Diploma in social work and community development colleges and universities

Accredited Universities and Colleges Offering Diploma in Social Work and Community Development

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Social workers play a crucial role in society by empowering and supporting people to live independently, help protect vulnerable people from harm and abuse, act as advocates, and direct people to the services they are much in need of. To become a social worker, you need to have done a diploma or a certificate course in social work and community development.

While there are myriads of colleges in Kenya offering diploma and certificate courses in social work and community development, it is advisable to do your studies in accredited and well-known colleges so as to get valid certificates recognizable by employers.

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You will find social workers working alongside health workers and education professionals. As a social worker, you can get a job opportunity in fields like:

  • Child and women protection services
  • Non-profit organizations (NGOs)
  • Government agencies
  • Disadvantaged groups centers
  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Correctional Services (prisons)
  • Community agencies
  • Labor and industry services

Colleges  and Universities Offering Diploma in Social Work and Community Development

Here is a list of accredited colleges and universities offering diploma and certificate courses in social work and community development.

These universities and technical and vocational centres are registered with KUCCPS hence you can apply through KUCCPS for direct placement, so as to get an advantage when it comes to government funding of regular students and access to HELB loans.

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A diploma in Social Work and Community Development requires a minimum mean grade of C- in KCSE in order to be placed by KUCCPS.

  1. Nairobi Technical Training Institute
  2. Kiirua Technical Training Institute
  3. Shamberere Technical Training Institute
  4. Friends College Kaimosi
  5. Nkabune Technical Training Institute
  6. Baringo Technical College
  7. Kabete National Polytechnic
  8. Kisii National Polytechnic
  9. Coast Institute of Technology
  10. Kisumu Polytechnic
  11. Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology
  12. PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute
  13. Meru National Polytechnic
  14. Sigalagala National Polytechnic
  15. Kisiwa Technical Training Institute
  16. Kaiboi Technical Training Institute
  17. Rift Valley Technical Training Institute
  18. Kitale National Polytechnic
  19. Ol’lessos Technical Training Institute
  20. Railway Training Institute
  21. Kibabii University
  22. Bumbe Technical Training Institute
  23. Technical University of Kenya
  24. Kenya Coast Polytechnic
  25. South Eastern Kenya University
  26. Machakos University
  27. Bushiangala Technical Training Institute
  28. Sang’alo Institute of Science and Technology
  29. Keroka Technical Training Institute
  30. Eldoret Polytechnic
  31. Nyeri National Polytechnic
  32. Ramogi Institute of Advanced Technology
  33. Thika Technical Training Institute
  34. Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology
  35. Matili Technical Training Institute
  36. Siaya Institute of Technology
  37. Mitunguu Technical Training Institute
  38. Bondo Technical Training Institute
  39. Machakos Technical Institute for the Blind
  40. Aldai Technical Training Institute
  41. Katine Technical Training Institute
  42. Mawego Technical Training Institute
  43. Godoma Technical Training Institute
  44. Turkana University College
  45. Tseikuru Technical Training Institute
  46. Siala Technical Training Institute
  47. Ahmed Shahame Mwidani Technical Training Institute
  48. Weru Technical and Vocational College
  49. Maasai Mara Technical Vocational College
  50. Ekerubo Gietai Technical Training Institute
  51. Ziwa Technical Training Institute
  52. Bureti Technical Training Institute
  53. Sot Technical Training Institute
  54. Sotik Technical Training Institute
  55. Naivasha Technical and Vocational College
  56. Moiben Technical Vocational College
  57. Konoin Technical Training Institute
  58. Sikri Technical Training Institute for the Blind and Deaf
  59. Kapcherop Technical and Vocational College
  60. Masinga Technical and Vocational College
  61. Tindiret Technical and Vocational College
  62. Nuu Technical and Vocational College
  63. Laisamis Technical and Vocational College
  64. Kipsinende Technical Vocational College
  65. Bunyala Technical and Vocational College
  66. Emsos Technical and Vocational College
  67. Gitwebe Technical Training Institut
  68. Kasarani Technical and Vocational Colleg
  69. Laikipia East Technical and Vocational
  70. Laikipia North Technical and Vocational Colleg
  71. Runyenjes Technical and Vocational College
  72. Sabatia Technical and Vocational College
  73. Tharaka Technical and Vocational College
  74. Mumias West Technical Vocational College
  75. Kiminini Technical and Vocational College
  76. Kiptaragon Technical and Vocational Colleg
  77. Chepsirei Technical and Vocational College
  78. Samburu Technical and Vocational College
  79. Gatundu South Technical and Vocational College
  80. Kinango Technical and Vocational College
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