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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