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What are the Routes into Nursing? How can I become a Nurse?

Department of Health: Routes into Nursing Infographic.

The Department for Health Infographic shows the currently routes into Nursing.

The proposed changes including three potential ways of training to become a Registered Nurse these include the traditional university degree, becoming a Nursing Associate or a hybrid route;

The traditional Student Nurse model includes going to University for 3 to 4 years and leaving with a full Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Registration.

The Nursing Associate route includes practical ward based training and working as a nursing associate for 2years followed by 2.5 years as a Nursing Apprentice. You can read about the Nursing Associate role.

The hybrid route includes practical ward based training and working as a nursing associate for two years followed by an 18 month ‘top-up’ university course to gain full Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Registration.