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Australian Centre of Further


The Australian Centre of Further Education (ACFE)

embraces the value of providing opportunities to
individuals from diverse backgrounds to be able to
practice their chosen profession. The Organisation
recognises that education is a continuous and lifelong
process. Through education, individuals are able to
build-on and modify previously acquired knowledge,
skills and attitude.
The goal is to equip participants with the knowledge
and skills to maximise their full potential.
Australian Centre of Further Education Pty Ltd (ACFE)
was established to offer high quality education in the
nursing and healthcare sector.


The Australian Centre of Further Education was

established in January 2009. ACFE started as an IRON
(Initial Registration of Overseas Nurses) Program
education provider and is successfully delivering the
program for five years. As a result, our graduates are
now serving the Australian health sector asRegistered
Nurses. The program is approved by the Australian
Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Australia
(ANMAC) and the Australian Health and Practitioner
Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
The purpose of this program is to provide overseas
trained nurses with skills and knowledge required by
AHPRA to meet the Australian Nursing and Midwifery
competency standards to practice as Registered
Nurses(RN) or Enrolled Nurses (EN) in Australian
Health Care setting. To date, ACFE has produced more
than 300 graduates of the IRON Program and boasts a
high rate of employability of its graduate. It has
become one of the most reliable and respectable
education providers of the IRON Program in Australia.
ACFE is an accredited Registered Training
Organisation (RTO) and CRICOS provider.
We are registered with, and regulated by the
Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). ACFE will

continue to serve both the International and Domestic

markets in various areas of Health and Community
Level 5, 341 Queen Street
Melbourne Vic 3000
Tel: +61 3 8600 8600