Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing (Level 5)
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 5
Credits 180
Subject Area
  • Health » Nursing » Nursing not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the health sector with enrolled nurses who provide nursing care under the direction and delegation of a registered nurse or other registered health practitioner in a range of settings including acute care, rehabilitation, and mental health in the community and/or in hospitals.

This qualification is designed for school leavers, and people already employed, or intending to be employed in the health sector.

This qualification meets the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements for application for registration in the enrolled nurse scope of practice.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply nursing knowledge and skills to safely deliver health care.
- Assess health status and undertake appropriate interventions in a manner that supports best outcomes for health consumers.
- Establish, maintain and conclude therapeutic interpersonal relationships.
- Work collaboratively and communicate effectively within the interdisciplinary health care team.
- Apply professional judgement, accountability and responsibility in ensuring that nursing practice and conduct meets professional, ethical and legal requirements and standards.
- Practice in a manner that is culturally safe and promotes health, autonomy, self-determination and quality of life for health consumers.
- Apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to enrolled nursing practice.
- Identify and advocate for the needs of the health consumer and work in partnership with the health consumer and/or family/whanau or support person/s.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) with strands in Health Assistance; Integrated Practice (Family and Whānau Harm); Newborn Hearing Screening; Orderly Services; Support Work; Vision Hearing Screening; and Whānau; Kin and Foster Care [Ref: 2470] and the New Zealand Certificate(s) in Health and Wellbeing (Level 4) qualifications.

This qualification may lead to further study in higher-level qualifications in nursing or other allied health fields.
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification are eligible to apply to Nursing Council of New Zealand for registration as an enrolled nurse.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None.
Education Organisation 8 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2889
Status Current
Created July 2015
Last Reviewed September 2015
Next Review September 2025
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