Health Technology for National Development
 
 
 
 
 
 

TAKUM PROGRAMMES ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR ECAH DEPARTMENT.
THE AVAILABLE DIPLOMA AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES ARE INDICATED BELOW.

S/NO.

CADRE

DEPARTMENT

LEVELS

I

Diploma in Community Health (DCH)

Community Health

Diploma

II

Certificate in Community Health (CCH)

Community Health

Certificate

III

Higher    National    Diploma    in    Environmental    Health Technology

Environmental Health

HMD

IV

Diploma for Environmental Health Technician (EVT)

Environmental Health

Diploma

V         

Certificate for Environmental Health Assistant (EHA)

Environmental Health

Certificate

VI

Diploma for Health Promotion and Education (HPE)

Environmental Health

Diploma

VII

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Medical Lab. Science

Diploma

VIII

Diploma in Health Information Management (DHIM)

Health       information
Management

Diploma

IX

Technician in Health Information Management (TRIM)

Health       Information Management

Diploma

 

2. ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND DURATION OF STUDY
A.             Diploma in Community Health (DCH):
i. Entry Requirements;
a. Fresh: Candidates must possess credit in English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Health Science, one
subject from Chemistry, Physics, Food & Nutrition or Geography and one subject from Economic, Account, Social Science or Agric Science. In not more than two sittings at SSCE, GCE or NECO. Duration of Course: Three-(3) years
b. Others: Junior Community Health Workers (JCHEW)/Certificate in Community Health (CCH) are also
eligible to join DCH at 200 Level but must possess credit in English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Health Science and other two (2) credits. An aptitude test will be conducted for them latter. ii. Duration of Course: Two (2) years.

B.  Certificate in Community Health (CCH) - Certificate
i. Entry Requirements:
Candidates must possess five passes which most include English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Health Science in not more than two sittings at SSCE, GCE or NECO, ii.   Duration of Course: Two (2) years.

C. Higher National Diploma in Environmental Technology (HND) - HND
i.    Entry Requirements:
Candidates must possess credit in English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at SSCE, GCE or NECO in not more than two. sittings.
ii.   Duration of Course: Four (4) years.

D.  Environmental Health Technician (EVT) - Diploma:
i. Entry Requirements:
Candidates must possess three (3) credit passes including English Language, Biology, or Health
Science plus any one from the following: Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agric Science, Technical
Drawing. A pass in Mathematics would be an added advantage. And two any other passes in not more
than two sittings at SSCE, GCE, NECO, NABTEB & TC II pass but excluding Hausa, Igbo, CRS and IRS.     .
ii. Duration of Course: Three (3.) years.

E.  Environmental Health Assistant (EHA) - Certificate:
i.    Entry Requirements:
Candidates must possess four (4) passes which most include Biology, Chemistry, Health Science, Nutrition, Physics, General Science or Integrated Science at SSCE/GCE/NECO/TC II/NABTED Level. A pass in English Language is an added advantage in not more than two sittings.
ii. Duration of Course: Two (2) years.

F. Diploma in Health Promotion and Education (HPE) - Diploma
i.    Entry Requirements:
Applicants for the programme must possess minimum of four (4) credits passes in GCE, SSCE, NECO or Grade II Certificate, which should include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Health Science and any one subject but excluding Hausa, Igbo, CRS and IRS.
h. Duration of Course: Two (2) years.

G. Medical Laboratory Technician-(MLT) - Diploma
i.    Entry Requirements:,
Candidates must possess four (4) credits English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry & a pass
in Physics at not more than two (2) sittings within 5years at SSCE, GCE or NECO. Those with
NABTEB result most possess credit in English Language, General Mathematics, Biology & Chemistry
within 5years.
ii. Duration of Course: Three (3) years.

H. Diploma Health Information Management (DHIM) — Diploma
i.   Entry Requirements:

Candidates must present five (5) credits which should include: Mathematics, English, Physics,
Chemistry and Biology. ii. Duration of Course: Two (2) years.

I. Technician in Health Information Management (THIM) - Diploma
i.    Entry Requirements:'

Candidates must possess minimum of five (5) credits which should include: English, Mathematics,
Biology/Health Science compulsory with any other two (2) subjects.
ii. Duration of Course: Two (2) years.

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