KMTC Courses, admission requirements and fee structure 2023

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Below is a list of courses offered at KMTC, admission requirements and fee structure for each course for the year 2023.KMTC is the best institution for nursing courses. You can join the institution with grade D plain.

The Kenya Medical Training College invites applications from qualified candidates for admission into Medical Courses for the academic year 2022/2023– MARCH 2023 PRESERVICE & INSERVICE INTAKES in our campuses situated in different parts of the country. The successful candidates will join the College in March 2023. 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 admissions@kmtc.ac.ke. 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 ENTRY REQUIRE-MENTS FOR THE COURSES CONTAINED HEREIN ARE CONCERNED

 

    PRESERVICE COURSES (FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES)
NO COURSES SPECIFIC MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
     
1 Diploma in Mean Grade C-, D+ in English or Kiswahili and D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences
  Nutrition & D+ in Chemistry/Physical Science
  Dietetics D in any one of the following: Home Science, Agriculture, Mathematics, Physics, Physi-
    cal Sciences, General Science

 

  • Diploma in Clin-Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili, and C in Biology/Biological Sciences,

 

ical Medicine &C- in Chemistry/Physical Sciences

 

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

 

  • Diploma in Com-Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
  munity Health  
  C- in any one of the following: Chemistry, Physics/Physical Science, Mathematics
  Nursing
   
     
22 Diploma in Mean Grade of C (Plain), C- in English or Kiswahili, D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences.
  Community  
  D in any one of the following: Mathematics, Chemistry, Home science, Agriculture,
  Health
  Physics or Physical Science.
   

 

  23 Certificate in Health Records Mean Grade C-, C- in English or Kiswahili and D in Biology/ Biological Sciences
    and Information            
      D- in Mathematics and D+ in any one of the following: Physics/Physical Sciences,
    Technology (For Form 4  
      Chemistry, General Science, Computer Studies, Agriculture, Home Science, Eco-
    leavers)  
      nomics, Geography, Commerce and Business Studies  
           
               
  24 Certificate in Health Records Mean Grade D+, D+ in English or Kiswahili, D- in Mathematics
    andInformation            
      ** This course targets those working in the records department but have no
    Technology (In Service cat-
    professional qualifications        
    egory)          
               
                 
  25 Certificate in Nutrition &   Mean Grade D+, D+ in English or Kiswahili and D in Biology /Biological Sciences
    Dietetics            
      D in Chemistry/Physical Science        
                 
                 
          D in any one of the following: Home Science, Physics, Agriculture, Mathematics,
          General Science        
               
  26 Certificate in Medical Engi- Mean Grade C-, C- In English or Kiswahili, D in Mathematics and D- in Physics/
    neering   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 Construction, Technical Drawing, Electricity or Wood Work
                 
  28 Certificate in Community   Foundations Course in Community Health Course or Community Health & Devel-
    Health Assistant (Upgrading) opment Course        
               
  29 Certificate in Orthopaedic Mean Grade C-, C- In English or Kiswahili, and C- in Biology/ Biological Sciences
    Trauma Medicine            
      D+ in any one of the following:, Mathematics, Physics/Physical Science, Chem-
         
          istry, Woodwork, Metal work, Technical Drawing, Home, Science, Agriculture,
          Computer Studies        
                 
  30 Certificate in   Mean Grade C-, C- in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
    Community Health Nursing          
    D+ in any one of the following: – Chemistry, Physics/Physical Science, Mathemat-
         
          ics        
                   
  31 Certificate in   Mean Grade C-, D+ in English or Kiswahili      
    Community Health Assistant          
    D in Biology/Biological Sciences        
                 
                 
          D in any one of the following: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics/Physical Sciences,
          Agriculture, Home Science        
                 
  32 Certificate in Medical Emer- Mean Grade of C-, Course duration 1 year      
    gency Technician            
                 
  33 Diploma in Mortuary Science Mean Grade of C-,        
    (NEW)            
                 
  34 Diploma in Mortuary Science Mean Grade of C-,        
    (NEW)            
                 
  UPGRADING COURSES (FROM CERTIFICATE TO DIPLOMA QUALIFICATIONS)      
                   
    Course Entry Requirements Duration Intake Campus
    Month
               
    DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING        
           
                 
  1. Diploma in   Certificate in Community Health Nurs- 2 Years March   Garissa, Kisii
    Community   ing (KECN). Registration by the Nursing   2023    
    Health Nursing   Council of Kenya        
    (Distance Learning)   2 Years post-graduation experience        
               
      DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH        
               
  2. Diploma in Public   Certificate in Environmental Health 2 years March   Karuri, Lake Victoria,
    Health (Upgrading)   Sciences Two years working experi-   2023   Kuria
        ence          
               
    DEPARMENT OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES        
               
  3. Diploma in Medical   Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sci- 2 years March   Lake Victoria- (Full Time)
    Laboratory Sciences   ences. Registration by the KMLTTB   2023    
    (Upgrading)              
               
    DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ENGINEERING        
               
  4. Diploma in Medical   Certificate in Medical Engineering. 2 years March   Kilifi, Loitokitok and
    Engineering         2023   Meru
    (Upgrading)              
               
    DEPARTMENT OF NUTRTION & DIETETICS        
               
  5. Diploma in Nutrition   Holder of a Certificate in Community 2 years March   Karen, Nyandarua,
    & Dietetics (Upgrad-   Nutrition/Nutrition & Dietetics/Food   2023   Makueni, Molo, Lodwar
    ing)   Science & Nutrition       and Chwele
        KNEC Certificate in Nutrition & Dietet-        
        ics for TVET graduates, Registration        
        by KNDI        
               
    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RECORDS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  
  6. Diploma in Health   Certificate in Health Records and 2 years March   Bondo, Isiolo, Kaptumo,
    Records and   Information   2023   Kitui, Kuria, Lugari, Man-
    Information             za, Mombasa, Msambwe-
    (Upgrading)             ni, Muranga, Nairobi,
                  Nakuru, Nyamache,
                  Rachuonyo, Rera, Siaya
                  and Webuye
                 
  7. Diploma in   Certificate in Community Health from 2 years March   Manza, Rachuonyo
    Community Health   KMTC     2023    
    (Upgrading) (NEW)              
                 
        DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC & TRAUMA MEDICINE  
  8. Diploma in   Certificate in Orthopaedics Plaster 2 Years March   Nairobi, Nakuru,
    Orthopaedics and   Technology/ Certificate in Orthopaedic   2023   Makindu, Kangundo,
    Trauma Medicine   Trauma Medicine       Port Reitz
    (Upgrading)              
                   

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC & TRAUMA MEDICINE

 

9 Diploma in Mortuary Certificate in Mortuary Science from a 2 Years March Nairobi
  Science (Upgrading) recognized insitution   2023  
           

 

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/           Course   Intake          
    Course Minimum Entry Requirements Dura-   Campus      
    No   Month      
              tion            
                             
                               
          DEPARTMENT OF NURSING              
    1.Higher Diploma in Nursing:                          
    a Critical Care Nursing Diploma in Nursing or in Community   2 years March Nairobi, Kilifi    
        Health Nursing(KRN/KRCHN), Diploma   (inclu-   2023          
    b Paediatric Nursing     Kisumu      
    in Nursing (KRN/KRM), 1 year post   sive of 6        
                     
    c Nephrology Nursing diploma experience   months   Nairobi, Nakuru and
            men-    
                    Embu      
                torship        
                           
                           
    d Family Health Nursing         attach-   Nairobi      
      (Distance Learning)         ment              
                               
    e Kenya Registered                 Kisii, Mombasa    
      Nurse Anaesthesia                          
                               
    f Oncology Nursing                 Mosoriot    
                             
        DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH              
    2. Higher Diploma in Public Health:                        
    a Epidemiology Diploma in Environmental Health Sci-   2 years March Nairobi      
        ences, KRCHN, Clinical Medicine, Medi-   (inclu-   2023          
        cal Laboratory Sciences, Pharmacy,   sive of 6            
        Nutrition, Health Records & Informa-   months            
        tion, Community Oral Health   men-              
                torship            
                attach-            
                ment              
                             
    b Higher Diploma in Medical Social Work   Diploma in Medical Social   2 years (inclusive of   March Karuri
      (Gender Based Violence) (NEW)   Work or Diploma/degree   6 months mentorship   2023    
            in Social Work with expe-   attachment          
            rience 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                  
                         
        DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION            
  3 Higher Diploma in Medical Education   Diploma in any one of the   2 years (inclusive of   March Nairobi
            Health Care professions,     6 months mentorship   2023    
            basic knowledge in Computer   attachment          
            is necessary                  
                         
        DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION            
                   
4 Higher Diploma in Addictive Sciences   Diploma in any health     2 years (inclusive of   March Mathare
            related course from KMTC   6 months mentorship   2023    
            OR any other recognized   attachment          
            institution                  
                       
        DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT          
                   
5 Higher Diploma in Health Systems Man-   Diploma in a Health     2 years (inclusive of   March Nairobi
      agement (Distance Learning)   related course or a BSc. In   6 months mentorship   2023    
            health related course from   attachment          
            a recognized institution                
                       
        DEPARTMENT OF RADIOGRAPHY & IMAGING          
               
6 Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imag-   Diploma in Radiography   2 years (inclusive of   March Nairobi,
      ing (Ultrasonography)     and Imaging (Medical     6 months mentorship   2023 Kisumu
            Imaging Science) or its     attachment          
7 Higher Diploma in Radiography &             Nairobi
  Equivalent from a recog-            
      Imaging – (Radiation Therapy)                  
        nized training institution                
                           
8 Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imag-                     Nairobi
      ing – (Computed Tomography)                        
                           
9 Higher Diploma in Radiography &                     Nairobi
      Imaging – (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)                    
                           
        DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOTHERAPY              
                   
10 Higher Diploma in Physiotherapy (Ortho-   Practising physiother-     2 years (inclusive of March Nairobi
      pedic Manual Physiotherapy   apist registered by the     6 months mentorship 2023    
            Physiotheaapy Council     attachment          
    11   Higher Diploma in Physiotherapy                
      of Kenya (PCK) or other              
      (Neuro-rehabilitation)                  
          Physiotherapy regulatory              
                         
    12   Higher Diploma in Physiotherapy   bodies recognized by PCK.              
      Must be holders of valid              
      (Pelvic Rehabilitation)                  
          practising licence                  
                             
                             

 

  • Higher Diploma in Physiotherapy (Cardiopulmonary)

 

DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

 

14 Higher Diploma in Community Based Diploma in any one of the 2 years (inclusive of March Nairobi
  Rehabilitation (Distance Learning) Health Care Professions 6 months mentorship 2023  
    from KMTC or other recog- attachment    
    nized institutions      
           
  DEPARMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC TECHNOLOGY    
           
15 Higher Diploma in Diploma in Orthopaedic 2 years (inclusive of March Nairobi
  Orthopaedic Technology (Orthotics) Technology 6 months mentorship 2023  
      attachment    
16 Higher Diploma in      
       
  Orthopaedic Technology (Prosthetics)        
           
  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION & COMMUNITY HEALTH    
           
17 Higher Diploma in Community Health & Diploma in any one of the 2 years (inclusive of March Nairobi
  HIV / Health Care Health Care professions 6 months mentorship 2023  
      attachment    
           

 

Dr. Kelly Oluoch ,

 

Chief Executive Officer,

 

December 2022.

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY

 

18   Higher Diploma   Diploma in Pharmacy OR Diploma in Phar- 2 years   March Nairobi
      in Renal Phar-   maceutical Technology from an institution (inclusive   2023  
      macy     recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons of 6 months      
            Board.Three Years Post Qualification Working mentorship      
            Experience in the Medical Field     attachment      
            Registered with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board.        
            Applicants must have met the Minimum Entry        
            Requirements for a Diploma in Pharmacy/        
            Pharmaceutical Technology            
                           
            DEPARTMENT OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICTS      
                         
19   Higher Diploma   Bsc Nutrition & Dietetics, Diploma in Nutrition 2 years   March Karen
      in Nutrition and   & Dietetics /Diploma in Community Nutrition (inclusive   2023  
      Dietetics (Renal   from KMTC or any other institution recognized of 6 months      
      Nutrition)   by KMTC       mentorship      
      (NEW)             attachment      
                           
            DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY      
                         
20   Higher Diploma   Diploma in Occupational Therapy from a recog- 2 years   March Nairobi
      in Occupational   nized institution       (inclusive   2023  
      Therapy (Renal           of 6 months      
      Rehabilitation)           mentorship      
      (NEW)             attachment      
                           
              SHORT COURSES        
                           
  Course     Description Target Group   Campus   Duration Fees
          (KES)
                         
                   
  HIV   The course prepares partici- Health workers Anyone   Lake Victoria 3 weeks 24,500
  Training pants to provide comprehen- interested in working   Nairobi      
  and Coun- sive HIV Testing Services (HTS), in HIV/AIDS programs   Kisumu      
  seling strengthen linkage to care and (minimum Diploma)   Machakos      
  services treatment and other post-test       Homa Bay      
  (HTS)   services, define target popu-       Nakuru      
        lations who may particularly       Mwingi      
        benefit from HIV testing ser-       Nyeri      
        vices (accredited by Nascop)       Kaptumo      
                 
  Adher- The course equips participants Those with certificate   Nairobi 1 Week 16,500
  ence   with knowledge & skills to in HTS, health or social   Lake Victoria full time  
  Counsel- motivate persons living with sciences, counseling   Homa Bay + 1 month  
  ing   HIV/AIDS to maintain their community health &   Machakos practicum/  
        treatment and adhere to guide- development.   Nakuru mentorship  
        lines provided (Must have done VCT   Mwingi      
              counseling)            
                 
  Echocardi- The course enables the Radiographers,   Nairobi 3 months 90,500
  ography participants to perform and Healthcare profes-     (part-time)  
        interpret echocardiograms sionals with strong          
        and ultrasound imaging of background Anatomy &          
        the heart and blood flow, gain physiology.            
        expert understanding of the              
        latest scientific laboratory              
        equipment including use of the              
        clinical skills laboratory and              
        echocardiographic machines              
                 
  Safe Phle- The course gives participants Laboratory technicians,   Nairobi 3 days 15,500
  botomy knowledge and skills to technologists, scien-   Port Reitz      
        perform safe phlebotomy, tists, medical officers,   Lake Victoria      
        provide quality specimens for clinical officers, nurses,   Nyeri      
        laboratory tests, handle phle- other certificate or di-   Kitui      
        botomy equipment and avoid ploma in health related   Machakos      
        occupational exposure. course            
                   
  Point   The course prepares par- Practicing midwifes.   Nairobi 6 months 100,500
  of Care ticipants to be proficient in Minimum qualification     full time  
  Ultra- using computer for daily office Certificate in Nursing          
  sound for work, a basic requirement for (ECHN, KRCHN, BsN)          
  Midwifes employment.              
                 
  Regional This course prepares partic- HND in Anaesthesia   Nairobi 6 months 80,500
  anaesthe- ipants to perform regional (Clinical Medicine or     fulltime  
  sia and blocks, manage acute pain and Nursing)            
  Acute pain improve perioperative care.              
  Manage- They will be able to prepare              
  ment   and utilize nerve block equip-              
        ment such as point of care              
        ultrasound.              
                 
  Upper The course equips partici- Practicing Occupational   Nairobi 2 weeks- 25,500
  Extremity pants with current knowledge therapists (minimum     Blended  
  Splinting and skills to more efficiently qualification Diploma)     (1 week  
  in Occu- manage injuries and conditions         online, 1  
  pational of the upper extremity through         week on  
  therapy splinting           campus).  
                 
  Communi- This course prepares partic- Community based   Mathari 12 weeks 25,500
  ty Mental ipants to promote mental workers, Community   Port Reitz Distance  
  Health health in the community, pro- Health Volunteers/   Muranga learn-  
        vide mental health ‘first aid’, assistants, religious     ing, with  
        recognize and refer clients, and leaders & other com-     on-campus  
        support recovery & integration munity gatekeepers;     module  
        of clients with mental health academic- KCPE/ability     introductory  
        disorders.   to read and write.     sessions.  
                 
  Interna- The course is designed to Healthcare workers   Coordinated 6 weeks 10,000
  tional prepare participants for and anyone interest-   from Nairobi (online,  
  English IELTS (International English ed in sitting for the     evening  
  Language Language Testing System) and International English     classes)  
  Course OET (Occupational English Language Tests (IELTS          
        Language Test) in preparation & OET)            
        for study/migration abroad.              
                         
            DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION & COMMUNITY HEALTH      
             
  Certificate Be a serving Community Health Assis- Health   Nairobi 4 Months Ksh.
  in Com- tant / Community Health Officer or have Care         53,700
  munity qualification in any of the following fields: Workers          
  Health Health Promotion, Community Health Nurse,            
  Extension Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Health            
  Work   Records and Information, Health Systems            
  (Short Management, Population Health, Anthropol-            
  Course) ogy, Community Development, Community            
        Health, Community Oral Health, Counselling,            
        Nutrition, Psychology, Public Health, Social            
        Work and Sociology or its equivalent field            
        from a recognized institution