KMTC Courses and Qualifications

The Kenya Medical Training College wish to invite applications from qualified candidates for admission into Medical Courses for the academic year 2017/2018 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 application deadline is Sunday 14 May 2017.

The successful PRE-SERVICE REGULAR students will join the college in September. Use this link to learn how to apply for the 2017/2018 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 2017/2018

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

KMTC Diploma Courses Qualification Requirements

  1. Diploma in Community Oral Health
  • C in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences
  • C- in any two of the following: Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, Mathematics
  • 3 Years SEPTEMBER 2017. Nairobi
  1. Diploma in Community Nutrition
  • C 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 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Karen and Nakuru
  1. 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
  • 3 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi
  1. Diploma in Community Health Nursing
  • C 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 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Bondo, 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
  1. Diploma in Registered Nursing, Mental Health & Psychiatry
  • C 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 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Muranga
  1. Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences
  • C 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 Years September 2017 Nairobi, Nyeri, Kisumu, Manza
  1. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • C in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences and Chemistry or Physical Sciences
  • 3 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Port Reitz, Nairobi, Machakos, Lake Victoria, Embu
  • C in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Sciences, Mathematics
  1. Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • C 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 SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi
  1. Diploma in Optometry
  • C in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics.
  • C- in the following: – Biology/ Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics/Physical Sciences
  • 3 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi
  1. Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology
  • C 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 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi
  1. Diploma in Pharmacy
  • C 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 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi, Manza, Kisumu and Nyeri,
  1. Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • C 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 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi, Homa Bay Port Reitz
  1. Diploma in Medical Engineering
  • C 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 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Eldoret
  1. Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences
  • C in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences
  • C- in Mathematics and any one of the following: Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry
  • 3 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi, Manza, Kabarnet, Karuri and Kwale
  1. Diploma in Dental Technology
  • C 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 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi
  1. Diploma in Orthopedic & Trauma Medicine
  • C 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 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi, Kisii
  1. Diploma in Health Promotion
  • C in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences
  • C- in any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics/Physical Science, Chemistry
  • 3 Years September 2017. Nairobi, Nyahururu, Rachuonyo, Lugari.
  1. Diploma in Medical Social Care
  • C 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 Years SEPTEMBER 2017. Karuri.

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 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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 2017. Meru.
  1. Certificate in Orthopaedic Plaster Technology.
  • C- In English or Kiswahili, and C- in Biology/ Biological Sciences.
  • D+ in Mathematics and in any one of the following:, Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, Woodwork, Metalwork, Technical Drawing, Home Science, Agriculture.
  • 2 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi, Machakos, and Chuka.
  1. Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences.
  • C- in English or Kiswahili 2 Years SEPTEMBER 2017 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 2017 Manza, Karuri, Kwale, Kabarnet.

KMTC Higher Diploma Courses.

  1. Higher Diploma in:
  • Critical Care Nursing 1year SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi.
  • Psychiatric Nursing 1year SEPTEMBER 2018 Mathare.
  • Ophthalmic Nursing 1 year September 2017 Nairobi.
  • Perioperative Care 1 year September 2017 Nairobi and Mombasa.
  • Paediatric Nursing (Kisumu) 1year SEPTEMBER 2017 Kisumu.
  • Palliative Care(Distance Learning) 1year SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi, Machakos.

Requirements.

Diploma in Nursing or in 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 2017 Nairobi.
  • Solid Waste Management Requirements: Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences1 year September 2017 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 2017 Nairobi.
  • Epidemiology Diploma in Environmental Health Requirement: Sciences, KRCHN, Clinical Medicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Pharmacy, Nutrition, Health Records & Information, Community Oral Health. 1year September 2017 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 recognized institutions OR Diploma in any social science from other accredited institutions 1 year September 2017 Nairobi (Full time).
  2. Higher Diploma in Medical Education Requirements: Diploma in any one of the Health Care Professions 1 year SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi (Distance Learning) September 2017 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 2017 Nairobi.
  • Parasitology & Entomology.
  • Microbiology.
  • Clinical Chemistry.
  • Hematology.
  • 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 2017.
  • Pediatrics 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.
  • Anesthesia 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 September2017 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 2017 Nairobi (Full time) Diploma in Radiography/MIS.
  2. Higher Diploma in Medical Engineering Requirement: Diploma in Medical Engineering, OR an equivalent from a recognized institution 1 year September 2017 Nairobi (Part-time).
  3. Higher Diploma in Orthopedic Manual Therapy Requirement: BSc. Physiotherapy or Diploma in Physiotherapy 18 months SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi (Part-time).
  4. Higher Diploma in Health Systems Management (Distance Learning) Requirement: Diploma in a Health related course or a BSc. In health related course from a recognized institution. 1year SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi.
  5. Higher Diploma in Addictive Science (Distance Learning) Requirement: Diploma in any health related course from KMTC and any other recognized institution 2 Years SEPTEMBER 2017. Mathare.
  1. Higher Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation (Distance Learning) Requirement: Diploma in any one of the Health Care Professions from KMTC or other recognized institutions 1year SEPTEMBER 2017. 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 2017 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 2017 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 working experience 2 years September 2017 Karuri (Full Time).
  4. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences Requirement: Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences. Registration by the KMLTTB 2 years September 2017 Lake Victoria- Full Time
  5. Diploma Medical Engineering Requirements: Certificate in Medical Engineering. 2 years SEPTEMBER/September 2017 depending on campus Kilifi – (SEPTEMBER 2017) Part Time Nairobi-(Sept 2017) Part Time.
  6. Diploma in Community Nutrition Requirement: Certificate in Community Nutrition. Two years working experience. 2 years SEPTEMBER/September 2017 depending on campus Karen – September Homa Bay – SEPTEMBER Nairobi-SEPTEMBER, Lodwar (SEPTEMBER) Nakuru campus-SEPTEMBER 2017).
  7. Diploma in Health Records and Information Requirement: Certificate in Health Records and Information 2 years SEPTEMBER 2017 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 2 years SEPTEMBER 2017 Nairobi Campus Only.

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