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Higher Certificate in Auxiliary Nursing

Our nursing programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills to provide compassionate care and kickstart your career in a profession that matters.

Bronberg Nurse Education and Training Academy is registered to provide education and training in Auxiliary Nursing (Government Notice R.169 of March 2013).

Course Information

Basic Biomedical Sciences: Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology, Applied Biophysics and Chemistry, and Applied Pharmacology Apply basic knowledge of Biomedical Sciences in providing basic nursing care 16
Applied Social Sciences Demonstrate an understanding of cultural diversity when providing nursing care to patients from different cultural groups 8
Ethics and Professional Practice Maintain professionalism in nursing practice within the ethical and legal framework 4
Basic Nursing Care Use the scientific nursing approach to address the basic needs of individuals and groups in various healthcare settings 76
Foundation: Community Health Nursing Science Participate in understanding the needs of individuals and groups in the community 20

At the end of the programme, you will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of theory and practice of basic nursing care in all nursing environments
  • Assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and record basic nursing care for individuals and groups
  • Demonstrate professionalism when rendering basic nursing care
  • Treat patients with respect
  • Register with the South African Nursing Council as an Auxiliary Nurse and be eligible for admission for a Diploma in Nursing (Government Notice R.171 of 8 March 2013)

Admission requirements

Prospective students must meet the following requirements:

  • A Grade 12 certificate (see minimum pass rates below) or National Senior Certificate
  • Applicants may be admitted to the programme based on the institution’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy for specific health-related fields. Applicants must submit a portfolio of evidence in this regard.

Compulsory subjects to be passed and rated in Grade 12 include:




Subject Score (Symbols) Subject Score rating
Code %


Or Maths Literacy

E Mathematics 4 50-59
Physical Science E Physical Science 4 50-59
Biology E Life Sciences 4 50-59
English E English 3 50-59