Diploma in nursing requirements in KMTC [2024 Intake]

In this short post, I will share with you the Diploma in nursing requirements in KMTC…I’m assuming that you want to take nursing as your career and you want to study at KMTC.

So below are the Diploma in nursing requirements in KMTC and other important details you need to know about Diploma in nursing in KMTC.

Diploma in nursing requirements in KMTC [Full requirements for diploma in nursing in Kenya]

The minimum requirements for Diploma in nursing in KMTC are as follows:

Aggregate KCSE Grade (Overall Grade): C(plain) in your KCSE (and Above).

Besides, you need to possess these grades in the subjects I list below:

Grade C(flat C) -and Above in:

  • Kiswahili/ English  (a C flat in one will suffice)
  • Biology(or Biological Sciences)- a C flat in one will suffice)

That’s not all…

You must also have had a C-(C minus grade) in one (out of these subjects):

  • Physics
  • Maths
  • Physical-Sciences
  • Chemistry

Note it’s a C- in just one out of the 4 above.

Congratulations if you have the above diploma in nursing requirements in kenya …you qualify to apply for admission to KMTC Diploma in Nursing programme..

Remember you apply through KUCCPS as now all pre-service KMTC programmes are under KUCCPS..

And obviously, you can only apply when the portal opens.

Good thing is, KUCCPS announces when KMTC intakes are open via their social media handles (so Follow The Placement Service (@KUCCPS_Official) on X (formerly Twitter) …that way, you will be the first to be notified  when the KUCCPS portal opens for new KMTC intakes

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at KMTC?

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Well, I suggest you check out if you managed the qualifications for the Certificate in Nursing course at KMTC ..and if you do, start there then later apply for the upgrading from certificate to diploma in nursing programme at KMTC.

Sounds good?

Nice..

So read below the certificate in nursing requirements in KMTC and see if you are lucky enough to have met the cutoff.

Certificate in nursing requirements in KMTC

The minimum requirements for Certificate in nursing in KMTC are as follows:

Aggregate KCSE Grade (Overall Grade): C-(Minus) in your KCSE (or Above).

Besides, you need to possess these grades in the subjects I list below:

Grade C-(C minus) in:

  • Kiswahili/ English  (a C- in one will suffice)
  • Biology(or Biological Sciences)- a C – in one will suffice)

That’s not all…

You must also have had a D+(D plus grade) in one (out of these subjects):

  • Physics
  • Maths
  • Physical-Sciences
  • Chemistry

Note it’s a D+(D plus grade) in just one out of the 4 above.

Do you have these requirements?

If so, well done… …you qualify to apply for admission to KMTC Certificate in Nursing programme..

Again do not forget you apply through KUCCPS as now- as previously mentioned- all pre-service KMTC programmes including certificate in nursing course are under KUCCPS..

And surely you can only submit your application when the portal opens next for KMTC courses intakes.

So make sure you  follow The Placement Service (@KUCCPS_Official) on X (formerly Twitter) …you will see the announcement first when the KUCCPS portal opens for the next scheduled KMTC intakes

Please note that once you have finished the certificate, you must go for practice or work for 2 years and become registered by the Nursing council of Kenya before you can apply for the Diploma in Nursing course.

Diploma in Nursing and Certificate in Nursing in KMTC fee structure

I will now share the fee structures for both the Diploma in Nursing and Certificate in Nursing in KMTC and the KMTC campuses offering the two courses …My goal is to ensure you have all the necessary information for preparation purposes

 

Certificate in Nursing in KMTC fee structure

The fee structure for KMTC certificate in nursing course  is as follows:

Fee for Year 1: Kshs. 80,700.00 (Paid during admission though there is the option of paying in 2-3 installments)

Fee for Year 2: Kshs. 59,000.00

Fee for the last ½ year:  Kshs. 59,000.00

Note that the certificate takes 2 and ½ years

Diploma in Nursing in KMTC fee structure

Fee for Year 1: Kshs. 80,700.00 (Paid during admission though there is the option of paying in 2-3 installments)

Fee for Year 2: Kshs 78,000.00

Fee for Year 3: Kshs 78,000.00

Fee for the last ½ year:  Kshs. 39,000.00

Note that the certificate takes 3 and ½ years

The other thing you should know is that if you’re going through the upgrading from certificate to diploma in nursing programme, the course takes just 1 and ½ years…so the fee will be Kshs.80700 and kshs.59000

Of course, you need to budget for extra costs such as food and accommodation, learning materials and text books, internship/attachment costs, and personal expenses.

Needless to say, such are not in the above fee structure..it only shows the tuition fee.

ALSO READ:

Full KMTC fees structure for nursing [Updated]

 

KMTC Campuses offering Nursing Course

And now as we wind up, below is the information about the KMTC campuses offering the course

Which KMTC campus offers certificate in nursing?

Which KMTC campus offers diploma in community health nursing?

ALSO READ:

Degree in nursing requirements in Kenya

KMTC diploma in community health nursing requirements

CPA John Gitahi is a trainer at Kenya Online College, Kenya Institute of Information Technology and NITA and has been involved in education all his life. He is very passionate about helping young people make great career choices. He studied Commerce and ICT at the University. He is also an avid traveller.

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