For most young people in South Africa, Mpilo Royal College requirements are easy to meet for all the courses offered at the college. Furthermore, the application process is simple, and the fees are affordable.
Founded in 2006, the college offers courses in health education. It is located in Marshalltown in Johannesburg, Gauteng. It is a legit institution with accreditation from the Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA), Quality Council for Trade and Occupation (QCTO), and Independent Examination Board (IEB).
This article outlines everything you need to know about this college in case you’re planning to apply to study there, including course duration and payment options.
Mpilo Royal College requirements
The minimum requirements for admission to a course at Mpilo Royal College are Matric with 33.3% in Maths and English.
If you have grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 and did not pass Maths and English with 33.3% in Matric, you must first complete the Foundational Learning Competence (FLC) to register for a course. If you have Adult-Based Education and Training (ABET) Level 4, you must also complete the FLC first.
Registration for FLC at Mpilo Royal College is open throughout the year. It takes a minimum of three months or 400 hours to complete this training. You can register for the course online. Alternatively, fill the FLC application form and submit it to the college. The registration fee is R1,000, while training fee is R5,000 per subject (English or Maths).
Courses and fees
There are three main courses offered at Mpilo Royal College: Health Promotion Officer Level 3, Occupational Home-Based Care and Basic Pharmacy Assistance.
The Health Promotion Officer course has three intakes per year in January, June and September. Its duration is one year, and students sit for national examinations in March and October/November every year.
Its fees are as follows:
- Registration fee: R2,500 (non-refundable).
- Course fee: R34,545.50, payable in monthly instalments of R2,879.
The Occupational Home-Based Care course’s duration is six months, and the course fee is R15,500. You have the option of paying in monthly instalments of R2,584.
For the Basic Pharmacy Assistance course, the college advises applicants to look for a hospital pharmacy that is registered with the pharmacy council as a training site. The pharmacy also needs to have a tutor “S” registered with the pharmacy council.
Other requirements include:
- Grade 11 to 12 certificate with Maths and English (40% and above).
- Two certified ID copies.
- Two-page CV.
The Basic Pharmacy Assistance course fees include:
- Registration fee: R1,500.
- Deposit of R14,000 and monthly instalments of R1,000 for 8 months (total amount R22,000).
- Pharmacy Council Annual fee: R2,080.04.
You may also visit the college at 21 Kruis Street, 2nd Floor Unit, 203 Marshalltown, Johannesburg. For more information, the college’s contact details are as follows:
- National: 0861 091 092
- Tel: (+27) 11 402 2297
- Cell: (+27) 78 526 1127
- Fax: 086 621 7583
- Email: email@example.com