Competency Programme


The Competency Programme seeks to ensure nurses are safe to practice in New Zealand and is required to be undertaken by:
– Overseas Nurses directed to complete a competency-based programme in order to attain registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council.
– New Zealand Nurses returning to clinical practice after a five-year absence.

For more information, download the Competency Programme here.

Rosebank requirements prior to programme entry:

Overseas Applicants
–  A copy of the Nursing Council of New Zealand letter directing  them to complete a CAP, and indicating their type of registration.
–  Evidence of pass result in a Nursing Council-approved  English language assessment.
–  Current Curriculum Vitae.
–  Letter of application.

For more information on the programme contact our staff educator at

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