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Gauteng College of Nursing Learnership 2023-2024

Gauteng Provincial Government Nursing Learnership Programme 2023/24 in Gauteng

Are you dreaming of a rewarding career in nursing?

The Gauteng College of Nursing is excited to invite applicants for the Diploma in Nursing program in 2024.

With multiple campuses to choose from, you can embark on your nursing journey at Ann Latsky, Chris Hani Baragwanath, SG Lourens, or Bonalesedi Campus. Here’s everything you need to know to apply successfully:

Register and Apply

  • Create a profile on the system before submitting your application.
  • Applicants must be South African citizens residing in the Gauteng Province.
  • You should possess one of the following school leaving certificates: Senior Certificate, National Senior Certificate, currently in Grade 12, or National Vocational Certificate Primary Health.
  • Remember to apply on the GPG Professional Job Centre system before or on the 30th of June. Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Certified documents will be uploaded online, but bring supporting documents to the selection center if you are shortlisted.
  • Please note that hand-delivered or emailed applications will not be considered; all applications must be completed online.

Subject Criteria

To meet the requirements, the following subject criteria apply:

  • Senior Certificate: English HG D or SG C, Biology HG D or SG C, Mathematics HG D or SG C, and an M score of 17.
  • National Senior Certificate: English Level 4, Life Sciences Level 4, Mathematics Level 4 or Maths Literacy Level 5, and an APS of 27 or more (Life Orientation counts half the score).
  • National Vocational Certificate: 50% in Fundamental Subjects (English First Additional Language, Maths/Maths Literacy, Life Orientation) and 60% in Vocational Subjects (SA Health Care System, Public Health, The Human Body and Mind, and Community Oriented Primary Care).
  • Current Grade 12 learners must meet the National Senior Certificate requirements based on their Grade 11 final results.

Competencies and Attributes

Successful nursing professionals possess the following competencies and attributes:

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  • Problem-solving ability
  • Patience
  • Ability to relate to people
  • Organizational ability
  • Leadership ability
  • Flexibility
  • Calmness during a crisis
  • Effective communication, numeracy, and life skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Study skills
  • Honesty
  • Compassionate and caring nature

Program Requirements

If selected, you will be required to:

  • Sign an agreement with the Department of Health.
  • Attend lectures as part of your academic curriculum.
  • Participate in Work Integrated Learning (WIL), which includes shifts and working on public holidays, weekends, and nights at Gauteng Department of Health hospitals and clinics.

Important Notes

  • Make sure you meet the minimum requirements before applying.
  • If you do not receive feedback within 3 months after the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

Embark on an exciting journey towards a fulfilling nursing career.

Apply now and take the first step towards making a difference in the lives of others.

The Gauteng College of Nursing is here to support and guide you on your path to success!

About The Gauteng Provincial Government

The Gauteng Provincial Government in South Africa is responsible for governing and providing essential services to the Gauteng province, which includes the city of Johannesburg and the capital city of Pretoria.

The government aims to promote socio-economic development, improve the quality of life for residents, and ensure effective governance in the province.

Here are some key reasons why learnerships offered by the Gauteng Provincial Government can be interesting for individuals seeking employment opportunities:

  1. Diverse and Vibrant Work Environment: The Gauteng Provincial Government operates in a dynamic and diverse environment, serving a large population and addressing various socio-economic challenges

    This provides learners with exposure to a wide range of experiences and opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  2. Skill Development and Training: Learnerships offered by the government often include comprehensive training programs designed to enhance learners’ skills and knowledge in specific fields.

    These programs provide valuable learning experiences, allowing individuals to acquire new competencies and increase their chances of future employability.
  3. Career Advancement Opportunities: Learnerships with the Gauteng Provincial Government can serve as stepping stones for career advancement within the government sector.

    By gaining practical experience and building a strong foundation of skills, learners have the potential to secure permanent positions or explore further opportunities within the government.
  4. Contribution to Public Service: Working for the Gauteng Provincial Government provides individuals with the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to society.

    Through their roles and responsibilities, learners can directly impact the lives of residents and contribute to the development and improvement of public services in the province.
  5. Networking and Collaboration: Learnerships within the government sector offer valuable networking opportunities.

    Working alongside experienced professionals and engaging with diverse stakeholders can help learners build connections and develop relationships that may benefit their future careers.
  6. Stability and Employee Benefits: The Gauteng Provincial Government is committed to providing stable employment and a range of employee benefits to its workforce.

    These benefits may include competitive salaries, medical aid, pension schemes, leave entitlements, and opportunities for career progression.
  7. Social Impact: The Gauteng Provincial Government plays a crucial role in addressing social issues, promoting inclusivity, and implementing policies that aim to uplift communities.

    By joining the government workforce, learners can actively contribute to creating positive social impact and driving meaningful change.

The Gauteng Provincial Government’s learnerships offer a gateway to professional growth, skill development, and the opportunity to serve the community.

With a commitment to providing essential services and promoting socio-economic development, the government provides an engaging and fulfilling work environment for individuals passionate about making a difference in the Gauteng province.