New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing
Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd
Nursing not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 1.5 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the health sector with enrolled nurses who provide nursing care under the direction and delegation of a registered nurse or other registered health practitioner in a range of settings including acute care, rehabilitation, and mental health in the community and/or in hospitals.
This qualification is designed for school leavers, and people already employed, or intending to be employed in the health sector.
This qualification meets the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for application for registration in the enrolled nurse scope of practice.
Key Information for Students
Academic Requirements NCEA Level 2 which must include 12 credits in Level 1 Mathematics Or New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) Ara Health Pathway or equivalent If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency. Alternative Requirements Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic Requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry. This may include Recognition of Prior Learning. Contact Ara for advice. Additional Requirements Consent to Disclosure of Information A first aid certificate (Red Cross Comprehensive or St John's Workplace) which is current at the time the programme starts. Applicants who meet academic entry criteria may be required to attend an interview. Provide evidence of good character and personal attributes via two referee report(s). Your referee reports, personal statement and interview (if required) should provide evidence of appropriateness to study in the nursing profession. In your personal statement you should outline why you have chosen nursing as a career and describe personal qualities and relevant aspects from your life experiences which will enhance your application. In order to participate in the clinical components of the programme, you must meet various Health Authority requirements. Currently, MRSA clearance is required by most clinical practice areas. English Requirement: IELTS 6.5 Academic (no lower than 6.5 in any subtest)
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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