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We are an experienced and respected business who's sole focus is assessing Registered Nurse competence. 

We run a Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) GENERAL and OBSTETRIC accredited programme, for internationally qualified Registered nurses and Registered nurses returning to work in New Zealand. 

We specialize in providing bespoke education and testing for experienced nurses, working in all areas of nursing. We assess using a range of adult education methodology; virtual learning, computer-based testing (CBT), Observed Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), and clinical placement working with New Zealand patients. 


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LEC Latest Winter 2022

LEC Latest

Welcome to our third LEC latest. This copy will reflect on changes that LEC has made including the launch of our new website and Learning Management System (LMS), key dates, recent reports, a story from a star candidate, employment opportunities and how LEC is trying to help address workforce issues across NZ. 

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Welcome to Lonsdale Education Centre


How to apply to do the CAP

Here at LEC we no longer run co-horts or have set start dates, this has been done to make it easier for candidates all over the world.

When you want to start your CAP course follow the following pathway:


See more information about the course under “About” “CAP course information”