Nursing Training College Admission Requirements 2020/2021

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Nursing Training College Admission Requirements for 2020/2021 academic year. Below are the admission requirements for all nursing training colleges across Ghana.

These requirements for the various programmes are to serve as a guide in the application process.

BASIC (DIPLOMA FOR PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES)

Diploma Nursing programmes offered in Health Training Institutions are as follows:

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

 
Nursing Training Admission requirements for 2020/2021

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BASIC NURSING PROGRAMMES (DIPLOMA)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    WASSCE   SSCE  
  Age 18 – 35 years  
  Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty (30) or better   An aggregate score of Twenty-Four  
     
    in six subjects, comprising 3 cores and 3 electives   (24) or better in six subjects,  
        comprising 3 cores and 3 electives  
  Core Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1  C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.   Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects  
  Grades English, Mathematics and Integrated   i.e. English, Mathematics and  
    Science.   Integrated Science.  
  Elective Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1  C6) in three Elective Subjects.   Credits (A  D) in three Electives  
  Grades     Subjects.  
           

 
Post Basic Programmes (BSc)


Requirements for qualification to post basic nursing and midwifery programmes vary according to the programme of study.
 
Programme specific requirements are given in Table below.
Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness
Programme Specific Requirements for Post Basic programmes
 

PROGRAMME     SERVICE REQUIREMENT     QUALIFICATION REQ  
                 
Peri-Operative Nursing a. Mandatory one year   RGN    
Critical Care Nursing   rotation/internship/national service   RMN    
ENT Nursing b.   Three years’ experience in a relevant   RM    
Ophthalmic   Basic area OR two years’ work   RCN    
    experience upon a request from a          
(BSc)   facility after internship.          
                 
Public Health Nursing a. Mandatory one year   RGN    
    rotation/internship/national service   RMN    
  b.   Three years’ experience in a relevant   RM    
(BSc)   Basic area OR two years’ work   RCN    
    experience upon a request from a          
    facility after internship.          
             
Post Basic Midwifery a.   At least three (3) years’ experience in a   Community Health Nurse  
    relevant Auxiliary area.   Health Assistant Clinical  
             
Anesthesiology (BSc) a.   At least one year   General Nurse  
      rotation/internship/national service   Mental Nurse    
  b.   Two years’ experience in a relevant   Midwife    
      Basic area OR one-year work   Registered Community Health Nurse  
      experience upon a request from a facility after internship.          
               
               
             
BSc Environmental Health     a.   Products from Accra School of   d. Possess Diploma in
      Hygiene.     Environmental Health from
      b.   Foreigners with HND Diploma     KNUST, Kumasi
      c.   WASSCE students with Pure   e. Possess WAHEB/GHAHEB
      Science (Physics, Chemistry,     Pure Science WASSCE
      Biology)        

 
ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMMES


 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
 Certificate Programmes

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  1. Environmental Health (HO AND TAMALE SCHOOL OF HYGIENE)

 
 Requirements for Certificate Programmes
 

  ENTRY REQUIREMENTS  
  WASSCE SSSCE
     
Age 18 – 35 years
     
Overall Aggregate A cut off aggregate score of Forty-Eight A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty-Six
  (48) or better in six subjects, comprising (36) or better in six subjects,
  3 cores and 3 electives comprising 3 cores and 3 electives
     
Core Subjects and Minimum AT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three cores AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three cores
Grades subjects subjects
  i.e. English, Mathematics and i.e English, Mathematics and
  Integrated Science. Integrated Science.
     
Elective Subjects and Minimum AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
Grades Elective subjects Elective subjects
     

 
Diploma Programmes

  1. Environmental Health (Diploma)
  2. Technical Officer (Dental Technology)
  3. Occupational Therapy
  4. Physiotherapy
  5. Community Nutrition
  6. Health Informatics
  7. Prosthesis and Orthotic Technology
  8. Optical Technology

 
Requirements for Diploma Programmes

  ENTRY REQUIREMENTS  
     
  WASSCE SSCE
     
Age 18 – 35 years
     
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty-Six (36) An aggregate score of Twenty-Four
  or better in six subjects, comprising 3 (24) or better in six subjects,
  core and 3 electives comprising 3 cores and 3 electives
     
Core Subjects and Minimum Grades Credits (A1  C6) in three Core Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
  Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics i.e. English, Mathematics and
     
  and Integrated Science. Integrated Science.
     
Elective Subjects and Minimum Grades Credits (A1  C6) in three Elective Credits (A  D) in three Electives
  Subjects. Subjects.
     

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Nursing Training Admission for 2020/2021 application dates

Nursing Training Admission for 2020/2021 are expected to open from March and end in June 2020

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