Dates for your diary


Below are the important dates for you to be aware of when applying to become a student nursing associate in the year 2022.

2022 dates:

  • 1st March

    Applications open for Sept 22

  • 21st April

    Preparation Day and Interviews

  • 7th June

    Preparation Day and Interviews

  • 1st July

    Applications close for Sept 22

  • July

    Interviews and registration

  • August

    Start date and reg. confirmed

  • W/C 26th September

    Induc. days for Sept 22 cohort


Next steps to enrol


Step by step instructional video showing the process to enrol.

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Nursing Associate Preparation Day website and resources
This website has resources to help you decide and prepare to become a Nursing Associate through studying at the University of Hertfordshire.


What is a Nursing Associate?

Nursing associates work with healthcare support workers and registered nurses to deliver hands-on, person-centred care for patients and the public as part of a multidisciplinary team in a range of different care settings. The Nursing Associate role can also be a steppingstone to becoming a registered nurse.

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Course information

Nursing Associates will have the ability to provide quality patient care to people of all ages in a wide variety of health and social care settings. Students on our programme will benefit from a variety of placement experiences which will enhance their skills set. Access to simulation facilities at the University as part of your learning will, enhance your real-world experience.

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Are you ready? Learning resources to prepare for your studies


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Digital skills resources

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