HIV/Aids Training Course

“Developing Tomorrow’s research professionals today”

Accredited HIV counselling & testing course

What is the course about?

HIV in general:

  • What is HIV / History of HIV
  • HIV Function and Types of HIV
  • HIV Stages and Opportunistic infections
  • HIV  Transmittal
  • HIV Prevention
  • HIV Treatment
  • Complications, Advice, Stigma and Myths

HIV counselling:

  • General Counselling
  • Pre Counselling
  • Post Counselling
  • Counselling Methods

HIV testing:

  • HIV Test types, Procedures, Interpretation
  • Rapid HIV Testing Practical

Who should attend:

  • Nurses
  • HIV counsellors
  • Field workers
  • Anybody that want to learn more about HIV

What can you expect to learn:

  • Moderate to advanced knowledge of the basics of HIV
  • How to counsel a patient
  • How to perform a HIV rapid test
  • Practical counselling and testing section included


The one day accredited course is R 3300 (VAT Inclusive).

We require at least 6 candidates to commence with a course.


The  course is hosted at TASK facilities in Cape Town. Companies are also welcome to contact TASK Academy for arranging a date to host group trainings at their own facilities.

Please contact us if more information is needed.

More Information

As an accredited course by the HPCSA, TASK Academy aims to provide the opportunity for each research individual to understand clinical research concepts and terms and to build a strong foundation for creating and implementing scientific sound clinical research outcomes.

About the Presenter

Lauren Philips obtained her BSc (Hons) degree in Dietetics (2007), as well as her Masters in Nutrition degree (2015), both from the University of Stellenbosch.

Academy Contact

Course interested in:
  • Select Level of Experience
  • Beginner
  • Moderate
  • Advanced