Free State School of Nursing (FSSON): Admission Requirements

Your admission to Free State School of Nursing (FSSON) is dependent on you meeting the specific general admission requirements for your chosen qualification. If you don’t meet these requirements, you may want to consider alternative qualifications or possibly, if you qualify, an extended programme (refer to the college admission requirements), enabling you to register for limited modules in your first year.

Here are the Free State School of Nursing (FSSON) Admission Requirements:

The Free State School of Nursing (FSSON) is divided into 3 campuses, which are located in Bloemfontein, Qwa-Qwa and Welkom.
 
The Free State School of Nursing (FSSON) offers the following courses:
 
Pre Registration Programmes
·   4 Year Course leading to registration as a Nurse (General, Psychiatric and Community) and Midwife
·   2 Year Course leading to registration as a General Nurse (Bridging Course)
 
Post Registration Programme
·   1 Year Midwifery
 
Post Basic Clinical Programme
·   1 Year Diploma in Medical Surgical Nursing with specialization in Critical Care [General]
 
ACCESS CRITERIA
 
4-Year Course leading to registration as a Nurse (General, Psychiatric and Community) and Midwife
 
Matriculation or Senior Certificate before 2008
·   Grade 12/Senior Certificate or equivalent
·   2 Higher Grade Subjects (English must be on higher grade)
·   English score: D or better
·   M Score of 24 or higher
·   A Science subject
 
Senior Certificate of 2008 and thereafter
·   Grade 12 or Senior Certificate
·   English above 50%
·   APS of 24 [excluding life orientation]
·   A Science subject
 
2-Year Course leading to registration as a General Nurse (Bridging Course)
·   Grade 12/ Senior Certificate
·   Enrolled with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as an Enrolled Nurse
·   Study Leave from employer
 
 
1-Year Midwifery Programme
 
·   Appropriate Qualification in Nursing (Diploma/Degree)
·   Registered with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse
·   Study Leave from employer
 

1-Year Diploma in Medical and Surgical Nursing Science with specialization in Critical Care [General]
 ·   Appropriate Qualification in Nursing (Diploma/Degree)
·   Registered with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse
·   Study Leave from employer

CONTACT PERSON:
 
Bloemfontein  –  Dean: Ms SR van Niekerk
       Tel: 051–4039831
 
Qwa-Qwa    –  Ms MSA Maja
       Tel: 058–7183266