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New Zealand Competence Assessment Programme  

Lonsdale Education Centre runs a Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) accredited programme, for internationally qualified Registered Nurses (IQNs) and Registered Nurses returning to work in New Zealand. 

We specialise in providing online education and testing for Nurses seeking a NZRN registration. We assess competence using a combination of online and face to face testing along with a 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. 

Read more  More LEC Latest

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How to apply

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


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