Mpumalanga Department of Health Diploma In Nursing Intake 2024

Deadline: 29th SEPTEMBER 2023

Mpumalanga Department of Health Diploma In Nursing Intake 2024.

The Department of Health invites Mpumalanga Province citizens between the ages of 18 and 36 to apply ONLINE to study towards the three-year Diploma in Nursing for 2024 intake at the Mpumalanga College of Nursing.


Only applicants with ALL of the following compulsory minimum requirements will be considered.

  • A matriculation/senior certificate qualifying for admission for a diploma/degree.
  • English at least level 4 (HG D/SG C) or above
  • Life Science /Biology/Physiology at least level 4 (HG E/SG D) or above.
  • Mathematics at least level 3 or (HG E /SG D) or Maths Literacy at least level 5 or above
  • Any one of Physical Science/Agriculture/Geography; passed with at least level 3 (HG E/SG D) or above
  • Minimum total Admission Point Score (APS) of the six subjects with highest levels should not be less than 23 (excluding Life Orientation)
  • South African citizens who are residents of the Mpumalanga Province
    (All certificates will be sent for verification)

Certificates not registrable with the South African Nursing Council (e.g. ABET) will not be considered.
Applicants with a disability will be considered only in terms of the inherent requirements of the nursing duties.


  • To sign an agreement/contract with the Mpumalanga Department of Health.
  • To attend lectures for theoretical knowledge and do Work Integrated Learning in health facilities as required by the South African Nursing Council.

If shortlisted the following documents will be required during interview
• Original Matriculation Certificate. All certificates will be sent to UMALUSI for verification
• Copy of Identity document certified within three months of closing date.
• Proof of Residence from the local municipal authority or Tribal Authority.


All applications are to be strictly OnLine on the official Mpumalanga Department of Health website.
NOTE: No physical, faxed or e-mailed applications are allowed.

Due to the large number of applications normally received, communication will be limited only to candidates considered for selection. (If you are not contacted after 31 January 2024 please consider your application unsuccessful).


Mr. BS Mhlongo: 013 7961808 from 08HOO to 16HOO on Monday to Friday. Or call 013 766 3018 for technical support (This advert is available on the Mpumalanga Department of Health website click under vacancies)

– Beware of scams and falsified adverts not obtainable in the official website of the Mpumalanga Department of Health –


There are no fees payable by the applicants to be admitted at the Mpumalanga College of Nursing.

Anyone soliciting/offering a bribe for admission at the Mpumalanga College of Nursing is committing a criminal offence and should be reported to the police/authority.