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Careers & Nursing & Midwifery

Key dates for CAO application process

If you are interested in applying to the CAO to study nursing or midwifery, you need to be sure you are aware of the various deadlines for the application process.

The dates are shown in the table below.

  Mature Applicant Standard Applicant
Application to CAO Closing Date
1 February 2019, 5:15pm

Closing Date
1 February 2019, 5:15pm                
Application to PAS 1 February - 21 February 2019 Not applicable
Invitation to test - time and venue Check your message board on www.PublicJobs.ie by 22 March 2019 Not applicable
Test Early to Mid - April (this will be confirmed on your message board as above) Not applicable
 
Late Application Closing Date
1 May 2019, 5:15pm
(see note1)
Closing date
1 May 2019, 5:15pm
(see note1)
Change of Mind Beginning of May - 1 July 2019, 5:15pm (see note2) Beginning of May - 1 July 2019, 5:15pm 
Results of Test Check your message board on www.PublicJobs.ie in early June 2019 Not applicable
Offers From CAO - early July Further Education and Training (FET)– Early August
Round 1 – Mid August

 

Note1Not available for applications to the Adelaide School of Nursing.
Note2: Not available to mature applicants who have not sat the assessment test in the current year.

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