Are you looking for diploma or certificate courses offered in Kenya Medical Training College that you can enroll in? If so, you are in the right place.

In this article, we will provide you with all the diploma and certificate KMTC courses and qualifications.

All diploma KMTC courses and qualifications

The following are all KMTC diploma courses and their qualifications requirements.

Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics

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

Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology

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

Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Surgery

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

Diploma in Physiotherapy

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology C- in any two of the following: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics/ Physical Sciences.

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences and Chemistry/ Physical Sciences C in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Sciences, Mathematics.

Diploma in Medical Engineering

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.

Diploma in Health Promotion

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

Diploma in Public Health

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

Diploma in Medical Social Work

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology/Biological Sciences C- in any one of the following: Chemistry, Physics/Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Home Science, Agriculture, Business Studies and Geography, History, CRE and IRE.

Diploma in Occupational Therapy

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology/Biological Sciences C- in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Agriculture, Home Science.

Diploma in Community Oral Health

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences C- in any two of the following: Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics.

Diploma in Dental Technology

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Physics/Physical Sciences or Chemistry C- in Biology/Biological Sciences and in any one of the following: Metal Work, Physics, Physical Science, Chemistry, Mathematics.

Diploma in Optometry

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics C- in the following: – Biology/ Biological Sciences, Physics/Physical Sciences.

Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing & Midwifery

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences. C- in any one of the following: Chemistry or Physics/Physical Science or Mathematics.

Diploma in Registered Nursing, Mental Health & Psychiatry

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences C- in any one of the following: Chemistry or Physics/Physical Science or Mathematics

Diploma in Radiography and imaging (Medical Imaging Sciences)

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Physics/Physical Sciences and Biology/ Biological Sciences C- in any one of the following: – Mathematics, Chemistry.

Diploma in Pharmacy

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Chemistry/Physical Science and Biology or Biological Sciences C in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical Sciences or Mathematics.

Diploma in Orthopaedic & Trauma Medicine

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili, C in Biology/Biological Sciences C- in any one of the following: Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics.

Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology

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

Diploma in Health Counselling

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences C- in any one of the following: Religious Studies or History.

Diploma in Community Health Nursing

Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences C- in any one of the following: Chemistry, Physics/Physical Science, Mathematics.

Diploma in Community Health

Mean Grade of C (Plain), C- in English or Kiswahili, D+ in Biology/Biological Sciences. D in any one of the following: Mathematics, Chemistry, Home Science, Agriculture, Physics or Physical Science.

Diploma in Mortuary Science

Diploma in mortuary science in a new KMTC course added to the institution’s brochure in 2023.

It’s the only course of its kind in eastern and central Africa. The entry requirement for the program is at least C minus in KCSE. There are no minimum subject requirements for the course.

KMTC certificate courses and their requirements

Fun Fact: Did you know that KMTC is the only medical college approved by the Nursing Council of Kenya to offer a certificate in Nursing?

Kenya Medical Training College has nearly seven certificate courses that can be upgraded to a diploma after graduation. With a certificate, a diploma takes two years to complete. They are:

  1. Certificate in Medical Emergency Technician.
  2. Certificate in Community Health Assistant.
  3.  Certificate in Orthopaedic Trauma Medicine.
  4. Certificate in Community Health Nursing.
  5. Certificate in Public Health.
  6. Certificate in Medical Engineering.
  7. Certificate in Nutrition & Dietetics.
  8. Certificate in Health Records and Information Technology.

We have covered in detail all KMTC certificate courses in THIS article.

Conclusion

We have covered all diploma and certificate KMTC courses and qualifications. Note that the institution also offers higher diploma courses to holders or respective diploma courses.

Dr John Mwangi is a lecture of medicine with over 15 years of teaching expirience in Kenya univesities and colleges.

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91 Comments

  1. Got C plain as a mean grade with sciences and maths mean grade being D plain then Kiswahili was C plain while English was C +,, which diploma course can I go for,kindly assist.

  2. Hi am David and I have a C+ grade
    Math C+
    Eng B-
    Kisw C+
    Bio C-
    Chem C+
    Phy B
    Can I secure a diploma course in clinical medicine and surgery?

  3. Kcse mean grade B-
    Eng B-
    kiswa B-
    chem C+
    BIO C+
    Maths D
    can i do clinical nursing help me please

  4. Difference of diploma in Kenya registered nursing and midwifery,diploma in registered nursing mental health and psychiatry, community health nursing

  5. What can I do with a mean grade of c minus,D plus in biology,D cone in chemistry,D minus in mathematics,B minus in kiswahili an C plus in English (marketable course

  6. AM DOMINIC i got a mean grade of C plain maths C chem C bio C- ENG D+ KISW C+ CAN I GO FOR DIP IN PUBLIC HEALTH

  7. If you have a diploma in any other field but does not all the requirements in studying a satain course can one be enrolled if one has passion in medicine

  8. I got D+in chemistry and Dplain in maths while languages and biology I pass very well can I qualify for public health please

  9. how can an international student from namibia apply for a diploma in emergency medical care course 5000K21

  10. Hello,had a mean grade of B-,bio B,EnglishB-,math D,Chem C-,kiswahiliB+,I’ve tried to apply nursing two times I get no response what’s the problem

  11. Am Emanuel I scored a mean grade of C+,math D,eng C,kiswC,Bio C+,chem C,bus A,histo B, can I qualify to do a course in orthopaedic and trauma medicine

  12. I had mean grade of c+,math c-,engc+,kiss c- ,bio B,physics c-,chemD+, which diploma course can I fit.

  13. I’m very interested in joining kmtc and persue my dream bt the problem is financial situation in my home as I come from arid area of west pokot.having perform average as per the requirements I do ask for support from well wishers.

  14. i had eng-C, kisw-B_,bio_C-,chem_D+,phy_C+,math_D,geo_A- &bust_c- do i qualify for a diploma course please?

  15. Hi,I’m 35yrs and would like to do a diploma in orthopaedic and trauma medicine..but am been sponsored by no one but myself…can I pay the whole course then after completion I join class?if yes…how much do I need to pay in total please?
    If no, please guide me otherwise.

  16. Overall grade C+
    Biology B-
    English B-
    Kiswahili B-
    Math and chem D plain
    Do I qualify for a diploma in nursing?

  17. Can I be able to persue nursing with C- in phyc, C plus Chem, C plus Bio and C- in both languages

  18. I had a mean grade of a C plain ,,a B plain in English,a C+ in Mathematics,a B minus in Homescience en a D plain in Biology,,can I join nursing in KMTC

  19. I have a D in math,chemistry and biology and a c+ in physics. I want to do diploma in radiography is it possible? With amean grade of c

  20. Can someone start with short course to upgrade to certificate if biology attain d plain and with others are good.

  21. Can someone start with short course to upgrade to certificate if biology attain d plain and with others are good

  22. Health sector well covered.
    However, am lacking details of qualifications for certificate courses

  23. I’m looking forward to apply for a nursing school to peruse nursing career which is my passion .I currently hold a nurse assistant certification (caregiver ).

  24. Why can’t you lower the grade of mathematics to be D in kcse for students joining certificate in community health nothing.people have passion but maths makes them not to realize their potential and dreams

  25. I got a C+ mean, English C+, Kiswahili B-, Mathematics D+, Biology C+, Chemistry D+ can I do a diploma in Nursing

  26. Mean grade of C-
    Had d in bio, physics and business
    C in English kiswahili and mathematics
    Can I qualify for kmtc

  27. I had kcse C,kiss C+,engC-,bio C+,chemC+ and mathsC- plz can l join kmtc University to do diploma in nursing

  28. Thankyou for the information …..My desire is to kearn with the kmtc to persue my dream of becoming a nurse…I feel this what i came on the eaarth to do

  29. I have amean grade of c plain añd c stand in English B stand in kiswahili an D plus in bio with D stand in maths and chemistry and also c plus in physics what course will I qualify in kmtc

  30. Mean of C+
    C in English, D in maths, D in chem, C in biology, C+ in computer
    can I study diploma in orthopedic and medine?

  31. Wow! But Can i study for Medical engineering with a mean grade of C Plain,B- Minus in Biology, B-minus in kiswahili, C- Minus in physics, B- Minus in maths and D Plain in chemistry?

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