Application Form

Please read the instructions below carefully before you complete this form.


The purpose of this enrolment form is to obtain from you the information we need to enrol you into a qualification at our organisation.

We also need to collect information from you which is required by the Ministry of Education and other Government agencies for statistical and registration reasons.

Programmes and Location
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant)

Level 5 one year full-time programme.

New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

Level 6 one year full-time programme. Applicants must hold the New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant), or equivalent, qualification.


Due to compulsory veterinary clinic placements during the programme it is important you have access to transport.

Personal Details
Citizenship and Residency
You have selected 3
Academic Information
Secondary School
Tertiary Study
Previous Study
Fee Payment
Contact Details

You may upload the following documents here:

  • Certified proof of citizenship e.g. birth certificate, passport.
  • Certified proof of academic qualifications
  • Reference from teacher or employer attesting to aptitude for working with the public (NZ Certificate in Animal Technology applicants only)

Privacy - Vet Nurse Plus collects and stores information from this form to:

  • manage the business of Vet Nurse Plus (including internal reporting, administrative processes and selection of scholarship and prize winners)

  • comply with the requirements of the Education Act 1989 and other legislation relating to maintenance of records

  • supply information to government agencies and other organisations as set out below.

In signing this enrolment form you authorise such disclosure on the understanding that Vet Nurse Plus will observe the conditions governing the release of information, as set out in the Privacy Act 1993, the Education Act 1989 and other relevant legislation. You may see any information held about you and amend any errors in that information. To do so, contact Vet Nurse Plus Administration.

NB: The Privacy Act came into force on 1 July 1993 with the stated aim of protecting the privacy of natural persons. It requires Vet Nurse Plus to collect, hold, handle, use and disclose personal information in accordance with the twelve information privacy principles in the Act.

Supply of information to government agencies and other organisations

Vet Nurse Plus supplies data collected on this form to government agencies, including:

  • the Ministry of Education
  • the New Zealand Qualifications Authority
  • the Tertiary Education Commission
  • the Ministry of Social Development (in relation to student loans and allowances) and Inland Revenue (student loans)
  • Immigration New Zealand and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (for those who are not New Zealand citizens or permanent residents)
  • agencies which support particular students through scholarships, payment of fees or other awards (if you are a recipient of one of these awards).

Those agencies use the data collected from tertiary education organisations to:

  • administer the tertiary education system, including allocating funding
  • develop policy advice for government
  • conduct statistical analysis and research.

Your personal details (name, date of birth and residency) as entered on this form will be included in the National Student Index and may be used in an authorised information matching programme with the New Zealand Birth Register.

The government agencies above may supply data collected on this form to Statistics New Zealand for the purposes of integrating data with data collected by other government agencies, subject to the provisions of the Statistics Act 1975. Integrated data is used for the production of official statistics, to inform policy advice to government and for research purposes.

In handling data supplied by you on this form, the government agencies are required to comply with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993.

When required by law, Vet Nurse Plus releases information to government agencies such as the New Zealand Police, Department of Justice, Ministry of Social Development, and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC).

Information collected on this form may be supplied to other educational organisations for the purpose of verifying academic records.

Fees - In signing this enrolment form you undertake to pay all fees as they become due, and to meet any late fees and collection charges associated with debt recovery. The Vet Nurse Plus policy on withdrawal and refund of fees may be obtained from Vet Nurse Plus Administration.

Rules - In signing this enrolment form you undertake to comply with the published rules and policies of Vet Nurse Plus with regard to attendance, academic integrity and progress, conduct and use of information systems.