List Of Courses Offered At Kenya Medical Training College KMTC

This is a list of all courses offered at the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) as of 2020. It’s a government corporation under the Ministry of Health which offers health training in various academic programs. The college which was started in 1927 is currently the largest medical training institution in East and Central Africa.

KMTC is currently home to more than 34,000 students pursuing professional, certificate, and diploma medical courses. KMTC produces an average of  8000 graduates every year for both the Kenyan public and private health sectors which accounts for more than 80 percent of Kenya’s hospital workforce.  There are 65 KMTC branches nationwide as of 2020.

Below is a list of all courses offered at the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC).

 

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Course

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Certification

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1

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Clinical Medicine

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Diploma and Higher diploma

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2

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Community Nutrition

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​​ Certificate and Diploma

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3

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Community Oral Health

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Diploma

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4

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Dental Technology

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Diploma

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5

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Environmental Health Sciences

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Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma

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6

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Health Education and Promotion

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Diploma and Higher diploma

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7

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Health Records and Information

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Certificate and Diploma

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8

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Medical Education

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Higher Diploma

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9

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Medical Engineering

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Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma

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10

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Medical Laboratory Sciences

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Diploma and Higher diploma

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11

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Nursing

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Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma

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12

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Occupational therapy

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Diploma

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13

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Medical Imaging Sciences

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Diploma and Higher diploma

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14

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Optometry

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Diploma

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15

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Orthopedic Technology

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Certificate and Diploma

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16

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Orthopedic Trauma and Medicine

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Diploma

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17

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Pharmacy

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Diploma and Higher diploma

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18

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Physiotherapy

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Diploma and Higher diploma

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19

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Health Systems Management

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Higher Diploma

 

Short courses offered at KMTC

Taking a short course is a great way to acquire new skills or to enhance your existing skills. Short courses are a great way to fill the gaps in your knowledge and give you a competitive edge when it comes to job promotions.

 

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Short courses offered at KMTC

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1

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HIV Training and Counselling Services (HTS)

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2

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Echocardiography

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3

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Monitoring & evaluation

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4

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Healthcare Entrepreneurship

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5

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Safe Phlebotomy

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6

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Infection Prevention

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7

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First aid and basic life support

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8

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Sign Language for Health workers

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9

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Community Health and Development

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10

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Medical Engineering (Basic electronics)

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11

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Medical Engineering (Basic electrical wiring)

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12

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Medical Engineering (Refrigeration, air conditioning and cold room)

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13

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Medical Engineering (Wielding and fabrication)

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14

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Food Hygiene and Inspection

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15

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Counseling skills for Healthcare Professionals

 

KMTC Qualifications 

 

 

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Level of Training

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Entry Requirement

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Duration of training

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1

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Certificate

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A minimum aggregate of C- with relevant combination of other subjects is a requirement.

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2 years with the exception of nursing which takes 2 ½ years

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2

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Diploma

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KCSE mean grade of C (or equivalent) with relevant combination of other subjects such as English, Kiswahili, Biology, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Physical Sciences.

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3 years except Community Health Nursing which lasts 3 ½ years

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3

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Upgrading

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Holders of a certificate in relevant fields and at least two years working experience.

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2 years except Community Health Nursing which lasts 18 Months

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4

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Higher Diploma

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Holders of basic diploma in relevant fields and at least a minimum of two years working experience.

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1 year

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5

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Short Courses

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Individuals and groups such as corporate bodies, companies and government ministries interested in any course or courses can make a written request for arrangements to be made.

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2 weeks – 3 Months

 

KMTC Contacts 

Tel: 020-2725711 / 0770999657/0737-352543/0706-541869

Email: [email protected]

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