Enrolment Form

  • Entry Criteria

    To be accepted on to the Wellpark College Diploma in Nutrition, you must meet the following entry criteria.

    Be 18 years of age prior to commencing your programme.

    Have passed NCEA Level 2 or the equivalent level. It is an advantage if you have a pass in biology and chemistry.

    Have no communicable diseases, physical or psychological impairments which may adversely affect your ability to undertake a programme of study or work with people in a clinical setting.

    Be able to communicate competently in English. International students or residents whose first language is neither English nor Maori shall provide IELTS results with a minimum band score of 6 overall or evidence of a comparable level of proficiency in written and spoken English.

    Students enrolling for a complete qualification must submit a short essay of no more than one A4 page with their application. They should clearly state their reasons for wanting to study in the programme and work in the profession.

    Students will undergo an interview with the Faculty concerned to confirm their suitability for the programme. The Faculty has the discretionary right to decline a student a place if they think she/he is unsuitable or will be unlikely to succeed with their studies.

    Candidates should consider that they will be studying at the tertiary level and need to be able to plan academic studies, study independently, structure ideas, complete assessment work on time and have good verbal and written communication skills.

    Wellpark College subscribes to the principles of human rights and equal opportunity in education and the Human Rights Act. No individual will be assessed for entry on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, country of origin, religion or race.

    All students must have a current first aid before commencing the clinical component of the programme.

    You may be required to provide a up to date CV.

    International students please refer to the international student’s page of our website or contact the Student Liaison at studentliaison@wellpark.co.nz.

    Please bring with you the following documents:

    • Confirmation of fee payment arrangement by employer/other organisation (if applicable)
    • Application for Credit Transfer/Recognition of Current Competency (If applicable) Credit-Transfer-and-RPL-form.pdf
    • Verified copy of NCEA Level 2
    • Copy of Birth Certificate / Passport verified by JP or solicitor. Alternatively, you can bring an original of one of these documents to Wellpark for verification
    • Letter of Intent (stating why you wish to pursue this qualification)

    International Students

    International students must additionally:

    • If they are from non-English-speaking backgrounds, be able to show IELTS results (academic). For degrees a minimum band score of 6.5 overall and not less than 6 in each band is required, for diplomas a minimum of 6 overall, for certificates 5.5 overall; evidence of a comparable level of proficiency in written and spoken English; or a recognised IELTS equivalent.
    • Obtain and provide evidence of a Student Visa.
    • Obtain and provide evidence of appropriate travel and health insurance.

    Attach the following:

    • A verified photocopy of your English language exam results to show language entry criteria are met

    Once your application has been accepted you must provide the following before you can start your programme study.

    • Proof of current medical/travel insurance
    • A verified photocopy of your current student visa/permit
    • Application for Credit Transfer/Recognition of Current Competency (if applicable)
  • Entry Criteria

    Domestic Students

    Candidates should consider that they will be studying at the tertiary level and need to be able to plan academic studies, study independently, structure ideas, complete assessment work on time and have good verbal and written communication skills.

    Wellpark College subscribes to the principles of human rights and equal opportunity in education and the Human Rights Act. No individual will be assessed for entry on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, country of origin, religion or race.

    All students must have a current First Aid Certificate before commencing the clinical component of the programme.

    You may be required to provide an up to date CV.

    Please bring with you the following documents:
    • Letter of Intent (stating why you wish to pursue this qualification)
    • Copy of Birth Certificate / Passport verified by JP or solicitor. Alternatively, you can bring an original of one of these documents to Wellpark for verification
    • Verified copy of NCEA Level 2
    • Application for Credit Transfer/Recognition of Current Competency (If applicable) Credit-Transfer-and-RPL-form.pdf
    • Confirmation of fee payment arrangement by employer/other organisation (if applicable)


    International Students

    International students must additionally:

    • If they are from non-English-speaking backgrounds, be able to show IELTS results (academic). For degrees a minimum band score of 6.5 overall and not less than 6 in each band is required, for diplomas a minimum of 6 overall, for certificates 5.5 overall; evidence of a comparable level of proficiency in written and spoken English; or a recognised IELTS equivalent.
    • Obtain and provide evidence of a Student Visa.
    • Obtain and provide evidence of appropriate travel and health insurance.

    Attach the following:

    • o A verified photocopy of your English language exam results to show language entry criteria are met

    Once your application has been accepted you must provide the following before you can start your programme study.

    • Proof of current medical/travel insurance
    • A verified photocopy of your current student visa/permit