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Course Information and Fees

BTech: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSING
We hope to offer new programmes on undergraduate and postgraduate levels from 2020. This will depend on final SANC approval and Higher Education accreditation of the new programmes. The last intake of our current programmes is 2019
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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSING
We hope to offer new programmes on undergraduate and postgraduate levels from 2020. This will depend on final SANC approval and Higher Education accreditation of the new programmes. The last intake of our current programmes is 2019

BTech: (baccalaureus technologiae)

The purpose of the qualification is to enable the qualifying person to apply advanced occupational health nursing strategies and technologies. Appropriate management principles are utilized to enable the practitioner to provide a comprehensive occupational health service geared towards protecting worker health and ensuring a safe and healthy work environment.

We hope to offer new programmes on undergraduate and postgraduate levels from 2020. This will depend on final SANC approval and Higher Education accreditation of the new programmes. The last intake of our current programmes will be 2019, and students will have to complete their qualification by the end of 2021 academic year.
Occupational Health Nursing brochure
Occupational Health Nursing frequently asked questions

Career Information
The Occupational Health Nursing course offers nurses that are registered with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as Professional Nurses, the opportunity to specialise in occupational health nursing and leads to a qualification as an Advanced Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner.

This course provides SANC registered Professional nurses with an opportunity to upgrade their academic qualifications and develop in an area of specialisation. The BTech Occupational Health Nursing programme leads to registration of an additional qualification in Occupational Health Nursing Science (R212).

Career Opportunities
Graduates from this programme can secure jobs in any public or private facility/institution/industry.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Career Advantage
Graduates from this programme will be able to practice independently within a public or private occupational health setting or as independent private practitioners in their own practices. After obtaining the BTech Nursing qualification, graduates are eligible to continue with further study for a Masters Degree provided that the minimum criteria for admission are met.

Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year



Compulsory subject(s):
15590 ZAR
Nine (9) subjects

Experiential Learning
Students registered for this programme will have to complete 200 hours of experiential learning as per SANC requirements. A portion of these hours will be coordinated by the course facilitators.

Students will only be placed in accredited institutions, for specific practical requirements. Experiential learning will be completed during your own time between Mondays and Fridays.

A practical portfolio to be completed by the end of October each year as part of graduation

Duration
The BTech: Occupational Health Nursing qualification is offered as a one-year full time or two-year part time programme at NQF Level 7. Full time students have one year to complete the course while part time students have two years to complete the course. The lectures for the Occupational Health Nursing subjects will be offered on a one day a week basis i.e. on every Tuesday, from 09h00 to 16h00. These Tuesdays are contact sessions and do not include the other experiential learning required. Application may be made for exemption of the Nursing Research and Nursing Management subjects, once a student has registered for all the subjects. Students will be registered with SANC at the start of the course, and on registration, each student must submit a certified copy of ID, SANC receipt, a completed registration form, and pay the prescribed fee. By end of September each year, students must complete an application forms for registration of an additional qualification and pay the required fee to SANC. Students who envisage to complete the programme by the end of the year must submit these documents and a certified copy of ID to course facilitator. Failure to do so will delay the students’ registration with SANC

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /

Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time /

Course is offered on Bellville Campus.

For any queries get in touch with:

Contact: Ms June Adams
Telephone: 0219596183
Fax: -
Email: adamsju@cput.ac.za

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2019 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.

 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.