CAP COURSE INFORMATION

Our Programme caters for up to thirty candidates at a time with two weeks in school and six weeks in clinical placement. We think the six weeks in placement allows candidates time to develop their confidence and to successfully demonstrate their competence while also aligning our Programme with other industry leaders in New Zealand.

We offer transport to and from the local airport and provide travel to home stay hosts close enough for you to walk to your clinical placements if you do not drive. We also offer clean and comfortable accommodation local to your placement if you have booked accommodation with us at the beginning of the course.

We are pleased to report a very high graduate employment success rate with more than 85% of our graduates finding employment in New Zealand within three months of finishing the course. Alongside the aged care sector, they also have secured employment in intensive and coronary care, ED, operating theatre and oncology recently. One of the reasons for this is that we provide additional training in how to prepare a New Zealand style CV, how to apply to prospective employers and also how to be successful at an interview, at no additional cost to our graduates. 

Some of our graduates stay in touch and over our eight years in business we are proud to have been part of the journey for nearly 600 nurses.

We have even been party to a few weddings and one or two new, New Zealanders.

 We offer the following:

  • a warm family environment

  • a dedicated team of specialist teachers and preceptors

  • a culturally welcoming and community centered learning environment

  • transport to and from the airport and to your home stay accommodation

  • on-site accommodation

  • supportive and experienced tutors

  • help in preparing for the New Zealand employment market

  • an excellent success rate in employment after the course

In order to apply to our Education Centre, you must meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • BSN with at least four years' experience in a clinical role

  • have worked within the last two years as an RN

  • a full and complete CV with any gaps in your history readily explained

  • two or less language tests (we do not consider clubbed results a single test, we also do not accept screenshots of your OET results, we require your OET certificate)

  • hold a current letter from the Nursing Council of NZ advising you to apply to a CAP 

 

FEES:

 

Programme cost: $11,550.00 NZD including 15% GST

 

Accommodation*: $2000.00 NZD per person for eight weeks accommodation

Refundable bond: $300.00 NZD returned after you leave the course

If you are an IQN who meets our entry criteria and you hold a NCNZ letter advising you to complete a Competence Assessment Programme, contact our administrator now at cap@lonsdalehospital.co.nz

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