premier nursing training college admission requirements

By | September 12, 2020

Nursing Training College 2021/2022 Admission Requirements; Below are the admission requirements for all nursing training colleges across Ghana. These requirements for the various programmes are to serve as a guide in the application process.

All interested applicants are to read through carefully making sure that they fulfil the requirements before putting in an application online.

NURSING PROGRAMMES

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NURSING PROGRAMMES

Auxiliary Programmes

  1. Community Health Nursing (CHN)
  2. Health Assistant Clinical (HAC)

Requirements for Auxiliary Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateA cutoff aggregate score of Forty EightA cutoff aggregate score of Thirty
(48) or better in six subjects, comprising(30) or better in six subjects,
3 core and 3 electivecomprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three coreAT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
Gradessubjectssubjects
i.e. English, Mathematics andi.e English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in threeAT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
GradesElective subjectsElective subjects

Diploma Programmes

Diploma Nursing programmes offered in Health Training Institutions are as follows:

  1. Registered General Nursing
  2. Registered Mental Nursing
  3. Registered Midwifery (Females only)
  4. Registered Community Health Nursing

Requirements for Basic Nursing Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty (30) or betterAn aggregate score of Twenty Four
in six subjects, comprising  3 core and 3(24) or better in six subjects,
electivecomprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1  C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
GradesEnglish, Mathematics and Integratedi.e. English, Mathematics and
Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1  C6) in three Elective Subjects.Credits (A  D) in three Electives
GradesSubjects.

Post Basic Programmes (BSc)

Requirements for qualification to post basic nursing and midwifery programmes vary according to the programme of study.

Programme specific requirements are given in Table 7 below.

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

Programme Specific Requirements for Post Basic programmes

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
Peri-Operative Nursinga.Mandatory one yearRGN
Critical Care Nursingrotation/internship/national serviceRMN
ENT Nursingb.   Three years’ experience in a relevantRM
OphthalmicBasic area OR two years’ workRCN
experience upon a request from a
(BSc)facility after internship.
Public Health Nursinga.Mandatory one yearRGN
rotation/internship/national serviceRMN
b.   Three years’ experience in a relevantRM
(BSc)Basic area OR twoyears’ workRCN
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.
Post Basic Midwiferya.   At least three (3) years’ experience in aCommunity Health Nurse
relevant Auxiliary area.Health Assistant Clinical
Anesthesiology (BSc)a.   At least one yearGeneral Nurse
rotation/internship/national serviceMental Nurse
b.   Two years’ experience in a relevantMidwife
Basic area OR one year workRegistered Community Health Nurse
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.
BSc Environmental Healtha.   Products from Accra School ofd.Possess Diploma in
Hygiene.Environmental Health from
b.   Foreigners with HND DiplomaKNUST, Kumasi
c.   WASSCE students with Puree.Possess WAHEB/GHAHEB
Science (Physics, Chemistry,Pure Science WASSCE
Biology)

ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMMES

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 Certificate Programmes

  1. Environmental Health (HO AND TAMALE SCHOOL OF HYGIENE)

 Requirements for Certificate Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateA cut off aggregate score of Forty EightA cutoff aggregate score of Thirty Six
(48) or better in six subjects, comprising(36) or better in six subjects,
3 core and 3 electivecomprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three coreAT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
Gradessubjectssubjects
i.e. English, Mathematics andi.e English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in threeAT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
GradesElective subjectsElective subjects

Diploma Programmes

  1. Environmental Health (Diploma)
  2. Technical Officer (Dental Technology)
  1. Occupational Therapy
  2. Physiotherapy
  3. Community Nutrition
  4. Health Informatics
  5. Prosthesis and Orthotic Technology
  6. Optical Technology

Requirements for Diploma Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty Six (36)An aggregate score of Twenty Four
or better in six subjects, comprising 3(24) or better in six subjects,
core and 3 electivecomprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum GradesCredits (A1  C6) in three CoreCredits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
Subjects i.e. English, Mathematicsi.e. English, Mathematics and
and Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum GradesCredits (A1  C6) in three ElectiveCredits (A  D) in three Electives
Subjects.Subjects.
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