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Ukwazi School of Nursing PTY Ltd Registration, Qualifications & Accreditation

Ukwazi School of Nursing PTY Ltd Registration, Qualifications & Accreditation for 2020-2021 Intake

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UKWAZI SCHOOL OF NURSING PTY LTD is accredited by the SOUTH AFRICAN NURSING COUNCIL as a Nursing Education Institution in terms of the Nursing Act, 2005.

Our Main Campus is in Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa and we also have a Sub-Campus in Potchefstroom, North West Province, South Africa.

see also: Ukwazi School of Nursing Florida Intake Application Status Check


Nursing education in South Africa is in a flux of change.   The old (legacy) nursing qualifications of Nursing Auxiliary (R2176) and Enrolled Nurse (R2175) have been phased out.  The last intake of learners for all other legacy nursing qualifications will be 31 December 2019 as announced by the Minister of Higher Education and Training.  The new Higher Certificate in Auxiliary Nursing (R169) and Diploma in Nursing (Staff / General Nurse)(R171) will commence in 2020.


UKWAZI SCHOOL OF NURSING complies with all legal requirements for offering the new qualifications:

  • The School is provisionally registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training until 31 December 2022 as a Private Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997 – Registration Certificate No 2018/HE07/002.
  • The School is accredited by the COUNCIL ON HIGHER EDUCATION (“CHE”) for the new qualifications:  the Higher Certificate in Auxiliary Nursing (CHE ref H/PR426/E001CAN) and the Diploma in Nursing (CHE ref H/PR426/E001CAN).
  • The School’s qualifications for the new learning programs have also been registered by the SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY:  SAQA ID 98915 (Higher Certificate in Auxiliary Nursing) and 97938 (Diploma in Nursing) – please refer to www.saqa.org.za (Registered Qualifications and Unit Standards).
  • Both campuses of the School (Johannesburg / Roodepoort and Potchefstroom) are accredited by the South African Nursing Council.


The School is considering applications for the first intake of students for 2020.

Prospective students are urged to ensure timeously that they meet the admission criteria for the new qualifications as prescribed by statute and stipulated by UKWAZI SCHOOL OF NURSING:  please access the ADMISSION CRITERIA button at the top of this page for more information in this regard or contact us telephonically or by email.


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