Search consultations



Proposed changes to the IQN competence assessment process and English language standard.

NCNZ is seeking your views about:

1. Introducing an exam and practical assessment (e.g. an OSCE)

2. Removing the post-registration experience requirements

3. Introducing education for entry to our register (pre-entry education), particularly focusing on Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Kawa Whakaruruhau and cultural safety

4. Changes to Competence Assessment Programmes (CAPs)

5. Introducing post-entry conditions

6. Offering alternative pathways to entry to our register.

This is the link to the proposals on Nursing Councils website:

Please send feedback to by May 6 2022.

Notify me when this page changes

Enter your email address below to receive alerts when this page is updated.

Sign up below to receive an email when we update this page

Enter the code shown above in the box below.