Diploma in Nursing (General, Psychiatric & Community) and Midwifery
Presently learners are allocated to any one of the college's campuses.
Lectures are given by the lecturers of the college and must be attended
according to the college's annual programme.Tests and examinations are
written at pre-determined times. Learners are also expected to hand in
assignments and complete projects given to them by the Lecturers.
Allocation of these facilities is done by the Campuses. Limited
accommodation is available at Campuses and Clinical facilities.
The Diploma covers a four-year period. A student is only allowed to fail
one study year. Maximum period allowed to complete the course, is 5
years. Should a learner therefore fail one year, she/he can only repeat
that year of study once. The learners training will be terminated if
she/he should fail any year thereafter. A learner will not receive a
stipend whilst repeating a year of study. Standard Examinations are
written yearly during October/November each year. Supplementary
Examinations are written during December of the same year.
Administration fee of R100,00 which forms part of the application
process and is non-refundable and must be deposited into the college
bank account. The College reserves the right to adjust the amount. Bank
details are as follows: Name of the account Limpopo College of Nursing;
Type of account-cheque account; Branch Savannah; Account no-1419021265;
Name of Bank- NEDBANK
Deposit slip as proof of payment must be attached to the application form.
NB: no cash shall be accepted
Tuition fee is paid by all learners, registered for training. The
amount is determined by the College Council and is deducted in
accordance with stipulated terms. Successful candidates must register
with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as learners by paying a
prescribed fee to SANC for this registration.
A list of prescribed books is made available to learners during orientation.
Please note that prescribed books are expensive and may cost in the region of R4,000.00 per annum.
NB: it is compulsory that learners buy prescribed books.
Currently the Provincial Administration of the Limpopo Province, Department of Health provide learners with a stipend.
BOARD AND LODGING
Board and lodging is available at a prescribed monthly fee. Learners
shall sign a lease agreement for the accommodation provided.
NB: no catering is provided
MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (CONTRACT)
All learners shall sign a memorandum of agreement with the department on admission to the college
Uniforms will be provided.
Leave of 22 working days per annum is granted according to Government
Service Regulations and is taken during December/January annually.
Learners have access to health services at their own cost, should it be required
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