Postgraduate Certificate of Nursing – Intensive Care Unit


The Postgraduate Certificate of Advanced Nursing (Critical Care) is designed for registered nurses wanting to undertake postgraduate studies in the Intensive Care Unit. This course provides registered nurses with the opportunity to apply theory to practice.

Werribee Mercy Hospital provides the clinical component of this course in conjunction with Deakin University. The student is employed part-time while attending university.

The Learning Team provides mentorship and support to ensure you have completed the clinical competency assessments.

For more information about the course, visit Deakin University’s website.

Department Information

Opportunities are available to join the intensive care unit at Werribee Mercy Hospital. Mercy Health delivers high quality care with a patient centred focus.

We welcome applications from both internal and external candidates. The number of positions each year will be determined by EFT capability.

How to apply

Applications for postgraduate opportunities will open August/ September.

Applicants will be required to apply via the Mercy Health careers website along with the supporting documents listed below.

To apply for the Graduate Certificate of Advanced Nursing (Critical Care), you are required to have:

  • a Bachelor Degree (or equivalent qualification) in the discipline of nursing
  • a current unrestricted registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency as a Division 1 Registered Nurse (domestic students only)
  • references

Mercy Health will assess your application and you may be required to come in for an interview. If you are eligible, Mercy Health will support your nomination to Deakin University. You will then submit your enrolment to the university.


Prabhjeet Kaur
Clinical Nurse Educator – Intensive Care Unit
Werribee Mercy Hospital
300 Princes Highway
Werribee Vic 3030

Phone: 03 8754 6493

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Last reviewed September 19, 2019.