Kintampo College of Health 2020/2021 Admission Requirements

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Kintampo College of Health 2020/2021 Admission Requirements, The College of Health and Well being,Kintampo, formerly known as the Rural Health Training School runs about 14 different programmes.These programmes range from Certificate through to the Bachelors level and cover both preventive and curative health care. Some of the programmes are direct entry programmes (for SSSCE graduates) whilst others are Post basic Entry Programmes (for serving officers)
 
 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


 
Certificate Programmes

  1. Field Technician (Community Health)
  2. Health Records Management

 
Requirements for Certificate Programmes
 

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateA cutoff aggregate score of Forty EightA cutoff aggregate score of Thirty
(48) or better in six subjects, comprisingSix(30) or better in six subjects,
3 core and 3 electivecomprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST credits(A1-E8) in three coreAT LEAST Passes (A-E) in three core
Gradessubjectssubjects
i.e. English, Mathematics andi.e English, Mathematics and
Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumAT LEAST passes (A1-E8) in threeAT LEAST passes (A-E) in three
GradesElective subjectsElective subjects

 
Diploma Programmes
 
Requirements for entry into these programmes vary according to the programme offered.

  • Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes requiring General Science as an elective
  • Direct Entry (using SSSCE or WASSCE) Programmes which do not require General Science as an elective
  • Post Basic Entry (for serving officers)
  1. Direct Entry Diploma Programmes

Programmes Requiring General Science as an Elective Technical Officer (Medical Laboratory Technology)
 

 Requirements for Programmes which require General Science as an Elective

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty (30) orAn aggregate score of Twenty Four
better in six subjects, comprising  3(24) or better in six subjects,
core and 3 electivecomprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1  C6) in three CoreCredits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
GradesSubjects i.e. English, Mathematicsi.e. English, Mathematics and
and Integrated Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1  C6) in three ScienceCredits(A– D) in three Science
GradesElective Subjects. i.e. Biology,Elective Subjects. i.e. Biology,
Physics, ChemistryPhysics, Chemistry
  1. Programmes which do not Require General Science as an Elective
  2. Technical Officer (Health Information Option)
  3. Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control & Surveillance Option)
  4. Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)
  1. Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option) – Direct Entry
  2. Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)

 Requirements for Programmes which do not require General Science as an Elective

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty six(36) orAn aggregate score of Twenty Four
better in six subjects, comprising3 core and(24) or better in six subjects,
3 electivecomprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1  C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
GradesEnglish, Mathematics and Integratedi.e. English, Mathematics and
Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1  C6) in three Elective Subjects.Credits (A  D) in three Electives
GradesSubjects.

 
Post Basic Entry Programmes

  1. Technical Officer (Health Information Option)
  2. Technical Officer (Community Health – Disease Control& Surveillance Option)
  3. Technical Officer (Community Health- Nutrition Option)
  1. Technical Officer (Health Promotion and Social Marketing Option)
  2. Community Mental Health

 
Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness
 

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
Technical Officer (Health Information
Option)a.   At least one year
rotation/internship/national
Technical Officer (Community Health –Certificate as a
Disease Control& Surveillance Option)service
b.   Two years’ experience in a1.Field Technician
relevant Basic area OR one
Technical Officer (Community Health-2.Community Health Nurse
year work experience upon a
Nutrition Option)3.Health Assistant Clinical
request from a facility after
4.Health Records Assistant
internship.
Technical Officer (Health Promotion and
Social Marketing Option)
Technical Officer (Dental Surgery)
Community Mental Health

 
Diploma Community Mental Health – 2 Years
( Previously Community Mental Health – 1 year)

Requirements for Diploma Community Mental Health

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
i.A practising officer andCertificate as a
must  have served two1.Field Technician
years minimum in2.Community Health Nurse
Community Mental Healthdeprived areas or three3.Health Assistant Clinical
years minimum in non-
4.Health Records Assistant
deprived areas.
5.Environmental Health
Assistant

 Kintampo College of Health 2020/2021 Admission Requirements


NB: Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above, proved they are proficient in English, Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate. Applicants will be required to pass an entrance examination before gaining admission to the programme
 

 Direct Entry Bsc. Community Medicine and Health – 4 years

(Previously Direct Medical Assistant)
 

Requirements for Direct Entry Bsc. Community Medicine and Health

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (BSc.Community Medicine & Health – Direct Entry)
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty (36) or betterAn aggregate score of Twenty Four
in six subjects, comprising  3 core and 3(24) or better in six subjects,
electivecomprising  3 core and 3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1  C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects
GradesEnglish, Mathematics and Integratedi.e. English, Mathematics and
Science.Integrated Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1  C6) in three Elective Subjects,Credits (A  D) in three Electives
GradesPhysics, Chemistry and Biology onlySubjects. Physics, Chemistry and
Biology only

Post Basic BSc. Community Medicine and Health -2 years

 
(Previously Post Basic Medical Assistant)
Age: Not more than 50 years, Subject to medical fitness


 Kintampo College of Health 2020/2021 Admission Requirements
 

 Programme Specific Requirements for Post basic programmes

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
Community Medicine & Healtha.   At least one yearDiploma as a
rotation/internship/national service1.Registered General Nurse
(BSc)b.   Two years’ experience in a relevant2.Registered Mental Nurse
Basic area OR one year work3.Registered Midwife
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.

NB: Graduate Nurses from the Universities can also apply for the Post Basic Programmes
 
Direct Entry BSc. Community Mental Health – 4 Years

Requirement for Direct Entry Bsc. Community Mental Health

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (BSc.Community Mental Health – Direct Entry)
WASSCESSCE
Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty (36) or betterAn aggregate score of Twenty Four (24) or
in six subjects, comprising  3 core and 3better in six subjects, comprising  3 core and
elective3 elective
Core Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1  C6) in three Core Subjects i.e.Credits (A– D) in three Core Subjects i.e.
GradesEnglish, Mathematics and IntegratedEnglish, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
Science.
Elective Subjects and MinimumCredits (A1 – C6) in three elective subjectsCredits (A  D) in three elective subjects the
Gradesthe following: General Arts, Generalfollowing: General Arts, General
Science, Home Economics (FoodScience, Home Economics (Food
and Nutrition Option) andand Nutrition Option) and Agricultural
Agricultural Science (excluding cropScience (excluding crop and animal
and animal husbandry).husbandry).

 
NB: Foreign students may be considered for admission if they hold qualification equivalent to those stated above and prove that they are proficient in English. Equivalent qualifications include; A-levels, High School Certificate, Bachelors Degree in Science (BSc.).
 
BSc. Dental Therapy

Requirements for BSc. Dental Therapy

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
i.Registered DentalCertificate as a
Surgery Assistants with
BSc. Dental Therapytwo years work1.Registered Dental Surgery
experience will be
Assistant.
admitted to level 300

NB: In the case of foreign students, their equivalent qualifications may be considered for admission by the college.
The applicant should prove they are proficient in English.
 

Requirements for MSc. Community Medicine and Health (Clinical Psychiatry Option)

PROGRAMMESERVICE REQUIREMENTQUALIFICATION REQ
i.Applicants must have
BSc. in Community
Medicine and HealthCertificate as a
MSc. Community Medicine and(Physician Assistant)BSc. in Community Medicine
Health (Clinical Psychiatry Option)and must have worked
and Health.
for at least two (2)
years.

Kintampo College of Health 2020/2021 Admission Requirements


 

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