Asthma Course


The National Asthma Education Programme’s SA Certificate in Asthma Course is registered through the University of Cape Town, and endorsed by the Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS).

What is the course about?

The Certificate is a six-month distance learning course starting in mid-March each year, requiring the student to work through a manual, attend revisions for each module via Zoom, submit two assignments, and attend online exams (written and practical) to become a qualified Asthma Carer.

The following Modules are covered in the course:

Module 1:

Asthma Basics

Module 2:

Diagnosis of Asthma

Module 3:

Special investigations in the diagnosis of asthma

Module 4:

Asthma Management

Module 5:

Drugs and delivery systems

Module 6:

Special circumstances in asthma; and

Module 7:

Setting up an asthma clinic
How much does the course cost?

The course itself costs R4,000, R1,000 of which is required as a deposit to secure your place on the course. We do provide online payment options or contact for our banking details.

We look forward to welcoming you on this journey with us.

How do I apply for the course?