Bachelor of Nursing (Level 7)

Bachelor of Nursing (Level 7)

Learn the necessary knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to work safely, effectively and productively with clients in a healthcare setting and become a registered nurse.

Benefit from small classes, dedicated clinically experienced tutors and regular time in our modern clinical skills lab, Pokapu Whaihanga, where you put your new clinical skills into practice.

You will learn how to:

  • Provide safe, caring and evidence-based nursing care.
  • Access, comprehend and assess information from a range of sources.
  • Apply clinical reasoning and judgement to the level of a beginning practitioner, informed by communication and social skills.
  • Work collaboratively as part of team in learning and providing competent and safe nursing care in a variety of settings.
  • Practice within the legal, ethical and cultural safety parameters of the nursing profession in different contexts.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviour consistent and with and informed by a high ethical standard. • engage in self-directed learning and take responsibility for ongoing learning.
  • Integrate Te Tiriti o Waitangi into your professional practice.
  • Develop resilience and demonstrate intellectual independence, critical thinking skills and analytical rigour.

With over 1,100 hours of clinical placement you will learn the value of optimising the physical, mental and social wellbeing of people and their communities and make connections in the workforce prior to your graduation.

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Nursing degree, you are supported through the process of registration with the Nursing Council of New Zealand.

The programme is blended/online. Classes at the Bell Street campus will usually be between 8.30am and 5pm. You will be expected to study approximately 40 hours a week, half of which can be completed in your own time.


Entry Requirements

Career options

Practice Nurse, District Nurse, Mental Health Nurse, Public Health Nurse, Research, Management, Health Promotion, Education, Elderly Care, Hospital Nurse (Medical, Surgical, Paediatrics and Theatre).

Changes for 2023 learners

On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.

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