Nurse assistant (NVQ Level 04)

Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) is a creation of eminent academic people to provide high-quality medical education at an affordable cost to achieve universal health care.

Programme objective

  • To provide training that will enable them to work in hospitals, long- term care facilities, or home care set up, consultant’s clinics etc.
  • To produce intellectual and professionally competent Health Care Assistants.
  • To encourage in participating in continuing education.


  • Registered in Private Health Sector Regulatory Council (PHSRC), Sri Lanka.
  • Registered in Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC), Sri Lanka.

Course duration

  • Theory and practical – 08 months.
  • On the Job Training – 03 months.

Entry Requirements

  • O/ Level or SLQF I
  • Age between 18 to 45.
  • The candidates who qualify the above conditions will undergo a screening test. Only the successful candidate from this screening can register for the program.

National Competency Standards

Competency Standard Code – N85S002 Q1L3.

Awarded as

Nurse Assistant NVQ Level IV Certificate.

Course Modules

  • N85S002BM01 Communication Skills for Workplace
  • N85S002BM02. Roles and Responsibilities of a Nurse Assistan
  • N85S002BM03Occupational Safety & Health
  • N85S002BM04Team Work
  • N85S002M01 Basic Anatomy and Physiology
  • N85S002M02 Unit Preparation
  • N85S002M03Cliental Hygiene and Grooming
  • N85S002M04 Nutritional needs and Techniques
  • N85S002M05 Eliminatory needs
  • N85S002M06Vital Signs
  • N85S002M07Medication
  • N85S002M08Care of Elderly Client and end of life care
  • N85S002M09End of life care
  • N85S002M10 Care of special needs
  • N85S002M11Care of wound
  • N85S002M12Assisting Advance Nursing Procedures
  • N85S002M13Care of Post Natal Mother & New Born Baby
  • N85S002M14Basics in First Ai
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Class time: Week days/ Weekend

Payment Method: Installment