NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: Primary Health L2-4
What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?
- Level 2 – Grade 9 or Level 1
- Level 3 – Level 2 qualification
- Level 4 – Level 3 qualification
How long will it take to complete the qualification?
- 3 Years full-time – 1 year per level
- Enrolment in January
- (Part-time - NOT available)
Where can I study this course?
NATIONAL CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL: Primary Health L2-4 is only available at:
Mrs Liedji Bosman (Programme Manager)
(T) : (021) 100 3433
(E) : firstname.lastname@example.org
What will I be studying during this course?
- Life Orientation
- The South African Health Care System (SAHCS)
- Public Health (PH)
- Human Body and Mind (HBM)
- Community Primary Care (COPC)
VOCATIONAL SUBJECT FOCUS Level 2 - 4
This subject encompasses the sum of all organisations, institutions, resources, people and actions of which the primary intent is to promote, restore and maintain health. The health care system includes everyone responsible for good health. The South African Health Care System aims to equip the student with knowledge to be able to understand in different health modalities within the health system.Public Health
Public Health is the science and art of promoting health and wellness, preventing and controling disease rather than curing disease through organised and focused efforts at national, international, regional and community levels. The subject aims to equip students with basic knowledge of infectious and non-infectious diseases and to identify causes of disease; and apply basic principles to prevent further infections, controlling disease from spreading, report suspicious signs and symptoms and encourage treatment.Human Body and Mind
This is the study of the structure and function of the normal healthy body and the fundamental understanding of the human mind. Human Body and Mind explores the way the human body and mind develop throughout the lifespan from birth to old age and death.Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC)
Community Orientated Primary Care is an approach to the knowledge and practice of health care and human well-being. The subject involves learning about the principles of COPC, the importance of individuals and families as well as the significance of the social structure of society on individual and community health.** National Examination papers are on all three levels and are set by the DHET
CAREER OPTIONS & GENERAL FAQ's
PRIMARY HEALTH CAREER OPTIONS
- A generic, academic educational platform for entry into further education.
- Opportunities to enter a career path in health support programmes such as phlebotomy, community-based disability practices, health promotion, counselling assistants.