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Nurses are essential healthcare workers and without them, clinics and hospitals would not be able to function. They provide essential care for patients by assisting doctors and other medical professionals.
In South Africa, there are many types of nursing careers to choose from and you can continue to specialise and study further during the course of your career. Some types of nursing careers require studying for a degree while others require shorter studies.
You will need an NSC / NC(v) to apply for these qualifications.
Entry requirements may differ between the institutions. Here is a list of accredited educational institutions offering the Higher Certificate and Diplomas in nursing qualifications from the South African nursing council:
Entry requirements: NSC or NC(v) Entry requirements may differ between the institutions.
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After you’ve received your qualification you will be required to register with the South African Nursing Council (SANC).
South African Nursing Council
Of course, you can continue studying for postgraduate degrees in nursing after completion of your Bachelor’s degree. The various educational institutions have many options for further studies.