KMTC Certificate Courses, Qualifications, Duration, Campus Offered 2022

The Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC, accredited to offer medical courses. Courses offered at KMTC range from certificate to postbasic or higher diploma. Certificate courses are offered at different campuses.

Upon completion of certificate course, one can enrol in a diploma course.

Each year, the college invites qualified candidates for admission into Medical Courses.

For one to enrol in a given course  minimum qualifications must be met.,  Students can be admitted in one of the 68 campuses situated in different parts of the country.

In this article am going to take you through all certificate courses offered in KMTC, minimum qualification and intakes.

Of important is that certificate courses take 2 years except for Community Health Nursing which takes 2 1/2 years, while most diploma courses take 3 Years.

KMTC Application process

Application procedure is well outlined on the KMTC website ( Should you require any clarification concerning the application process please
call any of the following numbers 0736993813, 0736212060, 0723000429, 0723004516 or send an enquiry email to

Read also: How to apply online for KMTC Courses through application Portal

You can also get help on the application process from the nearest KMTC campus.

KMTC Certificate Courses Offered, Minimum Requirements, fee structure Duration

Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Community Health Assistant  KCSE Mean Grade of C-, with D+ in English or Kiswahili, D+ in Biology OR Biological sciences. D in any of the following; Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics or Physical Sciences or Foundation course in Community Health 2 years 
Health Promotion for the Deaf (CHPD), deaf students only KCSE Mean Grade D+, with D+ in English or Kiswahili or Kenya Sign Language, D in Biology and any one of the following: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Agriculture, Social Studies or C.R.E/I.R.E 2years 
Department of Health Records & Information Technology Health Records and Information Technology  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, General Sciences, Computer Studies, Agriculture, Home Science, Economics, Geography, Commerce and Business Studies 2 years 
Health Records and Information Technology (In service category) KCSE Mean grade D+, with D+ in English or Kiswahili, D- in Mathematics. Working experience of 2 years in a Health Records and Information Department. Recommendation letter from Health Records & Information Officer in charge of the facility & Letter of appointment to the current position 2 years 
Department of Medical Engineering Medical Engineering Technology  KCSE Mean Grade of C-, with C- In English or Kiswahili, D in Mathematics and D in Physics/Physical Sciences or Chemistry. D in any one of the following: – Chemistry, Biology/ Biological Sciences, Electricity, Metal Work, Technical Drawing 2 years 
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition & Dietetics  KCSE Aggregate Grade D+, with D+ in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological Sciences. D in Chemistry/Physical Sciences. D in any one of the following: Physics, Mathematics, General Science, Home Science, Agriculture or Business Studies 2 years 
Department of Nursing Enrolled Community Health Nursing KCSE Mean grade of C-, C- in Kiswahili or English & Biology or Biological Sciences. D+ in any one of the following: Chemistry or Physical Science or Physics or Mathematics 2 years 
Department of Public Health Public Health  KCSE Mean Grade of C-, with 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 Wood Work 2 years 
Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine  Mean Grade C-, C- In English or Kiswahili, and D+ in Biology/ Biological Sciences D+ in any one of the following:, Mathematics, Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Woodwork, Metal work, Technical Drawing, Home Science, Agriculture 2 years