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Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Community Health Officers Training Programme for 2019/2020 Academic Session. The training, which lasts for two (2) calendar years will commence in September, 2019. It leads to the award of Higher Diploma in Community Health.


West African School Certificate / GCE “O” Level OR Senior Secondary School Certificate (NECO) with five (5) credits which must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics at not more than two (2) sittings.

In addition to the qualification above, candidates must possess any of the following professional qualifications and experience:

  1. Diploma in Community Health (DCH) with not less than two (2) years post qualification experience
  2. Community Health Extension Worker (CHEW) with five (5) years post qualification experience

Applicants must be a registered Community Health Practitioner and possess a valid practice license.

Selection for admission will be based on candidates’ performance at a competitive written test and oral interview to be conducted on Wednesday 10th and Thursday, 11th July, 2019 respectively.
All candidates are to bring their originals and photocopies of certificates/master-lists to the examination center.

Applications are invited from the general public for Admission into the School of Post Basic Nursing Studies, UBTH, Benin City for the 2019/2020 academic session in the following courses.

  1. Diploma in Ophthalmic Nursing and Management
  2. Diploma in Peri-operative Nursing and Management
  3. Diploma in Pediatric Nursing and Management
  4. Diploma in Accident & Emergency Nursing and Management

Duration of course: one (1) year

Entry Qualification:

Applicant should/must

  1. Possess five (5) credits in not more than two sitting in WAEC/NECO, SSCE/GCE/OL which must include: English language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
  2. Be a qualified Nurse duly registered with Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.
  3. Have at least one-year Post registration, clinical experience in the relevant area and with sponsorship by an institution or Agency.


Request for the Admission form should be directed to the Office of the Deputy Director (DD), Post Basic Nursing Studies, UBTH, Benin City, on payment of the prescribed application fee of Ten Thousand Naira (N10, 000.00) or its equivalent in Dollars or Pounds for foreign applicants.


  1. All payments for the application form should be made directly into Federal Government Remita Account, Training Schools (UBTH), School of Post Basic Nursing Studies.
  2. Sales of forms commences 25th February and closes 23rd
  3. All forms must be purchase in Administrative Office of the above named School.
  4. Be informed that UBTH do not sell the above named School forms online.

Contact UBTH

Phone: +234 803 293 5801

Email: info@ubth.org

Address: P.M.B 1111 Ugbowo Lagos Road
Benin City, Nigeria

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