Further Education & Training Certificate: Community Health Work NQF Level 4

Course Details

Community Health Work: NQF Level 4 (Credits 156) – HWSETA Accredited

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

Purpose

Providing a service that will assist communities to better manage their own health and wellness.

Recipients of this qualification will be able to:

  • Facilitate and administer community health activities/centre via supervision of a team of health care workers
  • Provide community health care
  • Provide care for persons with intellectual and physical disabilities
  • Assist in planning advocacy campaigns to support primary health care initiatives
  • Assist in facilitating and implementing primary health care projects within the community
  • Engage in inclusive communication with the Deaf in South Africa

Entry Requirements

  • Communication at NQF Level 3
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 3

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

The qualification comprises 5 skills programmes

Programme 1: Communication: First South African language

US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119459
Write/present/sign for a wide range of contexts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119469
Read/view, analyse and respond to a variety of texts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119471
Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119462
Engage in sustained oral/signed communication and evaluate spoken/signed texts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05

Total Credits: 20

Second South African language

US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119472
Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119465
Write/present/sign texts for a range of communicative contexts
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119457
Interpret and use information from texts
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119467
Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05

Total Credits: 20

Programme 2: Maths literacy

US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 9015
Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 06


US Type:Fundamental
US ID: 9016
Represent analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2- and 3-dimensional space in different contexts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 04


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 7468
Represent analyse and calsulate shape and motion in 2- and 3-dimensional space in different contexts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 06

Total Credits: 16

Programme 3: Assist in planning and implementing promotion programmes for health care within communities

US Type: Core
US ID: 110053
Conduct a basic community needs assessment
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 12


US Type: Core
US ID: 260406
Assist in facilitating and implementing primary health care projects within the community
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 12


US Type: Core
US ID: 260379
Assist with planning and implementing advocacy campaigns for primary health care
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 10

Total Credits: 34

Programme 4: Provide community health care

US Type: Core
US ID: 114491
Educate and work closely with the community with regard to sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) including Human Immune Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 10


US Type: Core
US ID: 260383
Plan and promote nutritional programmes to improve health
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 12

Total Credits: 22

Programme 5: Achieve ancillary health care objectives within own community/work context

US Type: Elective
US ID: 11473
Manage individual and team performance
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 08


US Type: Core
US ID: 117870
Conduct targeted training and development using given methodologies
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 10


US Type: Core
US ID: 260378
Manage the effects of fatigue in the workplace
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 09


US Type: Elective
US ID: 114592
Produce business plans for a new venture
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 08


US Type: Core
US ID: 120366
Demonstrate understanding of the implementation of occupational health, safety and environmental legislation in the workplace
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 09

Total Credits: 44

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