Nurse Training Programme at the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

By on September 28, 2016
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health invites applications for 2017 Nurse Training Programme. Students will be enrolled for a Diploma in Nursing (General, Psychiatric, Community and Midwifery) for a duration of 4 years (REF. NO: 1/2017)

Minimum Requirements – PRE 1008:

• Grade 12 (Std 10) – Minimum 25 points
• English: Minimum symbol l” Higher grade or”D” Standard Grade
• Biology or any other natural science subject “E’ Higher Grade c4 “D” Standard Grade

Symbols and Points

• A – (8 for Higher Grade and 5 for Standard Grade)
• B – (7 for Higher Grade and 4 for Standard Grade)
• C – (6 for Higher Grade and 3 for Standard Grade)
• D – (5 for Higher Grade and 3 for Standard Grade)
• E – (4 for Higher Grade and 1 for Standard Grade)
• F – (1 for Higher Grade and 0 for Standard Grade)

Minimum Requirements – FROM 2008

• National Senior Certificate; Degree/Diploma
• Minimum: 25 points English L4
• Additional language Life Orientation L4;
• Maths L3 /Maths Literacy.-L4;
• Life Sciences/ Physical Science – L3
• And any other 2 subjects from the designated list.

NB Life orientation (LO) will not be scored. The points will be calculated as follows:

How to apply

Closing date is 30 September 2016. These are the required documents which should accompany your application:

• Application letter with contact details of applicant
• Certified copies of educational certificates & ID – not older than 3 months and not copies of certified copies
• 2 page curriculum vitae

The selection of candidates is district-based.  Some districts have been grouped in line with the nature of the training programmes offered within the district(s). Applicants should submit their applications to the district in which they reside.


PLEASE NOTE: All certificates and addresses will be verified for authenticity Due to the large number of applications expected; only successful applicants will be notified. No registered mail will be accepted


Via – KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health


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