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General Education & Training Certificate: Ancillary Health Care NQF Level 1

 

General Education & Training Certificate:
Ancillary Health Care

NQF Level 1: ID 49606

 

Ancillary Health Care

NQF Level 1 (Credits 134) - HWSETA Accredited

Duration

This is a one year qualification and can also be offered as a HWSETA skills programme

Purpose

Learners who complete this qualification:

  • will possess the competence required to perform community health functions under the supervision of a professional health worker and will add value to their jobs
  • will make the person more effective in his/her tasks and more employable and will open up job opportunites in related fields

Recipients of this qualification will be able to:

Carry out the roles within the context of:

  • the client's home
  • a community care centre
  • the broader community

Entry requirements

  • Communications at ABET Level 3
  • Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 2
  • Ability to undertake independent learning

The qualification comprises 7 programmes

Programme 1: Numeracy skills

US Type US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Fundamental 7464 
Analyze cultural products and processes as representations of shape, space and time 
01 02
Fundamental 7451 Collect, analyze, use and communicate numerical data  01 02
Fundamental 7449 Critically analyze how mathematics is used in social, political and economic relations  01 02
Fundamental 14084 Demonstrate an understanding of and use the numbering system 01 01
Fundamental 7463  Describe and represent objects and the environment in terms of shape, space, time and motion  01 02
Fundamental 7447 Working with numbers in various contexts  01 06
Total 15

Programme 2: Literacy skills

US Type US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Fundamental 12462 Engage in a range of speaking and listening interactions for a variety of purposes 01 06
Fundamental 12471 Explore and use a variety of strategies to learn 01 05
Fundamental 12469 Read and respond to a range of text types 01 06
Fundamental 7461 Use maps to access and communicate information concerning routes, location and direction 01 01
Fundamental 12470 Write for a variety of different purposes 01 06
Total 24

Programme 3: Home based care

Core US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Core 260463 Assess the client`s situation and assist and support both client and family to manage home based health care 01 12
Core 119559 Demonstrate knowledge of the provision and implementation of primary health care 01 10
Core 119563 Engage in basic health promotion 01 08
Total 30

Programme 4: HIV and AIDS

US Type US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Core 116999 Apply accurate information about HIV & AIDS to everyday life 01 02
Core 14656 Demonstrate an understanding of sexuality and sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS 01 05
Elective 119561 Support clients who are receiving Anti Retroviral Treatment (ART) 01 06
Total 13

Programme 5: Community development

US Type US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Core 260617 Assist the community to access services in accordance with their health related human rights 01 05
Core 110044 Collect information to support a community needs assessment 01 12
Elective 14042 Demonstrate knowledge of environmental health and community hygiene practices 02 06
Core 260481 Assist in establishing a disability friendly environment 02 08
Total 31

Programme 6: Health and safety

US Type US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Core 119567 Perform basic life support and first aid procedures 01 05
Core 113966 Identify security, safety and environmental risks in the local environment 01 06
Core 117017 Provide information about Tuberculosis and directly observed treatment (DOTS) 01 03
Core 119560 Provide information about Tuberculosis and directly observed treatment (DOTS) 02 04
Elective 14659 Demonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute towards healthy living 01 04
Total 22

Programme 7: Personal finance management

US Type US ID Unit standards NQF level Credits
Elective 15092 Plan and manage personal finances 01 05
Total 5
 
St John Training Centres offering this course
Bloemfontein (051) 444 6276
Cape Town (021) 461 8420
Durban (031) 305 6588
East London (043) 722 9840
Fish Hoek (021) 782 3306
Grahamstown (046) 636 1650
Johannesburg (011) 403 4227
Kimberley (053) 838 2519
Port Elizabeth (041) 364 2701/2
Somerset West (021) 851 7394

www.stjohn.org.za

18/08/2016