Best Colleges Offering Marketable Diploma And Certificate Courses In Kenya 2020: KMTC
Best/ Top Colleges In Kenya 2020: The Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC- Why Choose KMTC?
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Tertiary education is the key to a successful and well-paying career in life. many a time, form four school leavers struggle to score the minimum entry grade (C+ plus) set by the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service, KUCCPS to universities.
This does not have to be the case since with a KCSE mean grade of a C plain or a C+ plus; you can easily pursue a diploma or certificate course in one of the best colleges in Kenya that is way better than most university degree courses or programmes.
Many marketable courses are being offered by top/ best colleges in Kenya (2020) that can you a stable and well-paying job in the future.
BELOW IS A LIST OF KENYA’S BEST (TOP 10) COLLEGES 2020
When picking a college for your diploma or certificate course, quality is very important.
Do not just enroll for a course at any college because it suits your personal needs or because there is a vacancy.
First, you need to conduct thorough research on an institution by searching online or visiting the institution.
TOP COLLEGES FOR DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE COURSES IN KENYA 2020
The following list was derived based on data provided by Webometrics and Career Point Kenya which is one of the best-recruiting firms in Kenya
THE KENYA MEDICAL TRAINING COLLEGE (KMTC)
Established in 1927, the Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC is a reputable college offering middle-level training for all sorts of health professionals.
KMTC currently has about 65 constituent colleges across Kenya.
The Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC is proud of producing the highest number of health professionals working in various hospitals across Kenya.
Currently, the Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC produces over 8, 000 graduates per year.
WHY CHOOSE KMTC?
The Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC has got experienced and qualified staff who will ensure that you complete your course and garner enough work experience in time.
Besides, the Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC has got many campuses across Kenya which means that you can enrol for your preferred course in any branch that best suits your needs.
Thirdly, the Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC has well-established campuses which are strategically located, near major hospitals in Kenya. This ensures that students pursuing various courses at the Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC gain both theoretical knowledge and practical skills that are indispensable in the medical field.
Another reason for choosing KMTC is the presence of enough quorums. There is no point in time when you will ever lack enough quorum for your preferred diploma or certificate course since KMTC is well known and well established.
Currently, Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC offers 70 certificate, diploma and higher diploma courses designed to meet the medical needs of all hospitals.
No wonder KMTC has grown into an international middle-level training college attracting students from Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania, Sudan and Rwanda just to mention a few.
NOTE: Given the high demand for KMTC courses, admission is highly competitive and purely based on merit (KCSE Mean grade). Admission to KMTC is done by the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service, KUCCPS.
For a complete guide to 2020 KMTC Admissions, kindly visit the official KMTC website by clicking on the link below
READ ALSO: 2020 KMTC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS (CRITERIA), LIST OF COURSES, DURATION, FEES AND INTAKES
2020 KMTC AVAILABLE COURSES, FEES STRUCTURE AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS (CRITERIA)
KMTC currently offers a wide range of certificate, diploma and higher diploma courses.
The institution has received accolade and worldwide recognition for its excellence in training middle-level health professionals in line with the universal health care by 2022.
According to The Standard, KMTC is currently training 200 Somali nurses and clinical officers after signing a partnership agreement with the Somali Government.
An average of 34, 000 students enrol at various Kenya Medical Training College campuses every semester.
THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF COURSES OFFERED BY THE KENYA MEDICAL TRAINING COLLEGE, KMTC (2020)
Clinical medicine- diploma and higher diploma levels
Nursing- certificate, diploma and higher diploma levels
Pharmacy- diploma and higher diploma levels
Medical laboratory sciences- diploma and higher diploma levels
Medical education-higher diploma
Medical engineering- certificate, diploma and higher diploma levels
Medical imaging sciences- diploma and higher diploma levels
Optometry- diploma only
Physiotherapy- diploma and higher diploma levels
Dental technology- diploma only
Community nutrition- certificate and diploma levels
Health education and promotion- diploma and higher diploma levels
Health systems management- higher diploma
Community oral health- diploma only
Orthopedic technology- certificate and diploma levels
Environmental health sciences- certificate, diploma and higher diploma levels
Health records and information- certificate and diploma levels
Orthopedic trauma and medicine- diploma only
Occupational therapy- diploma only
FOR A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ALL COURSES OFFERED BY THE KENYA MEDICAL TRAINING COLLEGE, KMTC (2020) CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK TO THE OFFICIAL KMTC WEBSITE
THE KENYA MEDICAL TRAINING COLLEGE, KMTC FEES STRUCTURE
An updated fee structure for all 2020 KMTC courses is available online.
Simply click on the following link to view the school fees structure for all 2020 KMTC diploma and certificate courses
In case you cannot afford to cater for your full KMTC fees, do not worry since the Higher Education Loans Board, HELB in partnership with the Afya Elimu Fund offers loans to students enrolled at all KMTC campuses.
First time applicants for Afya Elimu Fund are awarded approximately Kshs 40, 000 to cater for their KMTC fees.
The annual fees for self-sponsored KMTC students is Kshs 120, 700 per year while regular KMTC students’ fees stands at Kshs 80, 700 per annum.
2020 KMTC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS/ ADMISSION CRITERIA
Admission to KMTC campuses is done by the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service. It involves a rigorous vetting process of KCSE candidates to ensure that they meet the minimum entry requirements before being granted admission.
HERE ARE THE GENERAL KMTC CERTIFICATE, DIPLOMA AND HIGHER DIPLOMA ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND DURATION FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2020
KMTC CERTIFICATE COURSES MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND DURATION (2020)
KCSE mean Grade of a C- Minus and above with relevant qualifications in relevant subjects or its equivalent.
The duration for KMTC certificate courses is one full year save for nursing courses which take up to two and a half years.
KMTC DIPLOMA COURSES MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND DURATION (2020)
KCSE Mean grade of a C plain and above with qualifications in relevant subjects or a basic certificate in the programme/ course in question
KMTC diploma courses take at least 2 years.
KMTC POST/ HIGHER DIPLOMA COURSES MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND DURATION (2020)
Must be a diploma holder in the relevant discipline and at least 2 years working experience.
2020 KMTC INTAKES FOR SELF-SPONSORED AND REGULAR (GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED) STUDENTS
Admission to the Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC for self-sponsored is usually done in March every year whereas admission for regular (government-sponsored) KMTC students is done in September every year.