Registered Nursing

Registered Nursing

Registered Nursing (Elearning)

This programme is a three year training programme and prepares the students to work in various health care settings. The students receive a Diploma at the end of training examined by the General Nursing Council of Zambia. 

Two (2) options are available under this programme as follows:

Regular training: Traditionally the students under this option have longer face to face classroom interactions with lecturers with periods of 6-10 weeks. The intakes for this option commence in January and July each year.

E-Learning training: This is a distance learning programme with shorter face to face classroom interactions with lecturers of 2 to 8 weeks. The students have self-directed learning periods of 3 to 5 weeks. The intakes for this option commence in January, April, July and October of each year.

After successfully completing the program, one can explore popular job roles like Head Nursing Services, Nursing In-charge, Emergency Nurses, Nursing Assistant, etc.

All options have same entry qualifications.

Entry Requirements

Five “O” levels or equivalent to the Zambian Education system as follows

English, Mathematics and Sciences which must be credit or better

Geography, History, Religious Education, Civic Education, Commerce etc which must be credits or better.

National Registration Card

Must be 16 years and above

Why pursue Diploma in Nursing?

A Diploma in Nursing will not only make an aspirant a core member of the health sector but also develop an individual in a lot more ways, and some of the perks of pursuing this course are mentioned below.

Professionals of this field fulfill the growing demand of resources required in the health department of the country.The students are helped in polishing their interpersonal skills and communicative skills which is much-required quality for undertaking this program.One also pursues this course as this field has a higher job security and career flexibility.Diploma in Nursing can facilitate an aspirant with a good salary package.

These professionals get a huge relaxation from paying taxes. Diploma in Nursing provides various work fields for the students to explore like hospitals, public health sectors, industrial nursing, teaching professionals and more.