Competency Assessment Programme (CAP) for Overseas Registered Nurses - Dunedin Campus

Otago Polytechnic
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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January May July October
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 5,124

Entry Requirements

  • You must provide the original written notification from the Nursing Council of the requirement to complete a Competence Assessment Programme before registration.
  • You must have a recognised degree in Nursing.
  • You must have at least two years' experience as a registered nurse.
  • You must be computer literate and preferably have access to a laptop.

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS: overall band score of 7.0 (with no band score less than 7.0)
  • Occupational English Test (OET): B band in each section


  • Professional Nursing Practice
  • Health Assessment (Adult) and Nursing Skills
  • Nursing Practice

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