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CHT Calabar Courses And Admission Requirements

College of Health Technology, CHT Calabar courses and Admission requirements

Below are the list of courses offered at College of Health Technology Calabar

CHT Calabar courses are fifteen in number, some are certificate, HND, ND, and diploma programme.

logo: CHT Calabar courses

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING

Duration: 2 years

Admission requirements

  1. Nigerian Registered Nurse (NRN).
  2. National Diploma or its equivalent in Nursing.
  3. Holders of the above must possess the basic O’ level credits in English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER (ND)

Duration: two/four years

Admission requirements

Minimum entry requirement into National Diploma (ND) in Environmental Health Science Programme is five (5) O’ level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology or Health Science in either WAEC/NECO at not more than two sittings. Candidates with JAMB score of 150 and above have added advantage.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN

Duration: 3 years

It is a diploma programme

Admission requirements

Minimum of 5 passes in O’level WASSC/SSCE/GCE/NECO at not more than 2 sittings. Three (3) of the passes must be at credit level and should include English Language, Biology or Health Science, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing and any other subject.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANTS

Duration: two years

This is a certificate programme

Admission requirements

Four (4) O’level passes which should include at least one science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Health Science, Nutrition, Physics). A pass in English Language will be an added advantage.

HEALTH PROMOTION AND EDUCATION

Duration: three years

It is a HPE diploma programme

Admission requirements

Four (4) credits in SSCE, NECO, GCE or Teachers Grade II to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Health Science and any other subject.

COMMUNITY HEALTH EXTENSION WORKER (CHEW)     

Duration: 3 years

Admission requirements

Five (5) Credit level passes at WASSC/SSCE/GCE/NECO O’ level not more than two (2) sittings.

These must include: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Health Science. Also, candidates with JCHEW certificates have an added advantage.

JUNIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH EXTENSION WORKER (JCHEW)

Duration: 2 years

This is a certificate programme

Admission requirements

Three (3) credits and two (2) passes at O’ level WASSC or NECO in not more than two sittings to include English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Health Science and any other two subjects.

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN HEALTH INFORMATION MGT

Duration: 3 years

Admission requirements

Five credits in O’ level at not more than two sittings at the SSCE/WASSC or its equivalent. The subjects must include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Health Science, Physics or Chemistry and any other subject.

ND HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

Duration: 2 years

Requirements

Five (5) O’ level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology or Health Science in either WAEC/NECO at not more than two sittings. Only candidates with JAMB score of 150 and above are eligible.

HND HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

Duration: 2 years

Requirements

National Diploma (ND) in H.I.M with a minimum of lower credit. Health Record Technician Certificate with a minimum of lower credit and five (5) O’ level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology or Health Science in either WAEC/NECO at not more than two sittings. Candidates must have completed one year industrial attachment. Those with ND with initial JAMB score of 150 are not required to write JAMB. However, candidates without ND certificates are required to have a JAMB score of 160 and above.

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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

Duration: 3 years

Admission requirements

Five (5) credits at not more than two (2) sittings in WASSC/SSCE/GCE/NECO in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

Duration: 3 years

Requirements

WASSC/SSCE/GCE/NECO – Four credit passes in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry with at least a pass in Physics. (Results more than ten years as the date of this registration will be rejected by the Registration Board). Holders of Medical Lab. Assistant certificate with the above O’ level.

DISPENSING OPTICIANRY

Duration: three years

Admission requirements

Four (4) credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in WASSC/SSCE/GCE/NECO in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics with a minimum of pass in English Language or Mathematics. A candidate with a minimum of 10 years cognate experience in optical dispensing (apprenticeship), who has two or three credits in any of these subjects may also be considered for admission.

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Duration: two years

Admission requirements

Four credit level passes in WASSC/SSCE/GCE/NECO at not more than two sittings. The four subjects must include Mathematics, Physics, English Language and any other subject. JAMB score of 150 and above (JAMB subjects are English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry).

Candidates with a pass in Computer Foundation Examination (CFE) of the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) are also accepted. Such candidates must also have credit passes in the required O’ level subjects.

RADIOGRAPHY (MEDICAL IMAGING PROCESSING TECHNICIAN)

Duration: 3 years

Admission requirements

Five (5) credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in WASSC/SSCE/GCE/NECO in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics plus either Physics, Chemistry or Biology and any other two (2) subjects.

Professional qualification:

Holder of Certificate in Medical Dark Room Practice (Dark Room Asst. Certificate) plus the above stated requirements will require two (2) years training for Medical Dark Room Technician Programme.

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