Work Placement Programmes and Education

At Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury we believe in embracing life-long learning, always looking to remain current in the fast paced health environment.

As well as working with local schools, we run a number of further education training programmes.

Midwife Graduate Programme

This 14 month programme offers a structured orientation, paid study days, exposure to a wide variety of scenarios, plus you will receive support and guidance from our designated Midwifery Educator.

Learn more about Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury Midwife Graduate programme.

Enrolled Nurse Graduate Programme

We are one of the few hospitals across the country with an enrolled nurse graduate programme. We aim to assist you in further developing your clinical practice and critical thinking skills, with a programme and environment that supports your individual needs.

Learn more about Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury Enrolled Nurse Programme.

Bachelor of Nursing

We work with the Ara Institute of Canterbury to offer a three-year bachelor of nursing degree locally.

Learn more about Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury Bachelor of Nursing programme.

Nursing Entry to Practice (NETP)

Our NETP programme provides a supportive environment for you to develop excellent skills across a wide breadth of services.

Learn more about Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury NETP programme.

Resident Medical Officer (RMO)

Our RMO programme has a reputation of being among the best in the country. The breadth of services and management approach make it an ideal choice.

Learn more about Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury RMO programme.

Medical Radiation Technologist (MRT)

We work with Ara Institute of Canterbury (formerly CPIT) to support training placement as part of a three-year bachelor of medical imaging. Many of our MRT students have previously been secondary school students from South Canterbury.

Learn more about the Bachelor of Medical Imaging programme.