To practice as a nurse or a midwife in Ireland, you must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland NMBI and have completed a recognised programme of nursing training. Each programme has an identifying course code. It is possible to enter these programme as a school-leaver or as a mature entrant. For applications in , both standard and mature applicants will use the same course codes. A Standard Applicant is an applicant who is applying on the basis of their exam results. Applicants are advised to check the relevant HEI literature regarding the minimum entry age.
If you are over 23 by the January of the year of application, you are eligible to apply as a mature student. This means you are applying on the grounds of mature years and not on examination results. If you choose to apply as a mature applicant, you must be successful in the current year at an assessment test. However, due to the number of places available on the programme success at the assessment test does not guarantee an offer of a place. You are advised to apply to the CAO before 5. Firstly you must log-on to PAS. Once you have submitted your application form you should return to your PublicJobs.
Ireland UK World. We can prepare you to be ready to face the Mature Student Nursing Assessment Test with confidence so that the whole process becomes clearer to you. Remember only those who pass the online assessment test will be placed on the order of merit list for courses they have applied for.
In previous years this was a written assessment however the Assessment Test was changed to a computer-based assessment. The assessment test for mature nursing takes place in the Public Appointments Service office in Dublin. There were no assessments in regional locations for the exam. This test is designed to measure the ability to understand information in a series of passages. This test is designed to measure the ability of the candidate to carry out calculations on common day-to-day mathematical problems.