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KMTC 2024/2025 Courses Applications, Requirements, Fees [Ultimate Guide]

Jul 12, 2024

KENYA MEDICAL TRAINING COLLEGE

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES 2024/2025 ACADEMIC

The Kenya Medical Training College invites applications from qualified candidates for admission into Medical Courses for the academic year 2024/2025 PRESERVICE  & IN-SERVICE INTAKES in our campuses situated in different parts of the country.

The successful candidates will join the College in 2024/2025. All applications shall be made ONLINE with an application fee of Kshs. 2022 payable via MPESA pay bill No. 964150 following the procedure outlined on the KMTC website (www.kmtc.ac.ke).

Should you require any clarification concerning the application process please call any of the following numbers 0736993813, 0736212060, 0723000429, 0723004516 or send an enquiry email to [email protected]. You can also get help on the application process from the nearest KMTC campus.

Course duration: Certificate Courses: 2 Years Diploma Courses: 3 Years

Higher Diploma Courses –2 years inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment

THE CONTENTS OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT OVERIDE ALL PREVIOUS ADVERTISEMENTS AS FAR AS THE MINIMUM EN- TRY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSES CONTAINED HEREIN ARE CONCERNED

PRESERVICE COURSES (FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES)

NO COURSES SPECIFIC MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
1 Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics Mean Grade C-, D+ in English or Kiswahili and D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences D+ in Chemistry/Physical Science

D in any one of the following: Home Science, Agriculture, Mathematics, Physics, Physical Sciences, General Science

2 Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Surgery Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili, and C in Biology/Biological Sciences, C- in Chemistry/Physical Sciences
C- in any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics/Physical Sciences
3 Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Mathematics
D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any one of the following: Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Studies, Agriculture, Home Science, Economics, Geography, Commerce, Business Studies
4 Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences and Chemistry/ Physical Sciences
C in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Sciences, Mathematics
5 Diploma in Physiotherapy Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology
C- in any two of the following: -Chemistry , Mathematics , Physics/ Physical Sciences
6 Diploma in Medical Engineering Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics and Physics/Physical Sciences
C- in any one of the following: – Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Electricity, Metal Work, Technical Drawing
7 Diploma in Public Health Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in Mathematics and any one of the following: Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry
8 Diploma in Health Promotion Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology/Biological Sciences
D+ in any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry
9 Diploma in Medical Social Work Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any one of the following: Chemistry, Physics/Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Home Science, Agriculture, Business Studies and Geography, History, CRE and IRE
10 Diploma in Occupational Therapy Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Agricul- ture, Home Science
11 Diploma in Community Oral Health Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any two of the following: Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics
12 Diploma in Dental Technology Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Physics/Physical Sciences or Chemistry
C- in Biology/Biological Sciences and in any one of the following: Metal Work, Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, Mathematics
13 Diploma in Optometry Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics
C- in the following: – Biology/ Biological Sciences, Physics/Physical Sciences
14 Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing & Midwifery Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences.
C- in any one of the following: Chemistry or Physics/Physical Science or Mathematics
15 Diploma in Radiography & Imaging (Medical Imaging Sciences) Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Physics/Physical Sciences and Biology/Biologi- cal Sciences
C- in any one of the following: – Mathematics, Chemistry
16 Diploma in Pharmacy Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Chemistry/Physical Science and Biology or Biological Sciences
C in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Sciences or Mathematics
17 Diploma in Registered Nursing, Mental Health & Psychiatry Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any one of the following: Chemistry or Physics/Physical Science or Mathematics
18 Diploma in Orthopaedic & Trauma Medicine Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili, C in Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any one of the following: Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics
19 Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology/Biological Sciences
D+ in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Wood- work, Metal Work, Technical Drawing
20 Diploma in Health Counselling Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any one of the following: Religious Studies or History
21 Diploma in Community Health Nursing Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any one of the following: Chemistry, Physics/Physical Science, Mathematics
22 Diploma in Community Health Mean Grade of C (Plain), C- in English or Kiswahili, D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences.
D in any one of the following: Mathematics, Chemistry, Home science, Agriculture, Physics or Physical Science.

 

 

23 Certificate in Health Records and Information Technology

(For Form 4 leavers)

Mean Grade C-, C- in English or Kiswahili and D in Biology/ Biological Sciences
D- in Mathematics and D+ in any one of the following: Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, General Science, Computer Studies, Agriculture, Home Science, Economics, Geography, Com- merce and Business Studies
24 Certificate in Health Records and Information Technology

(In Service category)

Mean Grade D+, D+ in English or Kiswahili, D- in Mathematics
** This course targets those working in the records department but have no professional qualifi- cations
25 Certificate in Nutrition & Dietetics Mean Grade D+, D+ in English or Kiswahili and D in Biology /Biological Sciences
D in Chemistry/Physical Science
D in any one of the following: Home Science, Physics, Agriculture, Mathematics, General Science
26 Certificate in Medical Engineering Mean Grade C-, C- In English or Kiswahili, D in Mathematics and D- in Physics/Physical Sciences
D in any one of the following: – Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences, Electricity, Metal Work, Technical Drawing.
27 Certificate in Public Health Mean Grade C-, C- in English or Kiswahili
D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences and D in Mathematics
D in any one of the following: Home Science, Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture, Building Construc- tion, Technical Drawing, Electricity or Wood Work
28 Certificate in Community Health Assistant (Upgrading) Foundations Course in Community Health Course or Community Health & Development Course
29 Certificate in Orthopaedic Trauma Medicine Mean Grade C-, C- In English or Kiswahili, and C- in Biology/ Biological Sciences
D+ in any one of the following:, Mathematics, Physics/Physical Science, Chemistry, Woodwork, Metal work, Technical Drawing, Home, Science, Agriculture, Computer Studies
30 Certificate in Community Health Nursing Mean Grade C-, C- in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
D+ in any one of the following: – Chemistry, Physics/Physical Science, Mathematics
31 Certificate in Community Health Assistant Mean Grade C-, D+ in English or Kiswahili
D in Biology/Biological Sciences
D in any one of the following: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics/Physical Sciences, Agriculture, Home Science
32 Certificate in Medical Emergency Technician Mean Grade of C-, Course duration 1 year
33 Diploma in Mortuary Science (NEW) Mean Grade of C-,
34 Diploma in Mortuary Science (NEW) Mean Grade of C-,

 

 

UPGRADING COURSES (FROM CERTIFICATE TO DIPLOMA QUALIFICATIONS)

Course Entry Requirements Duration Intake Month Campus
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
1. Diploma in Community Health Nursing

(Distance Learning)

Certificate in Community Health Nursing (KECN). Registration by the Nursing Council of Kenya

2 Years post-graduation experience

2 Years March 2023 Garissa, Kisii
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
2. Diploma in Public Health (Upgrading) Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences

Two years working experience

2 years March 2023 Karuri, Lake Victoria, Kuria
DEPARMENT OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCINCES
3. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences (Upgrading) Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sci- ences. Registration by the KMLTTB 2 years March 2023 Lake Victoria- (Full Time)
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ENGINEERING
4. Diploma in Medical Engineering (Upgrading) Certificate in Medical Engineering. 2 years March 2023 Kilifi, Loitokitok and Meru
DEPARTMENT OF NUTRTION & DIETETICS
5. Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics (Upgrading) Holder of a Certificate in Community Nutrition/Nutrition & Dietetics/Food Science & Nutrition

KNEC Certificate in Nutrition & Dietet- ics for TVET graduates, Registration by KNDI

2 years March 2023 Karen, Nyandarua, Makueni, Molo, Lodwar and Chwele
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RECORDS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
6. Diploma in Health Records and Information (Upgrading) Certificate in Health Records and Information 2 years March 2023 Bondo, Isiolo, Kaptumo, Kitui, Kuria, Lugari, Man- za, Mombasa, Msamb- weni, Muranga, Nairobi, Nakuru, Nyamache, Rachuonyo, Rera, Siaya and Webuye
7. Diploma in Community Health (Upgrading) (NEW) Certificate in Community Health from KMTC 2 years March 2023 Manza, Rachuonyo
DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC & TRAUMA MEDICINE
8. Diploma in Orthopaedics and Trauma Medicine (Upgrading) Certificate in Orthopaedics Plaster Technology/ Certificate in Orthopae- dic Trauma Medicine 2 Years March 2023 Nairobi, Nakuru, Makindu, Kangundo, Port Reitz

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMCY
24 Higher Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Diploma in Pharmacy OR Diploma in Phar- maceutical Technology from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.Three Years Post Qualification Working Experience in the Medical Field

Registered with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board.Applicants must have met the Mini- mum Entry Requirements for a Diploma in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Technology

2 years (inclu- sive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICTS
25 Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Dietet- ics (Renal Nutrition) (NEW) Bsc Nutrition & Dietetics, Diploma in Nu- trition & Dietetics /Diploma in Community Nutrition from KMTC or any other institution recognized by KMTC 2 years (inclu- sive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Karen
DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
26 Higher Diploma in Occupational Thera- py (Renal Rehabilita- tion) (NEW) Diploma in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution 2 years (inclu- sive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC & TRAUMA MEDICINE
9 Diploma in Mortuary Science (Upgrading) Certificate in Mortuary Science from a recognized insitution 2 Years March 2023 Nairobi
HIGHER DIPLOMA/POSTBASIC COURSES

(NOTE: ALL Higher Diploma Courses are for a period of 24 months, 18 months in class and 6 months mentorship attachment)

S/ No Course Minimum Entry Requirements Course Duration Intake Month Campus
DEPARTMENT OF NURSING
1.HIGHER DIPLOMA/POSTBASIC COURSES
a Critical Care Nursing Diploma in Nursing or in Commu- nity Health Nursing(KRN/KRCHN), Diploma in Nursing (KRN/KRM), 1 year post diploma experience 2 years (inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Nairobi, Kilifi
b Paediatric Nursing Kisumu
c Nephrology Nursing Nairobi, Nakuru and Embu
d Family Health Nursing (Distance Learning) Nairobi
e Kenya Registered Nurse Anaesthesia Kisii, Mombasa
f Oncology Nursing Mosoriot
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

2. Higher Diploma in Public Health:

7 Epidemiology Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences, KRCHN, Clinical Medicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Phar- macy, Nutrition, Health Records & Information, Community Oral Health 2 years (inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Nairobi
8 Higher Diploma in Medical Social Work (Gender Based Violence) (NEW) Diploma in Medical Social Work or Diploma/degree in Social Work with experience working in a health facility or Diploma in any health science course from Kenya Medical Training College or from any other institution recognized in Kenya 2 years (inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Karuri
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
9 Higher Diploma in medical Education Diploma in any one of the Health Care professions, basic knowledge in Computer is necessary 2 years (inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
10 Higher Diploma in Addictive Sciences Diploma in any health related course from KMTC OR any other recognized institution 2 years (inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Mathare
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
11 Higher Diploma in Health Systems Management (Distance Learning) Diploma in a Health related course or a BSc. In health related course from a recognized institution 2 years (inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF RADIOGRAPHY & IMAGING
12 Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imaging (Ultrasonography) Diploma in Radiography and Imaging (Medical Imaging Science) or its Equivalent from a recognized training institution 2 years (inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Nairobi, Kisumu
13 Higher Diploma in Radiography &

Imaging – (Radiation Therapy)

Nairobi
14 Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imaging – (Computed Tomography) Nairobi
15 Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imaging –

(Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOTHERAPY
16 Higher Diploma in Physiotherapy (Orthopedic Manual Physiotherapy Practising physiotherapist registered by the Physiotheaapy Council of Kenya (PCK) or other Physiotherapy regulatory bodies recognized by PCK. Must be holders of valid practising licence 2 years (inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Nairobi
17 Higher Diploma in Physiotherapy

(Neuro-rehabilitation)

18 Higher Diploma in Physiotherapy

(Pelvic Rehabilitation)

19 Higher Diploma in Physiotherapy (Cardiopulmonary)
DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
20 Higher Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation (Distance Learning) Diploma in any one of the Health Care Professions from KMTC or other recognized institutions 2 years (inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Nairobi
DEPARMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC TECHNOLOGY
21 Higher Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology (Orthotics) Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology 2 years (inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Nairobi
22 Higher Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology (Prosthetics)
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION & COMMUNITY HEALTH
23 Diploma in any one of the Health Care professions 2 years (inclusive of 6 months mentorship attachment March 2023 Nairobi

 

 

SHORT KMTC COURSES

Course Description Target Group Campus Duration Fees (KES)
HIV Train- ing and Counseling services (HTS) The course prepares participants to provide comprehensive HIV Testing Services (HTS), strengthen linkage to care and treatment and other post-test services, define target populations who may particularly benefit from HIV test- ing services (accredited by Nascop) Health workers Anyone interested in working in HIV/ AIDS programs (minimum Diplo- ma) Lake Victoria Nairobi Kisumu Machakos Homa Bay Nakuru Mwingi Nyeri Kaptumo 3 weeks 24,500
Adherence Counseling The course equips participants with knowledge & skills to motivate persons living with HIV/AIDS to maintain their treatment and adhere to guidelines provided Those with certifi- cate in HTS, health or social sciences, counseling com- munity health & development. (Must have done VCT counseling) Nairobi Lake Victoria Homa Bay Machakos Nakuru Mwingi 1 Week full time + 1 month practicum/

mentorship

16,500
Echocardi- ography The course enables the participants to perform and interpret echocardiograms and ultrasound imaging of the heart and blood flow, gain expert understand- ing of the latest scientific laboratory equipment including use of the clinical skills laboratory and echocardiographic machines Radiographers, Healthcare profes- sionals with strong background Anato- my & physiology. Nairobi 3 months (part-time) 90,500
Safe Phle- botomy The course gives participants knowledge and skills to perform safe phlebotomy, provide quality specimens for laboratory tests, handle phlebotomy equipment and avoid occupational exposure. Laboratory techni- cians, technologists, scientists, medical officers, clinical officers, nurses, other certificate or diploma in health related course Nairobi Port Reitz Lake Victoria Nyeri Kitui Machakos 3 days 15,500
Point of Care Ultra- sound for Midwifes The course prepares participants to be proficient in using computer for daily office work, a basic requirement for employment. Practicing midwifes. Minimum qualifi- cation Certificate

in Nursing (ECHN, KRCHN, BsN)

Nairobi 6 months full time 100,500
Regional anaesthe- sia and Acute pain Manage- ment This course prepares participants to perform regional blocks, manage acute pain and improve perioperative care. They will be able to prepare and utilize nerve block equipment such as point of care ultrasound. HND in Anaesthesia (Clinical Medicine or Nursing) Nairobi 6 months fulltime 80,500
Upper Extremity Splinting in Occu- pational therapy The course equips participants with current knowledge and skills to more efficiently manage injuries and condi- tions of the upper extremity through splinting Practicing Occu- pational therapists (minimum qualifi- cation Diploma) Nairobi 2 weeks- Blended (1 week

online, 1 week on campus).

25,500
Communi- ty Mental Health This course prepares participants to promote mental health in the commu- nity, provide mental health ‘first aid’, recognize and refer clients, and support recovery & integration of clients with mental health disorders. Community based workers, Commu- nity Health Volun- teers/assistants, religious leaders & other community gatekeepers; aca- demic- KCPE/ability to read and write. Mathari Port Reitz Muranga 12 weeks Distance learning, with

on-campus module in- troductory sessions.

25,500
Interna- tional English Language Course The course is designed to prepare par- ticipants for IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and OET (Occupational English Language Test) in preparation for study/migration abroad. Healthcare workers and anyone inter- ested in sitting for the International English Language Tests (IELTS & OET) Coordinat- ed from Nairobi 6 weeks (online, evening classes) 10,000
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION & COMMUNITY HEALTH
Certificate in Communi- ty Health Extension Work (Short Course) Be a serving Community Health Assistant / Community Health Officer or have qualification in any of the follow- ing fields: Health Promotion, Communi- ty Health Nurse, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Health Records and Information, Health Systems Manage- ment, Population Health, Anthropology, Community Development, Community Health, Community Oral Health, Coun- selling, Nutrition, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work and Sociology or

its equivalent field from a recognized

institution

Health Care Workers Nairobi 4 Months Ksh. 53,700

 

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