Admissions KMTC 2020/20121 Intake March and September Courses Applications

KMTC 2020/20121 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  220/2021 as Regular trainees in our 68 campuses situated in different parts of the country. The successful candidates will join the college in March 2020 and September 2020. 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 admissions@kmtc.ac.ke. 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 2020 march intake Academic calender is 2020/2021 intake is march, Form September 2020 intake academic calender is 2020/2021 intake is September.

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

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 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

 

71 COMMENTS

  1. Am interested in community health nursing I had a mean grade of C+ with
    English+
    Swahili C+
    Maths C
    Chemistry C+
    Business B_
    C.R.E B

  2. Am interested in community health nursing I had a mean grade of C+ with
    English+
    Swahili C+
    Maths C
    Chemistry C+
    Business B_
    C.R.E B

    • HI, AM ALI MWIRI ALI, FROM KWALE, MEAN GRADE C- .
      ENG..D+ KISWA..B- MATH..D- BIO..D+ CHE..D HIST..C+ BUS..D+
      WHICH COURSE AM I FITTING FOR

  3. Am enquiring to know if am shortlisted to join kenya medical training college in march 2019 to persue diploma in clinical medicine and surgery

  4. Am enquiring to know if I have been selected to join kmtc for the march intake 2019 to persue a course in diploma in registered nursing

  5. I am enquiring to know whether I can change the course that I had previously applied at the KMTC …I had applied DENTAL TECHNOLOGY but I want to pursue MEDICAL ENGINEERING in the same institution…Is i possible

  6. I want to join your kmtc to under take health records and information course having qualifications for all required subjects except biology though in agriculture I av agrade of c minus,,,,can I qualify???

  7. I sat for my kcse 2019 and attain a mean grade of C with C+ in. English C- in kiswahili B- in cre D+ in math D+ in chem B_ in geography D+ in biology and C- in agriculture would I be able to do diploma in dental surgery because I have persion with it please

  8. I applied September intake on February this year and I have not yet received any feedback. Am I allowed to reapply it

  9. Iam interested in heath records and iam currently volunteer in a sub county hospital. I did certificate in an private instution. I had D+ in high school
    C- in all languages
    D+ in mathematics
    D in all sciences
    Am i qualified to do health records in kmtc?

  10. Hi.i would like to know what are some of the other evening classes for someone who works from 9 to 6.i really want to pursue the health record course but evening classes,is it possible. Kindly help

  11. Am interested in doing pharmacy and I sat for kcse 2018 and the following were my scores
    English d+
    Kiswahili c
    Mathematics c+
    Chemistry c+
    Physics d+
    Biology d
    Business c-
    History c+

  12. I finished my kcse 2014 with a c plain and iwant to do certificate in nursing. Should i apply for september intake now ?

  13. I applied for the September intake this year in health records and IT,, have payer for the application but when I submit my aplication its says I haven’t payer yet have payer, please help me in this.

  14. Hi..am Belinda and I applied for certificate in medical engineering September intake. when should I expect a calling letter from kmtc because it’s already mid September…

  15. I did my form four in the year 2016 have complied with nursing aid and am interested in taking certificate in medical engineering with a mean grade of D plain and a pass in nursing aid

  16. Hi.am Maxwell shiraho l applied for a certificate course in medical engeneering of the march intake when shal l receive my calling

  17. Hi,am Emily Mayeku.I did my KCSE in 2014 and had the following results.
    Bio B+
    Phys C-
    Chem C+
    Math D+
    Eng B
    Kis B+
    Bst C+
    Do i qualify to apply for diploma in Community Health Nursing in KMTC?

  18. have two ladies who one to enrolled for nursing courses for march intake,one attained a mean grade of C+ and the other C plain,,,will they succeed and get a vacancy for nursing?

  19. Iam Sharon kosgei I had applied for diploma in community health nursing and diploma in registered nursing,,I applied last year for march 2020 intake,,,,,,,I would like to know when will I get the letter

  20. My sister had a D+ in kcse last year and a D in biology can she apply for certificate in nutrition and dietetics in one of the kmtc

  21. I am Angeline, I got Eng C, Kisw D, mathematics D, Biology D+, Chem D+, CRE C+ and Agri C- meangrade C- the year 2012…..can I apply

  22. Am polycarp mongare and I got C(plain) of 39 in Knec.I did in 2019 and u scored as follows English C- Kiswahili C- Mathematics C Chemistry C- Biology D History B- Business C+. Can I apply for medical engineering.

  23. Am polycarp Mong’are and I did my Knec examination in 2019 and scored a mean grade of C(plain) of 39 as follows English C- Kiswahili C- Mathematics C Chemistry C- Biology D History B- Business C+. Am interested to persue medical engineering. Do I qualify

  24. I sat for my kcse examination and attained a mean grade of C plain,which is the best course do i quilify in your instituition?

  25. Hi .I am Bramuel Oswata am intrested in diploma in registered nursing or diploma in clinical medicine. I scored the following in KCSE 2019 . biology C+ chemistry C+ english C+ maths C+ kiswahili B- hitory B plain C.R.E B- Business C- . MEAN GRADE C+ of 51 points.

  26. MY SON HAD A (B) PLAIN IN FORM FOUR BUT I DON’T QUALIFY TO DO A “DEGREE” IN MEDICINE, CAN DO A DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL MEDICINE AND UPGRADE TO A DEGREE IN MEDICINE? IF YES WHAT IS THE CRITERIA?

  27. l sat my kcse 2013 will l qualify for enrolled certificate in nursing with. Mean grade c plain. English c kiswahili c math c- biology c physics c- ,@chem d+

  28. I got C plain in KCSE
    Maths B
    History B
    Chem D
    Bio D
    Cre
    English C
    Kiswahili C-
    Geography C-
    Can i do certificate in health Records and information technology or Certificate in medical engineering? Please help

  29. my daughter is yet to reach eighteen years on June 2020 that she is suppose to get an identity card. is she able to make an application now?

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