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South African Nursing Council
Examination Schedule - 2010

Contents:

  1. General Notes (please read)
  2. Nursing Auxiliary
  3. Enrolled Nurse
  4. Bridging Course
  5. Midwifery
  6. Psychiatric Nursing
  7. Community Nursing Science
  8. Clinical Nursing Science, Health Assessment, Treatment and Care
  9. Examinations for Foreign Applicants

General Notes about the examinations schedule

bulletThe following examinations will be held during the year 2010 if there are candidates.
bulletFor further information, please contact the Examinations Section,  South African Nursing Council.

 

Contact: Ms M Cronje : Administrative Officer
Telephone: National: 012 420 1079
International: +27 12 420 1079
Fax: National: 012 343-5400
International: +27 12 343-5400
Address: Private Bag X132, Pretoria, 0001, Republic of South Africa
E-mail registrar@sanc.co.za

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Examination for the course leading to Enrolment as Nursing Auxiliary
(Regulations: R. 2176 of 19 November 1993 as amended)

Date Time Closing Date Closing Date
Refugees only
26 March 2010 09:00 - 12:00 7 December 2009 12 February 2010
30 July 2010 09:00 - 12:00 7 April 2010 18 June 2010
26 November 2010 09:00 - 12:00 10 August 2010 15 October 2010

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Examinations for the course leading to Enrolment as Nurse
(Regulations: R. 2175 of 19 November 1993 as amended)

Admission Examination for the course leading to Enrolment as Nurse
(Regulations: R. 2175 of 19 November 1993 as amended)
Note: This examination is written by certain Enrolled Nursing Auxiliaries wishing to be exempted from the first year of the course leading to Enrolment as Nurse - see subregulations 7(3) and 7(4) for full details of who may write this examination.  Council circular 5/98 issued under subregulation 7(5), removes the five year restriction and permits any nurse who was enrolled as a Nursing Auxiliary after writing a Nursing Council examination to be exempted from the first year of training without having to write the admission examination.
Date Time Closing Date
26 March 2010 09:00 - 12:00 7 December 2009
30 July 2010 09:00 - 12:00 7 April 2010
26 November 2010 09:00 - 12:00 10 August 2010
First Year Examination for the course leading to Enrolment as Nurse
(Regulations: R. 2175 of 19 November 1993 as amended)
Date Time Closing Date Closing Date
Refugees only
26 March 2010 09:00 - 12:00 7 December 2009 12 February 2010
30 July 2010 09:00 - 12:00 7 April 2010 18 June 2010
26 November 2010 09:00 - 12:00 10 August 2010 15 October 2010
Final Examination for the course leading to Enrolment as Nurse
(Regulations: R. 2175 of 19 November 1993 as amended)
Date Time Closing Date Closing Date
Refugees only
29 January 2010 09:00 - 12:00 7 October 2009 11 December 2009
28 May 2010 09:00 - 12:00 8 February 2010 16 April 2010
17 September 2010 09:00 - 12:00 7 June 2010 6 August 2010

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Examinations for the Bridging Course for Enrolled Nurses leading to Registration as General Nurse or Psychiatric Nurse
(Regulations: R. 683 of 14 April 1989 as amended)

First Year Examination for the Bridging Course for Enrolled Nurses leading to Registration as General Nurse or Psychiatric Nurse
(Regulations: R. 683 of 14 April 1989 as amended)
Date Paper Time Closing Date Closing Date
Refugees only
24 February 2010
26 February 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
9 November 2009 15 January 2010
23 June 2010
25 June 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
8 March 2010 14 May 2010
27 October 2010
29 October 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
7 July 2010 17 September 2010
Paper 1 = Integrated General Nursing Science I and Social Sciences I
OR
Integrated Psychiatric Nursing Science I and Social Sciences I
Paper 2 = Integrated General Nursing Science I and Social Sciences I
OR
Integrated Psychiatric Nursing Science I and Social Sciences I
Final Examination for the Bridging Course for Enrolled Nurses leading to Registration as General Nurse or Psychiatric Nurse
(Regulations: R. 683 of 14 April 1989 as amended)
Date Paper Time Closing Date Closing Date
Refugees only
24 March 2010
26 March 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
7 December 2009 12 February 2010
28 July 2010

30 July 2010 - this exam
has been re-scheduled
for 15 September 2010
Paper 1



Paper 2
09:00 - 12:00



09:00 - 12:00
7 April 2010 18 June 2010
24 November 2010
26 November 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
10 August 2010 15 October 2010
Paper 1 = Integrated General Nursing Science II
OR
Integrated Psychiatric Nursing Science II
Paper 2 = Ethos and Professional Practice (including Ward Administration
and Clinical Teaching) and Social Sciences II

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Examinations for the course leading to Registration as Midwife
(Regulations: R. 254 of 14 February 1975 as amended)

Final Examination for the course leading to Registration as Midwife
(Regulations: R. 254 of 14 February 1975 as amended)
Date Paper Time Closing Date Closing Date
Refugees only
22 February 2010
24 February 2010
26 February 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
9 November 2009 15 January 2010
21 June 2010
23 June 2010
25 June 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
8 March 2010 14 May 2010
25 October 2010
27 October 2010
29 October 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
7 July 2010 17 September 2010

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Examinations for the course leading to Registration as Psychiatric Nurse: One year course
(Regulations: R. 880 of 2 May 1975 as amended)

Final Examination for the course leading to Registration as Psychiatric Nurse: One year course
(Regulations: R. 880 of 2 May 1975 as amended)
Date Paper Time Closing Date Closing Date
Refugees only
22 February 2010
24 February 2010
26 February 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
9 November 2009 15 January 2010
21 June 2010
23 June 2010
25 June 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
8 March 2010 14 May 2010
25 October 2010
27 October 2010
29 October 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
7 July 2010 17 September 2010

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Examination for the course for the Diploma in Community Nursing Science
(Regulations: R. 276 of 15 February 1980 as amended)

Date Paper Time Closing Date Closing Date
Refugees only
23 June 2010
25 June 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
8 March 2010 14 May 2010
24 November 2010
26 November 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
10 August 2010 15 October 2010

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Examination for the course for the Diploma in Clinical Nursing Science, Health Assessment, Treatment and Care
(Regulations: R. 48 of 22 January 1982 as amended)

Date Paper Time Closing Date Closing Date
Refugees only
24 February 2010
26 February 2010
Paper 1
Paper 2
09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 12:00
9 November 2009 15 January 2010
25 August 2010 -
this exam has been
re-scheduled for
15 September 2010


27 August 2010
this exam has been 
re-scheduled for 
17 September 2010
Paper 1




Paper 2
09:00 - 12:00




09:00 - 12:00
7 May 2010 16 July 2010

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Admission Examinations for Foreign Applicants to be held in the Republic of South Africa

bulletThe following examinations will be held during the year 2010 if there are candidates.
bulletThere are approved examination centres in each of the nine provinces of South Africa.
bulletFor further information, please contact the Foreign Registrations Desk, South African Nursing Council.

 

Contact: Ms J Nxumalo - Professional Officer
Telephone: National: 012 420 1040
International: +27 12 420 1040
Fax: National: 012 426 9516
International: +27 12 426 9516
Address: Private Bag X132, Pretoria, 0001, Republic of South Africa
E-mail foreign-applications@sanc.co.za
Admission Examination for Foreign Applicants for:
- Enrolment as Nursing Auxiliary
- Enrolment as Nurse
- Registration as Nurse
Date Time Closing Date
26 February 2010 09:00 - 12:00 15 January 2010
26 March 2010 09:00 - 12:00 12 February 2010
25 June 2010 09:00 - 12:00 14 May 2010
30 July 2010 09:00 - 12:00 18 June 2010
29 October 2010 09:00 - 12:00 17 September 2010
26 November 2010 09:00 - 12:00 15 October 2010

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