The qualification exam for pharmacists, nurses and masseurs in 2021: dates and registration procedure.

The dates of the qualification exam for 2021 are as follows: (they are also published on the website of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports of the Slovak Republic and on the website of the Secondary medical school in Trnava):

Dates of the qualification exam for healthcare professions for the year 2021:

Pharmaceutical laboratory assistant

Dates of exam:

10. 03. 2021

05. 05. 2021

13. 10. 2021

Practical nurse (medical assistant)

Dates of exam:

11. 03. 2021

– 06. 05. 2021

14. 10. 2021

Certified general nurse (higher professional education)

Dates of exam:

11. 03. 2021

06. 05. 2021

14. 10. 2021

Masseur

Dates of exam:

12. 03. 2021

07. 05. 2021

15. 10. 2021

In order to prevent the onset and spread of COVID-19, it is necessary to prove a negative PCR test result not older than 3 days (72 hours) on the day of the qualification exam.

Entry into the premises of the Secondary Medical School in Trnava is allowed only with the use of personal protective means to cover the nose and mouth (protective mask). Following the entrance, it is necessary to pass the entrance anti-epidemiological filter (hand disinfection and body temperature measurement) at the school reception.

Procedure for registering for the qualification exam:

You must apply for the qualification exam in writing or by e-mail, and then you will receive a notification, which you must submit no later than on the day of the exam.

(Send the application to the address: Stredná zdravotnícka škola, Daxnerova č. 6, 917 90 Trnava)

– the applicant applies for the qualification exam by a written request at least 30 days before the date of the examination

The application for the qualification exam must contain:

1. Name and surname of the applicant,

2. The address of permanent residence or similar residence,

3. The name of a regulated profession listed in the Slovak Republic in which the qualification exam will be taken for the recognition of professional qualifications.

The attachments to the application are:

1. A certified copy of the diploma with translation into the state language of the Slovak Republic,

2. A certified copy of the decision of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports of the Slovak Republic on the recognition of the diploma,

3. A certified copy of the report of the previously failed qualification exam performed – in the case of a repeat of the qualification exam performed no later than 12 months from the date of the failure of the previous qualification exam.

2. The applicant registers for the examination by a written application for the qualification exam at least 30 days before the date of the examination.

– the dates of the qualification exam for the relevant calendar year are published at the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports of the Slovak Republic:

3. Payment for the qualification exam is 250 euros (medical assistant, pharmaceutical laboratory assistant), 310 (masseur), which you will pay in cash directly at the school, where you will receive a cash register receipt – as proof of payment.

4. The qualification exam consists of:

– The written part, which consists of questions on generally binding legal regulations (laws)

– The written part, which consists of questions on the professional topics

– The oral part of the professional topics (the candidate is admitted to this part of the exam only when he/she passed the written form of the exam at the level of at least 70%)

– The practical part. You can also find all further information at this link: https://www.minedu.sk/doplnujuca-skuska/