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KMTC 2019/20120 Intake March and September Courses Applications

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The Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) invites applications from qualified candidates for admission into Medical Courses training opportunities for the academic year 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 as Regular trainees in our 68 campuses situated in different parts of the country. The successful candidates will join the college in March 2019 and September 2019. Application is open and the process of applications is made ONLINE with an application fee of Ksh. 2022 payable via MPESA pay bill No. 964150 following the applicants guidelines outlined on the KMTC PORTAL on the website (www.kmtc.ac.ke). Should you require any clarification concerning the application process please call any of the following numbers 0736993813, 0736212060, 0723000429, 0723004569, 0723004516 or send an inquiry email to [email protected]. You can also get help on the application process from the nearest KMTC campus. Course duration: Certificate Courses: 2 Years except for Community Health Nursing which takes 2 1/2 years Course duration: Diploma Courses: 3 Years except for Community Health Nursing which takes 3 1/2 years Mean Grade: Diploma Courses C (Plain) and above, Certificate courses a C- (Minus) and above then specific cluster subjects as described for each course below:

KMTC Application Instructions

  1. Kindly go through the advert to check the courses you are qualified for.
  2. You can only apply for the course you are qualified for
  3. Kindly use the user guide provided above to make your Application process easier
  4. Ensure that you have all the documents stated in the user guide
  5. Ensure that the scanned documents are less than 2 MB in size
  6. Refer to the advert for the correct academic calender and intake for example For 2019 march intake Academic calender is 2018/2019 intake is march, Form September 2019 intake academic calender is 2019/2020 intake is September.

NB: I can help you in online application at a small fee.(NOT KMTC Contact)

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) 2019/2020 Intake

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) is the largest medical training center in Kenya founded under the Ministry of Health in 1927 with just four scholars at Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA) in Kabete. Presently, the institution is home to over 22,000 students pursuing more than 50 KMTC courses ranging from certificate, diploma and higher diplomas. Over time, MKTC has introduced newer courses to cater for the growing needs of the healthcare sector. Every year KMTC produces over 6000 medical practitioners to work in both the public and health sectors, and this is approximately 80% of the entire medical workforce in Kenya.

KMTC is located approximately 3km in the Northern part of Nairobi City with its head offices and main campus based opposite Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) on a 20-acre piece of land. KMTC has thirty-six schools spread out in different locations within Kenya such as Lodwar, Kisumu, Garrisa, and Loitoiktok. All such campuses have been strategically located near a provincial or district facility to make it easier for students to undertake their clinical attachment. The institution is well endowed with qualified and experienced teachers as well as administrative personnel. Because of this, KMTC draws students from East and Central Africa nations including Sudan, Burundi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda. The unprecedented growth of KMTC from its initial stages is due to the steady government support, dedication of the staff as well as the scholar’s diligence

KMTC Courses and Qualifications

Below are some of the KMTC courses 2019/2020 as well as their respective requirements.

KMTC Certificate Courses

Certificate in Orthopaedic Plaster Technology

Minimum entry conditions for the class includes a C- in English or Kiswahili, a C- in Biology, D+ in Maths or Physics or Physical science and a D+ in any of the following subjects, Agriculture, Chemistry, Home science. The course is offered at KMTC, Nairobi and takes two years.

Certificate in Psychiatric Nursing

This course is offered at KMTC Mathari and Takes two and a Half years to complete. Entry prerequisites include a C- in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences and a D+ in any of these; Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics.

Certificate in Nursing

The minimum entry condition includes those similar to the Certificate on Psychiatric Nursing course and also takes the same time frame to complete. The course is offered at MTC colleges in Lodwar, Garissa, and Karbanet.

KMTC Diploma Courses

Basic Diploma in Environmental Health Science

This particular course is offered at several KMTC colleges in Nyeri, Nakuru, Karbanet, Kitui, Kisumu, Nairobi, Embu, Machakos, Kakamega, and Mswambeni. It takes a full-time student three years to finish the course. And minimum requirements include KCSE mean grade of C with a C in English or Kiswahili or C in any of the three sciences.

Post Basic Diploma in Food, Science, and Inspection

This KMTC Short course is only offered at KMTC branches in Nairobi on a full-time basis and takes one year to complete. Entry requirements for the course includes serving PHO’s so that they can specialize and function well in environmental health management

Post-Basic Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

This is another KMTC short course that takes one academic year to complete on a full-time basis. The course is offered at KMTC, Nairobi and entry requirements include serving PHO’s as well.

Post-Basic Diploma in Solid Waste Management

The course is offered at KMTC branch in Nairobi, takes one-year duration on a full-time basis and its entry prerequisites include serving PHOs.

In-service Diploma in EHS (regular)

This course targets Public Health Technicians (PHTs) so that it can advance them to PHOs. The course is offered in various KMTC colleges in Nakuru, Kakamega, Machakos, Nyeri, Lodwar, Karbanet, Embu and Kisumu.

In service Diploma in EHS

This course is offered only at KMTC Nairobi and includes evening classes only. Minimum entry requirements include a certificate in Environmental Health Science from KMTC

KMTC Higher Diploma Courses

Higher Diploma in Epidemiology (Parallel)

The course is offered at KMTC branches in Nairobi and Kisumu. Minimum entry requirements include Diploma holders in Public Health, Community Oral Health, Clinical Medicine, Medical Laboratory Technology, Health Records and Information and Nursing all obtained from KMTC.

Diploma in Pharmacy

The course is offered at KMTC colleges in Mombasa, Nyeri, Kisumu, Nairobi, Manza, and Nakuru. The course takes two years on a full time basis to complete with classes and practicals in the lab. Moreover, it includes a seven-month attachment in any hospital, company and community pharmacies. Minimum entry conditions include a KCSE mean grade of C plain with a C in English or Kiswahili or Chemistry or Biology or Physics and a C in either Physics, Maths or any other qualification deem fit by the academic board of the institution.

Other KMTC courses offered include Diploma in Medical Laboratory, Medical Imaging, Medical Engineering, Dental Technology, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Medical Education, and Nutrition, Diploma in Community oral health and Health Records and Information.

New KMTC Courses

KMTC in its efforts to assist the government in combating new and emerging health issues, it has introduced some new courses. These courses include

  • Nephrology
  • Orthopaedic trauma medicine
  • Palliative care nursing
  • Nurse anesthesia
  • Enrolled Community Nursing
  • Diploma in Health Education and Promotion
  • Health Systems Management.

KMTC Intake and Admissions

Refer to the advert for the correct academic calender and intake for example For 2019 march intake Academic calender is 2018/2019 intake is march, Form September 2019 intake academic calender is 2019/2020 intake is September.

KMTC is open to all parallel scholars regardless of the year they sat for their KSCE. The KMTC application for courses is strictly done online through the official website. When making applications, students are required to attach relevant academic certificates and National ID/birth certificate along with the KMTC application form. All applying students must pay a non-refundable fee of Ksh. 2022 via Mpesa.

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KMTC Courses and Fee Structure

1.    PRESERVICE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
No Courses Specific Minimum Entry  Requirements Vacancies
1 Diploma  in Clinical

Medicine

•        C in English or Kiswahili, and  C in Biology/Biological Science,  and  C

in Chemistry/Physical Science

 

 

1000

•        C- in any one  of the  following:  Mathematics, Physics/Physical

Sciences

Candidates who have received admission letters  for  March in this course need not to apply again

2 Diploma  in Community Oral Health •        C in English or Kiswahili and  Biology/Biological Sciences  

40

•        C- in any two of the  following:   Physics/Physical Science,  Chemistry,

Mathematics

3 Diploma  in Nutrition

& Dietetics

•        C in English or Kiswahili and  C- Biology/Biological Sciences  

 

400

•        D+ in Chemistry
•        D+  in  any   one   of  the   following:      Home   Science,   Agriculture,

Mathematics, Physics, Physical Sciences or General  Science

4 Diploma  in Health  Records and  Information Technology •        C in English or Kiswahili and  Mathematics  

200

•        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.  

3800

•        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.  

100

•        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  

250

•        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

 

580

•        C in any one  of the  following:  – Physics/Physical Sciences,

Mathematics

9 Diploma  in

Occupational Therapy

•        C in English or Kiswahili and  Biology/Biological Sciences  

150

•        C-  in   any   two   of   the   following:   –  Physics,   Physical   Science,

Chemistry,Mathematics, Agriculture, Home  Science

10 Diploma  in Optometry •        C in English or Kiswahili and  Mathematics.  

40

•        C- in the  following:  – Biology/  Biological Sciences,   Physics/Physical

Sciences

11 Diploma  in Orthopaedic Technology •        C in English or Kiswahili and Biology and Physics/Physical Science or

Mathematics

 

 

40

•        C-  in   any   one    of   the    following:    –   Physics/Physical  Science,

Mathematics, Chemistry, Woodwork, Metal Work, Technical Drawing.

12 Diploma  in

Pharmacy

•        C in English or Kiswahili and  Chemistry  or Physical Science  and

Biology or Biological Science

 

400

•        C in any one  of the  following:  – Physics or  Mathematics
13 Diploma  in

Physiotherapy

•        C in English or Kiswahili and  C- Biology  

250

•        C- in any two  of the  following:  -Chemistry  , Mathematics , Physics/

Physical Science  or Mathematics

14 Diploma  in   Medical

Engineering

•        C in English or Kiswahili and  Mathematics and  Physics/Physical

Sciences

 

 

100

•        C- in any one  of the  following:  – Biology/Biological Sciences,

Chemistry,  Electricity, Metal Work, Technical Drawing

15 Diploma  in Environmental Health Sciences •        C in English or Kiswahili and  Biology/Biological Sciences  

580

•        C- in Mathematics and  any one  of the  following:   Physics/Physical

Science,  Chemistry

16 Diploma  in Dental

Technology

•        C in English or Kiswahili and  Physics/Physical Science  or Chemistry  

40

•        C- Biology/Biological Sciences  and   in  any  one   of  the  following:

Metal Work, Physics, Physical Science,  Chemistry,  Mathematics

17 Diploma  in Orthopedic & Trauma Medicine •        C  in  English  or  Kiswahili,  C  in  Biology/Biological Sciences  and

Mathematics or Physics/Physical Sciences

 

160

C-  in  any  one   of  the   following:   Physics/Physical  Science,   Chemistry, Mathematics, Home  Science,  Agriculture.
18 Diploma  in Health

Promotion

•        C in English or Kiswahili and  C- Biology/Biological Sciences  

 

360

•        D+- in any one  of the  following:   Mathematics, Physics/Physical

Science,  Chemistry

19 Diploma  in Medical

Social Work

•        C in English or Kiswahili and  Biology/Biological Sciences.  

50

•          C- in any one  of the  following:  Chemistry  or Physics/Physical Science  or Mathematics, Home  Science,  Agriculture, Business studies and  Geography
20 Certificate  in Health  Records and  Information Technology •        C- in English or Kiswahili and  D+ in Biology/  Biological Sciences  

 

1850

•        D+  in  any  one   of  the   following:   Mathematics,  Physics,  Physical

Science,  Chemistry,  General  Science,  Computer Studies  , Agriculture

,Home  Science

21 Certificate  in Community Health Nursing •        C- in English or Kiswahili and  Biology/Biological Sciences  

340

•        D+  in  any  one   of  the  following:  –  Chemistry  or  Physics/Physical

Science  or Mathematics

22 Certificate  in

Nutrition  & Dietetics

•        C- in English or Kiswahili and  Biology /Biological  Sciences  

500

•        D in Chemistry
•        D in any  one  of the  following:  HomeScience, Physics,  Agriculture,

Mathematics, Physical Science,  General  Science

23 Certificate  in Medical

Engineering

•          C- In  English  or  Kiswahili, D in  Mathematics and  D in  Physics/

Physical Sciences.  or Chemistry

 

740

·               D in any one  of the  following:  – Chemistry,  Biology, Biological

Science,  Electricity, Metal Work, Technical Drawing.

24 Certificate  in Orthopaedic Plaster Technology •        C- In English or Kiswahili, and  C-  in Biology/  Biological Sciences  

 

250

•            D+    in  Mathematics and  in  any  one  of  the  following:,  Physics/ Physical   Science,   Chemistry,   Woodwork,  Metal   work,   Technical Drawing, Home  Science,  Agriculture
25 Certificate  in Environmental Health Sciences •        C- in English or Kiswahili  

440

C- 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 and Wood Work
26 Certificate  in Health Promotion for the Deaf (CHPD) Deaf students only •        MEAN GRADE D+  and  D+ in English or Kenya Sign Language,

•        D (Plain)  in Biology and  any one  of the  following-  Mathematics,

Chemistry,  Physics, Agriculture, social studies, and  CRE/IRE

 

 

40

2. UPGRADING COURSES (FROM CERTIFICATE TO DIPLOMA)
Course Entry  Requirements Duration Intake

Month

Campus Vacancy
1 Diploma  in Community Health  Nursing Certificate  in Community Health  Nursing (KECN), Two years working experience 18 Months March 2019 Nairobi(Full Time)  

60

2 Diploma  in Community Health  Nursing (Distance Learning) Certificate  in Community Health  Nursing (KECN) Two years working experience 2 Years March/ September

2019 depending on campus

Kisii, Meru, Garissa, Muranga,  Embu, Kisumu, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kitale, Kapkatet

Lodwar

 

 

500

3 Diploma  in Environmental Health  Sciences Certificate  in Environmental health Sciences.  Two years working experience 2 years September

2019

Karuri, Kitui, Lake Victoria, Kwale and Kakmega  (Full Time)  

200

4 Diploma

in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Certificate  in Medical Laboratory  Sciences. Registration by the KMLTTB 2 years September

2019

Lake Victoria- Full

Time

 

40

5 Diploma  Medical

Engineering

Certificate  in Medical

Engineering.

2 years March/ September

2019 depending on campus

Nairobi, Eldoret, Kilifi and  Loitokitok –  Part Time  

 

200

6 Diploma in Community Nutrition Certificate  in Community Nutrition. Two years working experience. 2 years March/ September

2019 depending on campus

Nairobi, Karen, Homa Bay, Thika, Nyandarua and  Lodwar  

 

250

7 Diploma  in Orthopaedics and  Trauma Medicine Certificate  in Orthopeadics plaster  Technology, Two years’ experience. 2 Years March 2019 Nairobi  

40

 

2 Comments

  1. Abonyo Vincent Okoth

    December 3, 2018 at 1:26 pm

    Is resultslip accepteble for application ?

    I sat for my KCSE 2012,an I allowed to apply for kmtc now?

  2. Abonyo Vincent Okoth

    December 3, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    Is resultslip applicable during kmtc application?

    I sat for my KCSE in 2012,am I allowed to apply for kmtc now?

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