This is one week training program designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of learners on HIV Testing using the latest testing algorithm. Prospective learners are admitted basing on the following criteria
- Minimum of 24 points at BCSGE with certificate in parallel testing
- Certificate in Health Care Auxiliary with certificate in parallel testing
- Certificate in HIV/AIDS Management with parallel testing
- Diploma in HIV/AIDS Counselling with parallel testing
- Diploma in any health field with parallel testing
The enrolment fee for HIV Rapid Testing (serial Testing) is P1250.00 including registration fee of P50.00 which is non-refundable.
Future Programs to Be Offered
Counselor Supervision (C/S)
This course is designed for practicing VCT counsellors as it addresses issues of counsellor burnout. One must have been a practicing VCT counsellor for at least
6 months to qualify for enrolment.
Trainer of Trainers
This course is designed for counsellors who want to train others on areas of HIV/AIDS.
Couples HIV Counselling and Testing (CHCT)
This course is designed for practicing VCT counsellors to equip them with CHCT skills. One must have been a practicing counsellor for at least 2 years.
This course is designed to equip practitioners with Child Counselling skills. It is best suited for guidance and counselling teachers, social workers and child psychologist.
Provider Initiated Counseling and Testing (PICT)
This course equips Health Care Providers with skills to effectively prepare patients for HIV testing and to facilitate their access to prevention care and treatment.