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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED QUALIFICATION: 

Certificate: Auxiliary Nursing 
SAQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE
22894  Certificate: Auxiliary Nursing 
ORIGINATOR
CHURCH OF SCOTLAND SUB-CAMPUS (KZN COLL) 
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  120  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 enable a candidate with Std 8 or Std 10 (lower symbols) to become a nurse
To fulfil the need of service in a rural community/hospital
To identify the basic needs in a community/client and hospital setting/patient
To plan nursing care programmes according to identified needs related to the activities of living including health education.
To refer problems beyond her scope of practice to appropriate authority
To stimulate continuity education once gone through the training for those who are capable to continue with studies.
The primary purpose is to provide qualifying learners with the ability to identify, plan, implement, evaluate the basic needs of client/patient; to recognise problems beyond her scope and refer to appropriate authority. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Learners who register for this qualification can have Std 8 or Std 10 or equivalent certificate.
Learn from written material, class attendance and community exposure.
This qualification recognises, through the submission of portfolios of evidence, the formal, non -formal/informal prior learning which learners who register for the programme leading to the award of the qualification bring to the learning situation -experience/exposure/exposure to nursing as Ward Aids, Community Workers, First Aid Course, Home Nursing or any related course or activity to nursing 

RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING? 

QUALIFICATION RULES 
The qualification is achieved in whole by laid down Regulation of SANC R2176 

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES 
Specific outcomes:
1. Assess the basic self-care needs of individuals, families and communities.
2. Diagnose the health promotion needs of individuals, families and communities and plan nursing interventions.
3. Implement nursing interventions with regard to basic needs.
4. Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing interventions.
5. Communicates in an acceptable and effective way across the cultural spectrum, with people who have physical difficulties.
6. Apply ethical principles and codes to nursing practice
7. Demonstrate understanding of the nurses' role in the context of the South African Health System.
8. Identify factors in the environment that have an influence on the health of the individual, family and community. 

ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA 
One
Carries out individual health assessment throughout the lifespan
Collect data and plans actions to meet needs.

Two
Analyse data and formulate a nursing health care diagnosis for basic needs
Draw up a nursing care plan to address self care deficits.

Three
Give appropriate health education for identified self care deficits
Demonstrate competency in nursing care activities
Correct and safe utilisation of equipment and technology

Four
Improvement in health status of the individuals, family and community
Modify interventions according to changing needs of the individual family and community

Five
Displays effective written and verbal communication when interacting with patient, family, community and members of the multidisciplinary team
Show consideration of cultural diversity in communication
Observe patients response to nurses communication

Six
Demonstrate professional behaviour
Take responsibility within the limits of own competence and relevant scope of practice according to the requirements of relevant statutory bodies
Exercise judgement commensurate within knowledge and experience

Seven
Outline the components of the National Health Care System of South Africa
Refer identified problems appropriately to members of the multidisciplinary teams

Eight
Identify health related problems in the environment
Use knowledge and experience of environmental health to offer suggestions for solving problems in the community

Integrated assessment:
Integrated assessment to ensure that the purpose of the qualification is achieved
Continuous assessment by unit personnel and teaching personnel using assessment tools.
Formative and summative assessment are integrated by using tests, assignments.

Formative-includes: Tests, Projects, Clinical evaluation, Clinical workshop, accompaniment.

Summative-includes: Internal and external examination, curricula evaluation. 

ARTICULATION OPTIONS 
The qualification is equivalent with the first year of the enrolled course.
Upon completion with the course an option to continue with the next level for the Enrolled Nursing is possible. 

MODERATION OPTIONS 
A system of second examiner are used/is optional
The SANC provides its own system of moderation. 

CRITERIA FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ASSESSORS 
Our own Staff is used as assessor for the practical
SANC provides the written external examination papers and assesses/marks the papers. 

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

NOTES 
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LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION: 
 
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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.
 
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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.