Circular 4/2012 Revised fees payable to SANC for accrediataion of Nursing Education Institutions (amended by Circular 5/2012)

Circular 4/2012 Revised fees payable to SANC for accreditation of Nursing Education Institutions (amended by Circular 5/2012)

 
  

Please note that this circular has been amended by Circular 5/2012.  You should refer to that circular for the correct information.

23 April 2012

TO ALL:Nursing Education Institutions
 Provincial Departments of Health
 Stakeholders

Implementation of Revised Fees Payable to the South African Nursing Council for Accreditation of Nursing Education Institutions

 

PURPOSE

The purpose of this circular is to inform providers of Nursing Education and Training, Provincial Departments of Health and stakeholders about the implementation of revised fees payable to the South African Nursing Council (SANC) for accreditation of Nursing Education Institutions.

 

IMPLEMENTATION

The Council, at its meeting of 28-29 March 2012, approved the fees as outlines below.  The revised fees are in accordance with the cost of processing applications, conducting accreditation visits and service to Nursing Education Institutions.

1.    Motivation for fees payable for the accreditation of Nursing Education Institutions

1.1    The SANC, as an accredited Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), is required to promote the quality of education and training amongst education providers.

1.2    The activities to promote quality have an impact on the administrative and resources requirements, with considerable financial implications.

1.3    In view of the above ETQA activities, the SANC has introduced fees that are payable to the SANC in respect of the accreditation of Nursing Education Institutions.

1.4    With the implementation of these fees, the South African Nursing Council will be in a position to improve on the quality and quantity of resources required for the accreditation process.

2.    Accreditation fees

 

Fees are determined in the following manner:

Please note that this circular has been amended by Circular 5/2012.  You should refer to that circular for the correct information.

 RATE NO. 1RATE NO. 2RATE NO. 3
INSTITUTION:   
Number of programmes1-2 = R10 000-003-6 = R15 000-004-10 = R20 000-00
Learner enrolment25-50 = R5 000-0051-75 = R10 000-0076-100 = R15 000-00
Accreditation: additional learning facilities1 = R10 000-002-4 = R15 000-005-10 = R20 000-00
Accreditation: additional clinical facilities1-5 = R5 000-006-10 = R10 000-0011-20 = R15 000-00
Re-accreditation of NEIsR5 000-00  
Accreditation of a new schoolR20 000-00  
PROGRAMMES:   
One-yearR1 000-00  
Two-yearR2 000-00  
Four-yearR5 000-00  
Post registration/
Post basic
R7 500-00  

 

N.B.:    Please note that these fees are subject to 14% VAT.  The above fee structure is applicable with effect from 1 June 2012.

 

Signed (T B Mabuda)
Registrar and CEO
South African Nursing Council

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Circular 2/2012 Penalty for candidates found cheating in examinations

Circular 2/2012 Penalty for candidates found cheating in examinations

 
  

23 April 2012

TO ALL:Nursing Education Institutions
 Provincial Departments of Health
 Stakeholders

Implementation of a Penalty on Candidates Found to be Cheating on Examinations

 

PURPOSE

The purpose of this circular is to inform providers of Nursing Education and Training, Provincial Departments of Health and stakeholders about the implementation of a penalty on candidates found to be cheating during examinations.

 

IMPLEMENTATION

The Council, at its meeting of 28-29 March 2012, approved the implementation of a penalty as stated below:

1.1    Students found copying during Council examinations should not be allowed to write another Council examination for a period of two years.

1.2    The names of such students should be flagged in the Council’s system in order to prevent admission to other Nursing Education Institutions.

 

This sanction becomes applicable as from 1 May 2012.

 

Signed
Mr T Mabuda
Registrar and CEO
South African Nursing Council

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Circular 3/2012 SANC examination improvements

Circular 3/2012 SANC examination improvements

 
  

23 April 2012

TO ALL:Nursing Education Institutions
 Provincial Departments of Health
 Stakeholders

Implementation of the Improvement of the Current Examination System of all Programmes where Examinations are Conducted by the South African Nursing Council

 

PURPOSE

The purpose of this circular is to inform providers of Nursing Education and Training, Provincial Departments of Health and stakeholders about the implementation of improvement on the current examination system of all programmes where examinations are conducted by the South African Nursing Council.  This is done in order to:

minimise and eliminate the security risk associated with examinations, including setting papers, typing, packing and dispatching (internally), distribution (externally), invigilation and security of examination papers and scripts in transit.
reduce the time for the processing of examinations and publication of examination results.

 

IMPLEMENTATION

The Council, at its meeting of 28-29 March 2012, approved the implementation of the improvement of the current examination system of all programmes where examinations are conducted by the South African Nursing Council as stated below:

Changing of examination schedules from three times a year to two times a year (May and November)
Reducing the number of examination centres in metropolitan cities, but retaining existing examination centres in remote areas
Centralising the marking of examination scripts per province
Extending the period for the moderation of examination scripts from five days to ten days.

 

This circular is applicable from 1 January 2013.

 

Signed
Mr T Mabuda
Registrar and CEO
South African Nursing Council

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Circular 1/2012 SANC – Easter holiday closure

Circular 1/2012 SANC – Easter holiday closure times

 
  

4 April 2012

TO ALL:Nursing Education Institutions
 Nursing Stakeholders

South African Nursing Council – Easter Holidays Closure
5 April 2012 – 10 April 2012

 

Please be informed that the South African Nursing Council (SANC) offices will be closing at 13:00 on 5 April 2012 in preparation for Easter holidays, and re-opening on 10 April 2012 at 08:00.

Kindly inform all persons in your institutions so that they are aware in advance of the dates the Council will be closed.

We wish you safe Easter holidays.

 

Signed
Mr T Mabuda
Registrar and CEO

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