Pre-Nursing Pathway (Level 4)

Study and career preparation for Nursing (Level 4)
18 weeks

With community healthcare so important now, it’s a great time to study and develop your academic skills further to prepare for a degree in Nursing, Midwifery or Health Science. Gain a deeper understanding of health, physiology and how to care for people so you can make a difference to your community.

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  • You will learn:

  • Human Structure and Function: A fascinating and intriguing understanding of human anatomy and physiology. Opportunities are provided to research the functioning of the body, looking to identify and explain organisational, structural and functional components, together with describing the interrelationships of the human body systems

  • Human Development: Understanding the unique development of individuals through the lifespan. You will be introduced to theories that show how development occurs across the physical, cognitive and socioemotional domains

  • Academic research, literacy and communication skills through enquiry based learning

  • Health in New Zealand: Exploring individual, group and community health in New Zealand focussing on the impact of social and environmental determinants of health. You will have the opportunity to learn about major health issues in New Zealand along with health promotion and community development theory which aims to address these issues. You will learn about key documents which underpin health care provision, including the Treaty of Waitangi. This paper will challenge you to become more analytical in your thinking and to broaden your perspective on health and wellbeing.

Course start dates

Auckland Central

100 Symonds Street, Grafton, Auckland 1010

Feb 14, 2022
Mar 7, 2022
Jul 25, 2022


621 Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland 2104

Feb 14, 2022
Jul 25, 2022
Aug 8, 2022


94 Tristram Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton 3204

Mar 7, 2022


85 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013

Mar 7, 2022