Institute of Technology or PolytechnicToi Ohomai Institute of Technology
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Experienced nurses are in demand and the workforce is growing. Nursing qualifications allow you to make a real difference in the lives of others.
As a nurse, there are so many career options on offer. You can work in aged care, community health, critical care and emergency, mental health, nurse practitioner, perioperative, Plunket nurse, or practice nurse.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
Bachelor of Nursing Te Tohu Paetahi Tapuhi (Level 7)
You will also become eligible to sit the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) national examination which, if passed, will lead to registration as a New Zealand registered nurse.
This course is specifically aimed to prepare graduates for registration as a registered nurse at a beginning level. Employment and career opportunities exist within a range of health care settings and may include:
Hauora Māori nursing
Public health nursing
Rural health nursing
School health nurse
Criminal justice nursing
Operating theatre nursing
Aged care nursing
Mental health nursing
Palliative care nursing
All international students must:
For applicants 20 years old and over:
English Language requirements:
IELTS test - Academic score of 6.5 that includes a score of at least 6.5 in each of Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking, OR OET - Minimum of 300 in all sub-tests