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How To Apply For Nursing Training schools In Ghana

How To Apply For Nursing Training Schools In Ghana

 

  1. Purchase application codes frogm any Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) or Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) branch at a cost of One Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH¢100.00). (This includes the cost of verification of results, SMS alerts and all other correspondence).

 

NB:         i. All purchased vouchers are valid up to 10th June, 2020 if not used.

 

  1. ii. No postage envelopes are required as all correspondence will be via SMS or E-mail.

 

  1. Upon payment, applicants will receive a voucher giving them a unique PIN and Serial Number.

 

  1. 3. Have a dedicated phone number and a personal valid e-mail address for all correspondence. [Please NOTE: Do not use email address of relations]
  2. You will need you residential and Ghana Post Digital Address

 

  1. Use the PIN code and Serial to access the application form online at

https://healthtraining.gov.gh

 

  1. Note that the online registration form is accessible only by the PIN and self-created password.

 

  1. Follow the instructions carefully and fill the relevant stages of the admission process once the online application is opene

 

  1. Use the PIN and Serial Number to track the status of the admission process.

 

  1. Note that only Applicants who meet admission requirements will be invited to attend a competitive interview at the school of choice.

 

 

 

YOU CAN VISIT ANY OF OUR HEALTH TRAINING INSTITUTIONS NEARBY FOR ASSISTANCE IN THE FILLING OF YOUR FORM.

NOTE: WRONG FILLING OF THE FORM WILL AFFECT YOUR ADMISSION.

 

NURSING PROGRAMMES 2020

 

  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NURSING PROGRAMMES

 

  • Auxiliary Programmes

 

  1. . Nurse Assistant Clinical (NAC )

 

  1. Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP)

 

Table 5: Requirements for Auxiliary Programmes ENTRY REQUIREMEN

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE                                            SSSCE

 

Age                                                                                               16 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate                           A cut off aggregate score of Forty Eight (48)A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty (30) or

or better in six subjects, comprising 3 core and better in six subjects, comprising 3 core and

 

 

 

Core Subjects and Minimum

3 elective subjects.

3 elective subjects.

AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core

 

Grades                                          AT LEAST credits (A1-E8) in three core subjects. .e. English, Mathematics and Integrated    Science.

subjects

i.e English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

 

Elective Subjects and Minimum Grades

AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three Elective subjects

AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three Elective 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

 

 

Table 6: Requirements for Basic Nursing Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSCE
Age 16 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty (30) or better

in six subjects, comprising 3 core and 3 elective subjects.

An aggregate score of Twenty Four (24) or better in six subjects, comprising 3 core

and 3 elective subjects.

 

 

Core Subjects and Minimum Grades

 

 

Credits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

 

 

Credits (A- D) in three Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects. Credits (A – D) in three Electives Subjects.

 

2.1.3 Post Basic Programmes (BSc)

Requirements for 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.

 

 

Table 7: Programme Specific Requirements for Post Basic programmes

PROGRAMME                       SERVICE REQUIREMENT              QUALIFICATION REQUIRED

 

Peri-Operative Nursing               a. Mandatory one year Rotation/Internship/National RGN

 

Critical Care Nursing

Service

RMN

 

ENT Nursing

  1. b. Three years’ experience in a relevant Basic area RMOR two (2) years’ work experience upon a

 

Ophthalmic (BSc)

 

Public Health Nursing (BSc)

 

 

 

 

Post NAC/NAP Midwifery

request from a facility after internship.

 

  1. Mandatory one (1) year Rotation/Internship/National Service
  2. Three (3) years’ experience in a relevant Basic area OR two (2) years’ work experience upon a request from a facility after internship.

 

 

 

 

a At least three (3) years’ experience in a relevant Auxiliary area.

RCN

 

RGN RMN RM RCN

 

Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP) Nurse Assistant Clinical (NAC)

 

(BSc) Anesthesia                         a. At least one (1) year Rotation/Internship/National General Nurse

 

Service

 

  1. b. Two (2) years’ experience in a relevant Basic area OR one (1) year work experience upon a request from a facility after internship.

BSc Environmental Health        a. Products from Accra School of Hygiene.

  1. b. WASSCE students with Pure Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)

Mental Health Nurse Midwife

Registered Community Health Nurse

 

 

Possess Diploma in Environmental Health from KNUST, Kumasi Possess WAHEB/GHAHEB

Pure Science WASSCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMMES

 

 

 

  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Certificate Programmes
    1. Environmental Health (HO AND TAMALE SCHOOLS OF HYGIENE)

 

Table 7: Requirements for Auxiliary Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSSCE
Age 16 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate A cut off aggregate score of Forty Eight (48) or better in six (6) subjects, comprising three

(3) core and three (3) elective

A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty Six

(36) or better in six (6) subjects, comprising three (3) core and three (3)

Core Subjects and Minimum Grades AT  LEAST  credits  (A1-E8)  in  three  (3)  core subjects

i.e. English, Mathematics and

Integrated Science.

AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three (3) core subjects

i.e English, Mathematics and

Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum

Grades

AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three (3) Elective

subjects

AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three (3) Elective

subjects

 

  • Diploma Programmes

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Table 8: Requirements for Diploma Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSCE
Age 16 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty Six (36) or better in six (6) subjects, comprising thee

(3) core and three (3) elective subjects.

An aggregate score of Twenty Four

(24) or better in six (6) subjects, comprising three (3) core and three (3) elective subjects.

Core Subjects and Minimum Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) Core Subjects

i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

Credits (A- D) in three (3) Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated

Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum

Grades

Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) Elective

Subjects.

Credits (A – D) in three (3) Electives

Subjects.

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH, KINTAMPO (CoHK)

 

The College of Health and Wellbeing, Kintampo, formerly known as the Rural Health Training School runs about fourteen (14) different programmes. These programmes range from Certificate (Auxiliary) through to the Bachelors level and cover both preventive and curative health care. Some of the programmes are direct entry programmes (for SSSCE graduates) whilst others are Post basic Entry Programmes (for serving officers).

 

  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Certificate (Auxiliary) Programmes
    1. Field Technician (Community Health)
    2. Health Records Management

 

Table 10: Requirements for Certificate Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE                                            SSSCE

 

Age                                                                                               16 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate                           A cutoff aggregate score of Forty Eight (48)A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty Six

or better in six (6) subjects, comprising three(36) or better in six (6) subjects,

 

(3) core and three (3) elective subjects.

comprising three (3) core and three (3) elective subjects.

 

Core Subjects and Minimum

AT  LEAST  credits  (A1-E8)  in  three  (3)  coreAT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three (3) core

 

Grades

subjects

i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

subjects

i.e English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

 

Elective Subjects and Minimum

AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three (3) Elective AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three (3) Elective

 

Grades

subjects

subjects

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Diploma Programmes

Requirements for entry into these programmes vary according to the programme offered.

  • Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes requiring General Science as an elective
  • Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes which do not require General Science as an elective
  • Post Basic Entry (for serving officers)

 

 

  1. Direct Entry Diploma Programmes

 

  1. Programmes Requiring General Science as an Elective

 

  1. Technical Officer (Medical Laboratory Technology)

 

Table 11: Requirements for Programmes which require General Science as an Elective

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCE SSCE
Age 16 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An  aggregate  score  of  thirty  (30)  or better in six ()6 subjects, comprising three

(3) core and three (3) elective subjects.

An aggregate score of Twenty Four (24) or better in six (6) subjects, comprising

three (3) core and three (3) elective subjects.

Core Subjects and Minimum Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated  Science.  

Credits (A- D) in three (3) Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

Elective Subjects and Minimum Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) Science Elective Subjects. i.e. Biology,

Physics, Chemistry

Credits (A- D) in three (3) Science Elective Subjects. i.e. Biology,  Physics,

Chemistry

 

 

Programmes which do NOT Require General Science as an Elective

  1. Technical Officer (Health Information Option)
  2. Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)
  3. Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)
  4. Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option) – Direct Entry
  5. Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)

 

 

Table 12: Requirements for Programmes which do NOT require General Science as an Elective

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE                                                 SSCE

 

Age                                                                                                 16 – 35 years

Overall Aggregate                         An aggregate score of thirty six (36) or better An aggregate score of Twenty Four (24)

 

 

 

 

Core Subjects and Minimum Grades

in six (6) subjects, comprising three (3) core and three (3) elective subjects.

Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

or better in six (6) subjects, comprising three

(3) core and three (3) elective subjects. Credits (A- D) in three (3) Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

 

 

 

 

Elective Subjects and Minimum Grades

Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) Elective Subjects.     Credits (A – D) in three (3) Electives Subjects.

 

 

 

 

  1. Post Basic Entry Programmes
    1. Technical Officer (Health Information Option)
    2. Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control & Surveillance Option)
    3. Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)
    4. Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option)
    5. Community Mental Health

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

 

 

PROGRAMME SERVICE REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION REQUIRED
Technical   Officer   (Health   Information Option)  

 

 

a. At least one (1) year Rotation/Internship/National   Service

b. Two (2) years’ experience in a relevant Basic area OR one (1) year work experience upon a request from a facility after internship.

 

 

 

 

Certificate as a

 

1.  Field Technician

 

2.  Community Health Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP)

3.  Nurse Assistant Clinical (NAC)

4.  Health Records Assistant

Technical  Officer  (Community  Health  – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)
Technical  Officer  (Community  Health- Nutrition Option)
Technical  Officer  (Health  Promotion  and Social Marketing Option)
Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)
Community Mental Health

 

  • Diploma Community Mental Health – Two (2) Years

(Previously Community Mental Health – One (1) year)

 

 

Table 13: Requirements for Diploma Community Mental Health

PROGRAMME                                    SERVICE REQUIREMENT                      QUALIFICATION REQUIRED

Certificate as a

 

 

 

Community Mental Health

A practicing officer and must have

served two (2) years minimum in deprived areas or three years minimum in non- deprived areas.

  1. Field Technician

 

  1. Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP)

 

  1. Nurse Assistant Clinical (NAC)

 

  1. Health Records Assistant

 

  1. Environmental Health

 

 

NB: Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above, proved they are proficient in English, Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate. Applicants will be required to pass an entrance examination before gaining admission to the programme.

 

Direct Entry BSc. Community Medicine and Health – (Four) 4 years

 

Table 14: Requirements for Direct Entry BSc. Community Medicine and Health

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (BSc. Community Medicine & Health – Direct Entry)
WASSCE SSCE
Age 16 – 35 years
Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of Thirty Six (36) or better

in six (6) subjects, comprising three (3) core and three (3) elective subjects.

An aggregate score of Twenty Four (24) or better in six (6) subjects, comprising three

(3) core and three (3) elective subjects.

 

 

Core Subjects and Minimum Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science. Credits (A- D) in three (3) Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum Grades Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) Elective Subjects, Physics, Chemistry and Biology only. Credits (A – D) in three (3) Electives Subjects. Physics, Chemistry and Biology only.
PROGRAMME SERVICE REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION REQUIRED
Community Medicine & Health (BSc) a.       At least one (1) year rotation/Internship/National   Service

b.        Two (2) years’ experience in a relevant Basic

area OR one (1) year work experience upon a request from a facility after internship.

Diploma as a

1.       Registered General Nurse

2.        Registered Mental Nurse

3.        Registered  Midwife

NB: Graduate Nurses from the Universities can also apply for the Post Basic Programmes (Previously Direct Medical Assistant)

 

  • Post Basic BS Community Medicine and Health – Two (2) years

(Previously Post Basic Medical Assistant)

 

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

 

  • Direct Entry BS Community Mental Health – Four (4) Years

 

Table 16: Requirement for Direct Entry BSc. Community Mental Health

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (BSc. Community Mental Health – Direct Entry)

 

WASSCE                                                   SSCE

Age                                                                                                 16 – 35 years

 

Overall Aggregate                      An aggregate score of Thirty Six (36) or

better in six (6) subjects, comprising three (3) core and three (3) elective subjects.

An aggregate score of Twenty Four (24) or better in six (6) subjects, comprising three (3) core and three (3) elective subjects.

 

Core Subjects and Minimum Grades

Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

Credits (A- D) in three (3) Core Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

 

 

 

 

Elective Subjects and Minimum Grades

Credits (A1 – C6) in three (3) elective subjects the following: General Arts, General Science, Home Economics (Food and Nutrition Option) and Agricultural Science (excluding crop and animal

husbandry).

Credits (A – D) in three elective subjects the following: General Arts, General Science, Home Economics (Food and Nutrition Option) and Agricultural Science (excluding crop and animal husbandry).

 

 

 

NB: Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above and prove th at they are proficient in English. Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate, Bachelor’s Degree in Science (BSc.)

 

  • BS Dental Therapy

 

Table 17: Requirements for BSc. Dental Therapy

PROGRAMME SERVICE REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION REQUIRED
 

 

 

 

BSc. Dental Therapy

i.  Registered Dental Surgery Assistants with two (2) years work experience will be admitted to level 300 Certificate as a

 

1. Registered Dental Surgery Assistant.

NB: In the case of foreign students, their equivalent qualifications may be considered for admission by the college. The applican t should prove they are proficient in English.

 

 

Table 18: Requirements for MSc. Community Medicine and Health (Clinical Psychiatry Option)

PROGRAMME                            SERVICE REQUIREMENT           QUALIFICATION REQ

  1. Applicants must have BSc. in

 

 

MSc. Community Medicine and Health (Clinical Psychiatry Option)

Community Medicine and Health (Physician Assistant) and must have worked for at least two (2) years.

Certificate as a

 

BSc. in Community Medicine and Health

 

 

NB: Applicants must add their research proposal to the Application Form when submitting

 

 

 

College of Health Yamfo (CoHY) – 2020/2021 Academic Year Admissions

 

  1. Sandwich Degree Applicants

Post Basic applicants with the relevant qualifications can apply to pursue a sandwich

Degree programme in any of the following three (3) Bachelor of Science programmes;

  • BSc. Community Mental Health
  • BSc. Community Health (Nutrition option)
  • BSc. Health Information Management

 

  1. Diploma/HND Holders Entry Requirements

Interested applicants with any Professional Diploma in Technical Officer (Community

Health-Disease Control & Surveillance Option, Community Health-Nutrition Option, Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option), Community Mental Health, Registered Community Health Nursing, Registered Mental Nursing and Registered General Nursing, HND in Biostatistics from accredited institutions with at least one (1) year Rotation/Internship/National Service, two(2) years working experience in a relevant basic area or one(1) year working experience upon a request from a facility after internship.

 

Successful Applicants will enroll at Level 300.

 

B.                 Certificate Holders Entry Requirements

  1. Certificate Holders with credits (C6 or better) in English, Mathematics and

Integrated Science from West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)

  1. Certificate Holders without credits (C6 or better) in English, Mathematics and Integrated Science from West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) will have to pass an entrance examination based on an Access Curriculum, which will be accessible at www.cohy.egh.

 

Interested applicants with Certificate in Field Technician, Nurse Assistant, Preventive (NAP), Community Health Nursing, Nurse Assistant Clinical (NAC), Health Records Assistant and Environmental Health  from accredited institutions with at least one (1) year Rotation/Internship/National Service, two(2) years working experience in a relevant basic area or one(1) year working experience upon a request from a facility after internship, will have to pass an entrance examination to be conducted by the College of Health Yamfo.

 

Successful Applicants will enroll at Level 200.

 

All Certificate Applicants should visit the College website to enroll on a learning and assessment platform in preparation towards the entrance examination.

The Sandwich Degree programmes in the College of Health, Yamfo will run for sixteen (16) weeks for the Academic Year (8 weeks at each of the sessions) from June 2020 to August 2020 for the first session and December 2020 to February 2021 for the second session.

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