Certificate in Competency Assessment for Registered Nurses (Training Scheme)

Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Limited


12 Weeks

Total student fees


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Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must be either NCNZ registered nurses who have been out of the nursing workforce for over five years OR be nurses who hold a registration from another country and meet the NCNZ requirements to undertake a Competence Assessment Programme. International Students IELTS with a score of at least 7.0 in reading, listening, writing and speaking, respectively Or Occupational English Test (OET) with a B band in reading, listening, writing and speaking, respectively. Demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively for the purpose of practicing within their scope of practice (NCNZ, 205,p2-3). Further entry requirement details are listed on the UCOL Website.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


12 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$2,260 $2,260
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$3,488 $3,488
Total $5,748 $5,748

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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