Education and Training of Nursing and Midwifery Students
Findings on the survey of the recently qualified Enrolled Nurses and Enrolled Nursing Auxiliaries
The Education and Training Department was mandated by Council at its meeting held in July 2015 to conduct a survey on recently qualified Enrolled Nurses and Enrolled Nursing Auxiliaries. This survey was conducted to establish if there is a high proliferation of Enrolled Nurses and Enrolled Nursing Auxiliary categories and also establish their employability status in the public and private health care industry.
Nursing Education and Training Standards
The South African Nursing Council has approved the following nursing education and training standards:
The South African Nursing Council has approved the following framework:
Competencies - Nurse Educator
The South African Nursing Council has approved the following competencies for Nurse Educators:
The South African Nursing Council has approved the following new nursing qualifications for inclusion in the National Qualifications Framework (NQF):
These qualifications are aligned to the higher education framework and the Nursing Council is currently developing policies and guidelines for the programs.
Education and Training Regulations
All education and training regulations are published under the Publications page of this website.
Education and Training News
News about timeframes for offering legacy Nursing and Midwifery qualifications
30 September 2014
The Nursing Council has sent out circulars to stakeholders informing them of the decisions taken by Council at its recent meeting:
For further information, please see the following circulars.
Implementation of the New Nursing Education Qualifications - July 2015
13 August 2013
The Nursing Council has published further information on the implementation of the New Nursing Education Qualifications. This information includes circulars on:
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