Kmtc 2019 Kenya Medical Training College courses

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Kenya medical training college(KMTC)which is one of the largest medical training institute in Kenya as well as East Africa has added two new courses to the curriculum to start in September 2019.

Anyone wishing to establish a long term career in the health industry then to gain the required and relevant skills and experience enroll at Kmtc which has branches all over the country and they are strategically situated near county hospitals where students go for attachments.

The Kenya medical training institute has recently introduced new courses that are set to begin in September 2019, applications are now ongoing for the NEW courses to be taken at Nairobi campus.

These courses are specialized in nature and have been designed in response to felt market needs and graduates from these courses are expected to fill the gaps in the market in the specified areas of specialization.

Nursing/Midwifery Course in Detail

Applications will be made online in the KMTC website – following the step by step procedure in the portal.

In case of any challenges with the application process, please visit the nearest KMTC Campus or call the following numbers 0723004516, 0723000429, 0736212060, 0736993813.

Kmtc Fee Structure for Certificate and Diploma Courses

The new courses are as follows;


This is a Program that has been designed to train existing Clinical Officers and Medical Officers in the necessary knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age groups with a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioral disorders.

Aim:addressing the chronic lack of personnel for emergency and critical care patients in Kenya, despite the government’s effort to invest in healthcare infrastructure in the spirit of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

Role of graduates

1. Work in an emergency department as the primary caregiver.

2. Work as part of a multidisciplinary team as the primary caregiver in critical care areas of the hospital including intensive care units.

3.Teach and supervise other clinicians in the area of advanced life support.

4. Lead and participate in ‘rapid response’ teams aimed at quick assessment and stabilization of critically unwell patients, including resuscitation.

5. Be able to articulate matters of emergency,critical care medicine planning and evaluation of development activities.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Basic Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Bsc. in Clinical medicine, Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, MBCHB.Registration with regulatory bodies (CoC/MPDB)

At least two (2)years post internship experience.

Course Duration:18 Months


Mode of Study:Full time


This Course is commencing in September 2019 and will be hosted at Nairobi Campus.The Course will be offered in KMTC in collaboration with Kentalis International Foundation of Netherlands.
It is designed to address the big gap that exists in the rehabilitation of hearing and communication disorders.
The Course has five modules namely:
•Hearing Care Technology
•Collaboration with other professionals

Roles of graduates

They will carry out the following functions:
•Hearing and Balance assessments and rehabilitating them.
•Fit, maintain and repair hearing aids
•Be entrepreneurs in hearing care technology.
•Collaborate with manufacturers of hearing devices, medical professionals and teachers of special schools.

Minimum Entry Requirements kmtc 2019

Diploma/Degree in Clinical Medicine,BSN, BDS, MBchB OR Any Diploma/Degree in a health related field.
*MUST be registered by the relevant regulatory body or association.
Course Duration:18 Months
Mode of Study:Full time.
Here is the entry requirements for kmtc to pursue any course at any level in 2019;
Level of training
Entry Requirement
Duration of training
A minimum aggregate of C- with relevant combination of other subjects is a requirement.
2 years with the exception of nursing which takes 2 ½  years
KCSE mean grade of C (or equivalent) with relevant combination of other subjects such as English, Kiswahili, Biology, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Physical Sciences.
3 years except Community Health Nursing which lasts 3 ½ years
Holders of a certificate in relevant fields and at least two years working experience.
 2 years except Community Health Nursing which lasts 18 Months
Higher Diploma
Holders of basic Diploma in relevant fields and at least a minimum of two years working experience.
1 year
Short Courses
Individuals and groups such as corporate bodies, companies and government ministries interested in any course or courses can make a written request for arrangements to be made.
2 weeks – 3 Months

Kmtc calendar and training activities

This is the calendar that guides the students on the training activities and intake announcement dates

Activities Begin End Remarks
1. Advertisement and Selection of In and Pre-Service Programmes:
In-Service Courses: Advertisement (i) 15th November 15th January  
Selection End of February 15th March.  
Pre-Service Courses: Advertisement:(Regular category) Between 1st March 15th April  
Selection First week of June    
Advertisement for Self Sponsored Students and Parallel 1st week of July    
Selection 3rd week of July    
2. Reporting Dates: 
In-service (up-grading and Post-basic) 1st week of September    
Pre-service (Regular, Self Sponsored Students and Parallel) 2nd week of September.    
3. Starting of Academic Year
Academic year begins 1st week of September    
4. Beginning and end of Semesters/Terms:* Semesters: There will be two semesters with a short break in December (2 weeks) and long break in August (one full month).
1st Semester 1st September Beginning of February.  
2nd Semester beginning of March end of July  
Term System: There will be three (3) terms in a year of 16 weeks each* There will be two breaks – short one in December (2 weeks) and long one in August (4 weeks).
1st term 1st week of September 3rd week of December  
2nd term 2nd week January 2nd week of April  
3rd term 3rd week End of July  
5. (a) (i) Final Qualifying Examinations – Period (September classes)
Examinations to be conducted and marked 2nd week of June end of July *March class of Nursing Final Qualifying Examinations can be conducted and marked during this period also 
Examinations Results Declaration August  
(ii)Supplementary Examinations
Those referred for 3 months Last week of November 1st week of December Results will be declared in the 2nd week of December.September class of Nursing Final Qualifying Examinations can be conducted and marked also during this period.


Those referred for 6 months Last week of February 1st week of March Results will be declared in the 2nd week of March
(b) Final Qualifying Examinations – Period (March classes)
Examinations will be conducted and marked Beginning of March End of March This will include Post-basic courses taking 18 months.
Declaration of results 1st week of April.
Supplementary examinations for those referred for 3 months Will be done together with the Final Qualifying Examinations of September class.
6. Block Timetables For Other Activities:
Sports 3rd week of October End of November
Community Service 2nd Saturday of May
College Graduation 1st Thursday of December

Those with passion in the health industry are asked to apply for any course of their choice and wait for the shortlisted candidates list.