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Certificate Course in Nursing Assistant (NVQ Level 04)

Duration: 12 Months (Part time/Full time)
Intakes: February and September
Course Fee: LKR 300,000/-


Course Information

This certificate will provide a foundation for students seeking progression in the field of  nursing to a Higher Diploma and beyond. The students will have the opportunity to sit for  Government NVQ4 Exam also as an option. You will receive unparalleled, first-hand experience via the  practicals at Durdans Hospital, a leading tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka.

Entry Requirement

A pass in the GCE Ordinary Level  Examinations  including Sinhala/ Tamil,  Science,  Mathematics and English  Language.


  • Communication Skills for Workplace
  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Nurse Assistant
  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Teamwork
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Unit Preparation
  • Cliental Hygiene and Grooming
  • Nutritional Needs and Techniques
  • Eliminatory Needs
  • Vital Signs
  • Medication
  • Care of Elderly Clients
  • End of Life Care
  • Care of Special Needs
  • Care of Wounds
  • Assisting Advanced Nursing Procedures
  • Care of Postnatal Mother & Newborn Baby
  • Basics in First Aid

Free Bonus Certificate in English for Nurses

  • English & General Communication Skills


On completion, students will be awarded certification from Amrak Institute of  Medical Sciences.  Upon completion of the NVQ  Level 4 examination, the TVEC certificate can be obtained directly.