KENYA MEDICAL TRAINING COLLEGE INTAKE

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Type : Event
Date : August 18, 2022
Location : All counties

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES 2022/2023 ACADEMIC YEAR (SEPTEMBER 2022 

INTAKE) AND 2022/2023 ACADEMIC YEAR (MARCH 2023 INTAKE)

The Kenya Medical Training College invites applications from qualified candidates for admission into Medical Courses for the academic year 2022/2023 – 

SEPTEMBER 2022 PRE-SERVICE & IN-SERVICE INTAKES and 2022/2023 – MARCH 2023 IN-SERVICE INTAKE in our campuses situated in different 

parts of the country. The successful candidates will join the College in September 2022 and 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 – between 1 year and 1 ½ years depending on the course

THE CONTENTS OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT OVERIDES ALL PREVIOUS ADVERTISEMENTS AS FAR AS 

THE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSES CONTAINED HEREIN ARE CONCERNED

PRE SERVICE COURSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUTES

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

Kenya Medical Training College

Training fo r Better Health

0.

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

D in Chemistry/Physical Science September 2022 

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+ in English 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

S/No Course Entry Requirements Duration Intake Month Campus

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING

UPGRADING COURSES

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,

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

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 Mosorio

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)

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

SHORT COURSES

1.

HIV Training 

and Counseling 

services (HTS)

The course prepares participants 

to provide comprehensive HIV 

Testing Services (HTS), strengthen 

linkage to care and treatment and 

other post-test services, define target 

populations who may particularly 

benefit from HIV testing services 

(accredited by NASCOP)

Health workers 

Anyone interested in 

working in HIV/AIDS 

programs (minimum 

Diploma)

Lake Victoria

Nairobi

Kisumu

Machakos

Homa Bay

Nakuru

3 weeks 24,500

2. Adherence 

Counseling

The course equips participants with 

knowledge & skills to motivate 

persons living with HIV/AIDS to 

maintain their treatment and adhere 

to guidelines provided

Those with certificate in 

HTS, health or social 

sciences, counseling, 

community health & 

development. 

(Must have done VCT 

counseling) 

Nairobi

Lake Victoria

Homa Bay

Machakos

Nakuru

1 Week 

full time + 

1-month 

practicum/

mentorship

16,500

3. Echocardiography

This course enables the learner to 

acquire skills and competences in 

the generation and interpretation of 

the images of the heart and blood 

vessels using ultrasound

Radiographers with 

at least a Diploma in 

Radiography and Imaging 

or its equivalent from the 

Kenya Medical Training 

College or any other 

institution of Higher 

Learning recognized by the 

Academic Council

Nairobi

3 months 

(part-time) 90,500

4. Monitoring & 

evaluation 

The course provides participants 

with requisite knowledge to design 

and implement healthcare projects 

to meet the populations’ health 

needs, and promote evidence-based 

decision making. Graduates work 

with local & international NGOs, 

public & private sector projects

Project Managers, Project 

Officers, Project Assistants, 

health information officers, 

practitioners involved in 

designing, supervising, 

coordinating or monitoring 

interventions (minimum 

Diploma)

Siaya

Nairobi

Murang’a

4 weeks 35,500 

full time

5. Healthcare 

Entrepreneurship 

This course empowers participants 

to become healthcare entrepreneurs 

or to manage their healthcare 

businesses profitably 

Healthcare workers and 

those in healthcare business Nairobi 2 weeks 25,500

6. Health Systems 

Management

This courses prepares participants to 

become managers in the healthcare 

sector. 

Healthcare workers with 

a minimum qualification 

of Diploma (healthcare 

professionals, health 

administrators, human 

resource officers, 

procurement officers, 

project managers, etc)

Nairobi 4 weeks 

(online) 40,500

7.

Leadership 

Development 

Program

This course is focused on building 

the leadership capacity of healthcare 

workers. Working in their real work 

teams, participants learn leading, 

managing, and governing practices 

that enable them to face challenges 

and achieve measurable results

Training targets teams 

from healthcare units. 

Teams learn through 

implementing a leadership 

project chosen by their 

health system leaders

Nairobi

4 workshops 

of 3 days 

each.

Mentorship 

& coaching 

between 

workshops

50,500

8. Safe Phlebotomy

The course gives participants 

knowledge and skills to perform 

safe phlebotomy, provide quality 

specimens for laboratory tests, 

handle phlebotomy equipment and 

avoid occupational exposure. 

Laboratory technicians, 

technologists, scientists, 

medical officers, clinical 

officers, nurses, other 

certificate or diploma in a 

health related course

Nairobi 

Port Reitz

Lake Victoria

Nyeri

Kitui

Machakos

3 days 15,500

9.

Infection 

Prevention and 

Control (with 

emphasis on 

COVID 19)

This course equips participants 

with knowledge & skills to prevent 

and control infections in different 

healthcare set ups

Healthcare workers, 

hospital support staff, 

hospital administrations, 

HTC counselors, caregivers 

in general

Makindu

Kitui

Nairobi

Nyeri

Isiolo

5 days 7,500

10. First aid and basic 

life support

This course empowers participants 

to prevent and manage life 

threatening emergencies. Training 

follows approved international 

guidelines

Drivers, hoteliers, Police 

officers, Security firms, 

County emergency / 

Disaster teams, teachers/

carers etc

Eldoret

Makindu

Thika

Machakos

Msambweni

2 weeks 

(part-time) 10,500

11. Sign Language for 

Health workers

The course prepares participants 

to communicate in sign language, 

helping the deaf access healthcare in 

line with Universal Health Coverage 

Health workers & those 

interested in working 

with the deaf; minimum 

requirement Certificate in 

any course

Molo

Murang’a

6 months (3 

fulltime & 3 

practicum) 60,500

12. Pelvic Floor 

Rehabilitation

This course is designed to provide 

participants with essential skills 

to perform assessment in pelvic 

floor dysfunctions and treatment 

interventions using evidence-based 

practice technique.

Physiotherapists

Minimum Requirement 

Diploma in Physiotherapy

Nairobi 2 weeks 20,500

13. Vestibular 

Rehabilitation

This course prepares participants 

with knowledge and skills to 

manage vestibular system, dizziness 

and balance disturbance disorders.

Physiotherapists

Minimum Requirement 

Diploma in Physiotherapy

Nairobi One week 10,500

14.

Exercise 

Physiology and 

preion. 

(Therapeutic)

The training provides participants 

with knowledge and skills on global 

evidence based standardized exercise 

protocols after musculoskeletal 

injuries.

Physiotherapists

Minimum Requirement 

Diploma in Physiotherapy

Nairobi 2 weeks 15,500

15. Geriatric 

Rehabilitation

This course focuses on 

biopsychosocial aspects of aging. 

Integration of physical aging 

process, appropriate evidence-based 

evaluation techniques, outcome 

measures and design of effective 

treatment plan.

Physiotherapists

Minimum Requirement 

Diploma in Physiotherapy

Nairobi 2 weeks 15,500

16. Nutrition in 

critical care

The course prepares participants to 

assess nutritional needs of critically 

ill patients, formulate appropriate 

nutritional interventions and apply 

integrated approach to manage 

critically ill patients

Healthcare workers 

(doctors, nurses, clinical 

officers, nutritionists, 

pharmacy technologists, 

lab technologists and 

community health workers)

Makueni

Thika 2 weeks 25,500

17.

NEW

Point of Care 

Ultrasound in 

Midwifery

The course prepares participants to 

be proficient in performing Point-

of-care ultrasound (POCU) in 

Maternity to evaluate an obstetric 

emergency condition so as to make 

immediate patient-care decisions.

Practicing Midwives 

registered by the Nursing 

Council of Kenya

Nairobi 6 months 

full time 120,500

18.

Certificate 

in Medical 

Emergency 

Medical 

Technician

The course prepares participants to 

respond to medical emergencies as 

first line responders

Mean Grade of C- Nairobi 1 year 80,700

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)

July 2022

Dr. Kelly Oluoch

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