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Placement Assessment


To start your career in the nursing profession you will be faced with some challenges along the way. Allmed Training Academy is the leading medical recruitment company that places thousands of candidates in highly respected medical institutions nationwide.

There are tens of thousands of applicants that want to join this profession each year.

Through Allmed’s initiative, we will help you become the TOP candidate that has a choice of institution at which you can apply and start your career.

You will need to meet the following minimum statutory requirements in order to study nursing at any Nursing Institution:

  • National Senior Certificate (or equivalent) with exemption
  • Communications Skills at NQF 4 Level (Matric)
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF 4 Level (Matric)
  • Life Science at NQF 4 Level (Matric)
  • Computer Literacy at NQF 3 Level (High School)

You will need to take a competency based assessment

Enquire at Allmed Training Academy on the next available assessment in your area You’ll be assessed on the following skills:  

  • Communications  
  • Numeracy  
  • Computer Skills  
  • Aptitude Component

How to take the nursing assessment

Complete the online application for assessment on Register Here

  • Pay your R350.00 assessment fee
  • Upload the supporting documents, including:
  • Clear, scanned copy of your SA ID (If you’re a foreign student, you will need a clear, scanned copy of your passport, copy of visa, and SAQA qualification equivalent)
  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Proof of payment

Allmed Training Academy will contact you and invite you to attend the first available assessment at a centre closest to you.

Top Scoring Students

If you achieve 80% and higher in all 4 skill sets, and if you have a Grade 12 certificate which can be verified by UMALUSI, you will automatically be placed into our Candidate List for recommendation to nursing institutions of your choice, and your application process begins.

What happens if you don’t meet the minimum requirements?

If you do not meet the minimum entry requirements, or you have not achieved 80% or more in the required competency based assessment, you can apply to register for the foundation-phase programme that will help you get eligibility, including the Grade 12 equivalent you need:

International Grade 12 Equivalent:

  • 4 Qualifying subjects
  • 2 value added subjects
  • Complete in 6-12 month*
  • Accepted by leading medical institutions
Register and receive:

  • A tablet (with data)
  • Online learning content
  • Flexible exam dates
  • Over 30 exam centres

*You need to pass 4 qualifying subjects and 2 value added subjects within 12 months to qualify for your SAQA documentation

This opportunity is unfortunately only available to South African candidates with South African ID documents available for verification.

Once you have completed your GED® Testing Programme, and passed your examinations successfully, Allmed Training Academy will make your details available to Nursing Training Institutions and we will immediately assist you with your application process.