Occupational Associate of Science Degree in Geriatrics


The Occupational Associate Degree Programme in Allied Health Care (Geriatrics) is an Applied Associate Degree which is designed on workplace competencies. It is developed for persons who are desirous of developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to become well-rounded in providing direct health care to the elderly and supplying critical support services to other health professionals.
As an occupational programme the development of competencies in allied health care (geriatrics) is enabled through the integration of academia and technical/vocational training relevent to the occupational programme.


  • Career Advancement Programme (CAP), NVQ/CVQ, Minimum Level 2 Certification.
  • HEART Trust /NTA, NVQ - Minimum Level 2 Certification.
  • Mature Entry
    Candidates over the age of 25 years who do not have the academic qualification required will need to have completed at least five (5) years in a related area/institution and should submit a portfolio.


Four(4) semesters/two (2) years


Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Mon-Fri, 5:00p.m.-9:00p.m.

Fri 5:30 - 8:30p.m.
Sat 8:30 a.m. -6:30 p.m.