UCOL’s Short Course in Competency Assessment for Registered Nurses (RN) will allow nurses to apply for registration with the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) according to their scope of practice.
Locations: Palmerston North
Duration: 12 weeks, full-time
Dates:13 Mar 2017 - 26 May 201728 Aug 2017 - 10 Nov 20179 Oct 2017 - 24 Dec 2017
Domestic Fees:*$2,290.33Scholarship info
* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). Fees for multi-year programmes are for one year of study.
Candidates must be either:
NCNZ registered nurses who have been out of the nursing workforce for over five years
Nurses who hold a registration from another country and meet the NCNZ requirements to undertake a Competence Assessment Programme.
General Admission CriteriaAll New Zealand Registered Nurse applicants who have been out of the nursing workforce for over five years are required to declare any previous criminal convictions prior to admission being confirmed. Convictions of any offence may not necessarily exclude applicants from enrolment. The decision is at the discretion of the Academic Leader. Applicants must also authorise UCOL to obtain a background check from the New Zealand Police Licensing and Vetting Agency, and complete a health declaration form.