Job Description

Nurse Practitioners are highly skilled autonomous health practitioners who have advanced education, clinical training and demonstrated competency. They have the legal authority to practice beyond the level of a registered nurse.


Entry level nurse practitioners with 1-3 years experience earns on average $91,803.

Job Opportunities

Study length

To become a Nurse Practitioner you need:

A completed master’s in an approved clinical degree,
A minimum of four year’s experience in a specific area of selected practice
To have passed an assessment approved by a panel against the nurse practitioner’s competencies
Be in accordance with The Vulnerable Children Act 2014

To become a Nurse Practitioner you need:

Primary Care
Lead Health Care Provider
Advisor for District Health Boards or non-Government organisations