Netcare Nursing College Intake 2022/2023

Netcare Nursing College Intake 2022/2023

Netcare Nursing College Intake

Faculty of Nursing and Ancillary Healthcare (FNAH)
5 campuses in Gauteng; Auckland park and centurion, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape & Western Cape

Faculty of Emergency and Critical Care (FECC)
2 campuses in Gauteng & KwaZulu-Natal

Through organised learning, employees and students will be able to improve job performance and individual growth opportunities.

Established in 1989, Netcare Education has built up a solid reputation for equipping students with the academic, clinical, practical and personal skills required for a professional career in healthcare.Faculty of

Nursing and Ancillary Healthcare (FNAH)
Who we are
Netcare Education’s Faculty of Nursing and Ancillary Healthcare (FNAH) is dedicated to developing the clinical knowledge and practical skills of nursing students, nursing practitioners and other healthcare professionals.

This is achieved through combining theory with experiential learning in hospitals, thereby providing the best learning opportunity for developing knowledge, skills, attitude and values. Through collaboration, innovation and academic excellence in education, our students will be capable and skilled healthcare providers who are able to offer the best evidence-based practice and care to their patients.

Accreditation and registration credentials
The FNAH has been an accredited private nursing education institution since 1989. It is accredited with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a private nursing education institution and Netcare Education (Pty) Ltd, is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution.

Strategic partners
University of the Witwatersrand
Netcare Education and the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg have entered into an association agreement to provide programmes in nursing education in terms of the Nursing Act, No 33 of 2005 (as amended) the Higher Education Act No 101 of 1997 and other relevant health legislation, to students registered with Netcare Education for the programmes in Clinical Nursing Science (Regulation 212) as well as for advanced diplomas. The University of the Witwatersrand provides assistance with in the academic governance processes and is therefore represented at Netcare Education’s senate and council meetings.

Open Learning Group
The Open Learning Group (OLG) provides logistical and administrative support to Netcare Education students as well as logistics management services to Netcare Education, including student and administrative support and marketing.

Alignment with National Qualifications Framework
Formal nursing programmes are aligned to the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). As such, they reflect the respective NQF level, number of credits, outcomes and assessment criteria. This ensures that the credits earned by successful candidates could count towards national South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) registered qualifications and might be considered for recognition of prior learning, thereby opening opportunities for further learning.

Language of instruction
All programmes are presented in English, and students are required to have a minimum English language competence at NQF level 4.

Fees
Click here for the latest fees for the various programmes, or contact your nearest campus for information.

Basic nursing programmes

Update to all prospective students who successfully completed the Netcare Education Designate Programme (NEDP – an Academic Development Programme)
Communication Update 10 (to be read in conjunction with Communication Update 7 and 9)
As previously communicated, Netcare Education would like to reiterate that nursing education in South Africa is still in transition. The previous nursing qualifications are being phased out by the South African Nursing Council (SANC) and will be replaced by entirely new nursing qualifications. The transition involves a large scale change the across the country, which affects and involves many different stakeholders.

Netcare Education would like to inform all applicants that nursing education in South Africa is in transition. The previous nursing qualifications are being phased out by the South African Nursing Council (SANC) and will be replaced by entirely new nursing qualifications. The transition involves a large scale change in the country concerning many different stakeholders.

Intake for post-basic programmes
1-year diploma programmes: January
6-month in-service programmes: January and June
Intakes will be subject to campus capacity and the number of students registered for the programme. Note that not all post-basic programmes are offered at every campus. Contact the campus nearest to you for current intake details.

Post-basic specialist programmes
Registered nurses (RNs) and enrolled nurses (ENs) can further their careers by specialising in post-basic fields of healthcare by means of in-service certificate programmes or post-basic diploma programmes.

In-service certificate programmes provides the minimum skills for safe practise in a specialised unit. Post-basic diploma programmes are aimed at developing advanced intellectual and clinical competence in selected fields of interest, qualifying those who successfully complete a programme to work as a leader, consultant, educator or specialist practitioner in providing evidence-based care to patients, together with other team members, within the scope of practice.

Netcare Education’s holistic and integrated approach to education and training combines theory with workplace based experiential learning in hospitals. Integrated training is provided in applied anatomy and physiology, disease entities, applied pharmacology, nursing diagnosis, and treatment of patients, with additional components covering research, administration, teaching and applied nursing dynamics.

Post-basic programmes and short courses
As an enrolled nurse (EN) or registered nurse (RN), you can develop your career by specialising in one or more post-basic fields of healthcare. Through our in-service certificate (ISC) programmes, you will acquire minimum skills for safe practice in a speciality unit. The advanced diploma / post-basic diploma programmes are aimed at development of advanced intellectual and clinical competencies in your selected field of interest, qualifying you to work as a leader, consultant, educator and specialist practitioner in providing evidence-based care to patients, together with other team members within your scope of practice.

A holistic approach is taken; combining theory with WIL in accredited hospitals and facilities. Integrated training is provided in applied anatomy and physiology, disease entities, applied pharmacology, nursing diagnosis, and treatment of patients with additional components covering research, administration, and teaching and applied nursing dynamics.

Among the many and varied disciplines on offer are:

Child nursing

Neonatal intensive care unit (ICU) nursing

Maternity nursing

Paediatric cardio-thoracic nursing

Critical care nursing

Trauma and emergency nursing

Operating room skills

Anaesthetic and recovery room nursing

Infection prevention and control nursing

Orthopaedic nursing

Contact us
National office – FNAH
76 Maude Street (Cnr West Street), Sandton 2196
Email: toy.vermaak@netcare.co.za
Faculty manager: Toy Vermaak

Enquiries and applications
For enquiries about our nursing programmes or information on applications, please contact either the Open Learning Group or the nearest Netcare Education Faculty of Nursing and Ancillary Healthcare (FNAH) campus.

Open Learning Group
Tel: 086 005 3276 (LEARN)
Fax: 086 649 6950
Email: netcareinfo@olg.co.za
Website: www.olg.co.za
Facebook: www.facebook.com/olgfb
Twitter: www.twitter.com/OpenLGroup

FNAH – Gauteng South West campus
2 Bunting Road, Auckland Park
Tel: 011 628 7600
Campus manager: Cindy Menino
Email: Cindy.Menino@netcare.co.za

FNAH – Gauteng North East campus
Building D, Crystal Park,
249 Basden Road, Lyttleton
Tel: 012 664 4903/2
Campus manager: Rene Schaefer
Email: Rene.Schaefer@netcare.co.za

FNAH – KwaZulu-Natal campus
95 uMhlanga Rocks Drive, Durban North
Tel: 031 581 8202
Campus manager: Mariann Theron
Email: Mariann.Theron@netcare.co.za