Nursing Training College 2018/2019 Admission Requirements

Nursing Training College 2018/2019 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 fulfill the requirements before putting in an application online.

2018/2019 HEALTH TRAINING INSTITUTIONS ADMISSIONS APPLICATION  INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS

Applicant must:

  1. Purchase application code from any Agricultural Development Bank (ADB)orGhanaCommercialBank(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: No post age envelopes are required as all correspondence will be via SMS or E-mail. Applicant must, therefore, have a dedicated phone number and an e-mail address.

  1. Upon payment, applicant will receive a voucher containing a unique PIN and a Serial number.
  2. Access the application form online at https://healthtraining.gov.gh
  3. Use your PIN code to log into and gain access to the application form to be fill.
  4. Key in your Pin and serial number purchased from the Bank. Note that, the online registration form is accessible only by the PIN and the Serial number.
  5. Follow the instructions carefully and fill the relevant stages of the admission process once the online application form is opened. Save the first page filled before continuing to the next page.
  6. The applicant’s unique ID (reference number) will be shown on the printed form.
  7. You will use this reference number to track the status of the admission process- whether qualified or not, invitation for interview, offer of admission, etc.

NB: Any wrongful data entry (e.g. grades, etc.) detected on the completed form automatically disqualifies the applicant. An applicant must, therefore, give the exact grade as seen on his/her examination results sheet obtained from WAEC as well as his/her personal data.

Only Applicants who meet admission requirements will be invited to attend a competitive interview at the school of choice.

Take your time to fill all the relevant portions of the form, including uploading of your photograph.

Print completed form and keep it (would be demanded during the interview)

*The information provided here, could also be accessed on the Ministry of Health website www.moh.gov.gh

 

2018/2019 HTIs ADMISSIONS

APPROVED COURSES OF STUDY AVAILABLE AND SCHOOLS OFFERING THE VARIOUS COURSES

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NURSING PROGRAMMES

Auxiliary Programmes

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

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR AUXILIARY PROGRAMMES (CERTIFICATE COURSES)

 

  ENTRY REQUIREMENTS  
  WASSCE SSSCE
     
Age 18 – 35 years
     
Overall Aggregate A cutoff aggregate score of Forty Eight A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty
  (48) or better in six subjects, comprising (30) or better in six subjects,
  3 core and 3 elective comprising  3 core and 3 elective
     
Core Subjects and Minimum AT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three core AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
Grades subjects subjects
  i.e. English, Mathematics and i.e English, Mathematics and
  Integrated Science. Integrated Science.
     
Elective Subjects and Minimum AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
Grades Elective subjects Elective subjects

 

  1. BASIC (DIPLOMAOR PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES)

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

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

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR BASIC NURSING PROGRAMMES (DIPLOMA)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    WASSCE   SSCE  
  Age 18 – 35 years  
  Overall Aggregate An aggregate score of thirty (30) or better   An aggregate score of Twenty-Four  
     
    in six subjects, comprising 3 cores and 3 electives   (24) or better in six subjects,  
        comprising 3 cores and 3 electives  
  Core Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1 C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.   Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects  
  Grades English, Mathematics and Integrated   i.e. English, Mathematics and  
    Science.   Integrated Science.  
  Elective Subjects and Minimum Credits (A1 C6) in three Elective Subjects.   Credits (A D) in three Electives  
  Grades     Subjects.  
           

 

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

 

PROGRAMME     SERVICE REQUIREMENT     QUALIFICATION REQ  
                 
Peri-Operative Nursing a. Mandatory one year   RGN    
Critical Care Nursing   rotation/internship/national service   RMN    
ENT Nursing b.   Three years’ experience in a relevant   RM    
Ophthalmic   Basic area OR two years’ work   RCN    
    experience upon a request from a          
(BSc)   facility after internship.          
                 
Public Health Nursing a. Mandatory one year   RGN    
    rotation/internship/national service   RMN    
  b.   Three years’ experience in a relevant   RM    
(BSc)   Basic area OR two years’ work   RCN    
    experience upon a request from a          
    facility after internship.          
             
Post Basic Midwifery a.   At least three (3) years’ experience in a   Community Health Nurse  
    relevant Auxiliary area.   Health Assistant Clinical  
             
Anesthesiology (BSc) a.   At least one year   General Nurse  
      rotation/internship/national service   Mental Nurse    
  b.   Two years’ experience in a relevant   Midwife    
      Basic area OR one-year work   Registered Community Health Nurse  
      experience upon a request from a facility after internship.          
               
               
             
BSc Environmental Health     a.   Products from Accra School of   d. Possess Diploma in
      Hygiene.     Environmental Health from
      b.   Foreigners with HND Diploma     KNUST, Kumasi
      c.   WASSCE students with Pure   e. 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  
  WASSCE SSSCE
     
Age 18 – 35 years
     
Overall Aggregate A cut off aggregate score of Forty-Eight A cutoff aggregate score of Thirty-Six
  (48) or better in six subjects, comprising (36) or better in six subjects,
  3 cores and 3 electives comprising 3 cores and 3 electives
     
Core Subjects and Minimum AT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three cores AT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three cores
Grades subjects subjects
  i.e. English, Mathematics and i.e English, Mathematics and
  Integrated Science. Integrated Science.
     
Elective Subjects and Minimum AT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in three AT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
Grades Elective subjects Elective 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
  1. Optical Technology

 

Requirements for Diploma Programmes

  ENTRY REQUIREMENTS  
     
  WASSCE SSCE
     
Age 18 – 35 years
     
Overall Aggregate An 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 electives comprising 3 cores and 3 electives
     
Core Subjects and Minimum Grades Credits (A1 C6) in three Core Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
  Subjects i.e. English, Mathematics i.e. English, Mathematics and
     

 

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

 

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