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PathCare Learnerships South Africa 2022-2023

PathCare Learnerships South Africa 2022-2023 How to Apply

We(zainfo.co.za team) are pleased to inform you about PathCare Learnerships South Africa 2022-2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY PROVIDING THE LEARNERSHIP:

PathCare is one of the leading partnerships of pathologists in private practice across the country. Since 1992, PathCare has provided assistance to many healthcare professionals and doctors by confirming and determining diagnoses of patients. PathCare is registered with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) with all their laboratories being SANAS accredited.

The PathCare Academy for Training and development was first opened in 2006 with its goal being to overcome the shortages of skills in South Africa’s pathology sector. In 2020, PathCare aimed to further help students at their centre achieve and complete their programme despite all the disruptions and uncertainty the world faced. PathCare adapted to the pandemic by utilising the time to find more opportunities, update modules, improve programmes and improve the delivery of both methods and modules. Many of PathCare’s students maintain and achieve exceptional pass rates, with 97% of them passing the Health Professions Council exams since 2006. PathCare also values diversity and inclusivity, with 93% of their students being from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

The Academy offers a number of full-length programmes (running from 3 months to 2-years) that consist of certificate programmes, leadership, workplace experience programmes, work/study programmes, and internships- ensuring that every individual interested in this industry are able to acquire the necessary professional knowledge and skills. The programmes consist of theoretical, practical, and classroom training with qualified professionals working closely with the students. PathCare also ensures that students pay no tuition fees at the academy, but rather, receive a monthly stipend to work at PathCare in their chosen field while they learn and are under supervision.

DETAILS ABOUT THE LEARNERSHIP PROGRAMME:

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

PathCare is offering 2 learnership opportunities for the role of Student Medical Technician or Phlebotomy Learnership for the 2022 year. This programme will take place in Goodwood, Cape Town at the PathCare Academy where the candidates will undergo practical and theoretical training.
The successful candidate will be required to do a number of tasks within the pathology centre, such as collecting and/or processing blood and body products.

The Student Medical Laboratory Technician (SMLT) programme is a 2-year programme which allows for candidates to undergo training to become Qualified Medical Laboratory Technicians in Clinical Pathology or Histology.

The Phlebotomy Technicians Programme allows for students to gain a Further Education and Training Certificate: Phlebotomy Techniques, NQF level 4.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY:

Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:
Student Medical Technician Learnership:

  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must have achieved at least 50% or more for Mathematics in Matric
  • Must have achieved at least 50% or more for Science (Physical Science, Life Science or Biology) in Matric
  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be fluent in English (written and oral)
  • Must understand basic Afrikaans (written and oral)
  • Must be able to work well both independently and within a team
  • Must be able to work in a high-pressured environment
  • Must be committed to rigorous studying
  • Must be respectable
  • Must be responsible
  • Must have an excellent work ethic
  • Must show a high value for customer care and service
  • Must be willing to work after hours and shifts
  • Must be willing to partake in a rigorous evaluation process

Phlebotomy Technician Learnership:

  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must have achieved at least 40% or more for Mathematics OR 60% or more for Mathematics Literacy in Matric
  • Must have achieved at least 50% or more for Science (Life Science or Biology) OR at least 60% or more for primary health N4 HBM in Matric
  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be fluent in English (written and oral)
  • Must understand basic Afrikaans (written and oral)
  • Must be able to work well both independently and within a team
  • Must be able to work in a high-pressured environment
  • Must be committed to rigorous studying
  • Must be respectable
  • Must be responsible
  • Must have an excellent work ethic
  • Must show a high value for customer care and service
  • Must be willing to work after hours and shifts
  • Must be willing to partake in a rigorous evaluation process

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE LEARNERSHIP PROGRAMME:

Applications must be submitted online for the following position:
PathCare Learnerships (Cape Town, Western Cape)
Please submit the following documents with your application:

  • A copy of your South African Identity Document
  • A copy of your Matric Certificate

Please note the following important information:

  • Only candidates who correctly complete the application process, pass the interview and relevant tests with the top scores will be selected for the programme.
  • Candidates may only apply to one of the two programmes advertised.
  • By applying to this programme, you consent to your documents undergoing verification checks as well as relevant criminal and credit checks (if applicable).
  • PathCare is committed to achieving Employment Equity and diversity within the workplace, as such, the selection process will be in accordance with PathCare’s Employment Equity Goals.
  • During the selection process, candidates’ applications and academic results will be screened and the shortlisted candidates will be chosen. These candidates will then be invited to take an online proficiency test and the highest scoring candidates will be invited for a panel interview.

CONTACT THE LEARNERSHIP PROGRAMME PROVIDER FOR QUERIES:

For any queries related to this learnership programme, please contact PathCare Academy directly:
Email address: trainingacademy@pathcare.co.za

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