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Published on Jun 2024

New Zealand Competence Assessment Program and Accredited CAP Providers

Nurses who have registered in New Zealand but haven't been practising for 5+ years are required to complete Competence Assessment Program (CAP). Nurses who have registered with New Zealand Nursing Council (NZNC) before December 4, 2023 must successfully complete CAP. The competency assessment programmes are provided by Nursing Council-accredited providers including schools of nursing, health service providers, and district health boards. Some of the CAP providers are given below: 1. Avatar Institute of Learning 2. Eastern Institute of Technology, Te Aho A Māui, Te Pūkenga 3. Future Pathways - NZITE 4. Lonsdale Education Centre 5. Manukau Institute of Technology, Te Pūkenga 6. Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology, Te Whare Wānanga o Te Tauihu o Te Waka a Māui, Te Pūkenga 7. Northland Polytechnic, Tai Tokerau Wānanga, Te Pūkenga 8. Oceania Group - Wesley Institute of Nursing Education 9. Otago Polytechnic, Te Kura Matatini ki Otago, Te Pūkenga 10. Presbyterian Support Central Enliven 11. Qestral Corporation Limited 12. Rosebank Lifecare 13. Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust 14. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand Waitematā 15. Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Te Pūkenga 16. UCOL, Te Pae Mātauranga ki te Ao, Universal College of Learning, Te Pūkenga 17. UNITEC New Zealand, Te Pūkenga 18. Wintec, Te Pūkenga 19. Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki, Te Pūkenga Due to overwhelming requirements for CAP seats, the seats are almost full everywhere. However, Future Pathways - NZITE has a few more seats available that you can book through New Zealand education consultants.