The Kenya Medical Training College trains highly competent nurses at higher diploma, diploma, and certificate levels study.

In this article, we will look at all KMTC nursing colleges and the nursing courses that they offer.

But before we proceed, let us look at all KMTC nursing courses that are currently on offer. Shall we?

List of all KMTC nursing courses

The following is a list of all nursing courses offered at the Kenya Medical Training College.

  1. Diploma in Kenya registered Nursing and midwifery.
  2. Certificate in community health nursing.
  3. Higher diploma in critical care nursing.
  4. Higher Diploma in pediatric nursing.
  5. Higher Diploma in Nephrology nursing.
  6. Higher Diploma in Family Health Nursing.
  7. Higher Diploma in oncology nursing.
  8. Higher Diploma in Kenya registered nurse anesthesia.

KMTC nursing colleges for diploma

The following is a table of all KMTC nursing colleges accredited by the Nursing Council of Kenya to offer diploma in nursing.

KMTC collegeLocationNursing course
Bondo kmtcSiayaKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Bungoma kmtcBumgomaKenya registered community health nursing -preservice
Busia kmtcBusiaKenya registered community health nursing -preservice
Chuka kmtcTharaka nithiKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Embu kmtcEmbuKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Eldoret kmtcEldoretKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Gatundu kmtcKiambuKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Iten kmtcElgeyo marakwetKenya registered community health nursing preservice
Homa bay kmtcHomabayKenya registered community health nursing preservice
Kapkatet kmtcKerichoKenya registered community health nursing -preservice
Kaptumo kmtcNandiKenya registered community health nursing -preservice
Kakamega kmtcKakamegaKenya registered community health nursing -preservice
Kilifi kmtcKilifiKenya registered community health nursing preservice
Kisii kmtcKisiiKenya registered community health nursing -preservice
Kitale kmtcTrans nzoiaKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Kisumu kmtcKisumuKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Kombewa kmtcKisumuKenya registered nursing/midwifery – preservice
Lake victoria kmtcKisumuKenya registered community health nursing- preservice
Machakos kmtcMachakosKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Makindu kmtcMakueniKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Makueni kmtcMakueniKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Mathari kmtcNairobiKrn/mh&pn- in- service
Msambweni kmtcKwaleKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Meru kmtcMeruKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Migori kmtcMigoriKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Mosoriot kmtcNandiKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Mombasa kmtcMombasaKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Muranga kmtcMurangaKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Mwingi kmtcKituiKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Nairobi kmtcNairobiKenya registered community health nursing – in service
Nakuru kmtcNakuruKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Nyamira kmtcNyamiraKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Nyandarua kmtcNyandaruaKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Kmtc port reitzMombasaKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Siaya kmtcSiayaKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Sigowett kmtcKerichoKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Teso kmtcBusiaKenya registered nursing/midwifery – preservice
Thika kmtcKiambuKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Vihiga kmtcVihigaKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Voi kmtcTaita tavetaKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
Webuye kmtcKakamegaKenya registered community health nursing – preservice
All kmtc nursing colleges for diploma

KMTC campuses offering certificate in Nursing

KMTC is the only institution offering a certificate in Nursing at the moment. The course is offered in the following colleges.

CollegeCounty Certificate Nursing Course
Garissa kmtcGarissaKenya enrolled community health nursing – preservice
Isiolo kmtcIsioloKenya enrolled community health nursing – preservice
Kabarnet kmtcBaringoKenya enrolled community health nursing – preservice
Kapenguria kmtcWest pokotKenya enrolled community health nursing – preservice
Kitui kmtcKituiKenya enrolled community health nursing – preservice
Lodwar kmtcTurkanaKenya enrolled community health nursing – preservice
Loitoktok kmtcKajiadoKenya enrolled community health nursing – preservice
Wajir kmtcWajirKenya enrolled community health nursing – preservice

KMTC Nursing FAQ’s

How Long does it take to study nursing at KMTC?

A certificate in nursing takes 2.5 years while Diploma in Nursing takes 3.5 years.

Which KMTC offers a diploma in Nursing?

KMTC Nakuru, KMTC Nairobi, KMTC Chuka, and KMTC Nyahururu are some of the campuses that offer diplomas in nursing.

What is the minimum grade for nursing?

A certificate in nursing requires a C-, a diploma C plain, and a degree C+. students also have to meet all subject requirements.

Winding Up

We have looked at all KMTC nursing colleges and courses offered. If you are planning to apply, we wish you all the best.

Incase of any questions, please ask in the comments section below.

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71 Comments

    1. Yes can I enroll diploma in nursing
      Mean grade B-53 points English Dplain Kiswahili B-Mathematics C+ chemistry C+ Biology C Agriculture A-Geography A-

  1. Hello , good evening….I have a sister of mine who wants to study nursing and had amean grade of c plan ,,can u please help me to show her were to start please

    1. I want to do certificate in nursing…
      Mean grade C+,Mathematics D,Biology D+,Chemistry C.
      Am I qualified?

  2. Hey am Marion having scored a overall grade of C and D in biology C+in chemistry and D in mathematics can I qualify for a diploma course in nursing

  3. I really wanted to do nursing yet i have a D+in biology C-in chemistry and Din mathematics can i pursue certificate in nursing

  4. Can I do certificate of community nursing with c- and kisw c+,Eng C,math D,bio D,chem D,His C, CRE B+

  5. Hi, congratulations to kmtc,I was requesting if I can do a diploma course with a D plain in biology and a D+ in chemistry having attained the minimum grade a C plain ,C- in mathematics,C plain in English and kiswahili

  6. Had a c- in biology and c plain in chemistry,,,,can I get a diploma in nursing or clinical medicine??

  7. Hi I have grade c plain n c+ in bio math d-,chemd- ,eng c,kisw b-,history c+,re c+ can I do certificate in nursing?also can I do a bridging course in math n chem?

  8. I am interested in a certificate course and I scored a mean grade of D+. Is it possible to pursue this?

  9. Hi I have applied thrice to diploma in nursing but I have never placed anywhere and sadly I meet the requirements,, please help me for September intake so that I could get an admission letter.Thanks

  10. i scored cplus in Biology and D plain in Chem, can I still persue nursing as a course

  11. Can I qualify certificate in nursing with a mean grade of c- mat D eng c kisw D+ bio D chem D Geo c+ Cre c bus D

  12. Is it necessary that I apply kmtc through kuccps?or does kuccps place self sponsored students.i am stuck since I want to apply for a ssp.initially kuccps had placed me for a degree which i completed.i now wonder whether I can apply a certificate through kuccps .and if not how can I apply ssp? Thanks

  13. Hello am Amal and i would like to join kakamega kmtc or homabay kmtc for kenya registered nurse midwife course ..when is the intake please

  14. Can I do certificate in nursing with the following qualifications mean grade C minus Biology C plain, Kiswahili & English C minus, Chemistry D plain ,Mathematics D minus, History B plain,CRE C+

  15. I’m so interested to join kmtc offered courses. But especially the one taking for diploma in Kenya registered community health nursing. I would like to apply in the upcoming march intake next year. Please help me archive my goals. Thank you.

  16. Hello I got C+ in my KCSE and have done so many applications but no letter received I want to persue certificate in enrolled community health nursing I got C- in Biology,,,B- in math,,,B- in kiswahili,,C- in English

    1. Hello Elvis, Please submit your application when the application window openms for march 2024. Ensure you meet all the requirements for the course you are appplying for.

  17. Hallo, my sister want to study certificate in community health nursing she attained c- English c plain,bio d plain, math d+ does she qualifies?

  18. Can a student with a C grade and D in biology, D in math and D in chemistry qualify for a certificate in nursing?

  19. Can someone apply a diploma in nursing having attained a c- but have met the required cluster subject cutoff points???????

  20. Lucy Waitherero
    I really want to do diploma in nursing yet l have C+ENGLISH B+KISWAHILI C-BIOLOGY D+MATHEMATICS D+CHEMISTRY PHYSICS B-C.R.E

  21. Well done for your good description s above. What if I managed a c- in biology and a c in chemistry, c+ mathematics, B in English can I be allowed a diploma?

  22. Thanks to know there ate institutions that offer certificate course in nursing. I have interested student in nursing with a D+ in biology. Other subjects of maths and chemistry are ok. Can she get a chance in Bomet, Kabarnet or Kitui .

  23. Hi,good work there,IAM really interested in pursuing nursing,I had a mean grade of C plain with eng C- kisw C- bio C+math/chem D -,can I enrol in cert in nursing? Kindly help🙏

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