2019/2020 Nursing Training College Admission-How To Apply

2019/2020 Nursing Training College Admission-How To Apply

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for entry into any of the Health Training Institutions in Ghana.

Applicants must:

1.Purchase application codes from any Agricultural Development Bank (ADB)or Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) branchat a cost of One Hundred Ghana cedis (GH¢100.00). (This includes the cost of verification of results, SMS alerts and all other correspondence). Candidates are to note that the total processing cost has been reduced from One Hundred and sixty Ghana cedis (GH¢160.00) to One hundred Ghana Cedis (GH¢100.00).

Alternatively, applicants can pay with MTN mobile money by going to www.mohschools.edu.gh. Click mobile money link and follow the instructions.

2.Upon payment, applicants will receive a voucher giving them a unique serial Number (SN) and PIN.

3.Have a dedicated phone number and an e-mail address.

4.Use their serial number(SN) and PIN code to access the application form online at www.mohschools.edu.gh

5.Note that the online registration form is accessible only by the SN and PIN.

6.Follow the instructions carefully and fill the relevant stages of the admission processonce the online application is opened.

7.Use the reference number you would receive on submission of your form to track the status of the admission process.

8.Note that only Applicants who meet admission requirements will be invited to attend a competitive interview at the school of choice.

2.0. NURSING PROGRAMMES

2.1ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR NURSING PROGRAMMES

2.1.1Auxiliary Programmes

1.Community Health Nursing (CHN)

2.Health Assistant Clinical (HAC)

Table 5: Requirements for Auxiliary Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateA cutoff aggregate score of Forty EightA cutoff aggregate score of Thirty
(48) or better in six subjects, comprising(30) or better in six subjects,
3 core and 3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three coreAT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
Gradessubjectssubjects
i.e. English, Mathematics andi.e English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in threeAT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
GradesElective subjectsElective subjects

2.1.2 Diploma Programmes

Diploma Nursing programmesoffered in Health Training Institutions are as follows:

1.Registered General Nursing

2.Registered Mental Nursing

3.Registered Midwifery (Females only)

4.Registered Community Health Nursing

Table 6: Requirements for BasicNursing Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty (30) or betterAn aggregate score of Twenty Four
in six subjects, comprising 3 core and 3(24) or better in six subjects,
electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
GradesEnglish, Mathematics and Integratedi.e. English, Mathematics and
Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects.Credits (A – D) in three Electives
GradesSubjects.

2.1.3 Post Basic Programmes (BSc)

Requirements for qualification to post basic nursing and midwifery programmes vary according to the programme of study. Programme specific requirements are given in Table 7 below.

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

Table 7: Programme Specific Requirements for Post Basic programmes

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
Peri-Operative Nursinga.Mandatory one yearRGN
Critical Care Nursingrotation/internship/national serviceRMN
ENT Nursingb. Three years’ experience in a relevantRM
OphthalmicBasic area OR two years’ workRCN
experience upon a request from a
(BSc)facility after internship.
Public Health Nursinga.Mandatory one yearRGN
rotation/internship/national serviceRMN
b. Three years’ experience in a relevantRM
(BSc)Basic area OR twoyears’ workRCN
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.
Post Basic Midwiferya. At least three (3) years’ experience in aCommunity Health Nurse
relevant Auxiliary area.Health Assistant Clinical
Anesthesiology (BSc)a. At least one yearGeneral Nurse
rotation/internship/national serviceMental Nurse
b. Two years’ experience in a relevantMidwife
Basic area OR one year workRegistered Community Health Nurse
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.
BSc Environmental Healtha. Products from Accra School ofd.Possess Diploma in
Hygiene.Environmental Health from
b. Foreigners with HND DiplomaKNUST, Kumasi
c. WASSCE students with Puree.Possess WAHEB/GHAHEB
Science (Physics, Chemistry,Pure Science WASSCE
Biology)

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ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMMES

3.1ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

3.1.1Certificate Programmes

1.Environmental Health (HO AND TAMALE SCHOOL OF HYGIENE)

Table 7: Requirements for Certificate Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateA cut off aggregate score of Forty EightA cutoff aggregate score of Thirty Six
(48) or better in six subjects, comprising(36) or better in six subjects,
3 core and 3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three coreAT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
Gradessubjectssubjects
i.e. English, Mathematics andi.e English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in threeAT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
GradesElective subjectsElective subjects

3.1.2 Diploma Programmes

1.Environmental Health (Diploma)

2.Technical Officer (Dental Technology)

3.Occupational Therapy

4.Physiotherapy

5.Community Nutrition

6.Health Informatics

7.Prosthesis and Orthotic Technology

8.Optical Technology

Table 8: Requirements for Diploma Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty Six (36)An aggregate score of Twenty Four
or better in six subjects, comprising 3(24) or better in six subjects,
core and 3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and Minimum GradesCredits (A1 – C6) in three CoreCredits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
Subjects i.e. English, Mathematicsi.e. English, Mathematics and
and Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and Minimum GradesCredits (A1 – C6) in three ElectiveCredits (A – D) in three Electives
Subjects.Subjects.

COLLEGE OF HEALTH, KINTAMPO (CoHK)

The College of Health and Wellbeing,Kintampo, formerly known as the Rural Health Training School runs about 14 different programmes.These programmes range from Certificate through to the Bachelors level and cover both preventive and curative health care. Some of the programmes are direct entry programmes (for SSSCE graduates) whilst others are Post basic Entry Programmes (for serving officers)

4.1 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

4.1.1Certificate Programmes

1.Field Technician (Community Health)

2.Health Records Management

Table 10: Requirements for Certificate Programmes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateA cutoff aggregate score of Forty EightA cutoff aggregate score of Thirty
(48) or better in six subjects, comprisingSix(30) or better in six subjects,
3 core and 3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three coreAT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
Gradessubjectssubjects
i.e. English, Mathematics andi.e English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in threeAT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
GradesElective subjectsElective subjects

4.1.2 Diploma Programmes

Requirements for entry into these programmes vary according to the programme offered.

∙Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes requiring General Science as an elective

∙Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes which do not require General Science as an elective

∙Post Basic Entry (for serving officers)

1.Direct Entry Diploma Programmes

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a.Programmes Requiring General Science as an Elective 1. Technical Officer (Medical Laboratory Technology)

Table 11: Requirements for Programmes which require General Science as an Elective

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty (30) orAn aggregate score of Twenty Four
better in six subjects, comprising 3(24) or better in six subjects,
core and 3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three CoreCredits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
GradesSubjects i.e. English, Mathematicsi.e. English, Mathematics and
and Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three ScienceCredits(A– D) in three Science
GradesElective Subjects. i.e. Biology,Elective Subjects. i.e. Biology,
Physics, ChemistryPhysics, Chemistry

b.Programmes which do not Require General Science as an Elective

1.Technical Officer (Health Information Option)

2.Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)

3.Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)

4.Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option) – Direct Entry

5.Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)

Table 12: Requirements for Programmes which do not require General Science as an Elective

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty six(36) orAn aggregate score of Twenty Four
better in six subjects, comprising3 core and(24) or better in six subjects,
3 electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
GradesEnglish, Mathematics and Integratedi.e. English, Mathematics and
Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects.Credits (A – D) in three Electives
GradesSubjects.

2.Post Basic Entry Programmes

1.Technical Officer (Health Information Option)

2.Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)

3.Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)

4.Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option)

5.Community Mental Health

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Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
Technical Officer (Health Information
Option)a. At least one year
rotation/internship/national
Technical Officer (Community Health –Certificate as a
Disease Control& Surveillance Option)service
b. Two years’ experience in a1.Field Technician
relevant Basic area OR one
Technical Officer (Community Health-2.Community Health Nurse
year work experience upon a
Nutrition Option)3.Health Assistant Clinical
request from a facility after
4.Health Records Assistant
internship.
Technical Officer (Health Promotion and
Social Marketing Option)
Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)
Community Mental Health

4.1.4Diploma Community Mental Health – 2 Years ( Previously Community Mental Health – 1 year)

Table 13: Requirements for Diploma Community Mental Health

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
i.A practising officer andCertificate as a
must have served two1.Field Technician
years minimum in2.Community Health Nurse
Community Mental Healthdeprived areas or three3.Health Assistant Clinical
years minimum in non-
4.Health Records Assistant
deprived areas.
5.Environmental Health
Assistant

NB: Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above, proved they are proficient in English, Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate. Applicants will be required to pass an entrance examination before gaining admission to the programme

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4.1.5Direct Entry Bsc. Community Medicine and Health – 4 years

(Previously Direct Medical Assistant)

Table 14: Requirements for Direct Entry Bsc. Community Medicine and Health

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (BSc.Community Medicine & Health – Direct Entry)
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty (36) or betterAn aggregate score of Twenty Four
in six subjects, comprising 3 core and 3(24) or better in six subjects,
electivecomprising 3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
GradesEnglish, Mathematics and Integratedi.e. English, Mathematics and
Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three Elective Subjects,Credits (A – D) in three Electives
GradesPhysics, Chemistry and Biology onlySubjects. Physics, Chemistry and
Biology only

4.1.6Post Basic BSc. Community Medicine and Health -2 years (Previously Post Basic Medical Assistant)

Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness

Table 15: Programme Specific Requirements for Post basic programmes

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
Community Medicine & Healtha. At least one yearDiploma as a
rotation/internship/national service1.Registered General Nurse
(BSc)b. Two years’ experience in a relevant2.Registered Mental Nurse
Basic area OR one year work3.Registered Midwife
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.

NB: Graduate Nurses from the Universities can also apply for the Post Basic Programmes

4.1.7 Direct Entry BSc. Community Mental Health – 4 Years

Table 16: Requirement for Direct Entry Bsc. Community Mental Health

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (BSc.Community Mental Health – Direct Entry)
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty (36) or betterAn aggregate score of Twenty Four (24) or
in six subjects, comprising 3 core and 3better in six subjects, comprising 3 core and
elective3 elective

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Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects i.e.
GradesEnglish, Mathematics and IntegratedEnglish, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three elective subjectsCredits (A – D) in three elective subjects the
Gradesthe following: General Arts, Generalfollowing: General Arts, General
Science, Home Economics (FoodScience, Home Economics (Food
and Nutrition Option) andand Nutrition Option) and Agricultural
Agricultural Science (excluding cropScience (excluding crop and animal
and animal husbandry).husbandry).

NB: Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above and prove that they are proficient in English. Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate, Bachelors Degree in Science (BSc.).

4.1.8 BSc. Dental Therapy

Table 17: Requirements for BSc. Dental Therapy

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
i.Registered DentalCertificate as a
Surgery Assistants with
BSc. Dental Therapytwo years work1.Registered Dental Surgery
experience will be
Assistant.
admitted to level 300

NB: In the case of foreign students, their equivalent qualifications may be considered for admission by the college. The applicant should prove they are proficient in English.

Table 18: Requirements for MSc. Community Medicine and Health (Clinical Psychiatry Option)

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ

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i.Applicants must have
BSc. in Community
Medicine and HealthCertificate as a
MSc. Community Medicine and(Physician Assistant)BSc. in Community Medicine
Health (Clinical Psychiatry Option)and must have worked
and Health.
for at least two (2)
years.
NB: Applicants must add their research proposal to the Application Form when submitting.

HEALTH TRAINING INSTITUTIONS

INSTITUTIONS OFFERING NURSING PROGRAMMES

AUXILLIARY PROGRAMMES

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SCHOOLSHEALTH ASSISTANT CLINICAL SCHOOLS
CHNTS TANOSOHATS ASANKRAGUA
CHNTS AKIM ODAHATS ASANTA
CHNTS, ESIAMAHATS ZUARUNGU
CHNTS HOHATS DAMANGO
CHNTS JIRAPAHATS DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN
CHNTS KROBO ODUMASEHATS DADIESOABA
CHNTS NAVRONGOHATS KOKOFU
CHNTS WINNEBAHATS KPEMBE
CHNTS FOMENAHATS LAWRA
CHNTS TAMALEHATS MAMPONG ASH (FEMALES ONLY)
CHNTS BOLEHATS NALERIGU
CHNTS TECHIMANHATS SEFWI WIAWSO
HATS SUNYANI
HATS TEPA
HATS TWIFO PRASO
HATS PANTANG
HATS WA
HATS YENDI
HATS TESHIE
CHNTS KWAPONG B/AHATS OSEIM –E/R
HATS SEIKWA
HATS, KETE KRACHI

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BASIC PROGRAMMES – DIPLOMA

REGISTERED COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SCHOOLSNURSING TRAINING COLLEGES
CHNTS WINNEBANTC CAPE COAST
CHNTS AKIM ODANTC KORLE-BU
CHNTS NAVRONGONTC BAWKU
CHNTS FOMENANTC BOLGATANGA
CHNTS TAMALENTC KUMASI
CHNTS BOLENTC KOKOFU
CHNTS JIRAPANTC WA
NTC HOLY FAMILY TECHIMAN
CHNTS TANOSONTC YENDI
CHNTS HONTC NALERIGU
CHNTS KORLE-BUNTC SAMPA
MIDWIFERY TRAINING SCHOOLSNTC NKAWKAW (FEMALES ONLY)
MTS TWIFO PRASONTC TAMALE
MTS KORLE-BUNTC JIRAPA
MTS BEREKUMNTC AGOGO
MTS CAPE COASTNTC SDA-KWADASO
MTS SEKONDINTC ANKAFUL (MENTAL NURSING)
MTS KUMASINTC KOFORIDUA
MTS BOLGATANGANTC PANTANG (MENTAL NURSING)
MTS MAMPONGNTC COLLEGE OF HEALTH (MENTAL NURSING)
MTS KOFORIDUANTC SUNYANI
MTS JIRAPANTC HO
MTS ATIBIENTC BEREKUM
MTS OFFINSONTC DUNKWA-ON-OFFIN
EOHOSTSTMNTC SEKONDI
MTS TAMALENTC TWIFO PRASO
MTS TEPACOLLEGE OF NURSING, NTOTROSO
MTS TARKWANTC KPEMBE
MTS PANTANGNTC ZUARUNGU
MTS GOASONTC SEIKWA
MTS KPEMBENTC TESHIE
MTS DORMAANTC ATIBIE
MTS HOLY FAMILY TECHIMANNTC DORMA
MTS TUMUNTC KETA
MTS NANDOMNTC DAMANGO
HFNMTC KENTEN, TECHIMANNTC DADIESOABA
MTS TESHIEHFNMTC KENTEN, TECHIMAN
MTS, DUAYAW NKANTANTC, SAVIOUR CHURCH -OSIEM
MTS, KETANTC, GOASO
MTS, SDA –KWADASONTC, LAWRA
MTS, KETE KRACHI
MTS, ASAMANG

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POST-BASIC PROGRAMMES

POST BASIC MIDWIFERY MAMPONG
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY NANDOM
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY PRAMSOPOST BASIC MIDWIFERY, TUMU
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY DORMAAPOST BASIC MIDWIFERY, PANTANG
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, ATIBIEPOST BASIC MIDWIFERY, BOLGA
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, GOASOPOST BASIC MIDWIFERY, KETE KRACHI
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, JIRAPAPOST BASIC MIDWIFERY, ASANKRAGUA
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, GUSHIEGUPOST BASIC MIDWIFERY AGOGO
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, KPEMBEOPHTHALMIC NURSING, KORLE-BU
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, ASANTAPERI-OPERATIVE NURSING, KORLE-BU
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY SCHOOL, YEJICRITICAL CARE NURSING, KORLE-BU
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, KENTEN, TECHIMANPUBLIC HEALTH NURSING, KORLE-BU
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, TESHIEENT NURSING,KUMASI
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, KETA
POST BASIC MIDWIFERY, ASAMANG

INSTITUTIONS OFFERING ALLIED HEALTH PROGRAMMES

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

PROGRAMMEINSTITUTION
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTHSCHOOL OF HYGIENE, TAMALE AND HO

DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

PROGRAMMEINSTITUTION
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICERSCHOOL OF HYGIENE, ACCRA, TAMALE AND HO
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH THERAPYSCHOOL OF HYGIENE, KORLE –BU, ACCRA
PHYSIOTHERAPYPHYSIO/ORTHOTIC SCHOOL, DUAYAW NKWANTA
COMMUNITY NUTRITIONCOLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCE KINTAMPO
HEALTH INFORMATICSCOLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCE KINTAMPO
PROSTHESIS AND ORTHOTIC TECHNOLOGYPROSTHESIS AND ORTHOTIC TRAINING COLLEGE,
NSAWAM
OPTICAL TECHNOLOGYOYOKO

SSSCE OR WASSCE AND NOT A COMBINATION OF BOTH.

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BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES

PROGRAMMEINSTITUTION
ANAESTHETIST ASSISTANT TRAINING SCHOOL-
RIDGE
ANAESTHESIOLOGY (BSc)
ANAESTHETIST ASSISTANT TRAINING SCHOOL-
KUMASI
ANAESTHETIST ASSISTANT TRAINING SCHOOL-
CAPE COAST
PROGRAMMEINSTITUTION
BSc COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTHCOLLEGE OF HEALTH, YAMFO
BSc. COMMUNITY MEDICINE AND HEALTHCOLLEGE OF HEALTH , YAMFO
BSc. HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENTCOLLEGE OF HEALTH , YAMFO
BSc. COMMUNITY HEALTH (NUTRITION)COLLEGE OF HEALTH , YAMFO

CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF FORMS IS  MAY 2019

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NB:

Applicants from the Science Option Programme may be considered with English, Mathematics and an additional Science subject in lieu of Integrated Science as a requirement for admission.