Credits: 135

Course duration: 1 Year

Course start date: February 2023

Home Based Carers provide supervised care and support to patients and their immediate family’s/household members in the home and appropriate community-based settings in order to promote, restore and maintain a person’s maximum level of comfort, function, and health including care towards a dignified death.

A qualified learner will be able to:

  • Assess, plan and provide holistic (physical, spiritual, emotional and social) care and support for patients and household members

  • Capacitate patient and household/family members as participants in the patient care team

  • Make appropriate referrals in order to facilitate a continuum of care

  • Maintain records and reports regarding care and support provided


  • Old Age Homes
  • Child Care Centres
  • Community Environments

R 36 600 including books, equipment and uniform

R 800 payable on application (non refundable application fee)

R 20 000 payable on registration (non refundable two weeks after course commencement)

R 4 000 (semester one) + R 1 800 (semester two) equipment, books, uniform

R 1 000 per month x 10 months (R 10 000)

NQF Level 3 or Grade 10 Certificate (minimum)

Please note: if you want to progress to a 1 Year Certificate in Auxiliary Nursing you will need:

  • a Senior Certificate with no lower grade subjects (before 2008),
  • or a National Senior Certificate endorsed with entry into Higher Certificate Studies (after 2008)

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Private Higher Education Institution:2008/HE07/002 SANC Number: S1479

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