College History

The Academy of Nursing and Healthcare Training (Formerly known as Open Learning Academy of Nursing (OPLAN)) was established in 1995 in Association with the University of Zululand.

In 2013 The Academy of Nursing and Healthcare Training secured the rights of the Open Learning Academy of Nursing including the approved curriculi, clinical facilities and South African Nursing Council (SANC) S1548. The Nursing Education Institution (NEI) has leased new premises in central Durban NO9 Dorothy Nyembe Street (Formerly known as Gardnier Street) as a new entity independent of the University of Zululand (UNIZUL).

The Academy has produced many professional nurses who are now holding senior nursing positions in the country.