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Western Cape College of Nursing

Prospective students kindly familiarise yourselves with the following documents below :

  1. Application Form
  2. Pamphlet

Note: Applications for the Diploma in General Nursing (R171) closes 30 September 2021

What You Need

Prospective Candidates need to comply with the following Minimum Admission Requirements.

Matriculants from 2008

Compulsory Subjects and minimum rating scale

First Additional language : English code 4

Home Language code 4

Mathematics code 3 or

Mathematical Literacy code 4

Life Science code 4

Minimum total score of 24

Please Note :

The results of only six (6) subjects are used to calculate the APS.

The result of Life orientation will not be used in the computation of AP

NSC Rating NSC Percentage Points Value for Calculation of APS Adjusted Percentage for APS Calculation
8 90% - 100%
7 80% - 100% 7 80% - 89%
6 70% - 79% 6 70% - 79%
5 60% - 69% 5 60% - 69%
4 50% - 59% 4 50% - 59%
3 40% - 49% 3 40% - 49%
2 30% - 39% 2 30% - 39%
1 0% - 29% 1 0% - 29%

Matriculants Prior 2008

Minimum matriculation endorsement/Diploma

The points will be calculated as follows:

Biology HG/E or SG/D

English HG/E or SG/D

Mathematics HG/E or SG/D or

Minimum total score of 25

APS Senior Certificate – SG Senior Certificate – HG
9 A
8 A B
7 B C
6 C D
5 D E
4 E F
3 F

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

WCCN offers the opportunity for qualifying individuals to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

You may apply for RPL:

If you are 25 years old or older

You have sufficient work experience of at least 5 years

Your work experience is relevant to the qualification that you are applying for

Please complete the WCCN General nursing application form as well as the WCCN RPL application form.

Before applying please read the what the RPL process entails below.

Note: Closing date for RPL Applications is 30 June 2021

Applying for Admission

Applying for Admission to WCCN Consists of Six Steps

 

  1. Download application form
  2. Complete the application form and sign document
  3. Pay the application fee into Bank account
  4. Attached all requested evidence/documents to the application form and send via email to the Campus where you applied
  5. No mail/Registered mail will be accepted
  6. Due to the large number of applications expected; prospective candidates will be invited for an interview; and only successful applicants will be notified.
Please note that incomplete application documentation won’t be processed.