Who we are

Our approach

The Mediclinic Higher Education and Training institution vision is to be respected for providing world-class training, leading to the development of safe practitioners delivering excellent patient care.

Our mission is:

  • To deliver measurable quality training outcomes, governed by sound educational principles, evidence-based practice and adherence to legislation
  • To contribute to the development of skills relevant to healthcare services delivery nationally.

Registration

Mediclinic (Pty) Ltd is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training until 31 December 2023 as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registration certificate number: 2008 HE07/006

The Diploma in Emergency Medical care is accredited by the Council on Higher Education, the Health Professions Council of South Africa and registered by

the Department of Higher Education and Training.

The Diploma in Nursing is accredited by the Council on Higher Education, South African Nursing Council and registered by the Department of Higher

Education and Training.

The Higher Certificate in Auxiliary Nursing is accredited by the Council on Higher Education, South African Nursing Council and registered by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Our values

In our behaviour, we are:

  • Client centred;
  • Trusting and respectful;
  • Patient safety focused;
  • Performance driven; and
  • Team orientated

Benefits of studying with Mediclinic

Mediclinic Southern Africa is a well-established private healthcare provider with great career opportunities. Any student that successfully completes a Higher Education qualification would be able to apply for career opportunities with Mediclinic.

Our courses provide a practical foundation that allow learners to gain hands on experience in their field of interest. This approach not only ensures better understanding and better knowledge retention but ensures that a successful student can qualify with valuable and relevant real life work experience.

A diploma level qualification could lead to one of the following positions:

  • General Nurse

A certificate level qualification could lead to one of the following positions:

  • Auxiliary Nurse
  • Clinical Coder
  • Emergency Care Assistant

Our team

The Mediclinic Higher Education team consists of a number of qualified and professional Educators. Our educators.

Programmes/Courses

Diploma and Certificate level qualifications

Diploma and Certificate level qualifications are industry specific qualifications that allow students to enter the healthcare profession.

A Diploma level qualification will allow you to work in a particular field. The duration of diploma level qualifications is usually 2 - 3 years.

A qualification in a Higher Certificate level course will enable you to enrol for a higher level qualification, for example an advanced certificate or diploma course in the same field of study. The duration of a Higher Certificate level qualification is 1 year.

Mediclinic offers to following courses that lead to certificate or diploma level qualifications:

  • Diploma in Emergency Medical Care 
  • Higher Certificate Auxiliary
  • Diploma in Nursing

It is recommended that you use the following process to select a course:

  • Review the course brochure and decide which learning opportunity you want to explore.
  • Select a convenient Learning Centre you wish to study at.
  • Review the registration requirements.
  • Only register if you meet the minimum requirements. 

Registration Dates

Please take note of the dates below as no exceptions will be made for late or incomplete applications. There is only one intake per year for these courses.

*Mediclinic reserves the right to change the date according to positions available.

Diploma in Emergency Medical Care

Intake: 1

Registration opens: 1 May

Registration closes: 30 June

Course commences: January

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Diploma in Nursing

Intake: 1

Registration opens: 1 May 

Registration closes: 30 June 

Course commences: January

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Higher Certificate in Auxiliary Nursing

Intake: 1

Registration opens: 1 May

Registration closes: 30 June

Course commences: January

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Higher Certificate in Diagnostic and Procedural Coding

Intake: 1

Registration opens: 1 May

Registration closes: 30 June

Course commences: January

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Higher Certificate in Emergency Medical Care

Intake: 1

Registration Opens: 1 May

Registration Closes: 31 June

Course Commences: January

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Short courses

These courses are available to students that already have a qualification / diploma and that are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa or South African Nursing Council and offer further development in specialised areas. If you do not have an undergraduate qualification like this yet, take a look at our Diploma and Certificate level qualifications.

Mediclinic offers a number of short courses that run over a 4, 6 or 10 month period. These course include a substantial practical component, which ensures that students are fully prepared and competent to start working in the specialized area covered by the course.

It is recommended that you use the following process to select a course:

  • Review the course brochure and decide which learning opportunity you want to explore.
  • Select a convenient Learning Centre you wish to study at.
  • Review the registration requirements.
  • Only register if you meet the minimum requirements. 

Registration Dates

Please take note of the dates below as no exceptions will be made for late or incomplete applications. There is only one intake per year for these courses.

*Mediclinic reserves the right to change the date according to positions available.

10 Month Short course registration date for 2021:

6 Months Short course registration date for 2021:

4 Months Short course registration date for 2021:

The Ideal Candidate

Ideal Candidate

Mediclinic employees play a valuable role in the lives of our patients and their families. It is a privilege to know that our clients trust in our expertise. We prioritise safe patient care when they are at their most vulnerable. In these actions lies our true value: harnessing the exceptional talent, compassion and energy of Mediclinic employees and partners to ensure that our patients receive cost-effective, quality care and outstanding client experiences.

To ensure that our departments and divisions provide excellent service to our clients, Mediclinic is committed to ensuring a diverse, innovative and collaborative culture which attracts world-class talent and leverages on competencies across all our divisions.

We understand that teamwork, patient safety and mutual trust and respect are qualities that make Mediclinic an engaging environment to work in. If you are  a performance-driven and client-centred individual we believe that a career with us will offer the ideal environment for new ideas and support to ensure you are able to do what you do best, every day.

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