Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Specialty Nursing

Whitireia Community Polytechnic

Subject area

Nursing

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$4,196

over 1 Year - details

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this programme is to provide the health and social sector with graduates who have attained advanced knowledge and scholarship through application of research to their professional practice context.
Graduates will have gained additional, knowledge and skills to provide specialty Registered Nurse care for a variety of primary health care settings including Well Child/Tamariki Ora (Plunket nursing), district nursing, public health nursing, practice nursing, aged and residential care setting, Whanau ora, occupational health, youth health.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements: Registered health professional with NZ practicing certificate, Bachelor degree or equivalent AND relevant clinical employment for a minimum of 2 days (15 hours) per week. (International: IELTS 7.0)

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


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees (what you pay) $4,196 $4,196
Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays) $11,830 $11,830
Total $16,026 $16,026

StudyLink website – information about student loans

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


Student Success

Successful course completions 89%


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 $64,681
Earnings range $43,939 - $75,031
In employment 70%
In further study 25%
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Mary Lambie Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz/support/scholarships

Value:

$1000 - may be divided between applicants of equal merit.

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Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund Grants

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz/support/scholarships

Value:

Approximately $500

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101
Email: info@whitireia.ac.nz
Web: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz


Locations

Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.

Porirua

Wineera Drive
Porirua

Auckland

Level 2
450 Queen Street
Auckland

Wellington

Level 2, 15 Dixon Street
Wellington

Kapiti

Corner Milne Road & Kapiti Road
Paraparaumu

Porirua

12 Mohuia Crescent
Elsdon
Porirua City

Petone

Wellington Institute of Technology (Petone site)
11 Kensington Avenue
Petone

Wellington

25 Vivian Street
Te Aro
Wellington

Tonga

Tupou Tertiary Institute

Central Auckland

3 Wakefield Street
Auckland CBD
Auckland

Te Aro

Corner 82-92 Cuba Street and 65 Dixon Street
Te Aro
Wellington

Te Aro

Te Kahui Auaha Campus
Corner 82-92 Cuba Street and 65 Dixon Street
Te Aro
Wellington

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

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

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