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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED QUALIFICATION: 

Certificate: Auxiliary Nursing 
SAQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE
22891  Certificate: Auxiliary Nursing 
ORIGINATOR
CHATSMED CANDLELIGHT NURSING SCHOOL 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK
QCTO - Quality Council for Trades and Occupations  OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework 
QUALIFICATION TYPE FIELD SUBFIELD
National Certificate  Field 09 - Health Sciences and Social Services  Curative Health 
ABET BAND MINIMUM CREDITS PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL QUAL CLASS
Undefined  129  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Regular-Provider-ELOAC 
REGISTRATION STATUS SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
Reregistered  SAQA 06120/18  2018-07-01  2023-06-30 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This qualification does not replace any other qualification and is not replaced by any other qualification. 

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION 
To supply nurses with good skill in bedside nursing, health education of people in the community, nurses who have practical knowledge to deal with both well and sick and the dying. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Recognition of prior learning.

It can be achieved in the whole and through recognition of prior learning. 

RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING? 

QUALIFICATION RULES 
It can be achieved in the whole and through recognition of prior learning. 

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES 
Specific outcomes:
1. Think contextually i.e. related to learning from experiences learnt individually in relation to socially, politically, technologically
2. Demonstrate understanding of the context of health care/behaviour context.
3. Demonstrate understanding of the professional and legal constraints within which the nurse functions.
4. Demonstrate understanding of historical influences on modern nursing and health care.
5. Analyse power relationships and their influences within groups and communities.
6. Demonstrate understanding of inter-independence of groups and the environment.

Critical cross-field outcomes:
1. Identify, analyse and solve simple problems of living of individual and societal kinds, skilfully and creatively.
2. Implement nursing care activities according to her scope of practise.
3. Promotes safety of clients/patients in work and care settings
4. Implement nursing care management activities according to the standards of practise and scope of practise.
5. Consult and collaborate within the multidisciplinary health teams, organisations and special interest groups.
6. Disseminate information on epidemics, nutritional diseases maternal and infant morbidity and mortality and other common diseases.
7. Communicate and reflect interpersonal relationships by
  • listening
  • formulating questions
  • managing silence
  • empathy
  • work in a team
  • counselling
    8. Create an enabling environment that is therapeutic and meets individuals/family's/groups needs.
    9. Perform or carry out interventions, ranging from personal care to use of technology with active involvement of individuals/families.
    10. Monitor outcomes of interventions. 

  • ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA 
    One
    Relate learning gained from individual experience to knowledge encountered in an academic environment.

    Two
    Demonstrate understanding of the context of health care/behaviour

    Three
    Demonstrate understanding of the professional and legal constraints within which the nurse functions.

    Four
    Demonstrate understanding of historical influences on modern nursing and health care.

    Five
    Analyse power relationships and their influences within national and global groups and communities

    Six
    Demonstrate understanding of inter-independence of national and global groups and the environment
    Contextual understanding skills applied to the following:
  • Psychiatric patients
  • Physically ill patients
  • Service problems

    Solve problems by means of carefully thinking and in a practical manner
    Demonstrate accountability with regard to her practise in handling of patients and clients both in hospital and community
    Demonstrate knowledge of the policy with regard to rights of clients/patients.
    Demonstrate responsibility to practise
    Establish a partnership with a community or group
    Demonstrate ability to communicate in an acceptable effective manner across cultural spectrum and language diversities.
    Uphold Batho Pele principles during implementation of nursing and health care plans
    Implement a promotive and preventive measure for family and group sin the community
    Implement a drawn nursing care plan for physically ill patients, groups and communities
    Demonstrate ability to observe and evaluate outcome of interventions.

    Integrated assessment:
    Continuous assessment:
    Done by nursing school by preceptors clinical instructors and tutorial staff.
    Formative and summative are integrated that is practical done nursing school including test. Final examinations will be done by South African nursing council 

  • ARTICULATION OPTIONS 
    Learner can progress in to the 2nd year of any institution offering auxiliary nurses programme and do a second year programme. 

    MODERATION OPTIONS 
    System of second examiners within the institution will be used, together with a system of external examination at exit levels to the qualification, where professional or statutory bodies are involved in determining the curriculum, they will also be involved in moderation. 

    CRITERIA FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ASSESSORS 
    Our own Staff will be used as assessors in manner accommodated within the quality management system of the institution.
    This will apply to outside assessors also that is registered nurses in different hospital s where practicals are done. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this qualification was Reregistered in 2006; 2009; 2012; 2015. 

    NOTES 
    N/A 

    LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION: 
     
    NONE 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    NONE 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.