Graduate Diploma in Nursing Pacific


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Entry requirements

Entry Requirements:

A Diploma of Nursing (L5) or Bachelor of Nursing (L7) from a Pacific Island nation


A minimum of 2 years full-time equivalent work experience as a registered nurse in their home

country and a minimum of two years' work experience in the health sector in Aotearoa New


Provider credits 180 DAS credits NA

EFTS value 1.5 Part time x Full time x

Evidence of suitability based on interview, health screening, safety check and referee reports.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Graduate Diploma in Nursing Pacific is to provide an opportunity for learners to demonstrate their ability to

meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) Registered Nurse competencies and practice

within the Aotearoa New Zealand context. Graduates will be eligible to apply to the Nursing

Council of New Zealand for registration and a practicing certificate to work in Aotearoa New

Zealand as a nurse

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Health at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.


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