Lae School of Nursing Application 2023/2024

Non-school leavers who want to apply to the Lae School of Nursing for 2024, the application has gone NOW ONLINE. PNG Insight understands that in the past the nursing college used to accept the application form in PDF. However, this PNG Nursing school is going online since 2022. They have a brand new website and are accepting applications online.

The best thing to do is to apply online. Check out the information for other Nursing colleges in PNG in PNG Insight.

Lae School of Nursing Application 2024

The information below is all you need to know to apply successfully as a non-school leaver (NSL). Read on to find out.
To apply to the Lae School of Nursing:
  • Visit this URL (It will take to you the college’s website)
  • Click on the ‘Apply Now’ Button
  • Fill in the Google Form & complete the application for 2024.
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Lae school of nursing application form 2023
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Requirements of Lae School of Nursing

  • All applicants are required to have a Gmail account in order to access the online application. You can create one if you don’t already have one. This is so we can automate immediate confirmation notifications to your Gmail account as well as store your data for future reference concerning applications. If you are not already signed in to your Gmail account, you will be asked to before you can fill in your online application
  • You will only be allowed a single application per Gmail account. After you submit it, you will not be able to submit another application.
  • However, you will be able to edit your submitted application for the remainder of the application duration. Meaning that when the application closes, you will not be able to do any edits to your application

Nursing Program at Lae School of Nursing 

The Lae School of Nursing offers three (3) a year Diploma in General Nursing. 
The course curriculum is based on PNG Nursing competency standards as a benchmark which a student must achieve in the following areas of knowledge, skills and attitudes.
During the first two (years) of training, year one and two students are sent to urban clinics, Angau Hospital and rural communities to gain clinical experiences.
In the third year of study, students do their clinical practices at Angau Memorial General Hospital and Lae urban clinics. For rural block practicums, students are usually sent to rural health facilities in Morobe, Madang and Highlands Provinces for 8 weeks.
The academic program in a year has two semesters. Semester 1 begins in February and ends in June and 2nd semester begins in July and ends in November. 
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Course fees

Teaching and learning facilities

The campus has teaching and learning facilities which have, two-story buildings; one located on the southern end caters, the 2nd floor has three lecture rooms and the ground floor has two practical laboratories and a tutorial room. 
The second academic building, on the 2nd floor, caters for a library, ICT, conference room and post-graduate midwifery course practical and lecture rooms and academic staff office. 
On the ground floor, it has a kitchen & dining hall, administration office and academic staff office.

About Lae School of Nursing

The Lae School of Nursing is an affiliated college with the PNG University of Technology. It was established by the Australian Government under the Ministry of Health in 1964. 
From 1965 up to 1980, it ran several different nursing programs: 
  • Nurse Aid Training and Hospital nursing, 
  • Community health nursing,
  • Community health worker training, and 
  • Certificate in General Nursing. 
The GN certificate program was upgraded to the Diploma of Nursing in 2001. The first intake for the Diploma of General Nursing was in 2002.
In 2004, the course program was transferred to PNG Unitech and the first Graduates were in 2005 after the Students successfully completed three years of studies. The Diploma of General Nursing qualification was conferred by PNG University of Technology Lae.
The school is situated 30 meters away from the main town shopping Centre and 30km from the Nazab airport (Lae) and three minutes walk down steps to Angau Memorial Hospital.
This information is compiled by PNG Insight for non-school leavers wanting to study at Lae Nursing College next year. For more information please visit the college’s website. 

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