ANCILLARY HEALTH CARE
SAQA ID: 49606
134 Minimum Credits
Learners who complete General Education and Training Certificate: Ancillary Health Care will possess the competence required to perform community health functions under the supervision of a professional health worker. The Ancillary Health Worker (AHW) is required to play a pre-emptive role in the assessment and identification of health needs as well as to intervene in primary health care activities. This takes place in collaboration with, and referral to, the formal health services and other health related systems. Home-based care is also a key function of the AHW. Preventive measures for the management of disasters and accidents also form an important aspect of their activities.
– Communication at ABET level 3.
– Mathematical Literacy at ABET level 2.
– Ability to undertake independent learning.
NOTE: You do not need a matric to enrol in this programme.
General Education and Training Certificate: Ancillary Health Care qualification has been designed and structured so that qualifying learners can move from one context to another. It is the starting point in ancillary health work and acts as a springboard from which learners may progress to the National Certificate in Home Based Care: NQF Level 2 and other qualifications at level 3 or 4 in related health, development and social care fields at any health, nursing and Ancillary Health care colleges.
- Community Development
- Health & Safety
- Home-Based Care
- HIV & AIDS
- Personal Finance