KMTC Entry Requirements for March 2023 Intake

KMTC Entry Requirements for March 2023 Intake. Kenya Medical Training College invites applications from candidates who meet the necessary entry requirements for desired Medical Courses for 2022/2023 academic year.

Available below are KMTC nursing requirements, KMTC courses and qualifications 2023, certificate courses in KMTC and their requirements, c- courses, KMTC diploma courses and qualifications, certificate in clinical medicine and surgery in KMTC…
THESE REQUIREMENTS OVERRIDE ALL PREVIOUS ADVERTISEMENTS AS FAR AS THE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSES CONTAINED HEREIN ARE CONCERNED

PRE-SERVICE COURSES

(For High School Graduates)

NO

COURSES

SPECIFIC MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

INTAKE MONTH & YEAR

1.

Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics

Mean Grade C-, D+ in English or Kiswahili and D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences

September 2022

D+ in Chemistry/Physical Science

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

2.

Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Mathematics

September 2022

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

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

3.

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences and Chemistry/ Physical Sciences

September 2022

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

4.

Diploma in Physiotherapy

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology

September 2022

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

5.

Diploma

in Medical Engineering

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics and Physics/Physical Sciences

September 2022

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

6.

Diploma in Public Health

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences

September 2022

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

7.

Diploma in Health Promotion

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

September 2022

D+ in any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry

8.

Diploma in Medical Social Work

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences

September 2022

C- in any one of the following: Chemistry, Physics/Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Home Science, Agriculture, Business Studies and Geography, History, CRE and IRE

9.

Diploma in Health Counselling

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences

September 2022

C- in any one of the following: Religious Studies or History

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10.

Diploma in Community Health (NEW)

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.

11.

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

September 2022

D- in Mathematics and D+ in any one of the following: Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, General Science, Computer Studies, Agriculture, Home Science, Economics, Geography, Commerce and Business Studies

12.

Certificate in Health Records and Information Technology (In Service category)

** This course targets those working in the records department but have no professional qualifications

Mean Grade D+, D+ in English or Kiswahili, D- in Mathematics

September 2022

1.        Working experience of 2 years in a Health Records and Information Department

2.        Recommendation letter from Health Records & Information Officer In Charge of the facility

3.        Letter of appointment to the current position

13.

Certificate in Nutrition & Dietetics

Mean Grade D+, D+ in English or Kiswahili and D in Biology /Biological Sciences

September 2022

D in Chemistry/Physical Science

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

14.

Certificate in Medical Engineering

Mean Grade C-, C- In English or Kiswahili, D in Mathematics and D- in Physics/Physical Sciences

September 2022

D in any one of the following: – Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences, Electricity, Metal Work, Technical Drawing.

15.

Certificate in Public Health

Mean Grade C-, C- in English or Kiswahili

September 2022

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

16.

Certificate in

Community Health Assistant (Upgrading)

Foundations Course in Community Health Course or Community Health & Development Course

September 2022

17.

Certificate in Community Health Assistant

Mean Grade C-, D+                 or Kiswahili

September 2022

D in Biology/Biological Sciences

D in any of the following: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics/Physical Sciences, Agriculture, Home Science

19.

Certificate in Medical Emergency Technician

Mean Grade of C-, Course duration 1 year

September 2022

UPGRADING COURSES

(From Certificate to Diploma Qualifications)

S/No 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 September 2022 Kitale, Kapkatet, Embu, Kitui
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
2. Diploma in Public Health (Upgrading) Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences Two years working experience 2 years September 2022 Karuri, Lake Victoria, Kuria

 

DEPARMENT OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCINCES
3. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences (Upgrading) Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences. Registration by the KMLTTB 2 years September 2022 Lake Victoria- (Full Time)
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ENGINEERING
4. Diploma in Medical Engineering (Upgrading) Certificate in Medical Engineering. 2 years September 2022 Nairobi
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 & Dietetics for TVET graduates

2 years September 2022 Karen, Homa Bay, Thika, Nyandarua, Makueni and Lodwar
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RECORDS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
6. Diploma in Health Records and Information (Upgrading) Certificate in Health Records and Information 2 years September 2022 Nairobi (E-Learning), Kitui, Nakuru, Siaya, Mombasa, Murang’a, Kuria, Msambweni, Bondo, Rera, Kaptumo, Manza, Rachuonyo, Chwele, Ugenya and Nyamache
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION & COMMUNITY HEALTH
7. Certificate in Community Health Extension Work (Short Course) Be a serving Community Health Assistant / Community Health Officer or have qualification in any of the following fields: Health Promotion, Community Health Nurse, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Health Records and Information, Health Systems Management, Population Health, Anthropology, Community Development, Community Health, Community Oral Health, Counselling, Nutrition, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work and Sociology or its equivalent field from a recognized institution 4 Months September 2022 Nairobi and Garissa
8. Diploma in Community Health (Upgrading) (NEW) Certificate in Community Health from KMTC 2 years September 2022 Nairobi, Imenti, Kabar- net, Kangundo, Lod- war, Lugari, Mandera, Manza, Nyahururu, Nyamache, Rachuonyo & Tanariver
DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDIC & TRAUMA MEDICINE
9 Diploma in Orthopaedics and Trauma Medicine Certificate in Orthopaedics Plasta Technology/Certificate in Orthopaedics Trauma Medicine 2 years September/ March Makindu and Kan- gundo

HIGHER DIPLOMA/POSTBASIC COURSES

S/No Course Minimum Entry Requirements Intake Month Campus
DEPARTMENT OF NURSING
1. i. Higher Diploma in Oncology Nursing Diploma in Nursing or in Community Health Nursing(KRN/ KRCHN), Diploma in Nursing (KRN/KRM)

Registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) and a holder of a valid practising licence

1 year post graduation experience

March 2023 Mosoriot
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
2. Higher Diploma in Public Health:

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2. i. Food Science and Inspection Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences September 2022 Nairobi
ii. Solid Waste Management Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences September 2022 Nairobi
iii. Occupational Health and Safety Diploma in any of the following: Environmental Health Sciences, Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Dental Technology, Orthopaedic Technology, Occupational Therapy, and Medical Engineering September 2022 Nairobi
iv. Epidemiology Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences, KRCHN, Clinical Medicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Pharmacy, Nutrition, Health Records & Information, Community Oral Health September 2022 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION & COMMUNITY HEALTH
3. Higher Diploma in Health Education and Promotion 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 September 2022 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
4. Higher Diploma in Medical Education Diploma in any one of the Health Care professions, basic knowledge in Computer is an added advantage September 2022 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES
6. Higher Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences: Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences and Registered by the KMLTTB September 2022 Nairobi
i. Parasitology &

Entomology

ii. Microbiology
iii. Clinical Chemistry
iv. Haematology
v. Histopathology & Cytopathology
vi. Virology
vii. Blood Transfusion

Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL MEDICINE & SURGERY

Higher Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Surgery:-

i. Higher Diploma in Addictive Sciences Diploma in any health related course from KMTC OR any other recognized institution September 2022 Mathare
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
8. Higher Diploma in Health Systems Management (Distance Learning) Diploma in a Health related course or a BSc. in a health related course from a recognized institution September 2022 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF RADIOGRAPHY & IMAGING
9. Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imaging (Ultrasonography) Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences or its equivalent September 2022 Nairobi
10. Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imaging – (Radiation Therapy) Diploma in Radiotherapy or equivalent/Diploma in Radiography/MIS September 2022 Nairobi (Full time/Part Time)
11. Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imaging – (Computed Tomography) Diploma in Radiography and Imaging (Medical Imaging Science) or its Equivalent from a recognized training institution September 2022 Nairobi (Full Time/Part Time)
12. Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imaging

(Magnetic Resonance

Imaging)

Diploma in Radiography and Imaging (Medical Imaging Science) or its Equivalent from a recognized training institution September 2022 Nairobi (Full Time/Part Time)
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ENGINEERING
13. Higher Diploma in Medical Engineering Diploma in Medical Engineering, OR an equivalent from a recognized institution September 2022 Nairobi (Part-time)

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14. Higher Diploma in Medical Engineering (Dialysis) Diploma in Medical Engineering, OR an equivalent from a recognized institution September 2022 Nairobi (Part-time)
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOTHERAPY
15. Higher Diploma in Orthopedic Manual Therapy Bsc. Physiotherapy or Diploma in Physiotherapy September 2022 Nairobi (Part-time)
16. Higher Diploma in Neuro- rehabilitation Diploma in Physiotherapy/BSc Physiotherapy September 2022 Nairobi
Higher Diploma Women Health and Pelvic Rehabilitation Female Physiotherapists registered with Physiotherapy Council of Kenya (PCK) or other Physiotherapy Regulatory Bodies and holders of Diploma in Physiotherapy or Bsc. Physiotherapy September 2022 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
17. Higher Diploma in

Community Based Rehabilitation (Distance Learning)

Diploma in any one of the Health Care Professions from KMTC or other recognized institutions September 2022 Nairobi
DEPARMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC TECHNOLOGY
18. Higher Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology (Orthotics) Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology September 2022 Nairobi (Distance Learning)
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION & COMMUNITY HEALTH
19. Higher Diploma in Community Health and HIV/AIDS Care Diploma in any one of the Health Care professions September 2022 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF OPTOMETRY
20. Higher Diploma in Optometry (Contact Lenses) Diploma in Optometry/ Diploma in Opticianry September 2022 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY
21. Higher Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Diploma in Pharmacy OR Diploma in Pharmaceutical 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 Minimum Entry Requirements for a Diploma in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Technology

September 2022 Nairobi, Mombasa
Higher Diploma in Renal Pharmacy March 2023 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC TRAUMA MEDICINE
22. Higher Diploma in Orthopaedic & Trauma Medicine (Paediatrics) (NEW) Diploma in Orthopaedic & Trauma Medicine or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

2 years post qualification working experience

September 2022 Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL SOCIAL WORK
23. Higher Diploma in Medical Social Work (Gender Based Violence) (NEW) Diploma in Medical Social Work from KMTC or from any other recognized institution or diploma in any other health related course from Kenya Medical Training College September 2022 Karuri
DEPARTMENT OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
24. Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics (Renal Nutrition) (NEW) Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics /Diploma in Community Nutrition from KMTC or any other institution recognized by KMTC

Registration by the Kenya Nutrition and Dietetics Institute (KNDI) and holder of a valid practising license from KNDI 2 Years post Diploma experience

March 2023 Karen
DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
25. Higher Diploma in

Occupational Therapy (Renal Rehabilitation) (NEW)

Diploma in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution March 2023 Nairobi

FINAL WORDS

Successful Candidates will be sent to train in any of our 72 Campuses where the courses are offered.

FOLLOW THE APPLICATION GUIDELINES ON THE WEBSITE (Website: www.kmtc.ac.ke).

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