Primary Health NC (V) Level 2-4

This qualification is designed to provide the students with both theoretical and practical experience offered in a simulated environment or in the real workplace. It is a SAQA registered qualification and it’s offered over a period of 3 years at levels 2, 3 and 4 of the National Qualification Framework (NQF). A student is issued with a certificate, the National Certificate (Vocational): Primary Health at each level which can be used to pursue other health related programmes.

Fundamental Compulsory Subjects:

  • First additional language – which must be the language of teaching and learning
  • Mathematics
  • Life Orientation

Vocational Subjects

Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
    • The South African Health Care System
    • Public Health
    • Human Body and Mind

OPTIONAL

  • Community Oriented
  • Primary Care
    • The South African Health Care System
    • Public Health
    • Human Body and Mind

OPTIONAL

  • Community Oriented
  • Primary Care
    • The South African Health Care System
    • Public Health
    • Human Body and Mind

OPTIONAL

  • Community Oriented
  • Primary Care

Career Paths

  • Nursing
  • Community Care Workers
  • Social Worker
  • Physiotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Practising in clinics and health support services
  • Supporting the Department of Health community health programmes

Career opportunity

  • A generic, academic educational platform for entry into higher education
  • Opportunities to enter a career path on level5 midlevel and other professional programmes in nursing, medicine, physiotherapy, forensic and radiology
  • Matriculants with inadequate results in life science and Physical Science get an opportunity to enter into a health programme.
  • Access to other health support careers