Empilweni Education Nursing (Private College) Online Application, Fees and Requirements information for 2024 – 2025. On this page, you will find all relevant information regarding studying at Empilweni Education , such as: study fees, courses offered (Full-time, Part-time, Online, and Distance Learning), application requirements and contact information.

About Empilweni Education 

Empilweni Education was founded in 1992 as a private Nursing College in South Africa and is associated with private hospitals as clinical facilities for student practical.

Empilweni Nursing College Fees for 2024 – 2025 and Application Requirements for Courses Offered (Prospectus)

Applicants are required to have the appropriate combination of recognized NSC (National Senior Certificate) subjects, as well as certain levels of achievement in matric in these subjects, and the required APS (depending on the courses they are applying for).

First of all, ensure you have the following:

  • National senior certificate
  • An equivalent level 4 qualification
  • Successful completion of 2 developmental skills programmes
  • Computer literacy, english communication and mathematical literacy
  • Nursing Science (anatomy and physiology, basic health issues)

Certificate Courses

  • To qualify to study a Higher Certificate programme, you need to have matriculated with a National Senior Certificate (South African Grade 12 / Matric) with a Diploma / Higher Certificate or Bachelor’s pass.

Diploma Courses

  • To qualify to study a Higher Certificate programme, you need to have matriculated with a National Senior Certificate (South African Grade 12 / Matric) with a Diploma or Bachelor’s pass.

Courses and Fees for 2024

Early Childhood Development Practitioner Course and Fees

Credits: 131
Cost: R28 000 (confirm with the institution)
Duration: 1 Year


An Early Childhood Development Practitioner is a skilled professional who plans and prepares early childhood activities. The practitioner facilitates and mediates learning, observes and assesses the progress of children, and reflects on learning in an inclusive, play-based environment. This course is designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge they need to support the holistic development of children, from conception to school-going age, in various settings.

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A Qualified Learner Will Be Able To:

  1. Plan and Prepare: Create a broad-phase learning environment and stimulating activities that cater to the holistic needs of children in both centre-based and non-centre-based settings.
  2. Facilitate and Mediate: Manage all aspects of the daily programme in either a centre-based or non-centre-based setting.
  3. Observe and Assess: Monitor each child’s progress according to their age and developmental stage.
  4. Compile Reports: Generate comprehensive reports detailing each child’s progress.
  5. Promote Well-being: Maintain and promote the well-being, health, nutrition, safety, and protection of children.

Entry Requirements

  • National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF Level 3.
  • Any other NQF Level 3 qualification.

How to Apply

Ready to make a meaningful impact in the lives of young children? Click on the link below to apply.

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Home-Based Personal Care Worker Course and Fees

Credits: 135
Course Duration: 1 Year
Course Start Date: February
Fees: R 36 600 (includes books, equipment, and uniform) NB: Confirm with Institution


Home Based Personal Care Workers play a vital role in healthcare, providing supervised care and support to patients and their families in home and community-based settings. This course aims to prepare learners to promote, restore, and maintain a person’s maximum level of comfort, function, and health, including providing care towards a dignified death.

A Qualified Learner Will Be Able To:

  1. Holistic Care: Assess, plan, and provide holistic care (physical, spiritual, emotional, and social) to patients and their household members.
  2. Capacitation: Empower patients and their families to participate actively in the care team.
  3. Referrals: Make appropriate referrals to facilitate a continuum of care.
  4. Documentation: Maintain records and reports on the care and support provided.
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Gain Work-Based Experience In:

  • Old Age Homes
  • Child Care Centres
  • Community Environments

Fees Breakdown

  • R 800 payable on application (non-refundable application fee)
  • R 20 000 payable upon registration (non-refundable two weeks after course commencement)
  • R 4 000 (semester one) + R 1 800 (semester two) for equipment, books, uniform
  • R 1 000 per month x 10 months (R 10 000)

Entry Requirements

For detailed information on the entry requirements and the application process, please call us today.


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

How to Apply

Eager to make a difference in the lives of those who need care the most? Click the link below to start your application process.

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Online Application for 2024

So, how do you go about applying for your studies at Empilweni Education  for your 2024 studies? Applying at Empilweni Education  is an easy online process.

To apply at Empilweni Education , please click here

Open Day @ Empilweni Education 

Empilweni Education  believes in Open Days in order to expose students to a possible great learning environment and study opportunities awaiting for them.

Reasons Why you should attend the next Open Day at Empilweni Education 

  1. You get greater clarity in person, on what Empilweni Education  offers for students
  2. You get to visit different faculties and departments at Empilweni Education 
  3. You get to speak to dedicated courses representatives who will be able to help you determine which qualification is a good fit for you
  4. Open Day gives you a glimpse of the real-life feeling and culture of Empilweni Education  campuses
  5. Through Open Days, students get to weigh up the courses offered at various institutions
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Study Fees at Empilweni Education 

Study fees at Empilweni Education  suit the type of qualification and all requirements that made the course learning possible. Study fees depend on the following:

  • Type of a course (Certificate/Diploma)
  • Duration of the study
  • Subjects or course modules selected
  • Practical work and equipment needed

Empilweni Education  Contact Information

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