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Welcome to WCCN

  /    /  Welcome to WCCN

Our Vision

A premier nursing education and training institution that prepares graduates to provide person centered quality care, embrace technology and innovation and function as a member of interprofessional teams in all healthcare settings locally and globally.

Our Mission

The WCCN provides high quality education and training programmes for various categories of nurses who must meet the health needs of the Western Cape Province and South Africa, therefore community-based curricula in keeping with the policy directives of the Department of Health and WHO is presented.

The curriculum is designed advancing the profession and promote the art and science of nursing in an interprofessional collaborative culture locally and globally.

The WCCN functions in a multi campus set-up encompassing the Cape Metropole, Boland, Overberg district and the Southern Cape Karoo district to ensure optimal utilization and sharing of resources to enhance accessibility.

The WCCN further engages in research and outreach services, in partnership with educational institutions and community stakeholders to enhance sustainable environmental practices.

Core Values: I-Care and Compassion

Our core values depicted below define who we are, how we should act towards each other including our clients.


Veracity, fidelity with transparency in everything.


We value intra-professional, inter-professional and community collaboration to advance learning, innovation, and evidence-based practice.


We hold ourselves responsible for behaviours, actions, and results.


We are considerate of the differences of individuals and their respective contributions.

We are considerate of the differences of individuals and their respective contributions.

A legacy of compassionate care that is expressed and lived in the WCCN Mission and Values. Students, staff, and the community who experiences this care will find that it is rooted in a spirit of community that touches the hearts and souls of all those who experience or encounter us.