Gauteng Dept of Health: Nursing Training Programme 2016



Applicants are invited to apply to study towards the Diploma in Nursing (Midwifery, Community and Psychiatry) in 2016 at one of the Gauteng Nursing Colleges: Ann Latsky Nursing College, Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing College, SG Lourens Nursing College


  • Must be South African citizen
  • 35 of age or younger
  • Resides in Gauteng
  • In possession of one of the following school leaving certificates: A senior Certificate or A national Senior Certificate or National Certificate (Vocational) Primary Health

The following subject criteria are required

  • Senior Certificate: English HG (D) or SG (c)  / Biology HG (D) or SG (c) and an M score of 15
  • National Certificate (Vocational) Primary Health: Fundamental subjects 50% and Vocational subjects 60%
  • Current Grade 12 learners must meet the National Senior Certificate requirements in their Grade 11 marks


♠ Problem solving ability ♠ Patience ♠ Love of People ♠  Organisational Ability ♠ Leadership Ability ♠ Flexibility ♠ A sense of humour ♠ Calmness during a crisis ♠ Communication, numeracy and life skills ♠ Computer literacy ♠  Study skills ♠  Honesty ♠ Compassionate and caring individuals who are prepared and willing to work night duty, weekends and public holidays are invited to apply for a limited Student Nurse posts.

All shortlisted candidates will undergo a compulsory assessment and following further shortlisting an interview.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo medical surveillance, including a medical examination and security verification of all documentation.

NOTE: Applicants will be required to submit documents as proof of identification, marital status, school leaving certificates, post-school qualifications and South African Nursing Council registration certifications and receipts as relevant.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED: To sign an agreement with the Department of Health to serve a year for every year spent in training ♠  To attend lectures to absorb essential information ♠  To gain invaluable experience by working shifts, including public holidays, Weekends and nights ♠ To work in hospitals and clinics in the following disciplines: General, psychiatric, community and midwifery.

ENQUIRIES: Call Centre: 0860 428 8364 / Ms K Mngomezulu, tel. (011) 355 3514 or Ms P Naidoo, tel. (011) 355 3847

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online on the following website:  

We welcome applications from persons with disabilities.

It is our intention to promote representivity in the Public Service through the appointment of student nurses in January 2016 for the -4 year diploma in Nursing leading to registration as a Nurse (General, Community, Psychiatry) and Midwife (Gov R425).

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