Kmtc Certificate In Nursing Requirements

If you are thinking about becoming a nurse in Kenya, there are some kmtc Certificate In Nursing Requirements that you need to meet before you can start your training. As you know KMTC (Kenya Medical Training College) is the leading institution in Kenya that offers various programs in the field of healthcare education.

In fact, the most popular courses offered by KMTC is nursing which is a critical profession that plays a vital role in providing quality healthcare services. In this article, we will outline the certificate in nursing requirements so that you know what is expected of you.

Certificate in Nursing Requirements

Nursing is incredibly rewarding, and you can take many paths to becoming a nurse. A certificate in nursing in Kenya is a qualification awarded to nurses who have completed a two-year training program.

To join KMTC or any other college to pursue a Certificate course, you must have a minimum of C- with specific qualifications in cluster subjects in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examinations (KCSE).

As we look at KMTC certificate nursing requirements, it should be noted that the KMTC Department of Nursing offers Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma courses

The applicant must have a minimum KCSE Mean grade of C- (Minus) with specific qualifications in cluster subjects like mentioned below

1. Certificate in Community Health Nursing requirements

  • KCSE mean grade of C minus.

Cluster Subjects requirements:

  • C- minus in either English or Kiswahili.
  • C- minus in biology or biological sciences.
  • D+ plus in either Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, or Mathematics.
  • Course duration: 2 years

2. Diploma in Registered Nursing Mental Health & Psychiatry

  • KCSE mean grade of C.

Cluster Subjects requirements:

  • C plain in English or Kiswahili.
  • C plain in either Biology or Biological Sciences.
  • C-minus in either Chemistry, Physics/ Physical Science, or Mathematics.
  • Course duration:3 years

3. KMTC diploma in community health nursing requirements

  • KCSE Mean Grade C.

Cluster Subjects requirements:

  • C plain in English or Kiswahili.
  • C plain in Biology/Biological Sciences.
  • C-minus in either Chemistry, Physics/ Physical Science, or Mathematics.
  • Course duration: 3 years

4. Diploma in Health Counseling

  • Minimum entry requirements: Mean grade C

Cluster Subjects requirements:

  • C plain in English or Kiswahili
  • D plain in Biology/ Biological Sciences.
  • C plain in either Religious Studies or History
  • Course duration: 3 years

5. Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing and Midwifery

  • Minimum entry requirements: Mean Grade C.

Cluster Subjects requirements:

  • C plain in English or Kiswahili.
  • C plain in Biology/Biological Sciences.
  • C-minus in either Chemistry, Physics/ Physical Science, or Mathematics.
  • Course duration: 3 years

6. Higher Diploma in Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthesia

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Diploma in Nursing or in Community, Health Nursing (KRN/KRCHN)
  • Diploma in Nursing (KRN/ KRM) and one-year Post Graduation experience
  • Course duration: 24 months

7. Higher Diploma in Pediatric Nursing

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Diploma in Nursing or in Community, Health Nursing (KRN/KRCHN)
  • Diploma in Nursing (KRN/ KRM) and one-year Post Graduation experience
  • Course duration: 24 months

8. Higher Diploma in Ophthalmic Nursing

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Diploma in Nursing or in Community, Health Nursing (KRN/KRCHN)
  • Diploma in Nursing (KRN/ KRM) and one-year Post Graduation experience
    Course duration: 24 months

9. Higher Diploma in Critical Care Nursing

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Diploma in Nursing or in Community, Health Nursing (KRN/KRCHN)
  • Diploma in Nursing (KRN/ KRM) and one-year Post Graduation experience
  • Course duration: 24 months

10. Higher Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Diploma in Nursing or in Community, Health Nursing (KRN/KRCHN)
  • Diploma in Nursing (KRN/ KRM) and one-year Post Graduation experience
  • Course duration: 24 months

11. Higher Diploma in Family Health Nursing

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Diploma in Nursing or in Community, Health Nursing (KRN/KRCHN)
  • Diploma in Nursing (KRN/ KRM) and one-year Post Graduation experience
  • Course duration: 24 months

12.Higher Diploma in Nephrology Nursing

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Diploma in Nursing or in Community, Health Nursing (KRN/KRCHN)
  • Diploma in Nursing (KRN/ KRM) and one-year Post Graduation experience
  • Course duration: 24 months

 

13. Higher Diploma in Perioperative Nursing

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Diploma in Nursing or in Community, Health Nursing (KRN/KRCHN)
  • Diploma in Nursing (KRN/ KRM) and one-year Post Graduation experience
  • Course duration:24 months

14. Higher Diploma in Palliative Care Nursing

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Diploma in Nursing or in Community, Health Nursing (KRN/KRCHN)
  • Diploma in Nursing (KRN/ KRM) and one-year Post Graduation experience
  • Course duration: 24 months

How do I become a registered nurse in Kenya?

The Nursing Council of Kenya oversees the registration and licensing of nurses in the country. To become a registered nurse, you must complete a nursing program from an accredited institution.

After you pass the national license examination, submit an online application for registration and licensing.

You will receive a practice license and registration certificate within 72 hours and four weeks.

19 thoughts on “Kmtc Certificate In Nursing Requirements”

  1. l have a mean grade of C_ minus
    maths_E
    Agric_D
    Bio_D
    chem_D
    History _D
    cre_B minus
    Eng_C plus
    kisw_C plus
    which course can l pursue in nursing?

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  2. I have a mean grade of C and Scored eng c_ kisw c+ math D bio C hist B+ CRE C+ which course can I apply in kmtc either dip or cert

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  3. I have a mean grade of C stand D in biology,c+ in English B _kiswahili,D_ in mathematics,D in chem,B in agriculture can I qualify to do a certificate in nursing?

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  4. I had a mean grade of C plain: Geo -B plain,Bio – c plus,Chem -D minus,Maths – D plain,Bus/ studies -C plus,Eng -D plus and Kis – C plus . Which course am I qualified to pursue in nursing?

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  5. I had mean grade C plain
    math D
    chem D
    Eng C-
    kiswahili C+
    Bio C plain
    Histo C+
    Business C+
    CRE C+
    can I do certificate in nursing

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