Health Training College Auxiliary Programmes (Certificate Courses) And Admission Requirements 

Health Training College Auxiliary Programmes (Certificate Courses) And Admission Requirements

  1. Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP) formerly Community Health Nursing (CHN)
  2. Health Assistant Clinical (NAC)

Table(1): Requirements for Auxiliary Programmes

Health Training College Entry Requirements

WASSCE

SSSCE

Age: 16-35 years

Over all Aggregate

A cut off aggregate score of
Forty Eight (48) or better in
six subjects, comprising 3
core and 3 elective subjects

A cut off aggregate score of
Thirty (30) or better in six
subjects, comprising 3 core
and 3 elective subjects

Core Subjects and
Minimum Grades

AT LEAST credits (A1-E8) in
three core subjects.e.g.
English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.

AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in
three core subjects
i.e. English, Mathematics
and Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and
Minimum Grades

AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in
three Elective subject

AT LEAST passes (A-E) in
three Elective subjects

B. BASIC (DIPLOMA OR PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES)

  1. Registered General Nursing (RGN)
  2. Registered Mental Nursing (RMN)
  3. Registered Midwifery (RM) Females only
  4. Registered Community Health Nursing (RCN)

Table 2: Requirements for Basic Nursing Programmes (Diploma)

ENTRYREQUIREMENTS

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WASSCE

SSCE

Age

16-35 years

Over all Aggregate

An aggregate score of thirty – Six

(36) or better in six subjects, comprising 3

core and 3 elective subjects.

An aggregate score of

Twenty – four (24) or better in

six subjects, comprising 3

core and 3 elective subjects.

Core Subjects and

Minimum Grades

Credits (A1-C6) in three Core Subjects i.e. English,

Mathematics and Integrated Science.

Credits (A-D) in three Core

Subjects i.e. English,

MathematicsandIntegrated

Science.

Elective Subjects and

Minimum Grades

 Credits (A1-C6) in three Elective Subjects.

Credits (A-D) in three

Electives Subjects.

C. POST BASIC PROGRAMMES

Requirements for qualification to Post Basic Nursing and Midwifery Programmes vary according to the programme of study. Programme specific requirements are given in Table 3 below.

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness.

Table 3: Specific Requirements for Post Basic Programmes

PROGRAMME

SERVICEREQUIREMENT

QUALIFICATIONREQUIRED

Peri-Operative Nursing

Critical Care Nursing

ENT Nursing

Ophthalmic (BSc)

  1. Mandatory one year
    Rotation/Internship/National Service
  2. Three years’ experience in a
    relevant Basic area OR two (2)
    years’ work experience upon
    a request from a facility
    after internship.

RGN

RMN

RM

RCN

Public Health Nursing

(BSc)

  1. Mandatory one (1) year
    Rotation/Internship/National
    Service
  2. Three (3) years’ experience in a
    relevant Basic area OR two (2)
    years’ work experience upon a
    request from a facility after
    internship.

RGN

RMN

RM

RCN

PostNAC/NAP

Midwifery

  1. At least three (3) years’
    experience in a relevant
    Auxiliary area.

Nurse Assistant Preventive
(NAP)

Nurse Assistant Clinical (NAC)

(BSc) Anesthesiology

  1. At least one (1)year
    Rotation/Internship/National
    Service
  2. Two(2) years’ experience in a
    relevant Basic area OR one (1)

General Nurse

Mental Health Nurse

Midwife

Registered Community

Health Nurse

BSc Environmental
Health
  1. Products from Accra School of
    Hygiene.
  2. WASSCE students with Pure
    Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
Possess Diploma in
Environmental Health from
KNUST, Kumasi
Possess WAHEB/GHAHEB
Pure Science WASSCE

 See Also: Details of Health Training Colleges Admissions Application Instructions