2024 Applications Open At Limpopo College of Nursing

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There are just days left for prospective healthcare practitioners to apply to study nursing in Limpopo in 2024. The health department has revealed what applicants need to do to ensure their application is considered. 


The Limpopo College of Nursing is set to welcome its second intake of student nurses under its three-year Diploma programme. The Diploma in General Nursing is an NQF Level 6 qualification programme regulated by R.171 of the South African Nursing Council. 

The programme, with a total of 364 credits, is conducted in English and takes place at four campuses in Giyani, Sovenga, Thohoyandou, and Sekhukhune.

Qualifying candidates are invited to apply to study towards a Diploma in Nursing at the Limpopo College of Nursing.

The closing date for applications is 31 October 2023. This gives prospective candidates just days to submit a nursing studies application. 

Diploma of Nursing Requirements 

To be eligible, applicants must hold a Senior Certificate with endorsement (Matric exemption) or a National Senior Certificate with a Bachelor's Degree Pass. 

They should have a minimum of 24 points on the rating scale, excluding Life-Orientation. Compulsory subjects include English, Biology/Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, or Maths Literacy at specified levels.

Applicants must be South African citizens residing in Limpopo Province.

How To Apply  

Interested candidates should submit their applications by the closing date of 31 October 2023. Application forms can be downloaded from the college's website and must be submitted online

A non-refundable fee of R100 is required for application, and no cash payments will be accepted.

Don't miss this opportunity to embark on a fulfilling nursing career. Apply now and become part of the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Selection and Bursary Agreement

Successful candidates will be contacted through their provided contact details and will be required to sign an agreement with the Limpopo Department of Health for a bursary allowance.

Upon completion of the programme, candidates will receive a diploma endorsed by a Higher Education Institution, serving as a Quality Assurer. This diploma allows for registration with the South African Nursing Council for General Nursing.

There are several other colleges that offer nursing courses.

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