Kenya Institute of Security and Criminal Justice (KISCJ) started in the year 2002 with the mandate to offer training courses in Security, Criminology, and Forensic Investigation programs. KISCJ now boasts of over 14 campuses spread in designated areas around the country. KISCJ now offers diploma, certificate, and short courses to members of the security forces and the general public.
The minimum entry requirements for diploma courses is a C- in KCSE. Certificate courses require at least a D+ in national high school exams. This is with the exception of some technical certificate courses which require one to have scored a C in KCSE.
You can opt to study under the full mode (Monday to Friday) or part time (Saturdays) and Evenings classes. KISCJ also offers online courses under the Distance Learning Mode (DLM).
Diploma Courses Offered at KISCJ
Diploma courses require a minimum of C – in KCSE or relevant Certificate and take a duration of 1 to 2 years to finish.
Certificate courses duration depends on the mode of study. Full time takes 1 month, part time 6 months, DLM 3 months, and evening classes take 3 months to finish.
Certificate in Security Management
Certificate in Intelligence Management
Certificate in Criminology and Forensic Studies
Certificate in Forensic Science
Certificate in Economic Crimes Investigations
Certificate in Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism
Certificate in Economic Crimes
Certificate in Fingerprint Technology
KISCJ Short Courses
This course is aimed at enhancing skills and competence of individuals in their relevant line of profession.
Short courses take a duration of 5 days (Monday to Friday) to complete.
Fraud Detection and Investigation
Fingerprint and Biometric Technology
Disaster Management and Preparedness
Fire Safety and Protection
Crime Scene Management
Close Circuit Television (CCTV) Technology
Security Risk Management
Basic Investigation Skills
Basic skills in Security Management
Counter-Terrorism and National Security
Crime Prevention and Management
Occupational Health and Safety
Kenya Institute of Security and Criminal Justice Fee Structure
The fee for the diploma programmes is Ksh. 120,000 with an admission fee pegged at Ksh. 1,500. The fee for the certificate courses is Ksh. 40,000, and an admission fee of Ksh. 1,000. Short courses cost 10,000 shillings tuition fees.