Certificate in Assistant Nurse


The ‘Certificate in Assistant Nursing’, from DSH Institute of Technology, is one of the most reputed qualification in Malaysia. The program is approved by the Malaysian Nursing Board (Lembaga Jururawat Malaysia). It is notable that the passing rates for the Nursing Assistant Registry Examination (which is a compulsory examination by the Malaysian Nursing Board for graduates), has been at an all – time high of 100%.


The ‘Certificate in Assistant Nursing’ is a two-year program designed to prepare an individual for employment as an entry-level nursing assistant in public or private clinics, long-term care settings, hospitals, or adult day care facilities. The program consists of a combination of classroom and laboratory activities as well as clinical experience in government and private healthcare settings.


At the end of our ‘Certificate in Assistant Nurse’ programme at DSH Institute of Technology, students will be able to :

  1. understand the basics of medical sciences (anatomy, physiology, pathology & microbiology)
  2. develop essential communicative and medical skills required for assisting individuals in maintaining independence and promoting rehabilitation 
  3. gain clinical experience and hone basic nursing skills, through clinical placements,
    in all medical domains


Course Code




MQA (FA 5428)

MOHE (R2/723/3/0091)



June and September


Special Notes :
All graduates will be required to sit for the Nursing Assistant Registry Examination, offered by the Nursing Board to be awarded with the ‘Annual Practice Certificate’ (APC)

Future Education Pathways

Career Options

Staff Nurse
Nurse Informaticist
Nurse Researcher

Entry Requirements

SPM or EquivalentGCE 'O' Levels or Equivalent
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or its equivalent with a minimum of ONE (1) credit in Bahasa MalaysiaGCE 'O' Levels or equivalent with a minimum Grade C in any ONE subject
Pass in :Pass in :
(a) Science / General Science(a) Science / General Science
(b) Mathematics / Additional Mathematics(b) English
(c) EnglishOR
UEC or Equivalent
Unified Examinations Certificate (UEC) or equivalent with a minimum Grade B in any ONE subject and pass in Science
*Candidates with other qualifications are subject to the approval by the Malaysian Nursing Board**Candidates with other qualifications are subject to approval by the Malaysian Nursing Board*

Course Modules

Technical KnowledgeTechnical Knowledge
AMNS 1112
Anatomy and Physiology I
ANNS 2132
Medical / Surgical III
AMNS 1122
Anatomy and Physiology II
ANNS 2143
Medical / Surgical IV
ANNS 1113
Principles and Practicals of Nursing
ANNS 2262
Communicable Diseases
AMNS 1132
Microbiology and Parasitology
ANNS 2273
Maternal and Child
ANNS 1223
Medical / Surgical I
ANBS 2132
Basic Concepts of Sociology and Psychology
ANNS 1232
Medical / Surgical II
Professional Knowledge / SkillsProfessional Knowledge / Skills
ANBS 1113
Communications, Public Relations and
Professional Development ;
Law and Ethics in Nursing
MPU 1312
Perlembagaan and Masyarakat Malaysia
MPU 1212
Communicative English
MPU 1153
Pengajian Malaysia
Clinical AttachmentsClinical Attachments
ANCP 1116 and ANCP 1218
Clinical Placements
ANCP 2137 and ANCP 2248
Clinical Placements


Anatomy and Physiology Lab
Microbiology Lab
Mock Wards