Background Information

Kenya Medical training College (KMTC) Kapkatet campus was started as an initiative of the KMTC Board of Directors and a group of local community members who saw the need of establishing a Campus to serve the then districts of Kericho, Kipkelion, Bureti and Bomet. When former President Mwai Kibaki visited the area, the locals seized the opportunity and requested for a training college.

This request was granted and in September 2007, KMTC Kapkatet started with 50 Clinical Medicine students. The community requested for some structures within the hospital to be converted into classrooms, offices, library, kitchen, dining hall, skills lab, administration and hostel.

Programmes and Courses currently offered:

  • Diploma in Community Health Nursing
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine
  • Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences


  • Well-stocked library
  • Well-equipped computer lab with internet connectivity
  • Well-equipped and spacious skills lab
  • College bus
  • Adequate tuition areas
  • Free Wi-fi and internet
  • Hostel blocks situated within the Campus.

Student population

The student population stands at more than 500, with the number expected to increase in the next intake.

Clinical Experience Sites

Kapkatet Sub-County Hospital is the main clinical site used by students for their practical skills.

Clubs, societies and sports
The Campus has the following clubs;

  • Christian Union (CU)
  • Seven Day Adventist (SDA)
  • Young Christian society (YCS)
  • Muslim

The following sporting activities are available for our students as part of extra curricula activities: –

  • Athletics
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Darts

Campus Contact Information

The Principal

KMTC Kapkatet Campus

P. O. BOX 35-20214


Tel: 0772383228/0774383228/0722295035


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