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Advanced Training in ICD-10 Coding

This course is aimed at Clinical Coders and Case Managers; those seeking a career in Clinical Coding or Case Management.

Entry requirements: Completion of Intermediate Training in ICD-10 Coding or equivalent course or competency test.

Course fee is R 27 500

The course will be facilitated in three blocks as follows and will take place in Randburg, Johannesburg. Students can join in via  Microsoft Teams if they are unable to travel to Johannesburg. 


  • Module 1: 17/08/2021
  • Module 2: 17/09/2021
  • Module 3: 15/10/2021
  • Module 4: 12/11/2021
  • Module 5: 03/12/2021
  • Module 6: 28/01/2022
  • Module 7: 21/02/2022
  • Module 8: 16/03/2022
  • Module 9: 21/04/2022
  • Examination: 24/06/2022

Three assignments will be completed after each block, in total nine assignments need to be completed.

Course Content: 

Coding rules and conventions pertaining to:

  • Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
  • Neoplasms
  • Diseases of the Blood and Blood Forming Organs
  • Endocrine, Metabolic and Nutritional Disorders
  • Mental and Behavioural Disorders
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Diseases of the Eye, Adnexa and the Ear
  • Diseases of the Circulatory, Respiratory and Digestive Systems
  • Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
  • Diseases of the Musculoskeletal and Genito-urinary System
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium
  • Congenital and Chromosomal disorders
  • Conditions originating in the Perinatal Period
  • Signs, symptoms and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
  • The coding of injuries, poisoning and other consequences of external causes
  • The external cause of injury coding rules
  • The use of the South African Morbidity Coding Standards

A Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants on successful completion of the course.

For more information or to register email ce.administration@uct.ac.za

Only participants registered for the course will be eligible to attend.