These courses are ideal for the candidates who do not have a grade 12 qualification, but would like to enter a career path in the medical field. Learners with a grade 12 pass has an added advantage. Learners who complete these full qualifications and skills programme will possess the competence required to perform ancillary health functions in the medical field. After training the candidates will be awarded a further education and training certificate and will be eligible for certain credit recognition in various higher education health qualifications. All these courses are accredited by and certified by the Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA).Important Notice: Please that Whitestone College does NOT offer Auxiliary Nursing, Staff Nurse or any other course certified by South African Nursing Council (SANC). We offer Community Health Work Level 2 and 3 certified by HWSETA.
Community Health Work Level 2 Course Description:
Community Health Work Level 2 will equip the learner with the essential skills and knowledge required to effectively perform the Ancillary Health Care function. The Core Unit Standards consist of competencies relevant to assisting in various spheres of health care projects to achieve health care objectives, examining the effects of fatigue in the workplace, understanding and applying the principles of primary health care to projects within a community, including participating in health promotion activities, providing information about HIV and AIDS and treatment options, providing information about Tuberculosis, first aid procedures. Further the learner will assist in the establishment of good nutrition programmes and assist the community in accessing services according to their health related human rights.
To be awarded the Qualification, learners are required to obtain a minimum of 140 credits. The modules are Numeracy, Communication,
Community Health Work Level 2 Entry requirements:
Grade 11 report. A pass in Grade 12 will be an added advantage.
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