Nurse Training Intake for 2015 (Gauteng)

By on April 14, 2014

Applications are now open for the 2015 Intake of Learners to the four year Nurse Training Programme in Gauteng.

In an effort to boost the number of health professionals in the province, the Gauteng Department of Health is giving unemployed people the opportunity to sign up for nursing courses in 2015.

Applicants are hereby invited to apply to study towards a Nursing Diploma (Psychiatric, Community and Midwifery) in 2015 at one of the following Gauteng Nursing Colleges: Ann Latsky Nursing College, Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing College and S G Lourens Nursing College. The courses consists of theoretical and practical training.

It is the intention of the Gauteng Health Department to promote representivity in the Public Service through the appointment of student nurses in January 2015 for the 4-year diploma in Nursing leading to registration as a Nurse (General, Community, Psychiatry) and Midwife (Gov R425).


The following subject criteria are required:

  • You must be in possession of one of the following school leaving certificates – a Senior Certificate, a National Senior Certificate or a National Certificate (Vocational) Primary Health or currently in Grade 12
  • Senior Certificate – English HG D or SG C, Biology HG D or SG C and an M score of 15, National Senior Certificate – English Level 4’Life Sciences Level 4 and an APS of 25, National Certificate (Vocational) Primary Health Fundamental subjects 50% and Vocational subjects 60%. Current Grade 12 learners must meet the National Senior certificate requirements in their Grade 11 marks.
  • Applicants with a nursing qualification (Enrolled Nurse or Enrolled Nursing Auxiliary) must have English HG D or SG C and an M score of 13 or Level 4 and an APS of 23
  • You must be a resident of the Gauteng Province
  • You must be 35 years old or younger by January 2015 (If not you will be automatically disqualified to continue with your application)

Ensure that you qualify and meet the minimum requirements before applying for a job


  • To sign an agreement with the Department of Health to serve a year for every year spent in training
  • To attend lectures to absorb essential information
  • To gain invaluable experience by working shifts, including public holidays, weekends and nights
  • To work in hospitals and clinics in the following disciplines: General, psychiatric, community and midwifery.

All short-listed candidates will undergo a compulsory assessment and following further shortlisting an interview. Successful applicants will be required to undergo medical surveillance, including a medical examination and security verification of all documentation.

How to apply

To successfully apply and be considered for the training, please take note of the following:

  • You are required to register a profile on the GPG Professional Job Centre’s system before you can apply.
  • If you have previously registered a profile on the GPG Professional Job Centre website, kindly log in, click on the 2015 nursing intake banner, Update Resume and apply.
  • No documentation will be uploaded on the system, however you will be required to bring supporting documents along to the interview should you be shortlisted.
  • No hand delivered or emailed applications will be accepted.

Click here to apply online.

Closing Date: 02 May 2014; NO late applications will be accepted.

If you do not receive feedback within 3 months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

ENQUIRIES: Ms M Mildenhall & Ms K Mngomezulu, Tel No: (011) 298-2403/2409

Via – Gauteng Provincial Government Job Centre


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