Agogo Nursing Training College

by Israel Boafo Bansah

Agogo Nursing Training College offers students with the best teachings and skills to bring out their potentials. Before applying for admission, applicants must meet up with Agogo Nursing Training College Admission Requirements listed below.



2.1.1 Auxiliary Programmes

  1. Community Health Nursing (CHN)
  2. Health Assistant Clinical (HAC)

Table 5: Requirements for Auxiliary Programmes

Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateA cutoff aggregate score of Forty EightA cutoff aggregate score of Thirty
(48) or better in six subjects, comprising(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
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

2.1.2 Diploma Programmes

Diploma Nursing programmes offered in Health Training Institutions are as follows:

  1. Registered General Nursing
  2. Registered Mental Nursing
  3. Registered Midwifery (Females only)
  4. Registered Community Health Nursing

Table 6: Requirements for Basic Nursing Programmes


Age18 – 35 years
Overall AggregateAn aggregate score of thirty (30) 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

2.1.3 Post Basic Programmes (BSc)

Requirements for qualification to post basic nursing and midwifery programmes vary according to the programme of study.

Programme specific requirements are given in Table 7 below.

Age: Not more than50 years, Subject to medical fitness

Table 7: Programme Specific Requirements for Post Basic programmes

Peri-Operative Nursinga.Mandatory one yearRGN
Critical Care Nursingrotation/internship/national serviceRMN
ENT Nursingb.   Three years’ experience in a relevantRM
OphthalmicBasic area OR two years’ workRCN
experience upon a request from a
(BSc)facility after internship.
Public Health Nursinga.Mandatory one yearRGN
rotation/internship/national serviceRMN
b.   Three years’ experience in a relevantRM
(BSc)Basic area OR two years’ workRCN
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.
Post Basic Midwiferya.   At least three (3) years’ experience in aCommunity Health Nurse
relevant Auxiliary area.Health Assistant Clinical
Anesthesiology (BSc)a.   At least one yearGeneral Nurse
rotation/internship/national serviceMental Nurse
b.   Two years’ experience in a relevantMidwife
Basic area OR one year workRegistered Community Health Nurse
experience upon a request from a
facility after internship.
BSc Environmental Healtha.   Products from Accra School ofd.Possess Diploma in
Hygiene.Environmental Health from
b.   Foreigners with HND DiplomaKNUST, Kumasi
c.   WASSCE students with Puree.Possess WAHEB/GHAHEB
Science (Physics, Chemistry,Pure Science WASSCE

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