Ukwazi Nursing School Application 2020/2021

Ukwazi Nursing School Application 2020/2021

The historic (legacy) auxiliary nurse and enrolled nurse skills have been phased out by using the SOUTH AFRICAN NURSING COUNCIL.

The following new nursing skills are being phased in

the HIGHER CERTIFICATE in AUXILIARY NURSING now to start in January 2019 – a 1 yr programme; and
the DIPLOMA IN NURSING: STAFF NURSE (GENERAL NURSE) to begin in January 2019 – a three yr programme.
UKWAZI SCHOOL OF NURSING has already been permitted by means of the COUNCIL ON HIGHER EDUCATION for each new skills and it is additionally registered by way of the SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY for these qualifications. The SCHOOL has been inspected via the SOUTH AFRICAN NURSING COUNCIL for the new skills and each the primary campus (Roodepoort) and our Potchefstroom sub-campus have been accepted for the new Auxiliary Nurse qualification. –

Our sister organisation (UKWAZI SKILLS CAMPUS PTY LTD) gives a programme for the education of fitness care assistants which is approved by using the HEALTH & WELFARE SETA (it is no longer regulated by means of the SOUTH AFRICAN NURSING COUNCIL). This programme will useful resource potential nursing college students who do now not have LIFE SCIENCES as a difficulty on their National Senior Certificate (or whose mark in Life Sciences is too low in phrases of our admission requirements) in making use of for admission to the new nursing skills as it consists of foundational Anatomy and Physiology. The path will nonetheless equip college students with the required abilities and capabilities to locate employment in the fitness care industry.

The School will start admission procdures for the first consumption of college students for the January 2019 consumption of the Higher Cerificate in Auxiliary Nursing at its ROODEPOORT CAMPUS soon. Students wishing to have their small print recorded on a ready listing are invited to entire the prescribed structure and to contact the School in that regard. Admission techniques for our POTCEFSTROOM SUB-CAMPUS will observe as quickly as the South African Nursing Council has finalised its accreditation processes.

Details for the 2019 intakes of the Diploma in Nursing will be finalised later. However, college students intending to practice for admission can request the School to report their names on a ready listing so long.

An Information Brochure which explains the dates of all intakes; prices payable; path content; and so on will be accessible from our places of work in due course. It will be on hand by way of fax; email; or non-public collection. You are invited to contact your campus of preference – Roodepoort or Potchefstroom (see tabs at the pinnacle of this page) for similarly statistics in this regard.

Link to formal Application Form to be made reachable in due course.

The choice to admit a scholar to greater training find out about is the right, accountability and prerogative of UKWAZI SCHOOL OF NURSING (the SCHOOL”) in phrases of area 37 (1) of the Higher Education Act, 1997.


Each mastering programme (qualification) provided via the SCHOOL requires a minimal APS (apart from programme particular requirements) for an applicant to emerge as eligible for determination to that programme. Applicants with the very best APS acquire choice in the choice process.

The desk beneath carries the APS factors for topics performed in the a number of SCHOOL leaving certificates and for changing non- National Senior Certificate (“NSC”) skills to NSC fulfillment levels:

  • Independent Examinations Board

** National Certificate (Vocational)

An APS is calculated with the aid of including up the factors for an applicant’s excellent 6 (six) topics as mirrored in the applicant’s SCHOOL leaving certificate. Life Orientation is excluded for functions of the calculation of an APS (and accordingly does no longer structure section of an applicant’s 6 (six) fine subjects).

The following are the admission standards for the HIGHER CERTIFICATE:

An applicant barring Life Sciences / Biology in matric or whose mark is under the minimal success degree of NSC four can nonetheless gain eligibility by means of efficaciously finishing the SCHOOL’s bridging path (currently the HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT COURSE supplied by means of UKWAZI SKILLS CAMPUS)

with an common mark of 75%; and
with a minimal mark of 50% (fifty percent) in the ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY module thereof.
The minimal necessities for holders of a National Senior Certificate to emerge as eligible for determination for admission to the Diploma in Nursing (Staff Nurse) are as follows:

An applicant besides Life Sciences / Biology in matric or whose mark is under the minimal success degree of NSC 5 can nonetheless gain eligibility by way of correctly finishing the SCHOOL’s bridging course

· with an common mark of 80%; and

· with a minimal mark of 60% (sixty percent) in the ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY module thereof.

An applicant who meets the admission standards for a qualification is entered into a determination process. The decision technique is aimed at admitting the satisfactory candidates to the SCHOOL’s mastering programmes.

The resolution system consists of choosing these candidates

i. with the best possible APS for the qualification

ii. who meet the admission standards of the qualification as prescribed with the aid of the policies of the qualification, via regulation and with the aid of the School’s inside admission criteria

iii. whose admission is supported the School’s choice panel based totally on an interview performed with the candidate

iv. who have beforehand passed through fitness care or comparable schooling and education at the School.

The SCHOOL is entitled to alternate its decision standards at any given time e.g. SCHOOL would possibly think about introducing the National Benchmark Tests as a determination device in future.