The medical technician profession includes the design, manufacture, installation, and maintenance of medical and hospital equipment.
Offered in three levels. Certificate, Diploma, Higher Diploma. The course lasts 3 years at Diploma level, 2 years at Certificate level and 1 year for the Higher Diploma course.
The Certificate level requires a KCSE intermediate grade of C- in English or Swahili C-, Mathematics
D, and Physics/Physics or Chemistry D. D in any of the following:
Chemistry, Biology/Life Sciences, Electrical, Metalworking, Engineering Drawing.
A Diploma in Medical Technology Technology, or equivalent from a
accredited institution, is required to complete this course at a higher diploma level.
Courses, Duration, Campuses and Minimum Entry
|Academic Programme||Course||Duration||KMTC Campus Where Course is Offered||Minimum Entry Requirements|
|Certificate||Medical Engineering Technology||2 years||Selected KMTC Campuses||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
|Diploma||Medical Engineering Technology (Pre service)||3 years||Selected KMTC Campuses||Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics and Physics/Physical Sciences
C- in any one of the following: – Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Electricity, Metal Work, Technical Drawing
|Medical Engineering Technology
(Upgrading from Certificate to
|2 years||Selected KMTC Campuses||Certificate in Medical Engineering Technology OR an equivalent from a recognized institution|
|1 year||Nairobi||Diploma in Medical Engineering Technology, OR an equivalent from a recognized institution|