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

Course Details

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

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 7 skills programmes

Programme 1: Numeracy skills

US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 7464
Analyze cultural products and processes as representations of shape, space and time
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 02


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 7451
Collect, analyze, use and communicate numerical data
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 02


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 7449
Critically analyze how mathematics is used in social, political and economic relations
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 02


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 14084
Demonstrate an understanding of and use the numbering system
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 01


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 7463
Describe and represent objects and the environment in terms of shape, space, time and motion
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 02


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 7447
Working with numbers in various contexts
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 06

Total Credits: 15

Programme 2: Literacy skills

US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 12462
Engage in a range of speaking and listening interactions for a variety of purposes
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 06


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 12471
Explore and use a variety of strategies to learn
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 12469
Read and respond to a range of text types
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 06


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 7461
Use maps to access and communicate information concerning routes, location and direction
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 01


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 12470
Write for a variety of different purposes
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 06

Total Credits: 24

Programme 3: Home based care

US Type: Core
US ID: 260463
Assess the client’s situation and assist and support both client and family to manage home based health care
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 12


US Type: Core
US ID: 119559
Demonstrate knowledge of the provision and implementation of primary health care
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 12


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119563
Engage in basic health promotion
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 08

Total Credits: 30

Programme 4: HIV and AIDS

US Type: Core
US ID: 116999
Apply accurate information about HIV & AIDS to everyday life
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 02


US Type: Core
US ID: 14656
Demonstrate an understanding of sexuality and sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Elective
US ID: 119561
Support clients who are receiving Anti Retroviral Treatment (ART)
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 06

Total Credits: 13

Programme 5: Community development

US Type: Core
US ID: 260617
Assist the community to access services in accordance with their health related human rights
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Core
US ID: 110044
Collect information to support a community needs assessment
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 12


US Type: Elective
US ID: 14042
Demonstrate knowledge of environmental health and community hygiene practices
NQF Level: 02
NQF Credits: 06


US Type: Core
US ID: 260481
Assist in establishing a disability friendly environment
NQF Level: 02
NQF Credits: 08

Total Credits: 31

Programme 6: Health and safety

US Type: Core
US ID: 119567
Perform basic life support and first aid procedures
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Core
US ID: 113966
Identify security, safety and environmental risks in the local environment
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 06


US Type: Core
US ID: 117017
Provide information about Tuberculosis and directly observed treatment (DOTS)
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 03


US Type: Core
US ID: 119560
Provide information about Tuberculosis and directly observed treatment (DOTS)
NQF Level: 02
NQF Credits: 04


US Type: Elective
US ID: 14659
Demonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute towards healthy living
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 04

Total Credits: 22

Programme 7: Personal finance management

US Type: Elective
US ID: 15092
Plan and manage personal finances
NQF Level: 01
NQF Credits: 05

Total Credits: 5

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