You can apply for training if you're a registered nurse, with 1 or 2 years' experience. Any branch of nursing is acceptable.
You'll complete a course in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - District Nursing, approved by the Nursing & Midwifery Council.
Your training will last 1 or 2 years and include practical community placements.
You could contact your local health trust or your employer about student training sponsorship opportunities.