pass the NCLEX-RN exam. Highly skilled faculty with extensive knowledge about NCLEX exam system. Really good compilation of questions to practice.

*Lead College Pty Ltd does not have any role in the examination process/ Booking of dates etc for the OBA exam and these matters are handled by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and its authorised testing authorities. This is a non-award preparatory program, hence it does not lead to any certification/qualification/ direct registration as a nurse or midwife in Australia.

Application for Enrolment – International Students

Prospective students are required to complete and submit this duly filled form (Application for Enrolment – International Students) to Lead College Pty Ltd with the supporting documents as stated.

Notes:
1. Please read through the International Student Handbook and Policies and Procedures which can be found on our website at: https://leadcollege.edu.au or with an authorised agent of Lead College.

2. No enrolment will be processed unless this form is fully completed. You will need to sign the declaration at the end of this document to acknowledge your understanding and agreement of the enrolment conditions.

3. For more information on the eligibility requirements for the student visa processing, please visit the Australian
immigration website at: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/student-500

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