Institute of Technology or PolytechnicToi Ohomai Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jan 2023
Would you like to play a key role in caring for people at challenging times of their lives? If you’re a practical, adaptable and compassionate person and love working with others, nursing could be the career for you.
Trained nurses are in demand, worldwide. With this qualification you gain the skills and competencies to be eligible to meet the final requirements of the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) for registration as a registered nurse.
And with experience behind you, you’ll be able to take your skills overseas to work in a range of health related roles.
Nurses work with people of all ages, and alongside other health professionals in a variety of
health care settings. They help provide the best possible health outcomes for individuals, whanau, and communities.
During this three-year course you gain a thorough grounding in professional nursing practice, through the integration of theory with lots of industry-based work experience. You learn the critical skills and knowledge to become a competent, culturally safe, confident, ethical and reflective practitioner.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
You will also become eligible to sit the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) 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:
TOPICS YOU'LL COVER
Year 1 papers:
Year 2 papers:
Year 3 papers:
FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS
All international students must: • meet the University Entrance criteria as specified by NZQA or have education achievement at least equivalent to NZQA University Entrance. Where an applicant did not attend schooling in New Zealand, the relevant equivalent to University Entrance will be considered on a case-by-case basis; and • meet all programme entry requirements; or • provide evidence of ability to complete academic and other requirements (special admission requirements).
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