KMTC COURSES MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

NO COURSES SPECIFIC MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Campuses
1 Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics
C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
D+ in Chemistry/Physical Sciences
D+ in any one of the following: Home Science, Agriculture, Mathematics, Physics, General Science
Karen, Nyandarua,
Thika, Nakuru, Homa
Bay



2 Diploma in Health Records and
Information Technology
C in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics
C- in Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any one of the following: Physics/Physical Science,
Chemistry, computer studies
Nakuru and Isiolo
3 Diploma in Registered Nursing,
Mental Health & Psychiatry
C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences.
C- in any one of the following: Chemistry or Physics/
Physical Science or Mathematics
Muranga and Mathare
4 Diploma in Medical Laboratory
Sciences
C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
and Chemistry/Physical Sciences
C in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Sciences,
Mathematics
Nairobi and Nakuru
5 Diploma in Occupational Therapy
C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any two of the following: – Physics, Physical Science,
Chemistry, Mathematics, Agriculture, Home Science
Nairobi
6 Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology
C in English or Kiswahili and Biology and Physics/Physical Science or Mathematics
C- in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Science,
Mathematics, Chemistry, Woodwork, Metal Work, Technical Drawing.
Nairobi
7 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/
Physical Science or Mathematics
Nairobi, PortReiz, Nakuru and Homabay
9 Diploma in Medical Engineering
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
Nairobi
10 Diploma in Environmental Health
Sciences
C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in Mathematics and any one of the following: Physics/Physical Science, Chemistry
Nairobi and Kabernet




11 Diploma in Dental Technology
C in English or Kiswahili and Physics/Physical Science or
Chemistry
C- Biology/Biological Sciences and in any one of the following: Metal Work, Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry,
Mathematics
Nairobi
12 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.
Nairobi
13 Diploma in Health Promotion
C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics/
Physical Science, Chemistry
Nairobi, Lodwar, Rachuonyo and Lugari
14 Diploma in Medical Social Work
C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences.
C- in any two of the following: Chemistry or Physics/
Physical Science or Mathematics, Home Science,
Agriculture
Karuri
15 Certificate in Health Records and
Information Technology
C- in English or Kiswahili and D+ in Biology/ Biological
Sciences
D+ in any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics,
Physical Science, Chemistry, General Science, Computer
Studies , Agriculture ,Home Science
Mombasa, Siaya,
Chwele,
16 Certificate in Nutrition & Dietetics
C- in English or Kiswahili and Biology /Biological
Sciences
D in Chemistry / Physical Science
D in any one of the following: Home Science, Physics,
Agriculture, Mathematics, General Science
Makueni, Kabernet,
Karen, Rera and Thika
17 Certificate in Medical Engineering
C- In English or Kiswahili, D in Mathematics and D in
Physics/Physical Sciences. or Chemistry
D in any one of the following: – Chemistry, Biology, Biological Science, Electricity, Metal Work, Technical Drawing.
Meru
18 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, Metal
work, Technical Drawing, Home Science, Agriculture
Machakos, Chuka,
Makindu
19 Certificate in Environmental Health
Sciences
C- in English or Kiswahili
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
Kwale, Karuri, Lake
Victoria

PRE-SERVICE PARALLEL CATEGORY
S/NO COURSES ENTRY REQUIREMENTS CAMPUSES
1 Diploma in Community
Health Nursing
C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological
Sciences.
C- in any one of the following: Chemistry or
Physics/Physical Science or Mathematics
Bomet, Bondo, Bungoma.Busia, Chuka., Eldoret, Embu, Garissa, Gatundu,
Homabayn Kabarnet, Kakamega,
Kapkatet, Kapenguria, Kilifi, Kisii,Kisumu, Kitale, Kitui, L. Victoria, Makindu,
Makueni, Machakos, Meru,Mombasa,
Msambweni, Muranga, Mwingi,
Nairobi,Nakuru,Nyamira, Nyeri, Port
reitz,Siaya, Thika,Vihiga, Webuye
2 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
Nairobi, Manza, Kisumu, Nyeri and
Mombasa
3 Certificate in Community
Health Nursing
C- in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological
Sciences
D+ in any one of the following: – Chemistry or
Physics/Physical Science or Mathematics
Kabernet, Lodwar, Garrissa Wajir
4 Certificate in Health Records
and Information Technology
C- in English or Kiswahili and D+ in Biology/
Biological Sciences
D+ in any one of the following: Mathematics,
Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, General
Science, Computer Studies , Agriculture ,Home



UPGRADING COURSES (FROM CERTIFICATE TO DIPLOMA QUALIFICATIONS)
Course Entry requirements duration Intake month Campus
1 Diploma in Community
Health Nursing
Certificate in Community Health
Nursing (KECN), Two years
working experience
18 Months March 2018 Nairobi(Full Time)
2 Diploma in Community
Health Nursing (Distance
Learning)
Certificate in Community Health
Nursing (KECN) Two years
working experience
2 Years March/September 2018
depending on
campus
Kisii, Meru, Garissa,
Muranga, Embu, Kisumu, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kitale, Kapkatet
3 Diploma in Environmental
Health Sciences
Certificate in Environmental
health Sciences. Two years
working experience
2 years September 2018 Karuri (Full Time)
4 Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences
Certificate in Medical Laboratory
Sciences. Registration by the
KMLTTB
2 years September 2018 Lake Victoria- Full
Time
5 Diploma Medical Engineering
Certificate in Medical Engineering.
2 years March/September 2018
depending on
campus
Eldoret – (March
2018) Part Time
Nairobi-(Sept 2018)
Part Time
6 Diploma in Nutrition and
Dietetics
Certificate in Community
Nutrition. Two years working
experience.
2 years March/September 2018
depending on
campus
March,- Lodwar Nairobi Homa Bay
September- Karen
7 Diploma in Health Records
and Information
Certificate in Health Records and
Information
2 years March 2018 Full time Kitui, Muranga, Siaya, Msambweni,
Bondo
Evening/Part time and
ELearning- Nairobi
8 Diploma in Orthopeadics
and Trauma Medicine
Certificate in Orthopaedic Plaster
Technology
2 years March 2018 Nairobi

 

POST BASIC DIPLOMA/HIGHER DIPLOMA COURSES
S/No Course Minimum Entry Requirements Duration Intake
Month
Campus
1 Higher Diploma in:
i.. Critical Care Nursing Diploma in Nursing or in Community
Health Nursing(KRN/KRCHN), Diploma in
Nursing (KRN/KRM)
1 year
1 year
1 year
1 year
1 year
1 year
1 Year
1 year
1 year September
2018
Nairobi
ii. Psychiatric Nursing March 2018 Mathare
iii. Ophthalmic Nursing September
2018
Nairobi
iv. Perioperative Care September
2018
Nairobi and
Mombasa
v. Paediatric Nursing March 2018 Kisumu
vi .Palliative Care (Distance
Learning)
March 2018 Nairobi,
Machakos
vii. Nephrology March 2018 Nairobi
viii. Peadiatrics March 2018 Kisumu
ix. Anaesthesia Sep-18 Kisumu
2 Higher Diploma in:

i. Food Science and
Inspection
Diploma in Environmental Health
Sciences
1 year September
2018
Nairobi Part
time/Evening
ii. Solid Waste
Management
Diploma in Environmental Health
Sciences
1 year September
2018
iii. Occupational Health
and Safety
Diploma in any of the following:
Environmental Health Sciences, Nursing,
Clinical Medicine, Dental Tech, Orthopedic
Technology, Occupational Therapy, and
Medical Engineering
1 year September
2018
iv. Epidemiology Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences, KRCHN, Clinical Medicine, Medical
Laboratory Sciences, Pharmacy, Nutrition,
Health Records & Information, Community Oral Health.
1year September
2018
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
1 year September
2018
Nairobi (Full
time)
4 Higher Diploma in Medical
Education
Diploma in any one of the Health Care
Professions
1 year March 2018 Nairobi (Distance
Learning)
September
2018
Nairobi (Full
time)
5 Higher Diploma in Community Health and HIV/
AIDS Care
Diploma in any one of the Health Care
professions
1 Year September
2018
Nairobi, Lake
Victoria, Homa
Bay
6 Higher Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences:
i. Parasitology & Entomology Diploma in Medical Laboratory
Sciences and Registered by the
KMLTTB
1 year September
2018
Nairobi
ii. Microbiology
iii. Clinical Chemistry
iv. Haematology
v. Histopathology & Cytopathology
vi. Virology
vii. Blood Transfusion Sciences
7 Higher Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery:
i. Paediatrics Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
and Registration with Clinical Officers
Council
18 Months
18 Months
18 Months
18 months
18 Months
12 Months
12Months
12 months September
2018
Nairobi
Nairobi
Nairobi
Nairobi
Nairobi
Nairobi, Nakuru, Kisumu,
Eldoret. kisii
Mathare MTC
Nairobi
Nairobi
ii. Lung and Skin
Diseases
iii. Ophthalmology and
Cataract Surgery
iv. Ophthalmology
Advanced Refraction and
Low Vision
v. Ear, Nose and Throat
(E.N.T) and Audiology
vi. Reproductive Health
vii. Anaesthesia
viii. Mental Health and
Psychiatry
ix. Orthopeadics
8 Higher Diploma in Health
Systems Management
(Distance Learning)
Diploma in a Health related course or
a BSc. In health related course from a
recognized instution.
1 year March 2018 Nairobi
9 Higher Diploma in Medical
Imaging Sciences (ULTRASOUND)
Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences or
its equivalent.
1 year September
2018
Nairobi -Full
time/
Part-time,
Eldoret (Parttime)
10 Higher Diploma in Radiography – Therapy
Diploma /Certificate in Radiotherapy or
equivalent. Diploma in Radiography/MIS
18 Months September
2018
Nairobi (Full
time and part
time)
Diploma in Radiography/MIS
11 Higher Diploma in Medical
Engineering
Diploma in Medical Engineering, OR an
equivalent from a recognized institution
1 year September
2018
Nairobi (Parttime)
12 Higher Diploma in Dialysis Diploma in Medical Engineering, OR an
equivalent from a recognized institution
2 year September
2019
Nairobi (Parttime)
13 Higher Diploma in Neurorehabilitation
Bsc. Physiotherapy or Diploma in Physiotherapy
18 months March 2018 Nairobi (Parttime)
14 Higher Diploma in Orthopedic Manual Therapy
Bsc. Physiotherapy or Diploma in Physiotherapy
18 months March 2018 Nairobi (Parttime)
15 Higher Diploma in Addictive Science (Distance
Learning)
Diploma in any health related course
from KMTC and any other recognised
institution
2 Years March 2018 Mathare
16 Higher Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation (Distance Learning)
Diploma in any one of the Health Care
Professions from KMTC or other recognized institutions
1 year March 2018 Nairobi