Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School Application 2022/2023

By | August 25, 2021

Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School Application 2022/2023

Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School Application 2022/2023

Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School

The South African Nursing Council (SANC), as well as the Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School and Midwifery, has released the online admission application form for prospective candidates that seek admission into the Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School for the 2022 academic year.
The Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School offer training in association with various private and state hospital and community facilities, whereby they gain practices experience under the guidance of our Educators as well as Regional Nurses. Every student admitted to any programmes of study tenable at the Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School must carefully read, understand and abide by the instructions stated below.

How To Apply To The Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School

The steps below have been aligned to guide you on how to apply to the Boitumelo Hospital Nursing School

Applicants currently in Grade 12 are requested to provide school stamped copies of final Grade 11.
Each prospective student must complete the online application.
Once your online application has been submitted and processed, you will receive a student number (Reference number).
Applicants writing the National Senior Certificate (NSC) through IEB or SACAI examining bodies can apply online by selecting “National Senior Certificate” under the Results Detail page of the online application process.
Applicants who completed the GED and would like to study towards an undergraduate curricular qualification are advised to register and complete a grade 12 NSC/IEB/SACAI or international equivalent.
Applicants who did not complete SC/NSC/IEB must have USAF accreditation from the examination board for South African Universities.

Read Also: Bongani Regional Hospital Nursing School Application

Why Choose Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School?
Receive accredited training.
We offer competent Educators, a safe and secure environment.
We have a well-equipped simulation laboratory where you can practice your clinical skills before entering the clinical environment.

To qualify as a nurse, you do one of the following:

a four-year bachelor degree in nursing

A three-year diploma

a one-year higher certificate in auxiliary nursing

one-year postgraduate advanced diploma in nursing and midwifery on top of your degree or diploma.

After you get your qualification, you have to register with the South Africa Nursing Council(SANC)

Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School Application Status 2022
How to Check or Track your Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School Application Status after applying, you need to follow these steps;

Go to Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School status checker portal –

Select and Enter your ID Number/Passport number

Click Sign In by clicking SUBMIT button

Then click the “Login” button to access your admission status

Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School General Notes
Prospective students must meet the statutory minimum requirements based on the National Senior Certificate (NSC) or equivalent school leaving certificate for admission to higher certificate or diploma programmes and candidates educational certificate.

Provisional admission will be based on levels/symbols obtained in Grade 12 June/September examinations or confirmation that study leave is being processed by the current employer. However the final decision for studying at Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School will be based on final Grade 12 results, confirmation that the applicant has been granted study leave by the employer and has not reached the pensionable age (55-60) applicable to all college programmes;

There are specific requirements for all specific programmes. The Admission Point System (APS) is used for allocating point values to your NSC subjects or equivalent:

Admission Point System

NSC Levels       NSC %     APS    APS %    Symbol
7                      80-90%      6         80-90%     A
6                      70-79%       5         70-79%      B
5                      60-69%      4         60-69%      C
4                       50-59%      3         50-59%      D
3                      40-49%      2         40-49          E
2                      30-39%      1         30-39%       F
1                       0-29%                   0-29%

For example, to register for a Basic Diploma you need an APS of at least 18 with an NSC/equivalent pass of Biology/Life Science at Level 4 or D Symbol and English at Level 3 or E Symbol Aggregate:

NSC Subjects                NSC %        Level         APS Allocated
English                               54%                4                       3
Afrikaans                            38%               2                     1
Biology/Life Sciences       62%              5                       4
Physical Science               60%               5                       4
Mathematics                    32%                2                       1
Life Orientation               77%                6                       5
Geography                       68%                5                       4
Admission Score                                   21

Note: Applicants have to meet the requirements for admission into the Diploma as she is above 18 points

There are limits to the number of students that can be admitted to each programme as this is dependent on the accredited capacity of the South African Nursing Council. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance or automatic registration to the specified programme. Candidates will be required to undergo testing and interviews as a means to further screen candidates.

Candidates in possession of health-related post-matric experience/certificate will be registered as per the identified quota for that group as specified below:

Scholars: 50%

Candidates with pre-NSC Grade 12 certificate: 20%

Candidates with health-related post-matric experience/certificate: 10%

Serving Officers: 20%

Please note that admission requirements are subject to change and the college:

will invest heavily in nurses for ECDoH facilities;

will not invest in candidates that have attempted other avenues for example dropped out of universities/technikons/colleges and;

will not invest in candidates that are in possession of other qualifications. Should this be discovered at any stage during the process, the candidate will be disqualified.

Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School Duration of Studies
This is a general guide as to the length of study for various academic programs offered at Dihlabeng Regional Hospital Nursing School.

Qualification                                                                           Minimum duration
Short Learning Programmes: PHC                                            To Be Advised
New Nursing Auxiliary                                                                 To Be Advised
General Nursing Science (B/Course) R683                             2 years
Basic Diploma (R425)                                                                 4 years
Post Basic/ Registration Diplomas: (R212)
-Child Nursing Science
-Community Nursing Science
-Clinical Assessment, Treatment and Care
-Critical Nursing Science
-Operating Nursing Science
-Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Care
-Orthopaedic Nursing Science
-Ophthalmic Nursing Science
-One Year Midwifery Nursing Science                                      1 Year
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Midwifery: R174              4 years
Diploma in Nursing (Staff Nurse): R171                                  3 years
Higher Certificate in Auxiliary Nursing: R169                        1 Year
Advanced Diploma in Midwifery: R786                                    1 Year


Dihlabeng Regional Hospital
Private Bag X3
P.O. Box 227, Bloemfontein, 9300
Floor, Block A (West), Bophelo House, Cnr. Maitland & Harvey Road, Bloemfontein
(051) 408 1193 Fax: (051) 408 1





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