Announcement from MOH:

The Ministry of Health has published the updated information and guidance about health providers travelling across alert level boundaries here.

NZ Trained Registration - Trainee Scope of Practice

If you are registered with the Board in another scope of practice, you can apply for a trainee scope of practice through the ‘add scope’ available in your online profile.

The trainee scopes of practice are:

  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Sonographer
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist

To apply for a trainee scope of practice, you will need to provide:

Evidence of enrolment

Evidence of enrolment in a Board-approved training course.

Clinical Site

The clinical site where you will be undertaking your training.

Name of Supervisor

The name of your supervisor who holds a current practising certificate in the scope of practice you are seeking registration in.

Fee payment

Fee payment – you must pay the fee before your application will be considered.

Changes to your APC

Once your trainee registration has been confirmed an updated APC will be emailed to you, including your trainee scope of practice.

If you are not holding a current APC, you will need to apply for this before commencing your training. 

A letter will be sent to your supervisor detailing the Board’s supervision requirements.

Not registered with the Board

You can apply for a trainee scope of practice if you:

  • Have a relevant health science qualification approved by the Board; and
  • Are enrolled in a Board-approved training course.

To apply, please provide the following:

Qualification

A certified copy of your qualification certificate.

Evidence of training course
  • Evidence of enrolment in a Board-approved training course.
  • The clinical site where you will be undertaking your training.
  • The name of your supervisor who holds a current practising certificate in the scope of practice you are seeking registration in.
Experience and character
  • Two Certificates of Good Character that ha­ve been completed by persons unrelated to you.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
Identity
  • One passport-style photograph signed with your signature and certified to be a true likeness of yourself (stating your name) by a solicitor, Notary Public, Justice of the Peace, or an Officer of the Court.
  • If applicable: Evidence of name (certified copy of your marriage, birth or deed poll certificate).
Criminal conviction

A criminal conviction notice that is no more than six months old from each country you have lived and worked in for more than 12 months.  Please note, criminal check certificates issued by a third party will not be accepted.

On completion of your qualification

Once you have successfully completed your qualification, you will need to make an application to add the full scope of practice by apply for ‘add a scope’, provide a certified copy of your completed qualification and pay the add a scope fee.