Lilitha College of Nursing Intake 2025

Lilitha College of Nursing Intake 2025

APPLICATIONS FOR: POST BASIC NURSING DIPLOMAS (R212), FOUR YEAR DIPLOMA IN NURSING (R425) AND ONE YEAR MIDWIFERY (R254), BRIDGING COURSE FOR ENROLLED NURSES (DIPLOMA IN GENERAL NURSING) R683 “BE INSPIRED TO BE A NURSE: LILITHA COLLEGE OF NURSING”

The Lilitha College of Nursing invites applications for: Post Basic Diplomas in Nursing Science (R212): Clinical Health Assessment, Treatment and Care (PHC), Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Care (Centralized and Decentralized programs), Community Nursing Science, Child Nursing Science, Operating Theatre, Critical Care, Orthopedic Nursing Science, Ophthalmic Nursing Science.

Basic Diplomas: Four Year Diploma in Nursing Science and Midwifery (R425) course leading to Registration as a Nurse (General, Community, Psychiatry and Midwifery), One Year Midwifery (254) and Diploma in General Nursing (Bridging Course for qualified practicing Enrolled Nurses) R683 from young, compassionate and caring individuals who are passionate about nursing and wish to start their career in Nursing Profession in the Eastern Cape Province or upgrade their current nursing status (having been granted Study Leave by the current Employer).

REQUIREMENTS: A well written application letter accompanied by the following documents: • Certified copy of a valid grade 12 certificate with aggregate D or E/S (from 750 and above) – old certificate and meet minimum requirements for admission to a bachelor’s degree or diploma for the new certificate.

• Certified copy of Grade 11 end of the year report or term 1 Grade 12 report for candidates who are still doing Grade 12.

• The certificate or report must have the following subject as they are compulsory: English Level 3 and above/E symbol – old certificate and Biology (Life Sciences) Level 4 and above/D symbol –old certificates, other science subjects (Physical Science, Mathematics, Geography, Agriculture, Life Orientation) will be an added advantage as the Admission Point System (with minimum points of 18) will be utilized to select these candidates.

• Certified copy of study leave or letter from supervisor indicating that study leave is being processed for government employees.

• Certified copy of identity document

• Certified copy of a marriage certificate for married candidates

• Curriculum vitae with reliable contact numbers and clear physical address indicating the town/farm/village of origin AS A CATCHMENT AREA

• An original bank copy of a R50.00 deposit slip (as proof of having deposited the R50.00 non-refundable application fee to: Account Name : Lilitha College of Nursing Bank : First National Bank Branch : Bhisho Account Number : 62407182229 Branch Code : 210619 Reference : APP – Name and Surname

NB. For Post Basic Diploma, and One Year Diploma in Midwifery applicants must attach copy of the current South African Nursing Council license to practice, and must have been exposed in the specialist field/discipline applying for; Age limit for the Four Year Diploma R425 for those who are currently not practicing as nurses is 17-35 years on registration with Lilitha College of Nursing, and for those who are practicing as nurses is 45 years. Your application must be sent to one main/sub campus nearest to your place of residence:

Campuses

MTHATHA CAMPUS : Umthatha Main Campus – Mthatha General Hospital Private Bag X 5014 Umthatha, 5099 Dr Malizo Mpehle Sub-campus in Tsolo

EAST LONDON CAMPUS : Frere Site Lennox Road, Amalinda Private Bag X 9023 East London, 5200 Victoria Sub Campus in Alice Tafalofefe Sub Campus in Centane Madwaleni Sub Campus in Elliotdale

QUEENSTOWN CAMPUS : Queenstown Campus Lilitha – Frontier Hospital Queenstown Health Resource Centre Private Bag X 7063 Queenstown, 5320 Umlamli/Emplisweni Cluster Sub Campus In Sterkspruit

PORT ELIZABETH CAMPUS (OLD SHIRLEY CRIBB NURSING COLLEGE BUILDING) 58 Park Drive Central Port Elizabeth, 6000 Dora Nginza in Port Elizabeth Andries Vosloo in Somerset East Settlers in Grahamstown Midlands in Graaf Reinet

LUSIKISIKI CAMPUS St Elizabeth Hospital Private Bag X 1007 Lusikisiki, 4802 Madzikane kaZulu in Mt Frere

The courses will commence on:

• Diploma in General Nursing (Bridging Course) :R683: 01 January 2025;

• Diploma in Nursing Science (general, Community, Psychiatry) and Midwifery: R425: 01 February 2025;

• Post Basic Diplomas: R212: 01 March 2025,

Faxed applications will not be processed. Enquiries: MS S Ngwenze @043 700 9717/063 171 1499 Closing Date: 25 MAY 2025


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.