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The nursing profession focuses on delivering safe and quality healthcare and putting the needs of the patient first.

 

Nursing isn’t just a career but a passion and a calling.

A qualification in Nursing will offer you endless possibilities from working in the local health sector at hospitals, clinics or non-governmental organisations to taking up opportunities abroad.

The following programmes will soon be offered at WCCN

  1. One year Post Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Nursing (Adult)
    The objective of this programme is to prepare a nurse practitioner who will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in caring for patients in a variety of Critical Care settings.
    Awaiting accreditation   NQF Level 8
  2. One year Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Nursing
    The objective of this programme is to prepare a nurse practitioner who will be able to demonstrate advance knowledge and skills in a variety of Emergency Care settings.
    Awaiting accreditation   NQF Level 8
  3. One year Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing
    The objective of this programme is to prepare a nurse practitioner who will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in caring for a mental health care users in a variety of Health Care settings.
    Awaiting accreditation   NQF Level 8
  4. One year Post Graduate Diploma in Midwifery
    The objective of this programme is to prepare a nurse practitioner who will able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in midwifery and neonatal nursing care in a variety of Health Care settings.
    Awaiting accreditation   NQF Level 8
  5. One year Post Graduate Diploma in Orthopaedic Nursing
    The objective of this programme is to prepare a nurse practitioner who will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in caring for Orthopaedic patients in a variety of Health Care settings.
    Awaiting accreditation   NQF level 8
  1. One year Post Graduate Diploma in Perioperative Nursing
    The objective of this programme is to prepare a nurse practitioner who will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in Perioperative nursing care of patients in a variety of Health Care settings.
    Awaiting accreditation   NQF Level 8
  2. One year Post Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing
    The objective of this programme is to prepare a nurse practitioner who will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills of Primary Health Care Nursing in a variety of Primary Health Care settings.
    Awaiting accreditation   NQF Level 8
  3. 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree of Nursing (Professional Nurse and Midwife)
    The objective of this programme is to prepare a nurse practitioner who will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills in general nursing care including midwifery and neonatal care in a variety of Health Care settings.
    Awaiting accreditation   NQF Level 8
  4. One Year Advanced Diploma in Midwifery
    The objective of this programme is to prepare a nurse practitioner who will be able to demonstrate knowledge of people-centered midwifery and neonatal nursing care of patients in a variety of Health Care settings.
    Awaiting accreditation   NQF Level 7
  5. One Year Higher Certificate: Auxiliary Nurse
    The objective of this programme is to prepare a nurse practitioner who will be able to demonstrate basic nursing care in all Health Care settings.
    Awaiting accreditation   NQF level 5

WCCN has offered several Post basic nursing speciality programmes under legacy nursing qualifications.
The new programmes listed above will be offered as soon as WCCN obtains accreditation from the South African Nursing Council(SANC) and Council on Higher Education(CHE).