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Community Health Work, SAQA ID: 64697, Level 4

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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.

Course Description

This qualification will equip the learner with essential skills and knowledge to perform Ancillary Health Care functions. Core unit standards consist of understanding and applying primary health care within a community, HIC and AIDS information and treatment options. The course also covers information about dealing with Tuberculosis. Learners will also be taught how to perform first aid.

Entry Requirements

Grade 11 / Matric an added advantage.

Career Opportunities

  • Assisting PHC in public and private hospitals.
  • HIV / AIDS counselor.
  • Care Giver
  • Community Health Promoter
  • Health Promoter at workplace

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Course Features

  • Lectures 8
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 440 hours
  • Skill level NQF Level 4
  • Language English
  • Students 50
  • Assessments Yes

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