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KMTC Certificate Courses and Requirements

KMTC offers various certificate courses to students wishing to pursue medical courses but with lower minimum requirements. Most certificate courses at KMTC require a C- and above, with some requiring just a D+ (plus) in KCSE. However, you also need to have performed well in relevant subjects to qualify for that course.

Certificate courses at KMTC take 2 years to complete, with the exception of nursing which runs for 2 ½  years. These courses are available in select KMTC campuses in Kenya.

Here’s a List of Certificate Courses at KMTC and Requirements:

1. Certificate in Medical Engineering

Requires Mean Grade C- with C- in English or Kiswahili, D in Mathematics and D- in Physics/Physical Sciences and D in
any one of the following: Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences, Electricity, Metal Work or Technical Drawing.

2. Certificate in Public Health

Takes 2 years and requires a Mean Grade C- in KCSE, C- in English or Kiswahili, D+ in Biology/ Biological Sciences, D in Mathematics, and D in any one of the following: Home Science, Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture, Building Construction, Technical Drawing, Electricity or Woodwork.

3. Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics

This course requires a KCSE Mean Grade of D+ and D+ in English or Kiswahili, D+ in Biology/ Biological Sciences, D in Chemistry/ Physical Science, and D in any one of the following subjects: Home Science, Agriculture, Mathematics, Physics, General Science.

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4. Certificate in Community Health Assistant

Requires a KCSE Mean Grade of C-, D+ in English or Kiswahili, D in Biology/ Biological Sciences, and D in any of the following: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics/Physical Sciences, Agriculture, or Home Science.

5. Certificate in Community Health Nursing

Requires a Mean Grade C- in KCSE, C- in English or Kiswahili, C- Biology/Biological Sciences, and D+ in any one
of the following subjects: Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry or Mathematics.

6. Certificate in Health Records and Information

Takes 2 years and requires a Mean Grade C-, C- in English or Kiswahili, D in Biology/ Biological Sciences, D- in Mathematics and D+ in any one of the following: Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, GeneralScience, Computer Studies, agriculture, Home Science, Economics, Geography, Commerce or Business Studies.

7. Certificate in Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine

You need a Mean Grade of C- with C- in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology/Biological Sciences. You are also required to have D+ in any one of the following subjects: Physics/Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Woodwork, Metal Work, Technical Drawing, Home Science, Agriculture or Computer Studies.

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8. Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician

This course takes one year and requires a Mean Grade of C in KCSE. The course is available at the KMTC Nairobi campus.

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9. Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences

Requires a KSCE mean grade of C- and C- in English or Kiswahili, D+ in Biology/ Biological Sciences and D (plain) in Mathematics. You should also have a D in any of the following subjects: Agriculture, Building Construction, Chemistry, Electricity and Wood Work, Home Science, Physics, and Technical Drawing.

10. Certificate in Health Promotion for the Deaf (CHPD)

It takes 2 years and requires D+ in KCSE, D+ in English or Kenya Sign Language and D in Biology. You also need a D in Agriculture, Chemistry, General Science or Mathematics.