KMTC courses and qualifications

The Kenya Medical Training College,  popularly as KMTC, offers a wide range of courses ranging from certificate to diploma to higher diploma. Over time, the courses have grown from a few to more than 50 so that they can meet the  ever-changing needs of the country’s healthcare system. Bantu has provided the following updates for prospective students who wish to join the Kenya Medical Training College KMTC along with respective qualifications.

KMTC Kenya Medical Training College Courses and Qualifications

NO COURSES SPECIFIC MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
1 Diploma in Clinical Medicine C in English or Kiswahili, and C in Biology/Biological Science, and C in Chemistry/Physical Science
C- in any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics/Physical Sciences
2 Diploma in Community Oral Health C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any two of the following:  Physics/Physical Science, Chemistry, Mathematics
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences C in English or Kiswahili and Physics/Physical Science and Biology/Biological Sciences
C- in any one of the following: – Mathematics or Chemistry
8 Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences C in English or  Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences and Chemistry/Physical Sciences
9 C in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Sciences, Mathematics
10 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
11 Diploma in Optometry C in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics.
C- in the following: – Biology/ Biological Sciences,  Physics/Physical Sciences
12 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.
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences
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C- in Mathematics and any one of the following:  Physics/Physical Science, Chemistry
NO COURSES SPECIFIC MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
17 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
18 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.
19 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
20 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
21 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
22 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 orMathematics
23 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: HomeScience, Physics, Agriculture, Mathematics, General Science
24 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.
25 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
26 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

Prospective students can call the following numbers if the need any assistance:

  • 0736993813,
  • 0736212060,
  • 0723000429,
  • 0723004569,
  • 0723004516.

Alternatively, students can seek assistance with the online application process from the nearest KMTC campus.

Application Procedure for certificate and self sponsored at The Kenya Medical Training College KMTC

Applications:
Duly completed application forms are filled by prospective candidates for admission into Courses for each academic year for Regular or Parallel Category. The Regular category have subsidized fee with optional accommodation but no choice for Campus while the parallel category have non subsidized fee, no accommodation option but have option for Campuses in more than Forty one (41) campuses situated in different parts of the country depending on the courses.

Application procedure:

  • Prospective candidates are expected to submit a duly completed application form which can be obtained from the KMTC portal or KMTC campuses across the country.
  • Candidates are advised to attach legible Photostat copies of academic certificates; school leaving certificate and national identity card/birth certificate.
  • Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable fee of KShs.2, 000 OR US$50 for non-Kenyans in the form of Banker’s Cheque or National bank deposit slip. Application fee does not guarantee admission.
  • Candidates should provide reliable and permanent mailing address with postal codes for any future contact. Those near Nairobi may hand deliver the completed application forms to KMTC Headquarters’ offices.
  • Applications should be sent to the following address:

The Director
KMTC
P.O. Box 30195 – 00100
Nairobi