JQPN OSCE Preparation Program for Nurses

VU course code: JQPN | CRICOS: 115011H | Level of study: Short course (non-award)
100 hours
In person

Tuition: $4000

St Albans
24 February 2025
A VU nursing student.


Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to become an internationally qualified nurse in Australia with the unique OSCE Preparation Program for Nurses at Victoria University (VU) in Melbourne.

The OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) is a rigorous practical assessment of clinical skills required for nursing registration in Australia.

Our specialised program will familiarise you with the Australian healthcare system, giving you the best chance of success. You’ll be provided with expert training in the key areas of the OSCE, alongside supervised practice in modern clinical facilities.

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If you are ready to apply for this course, please visit our online application portal to create an account and complete your application.

Please note that the OSCE Preparation Program for Nurses is a short course, and that we require you to apply directly on your own behalf, without the assistance of an education agent.

This course is open to international applicants only. Australian residents are not eligible for this program.

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Entry requirements

Becoming an Internationally Qualified Registered Nurse (IQRN) in Australia requires several steps.

If you pass the Nursing Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) self-check, you’ll then need to complete a National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) before taking the OSCE.

Applicants for our OSCE Preparation Program must prove they have already passed the NCLEX-RN.

Applicants must also demonstrate they meet the NMBA English language skills registration standard, with an IELTS score of 7.0 in all bands, or equivalent.

Course structure

The course requires students to complete 3 units of study over a 4 week period.


This course costs A$4000 for 4 weeks' full-time study, with personalised learning and extensive clinical study.