KMTC Courses and Qualifications

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The Kenya Medical Training College wishes to invite applications from qualified candidates for admission into Medical Courses for the academic year 2018/2019 as PRE-SERVICE REGULAR CATEGORY in her campuses situated in different parts of the country.

For KMTC Courses and Qualifications Course summary, download the PDF here.

The successful PRE-SERVICE REGULAR students will join the college in September. Use this link to learn how to apply for the 2018/2019 intake. You will be required to pay an application fee of Ksh. 2022 payable via MPESA PayBill No. 964150. Please follow the procedure outlined in the KMTC website

For assistance with the online application process, please call one of the following numbers: 0736993813, 0736212060, 0723000429, 0723004569 and 0723004516. You can also get help on the online application process from the nearest KMTC campus.

KMTC Courses and Qualifications 2018/2019

The following are some of the KMTC Courses offered across the country.

KMTC Diploma Courses Qualification Requirement

Level of TrainingEntry RequirementDuration of trainingKMTC College
Diploma in Community Oral HealthC in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences

C- in any two of the following: Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, Mathematics

3 YearsNairobi
Diploma in Community NutritionC in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences

D+ in Chemistry or Physical Sciences

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

3 YearsKaren and Nakuru
Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology 

C in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics

C-(minus) in Biology or Biological Sciences

C- in any one of the following: Physics, Chemistry, Physical Science,  computer studies

Nairobi
Diploma in Community Health NursingC in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences.

C- in any one of the following: Chemistry or Physics or Physical Science or Mathematics

3 & 1/2 YearsBondo, Bomet, Bungoma,Eldoret, Embu, Homa Bay,Kakamega, Kapkatet, Kilifi,Kisii, Kisumu, Kitale, Kitui,Machakos, Makueni, Meru,Mombasa, Msambweni,Muranga, Nairobi,Nakuru, Nyamira, Nyeri,Port Reitz, Siaya, Thika,Vihiga, Webuye Makindu,Chuka, Gatundu, Mwingi,Mosoriot, Iten
Diploma in Registered Nursing, Mental Health & PsychiatryC in English or Kiswahili and Physics or Physical Science and Biology or Biological Sciences

C- in any one of the following: – Mathematics or Chemistry

3 YearsMuran’ga
Diploma in Medical Imaging SciencesC in English or Kiswahili and Physics or Physical Science and Biology or Biological Sciences

C- in any one of the following: – Mathematics or Chemistry

3 YearsNairobi, Nyeri, Kisumu
Diploma in Medical Laboratory SciencesC in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences and Chemistry or Physical Sciences

C in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Sciences, Mathematics

3 YearsPort Reitz, Nairobi, Machakos, Lake Victoria, Embu
Diploma in Occupational TherapyC in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences

C- in any two of the following: – Physics, Chemistry, Physical Science, Mathematics, Agriculture, Home Science

3 Years
Diploma in OptometryC in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics.

C- in the following: – Biology/ Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics/Physical Sciences

3 YearsNairobi
Diploma in Orthopedic TechnologyC in English or Kiswahili and Biology and Physics or Physical Science or Mathematics

C- in any one of the following: – Physics, Physical Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Woodwork, Metal Work, Technical Drawing.

3 YearsNairobi
Diploma in PharmacyC in English or Kiswahili and Chemistry or Physical Science and Biology or Biological Science

C in any one of the following: – Physics or Mathematics

3 YearsNairobi, Manza, Kisumu, and Nyeri,
Diploma in PhysiotherapyC in English or Kiswahili and Biology and Mathematics or Physics/Physical Science

C- in any one of the following: -Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics or Physical Science

3 YearsNairobi, Homa Bay, and Port Reitz
Diploma in Medical EngineeringC in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics and Physics/Physical Sciences

C- in any one of the following: -Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Electricity, Metal Work, Technical Drawing

3 YearsEldoret
Diploma in Environmental Health SciencesC in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences

C- in Mathematics and any one of the following: Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry

3 YearsNairobi, Manza, Kabarnet, Karuri, and Kwale
Diploma in Dental TechnologyC in English or Kiswahili and Physics or Physical Science or Chemistry

C- Biology and in any one of the following: Biology/Biological Sciences, Metal Work, Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, Mathematics

3 YearsNairobi
Diploma in Orthopedic & Trauma MedicineC in English or Kiswahili, C in Biology/Biological Sciences and Mathematics or Physics/Physical Sciences

C- in any one of the following: Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Home Science, Agriculture.

3 YearsNairobi and Kisii
Diploma in Health PromotionC in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences

C- in any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics/Physical Science, Chemistry

3 YearsNairobi, Nyahururu, Rachuonyo, Lugari
Diploma in Medical Social CareC in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences.

C- in any two of the following: Chemistry or Physics or Physical Science or Mathematics, Home Science, Agriculture.

3 YearsKaruri.

KMTC Certificate Courses Qualification Requirements.

  1. Certificate in Health Records and Information Technology.
  • C- in English or Kiswahili and D+ in Biology/ Biological Sciences.
  • D+ in one of the following: Mathematics, Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, General Science, Computer Studies, Agriculture, and Home Science.
  • 2 Years SEPTEMBER 2019.

Colleges

Muranga, Siaya, Msambweni, Nairobi, Webuye, Bondo, Chwele, Maanza, Lamu, Mombasa, Kaptumo, Rera, Othaya, Lugari, Kuria, Rachuonyo, Othaya Nairobi campus (evening class).

  1. Certificate in Community Health Nursing.
  • C- in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences.
  • D+ in one of the following: – Chemistry or Physical Science or Physics or Mathematics.
  • 2 1/2 Years SEPTEMBER 2019. Lodwar, Kabarnet, and Garissa.
  1. Certificate in Community Nutrition.
  • C- in English or Kiswahili and Biology /Biological Sciences.
  • D+ in Chemistry / Physical Science Kwale.
  • D+ in any one of the following: Home Science, Physics, Agriculture, Mathematics, General Science.
  • 2 Years SEPTEMBER 2019. Karen, Thika, Kabarnet, Homa Bay, Makueni, Kapenguria, Rera, Kuria.
  1. Certificate in Medical Engineering.
  • C- In English or Kiswahili, D in Mathematics and D in Physics or Chemistry or Physical Sciences.
  • D in any one of the following: -Chemistry, Biology, Biological Science, Electricity, Metal Work, Technical Drawing.
  • 2 Years SEPTEMBER 2019. Meru.
  1. Certificate in Orthopaedic Plaster Technology.
  • C- In English or Kiswahili, and C- in Biology/ Biological Sciences.
  • D+ in Mathematics and any one of the following: Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, Woodwork, Metalwork, Technical Drawing, Home Science, Agriculture.
  • 2 Years SEPTEMBER 2019 Nairobi, Machakos, and Chuka.
  1. Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences.
  • C- in English or Kiswahili 2 Years SEPTEMBER 2019 Manza, Karuri, Kwale, Kabarnet.
  • C- in Biology/Biological Sciences and D in Mathematics.
  • D in any two of the following: Home Science, Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Electricity, and Wood Work.
  • 2years SEPTEMBER, 2019. Manza, Karuri, Kwale, Kabarnet.

KMTC Higher Diploma Courses.

  1. Higher Diploma in:
  • Critical Care Nursing 1year SEPTEMBER 2019. Nairobi.
  • Psychiatric Nursing 1year SEPTEMBER 2019. Mathare.
  • Ophthalmic Nursing 1 year, September 2019. Nairobi.
  • Perioperative Care 1 year September 2019. Nairobi and Mombasa.
  • Paediatric Nursing (Kisumu) 1year SEPTEMBER 2019. Kisumu.
  • Palliative Care(Distance Learning) 1year SEPTEMBER 2019. Nairobi, Machakos.

Requirements.

Diploma in Nursing or Community Health Nursing (KRN/KRCHN), Diploma in Nursing (KRN/KRM).

  1. Higher Diploma in:
  • Food Science and Inspection Requirement: Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences 1 year September 2019. Nairobi.
  • Solid Waste Management Requirements: Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences1 year September 2019. Nairobi.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Requirements: Diploma in any of the following: Environmental Health Sciences, Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Dental Tech, Orthopedic Technology, Occupational Therapy, and Medical Engineering 1 year September 2019. Nairobi.
  • Epidemiology Diploma in Environmental Health Requirement: Sciences, KRCHN, Clinical Medicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Pharmacy, Nutrition, Health Records & Information, Community Oral Health. 1year September 2019. Nairobi ( Part-time).
  1. Higher Diploma in Health Education and Promotion Requirements: Diploma in any one of the Health Care Professions from KMTC or other recognised institutions OR Diploma in any social science from other accredited institutions one year September 2019. Nairobi (Full time).
  2. Higher Diploma in Medical Education Requirements: Diploma in any one of the Health Care Professions 1 year SEPTEMBER 2019 Nairobi (Distance Learning) September 2019. Nairobi (Full time).
  1. Higher Diploma in Community Health and HIV/AIDS Care Requirements: Diploma in any one of the Health Care professions 1 Year Nairobi, Lake Victoria, Homa Bay
  2. Higher Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences: Requirements: Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences and Registered by the KMLTTB 1 year September 2019. Nairobi.
  • Parasitology & Entomology.
  • Microbiology.
  • Clinical Chemistry.
  • Haematology.
  • Histopathology & Cytopathology.
  • Virology.
  • Blood Transfusion Sciences.
  1. Higher Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery: Requirement; Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery and Registration with Clinical Officers Council September 2019.
  • Paediatrics 12 months Nairobi.
  • Lung and Skin Diseases Nairobi.
  • Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery 18 Months Nairobi.
  • Ophthalmology Advanced Refraction and Low Vision 18 Months Nairobi.
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (E.N.T) and Audiology 18 Months Nairobi.
  • Reproductive Health, 18 months Nairobi.
  • Anaesthesia 18 Months Nairobi, Nakuru, Kisumu, Eldoret. Kisii Mental Health and Psychiatry 12 Months Mathare MTC.
  1. Higher Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences (ULTRASOUND).

Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences or its equivalent. 1 year September 2019 Nairobi (Full time) Nairobi (Part-time), Eldoret (Part-time).

  1. Higher Diploma in Radiography –Therapy Diploma /Certificate in Radiotherapy or equivalent. Diploma in Radiography/MIS 18 Months September 2019 Nairobi (Full time) Diploma in Radiography/MIS.
  2. Higher Diploma in Medical Engineering Requirement: Diploma in Medical Engineering, OR an equivalent from a recognised institution one year September 2019. Nairobi (Part-time).
  3. Higher Diploma in Orthopedic Manual Therapy Requirement: BSc. Physiotherapy or Diploma in Physiotherapy for 18 months from SEPTEMBER 2019. Nairobi (Part-time).
  4. Higher Diploma in Health Systems Management (Distance Learning) Requirement: Diploma in a Health-related course or a BSc. In the health-related course from a recognised institution. 1year SEPTEMBER, 2019. Nairobi.
  5. Higher Diploma in Addictive Science (Distance Learning) Requirement: Diploma in any health-related course from KMTC and any other recognised institution 2 Years SEPTEMBER 2019. Mathare.
  1. Higher Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation (Distance Learning) Requirement: Diploma in any one of the Health Care Professions from KMTC or other recognised institutions 1-year SEPTEMBER 2019. Nairobi.

Upgrading KMTC Courses (From Certificate To Diploma)

  1. Diploma in Community Health Nursing Requirement: Certificate in Community Health Nursing (KECN), Two years working experience 18 Months SEPTEMBER 2019 Nairobi (Full Time).
  2. Diploma in Community Health Nursing (Distance Learning) Requirement: Certificate in Community Health Nursing (KECN) Two years working experience 2 Years SEPTEMBER/September 2019 depending on campus Kisii, Meru, Garissa, Muranga, Embu, Kisumu, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kitale, Kapkatet.
  3. Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences Requirements: Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences. Two years of working experience for two years in September 2019. Karuri (Full Time).
  4. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences Requirement: Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences. Registration by the KMLTTB 2 years September 2019. Lake Victoria- Full Time
  5. Diploma Medical Engineering Requirements: Certificate in Medical Engineering. 2 years SEPTEMBER/September 2019 depending on campus Kilifi – (SEPTEMBER 2019) Part-Time Nairobi-(Sept 2019) Part-Time.
  6. Diploma in Community Nutrition Requirement: Certificate in Community Nutrition. Two years of working experience. Two years SEPTEMBER/September 2019 depending on campus Karen – September Homa Bay – SEPTEMBER Nairobi-SEPTEMBER, Lodwar (SEPTEMBER) Nakuru campus-SEPTEMBER 2019).
  7. Diploma in Health Records and Information Requirement: Certificate in Health Records and Information 2 years SEPTEMBER 2019. Kitui, Muranga, Siaya, Msambweni, Bondo, Chwele, Nairobi campus (Distance learning and evening class).
  8. Diploma in Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine Certificate in Orthopaedic plaster technology or Certificate in Orthopaedic plaster and traction technology two years SEPTEMBER 2019. Nairobi Campus Only.

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10 COMMENTS

  1. can a student with D+ in mathematics and D+ in chemistry but with C+ in biology get a course to do at your institutions of BUNGOMA, BUSIA, KAKAMEGA and SIAYA

  2. Comment:I want to study for certificate in nursing at kmtc,I have mean grade of c minus,biology c, chemistry c minus and English D+,do would I qualify to join kmtc and get admission for September intake?

  3. I got a c- in kiswahili and D in Agriculture do I qualify for certificate in environmental sciences am in Busia

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