DIPLOMA IN NURSING CARE ASSISTANT: BASIC DETAILS
It is a paramedical course. DNCA is a Diploma certificate course. After completing the course, one won’t become a registered nurse. One will be able to work under nurses and Doctors.
Depending upon the institute, course duration could be anywhere between 1 to 2 years. Generally the course is 2 years long.
10th passed (or equivalent) from a recognized board is the minimum educational qualification required.
CAREER PROSPECTS AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Diverse job opportunities exist in front of nursing care assistants. Government and private sector job opportunities are available in front of them.
Nursing care assistants/aides are usually hired by hospitals (Government and private), clinics, nursing homes, CHCs (Community Health Centres) and NGOs. Under such work setups, they function under the supervision and guidance of registered nurses and Doctors.