KUCCPS diploma courses applications (requirements and grades)

Here is a list of the subject requirements and grades to help you during your kuccps diploma courses applications.

Remember that as a general rule, you qualify for a KUCCPS Diploma course if you had scored a mean grade of C- (at least) in your KCSE

However, some KUCCPS diploma courses have cluster requirements that you must satisfy to be placed into the diploma.

That is where this list comes in.

KUCCPS diploma courses applications (requirements and grades) – all diploma programmes

ENGINEERING DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES REQUIREMENTS

Diploma In Aeronautical Engineering

  • Mean Grade: C-
  • English: C-
  • Math /Physics: C-

Note that that is the only engineering diploma with special cluster requirements.

So the following KUCCPS Diploma engineering courses need only a mean grade of C- (minus) in your KCSE to be considered for admission.

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering(Automotive Option)

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering(Plant Option)

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production Option)

Diploma in Mechatronics

Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering

Diploma in Water Engineering

Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Diploma in Electrical&Electronics Engineering(Control&Instrumentation)

Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering(Electronics Option)

Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering(Power Option)

Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering(Telecommunication Option)

Diploma in Electrical (Instrumentation)

Diploma in Electrical(Telecommunication)

Diploma in Electrical And Electronic(Control)

Diploma in Electrical And Electronics

Diploma in Electrical And Electronics(Instrumentation & Control)

Diploma In Electrical And Electronic Technology(Power Option)

Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Technology

Diploma in Electrical And Electronics(Instrumentation)

Diploma in Electrical And Electronics(Power Option)

Diploma in Electrical And Electronics(Telecommunication)

Diploma in Electrical And Electronics Engineering

Diploma in Electrical And Electronics Engineering(Instrumentation)

Diploma In Electrical And Electronics Engineering(Power Option)

Diploma in Electrical Electronics(Instrumentation)

Diploma in Electrical Electronics(Telecommunication)

Diploma in Electrical Engineering(Power Option)

Diploma in Electrical Engineering(Telecommunication)

Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering(Power)

Diploma in Electronics

Diploma in Electronics Engineering

Diploma in Highways Engineering

Diploma in Marine Engineering

Diploma in Medical Engineering

Diploma in Power And Process Engineering

Diploma in Technology Medical Engineering

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Diploma in Electrical And Electronics Technology(Telecommunication)

Diploma in Technology In(Electronics & Automation Engineering)

Diploma in Technology In Electrical Power Engineering

Diploma in Technology In Electronic Engineering

Diploma in Electrical And Electronics Technology(Power)

 

TECHNICAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES REQUIREMENTS

Diploma in Land Surveying

  • Mean Grade: C-
  • English: C-
  • Math: C-
  • Physics: C-

 

Diploma in Quantity Surveying

  • Mean Grade: C (plain)
  • English/kiswahili: C (plain)
  • Math: C(plain)
  • Physics: C(plain)

Diploma in Map Reproduction(Printing)

  • Mean Grade: C-
  • English: C-
  • Math: C-
  • Physics: C-

Here now are the KUCCPS technical courses that need only a mean grade of C- (minus) in the KCSE for one to be eligible for consideration.

Diploma in Water Technology (Water Supply Option)

Diploma in Motor Vehicle Mechanics

Diploma in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Diploma in Road Construction

Diploma in Building

Diploma in Building & Construction

Diploma in Building Construction

Diploma in Construction Plant

Diploma in Graphic Design

Diploma in Electrical/Electronics Technology(Telecommunication)

Diploma in Refraction Technology

COMPUTING DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES REQUIREMENTS

If you’re interested in a career in information technology(IT), ICT (information communication technology), and computing, there are no special cluster conditions for one to be considered.

Here are the available diploma courses under the computing category under KUCCPS:

Diploma Information Communication Technology

Diploma in Computer Science

Diploma in Information Technology

Diploma in Information & Communication Technology

Diploma in Information Communication Technology (ICT)

Diploma in BIT (Business Information Technology)

Diploma in Computer Studies

BUSINESS DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES REQUIREMENTS

As with the computing diplomas, business diplomas have not unique cluster requirements.

Here are the available diploma courses under the business category for applicants:

Diploma in Accounting & Finance

Diploma in Agribusiness Management

Diploma in Air Cargo Management

Diploma in Airport Operations

Diploma in Banking

Diploma in Banking & Finance

Diploma in Banking and Finance

Diploma in Business Administration

Diploma in Business Administration/Management

Diploma in Business Management

Diploma in Transport Management

Diploma in Road Transport Management

Diploma in Wildlife Management

Diploma in Cooperative Development

Diploma in Cooperative Management

Diploma in Credit Management

Diploma in Secretarial Studies

Diploma in Secretarial Studies & Office Management

Diploma in Shipping

Diploma in Supplies Chain Management

Diploma in Supplies and Chain Management

Diploma in Library Information Studies

Diploma in Supplies Management

Diploma in Entrepreneurial Agriculture

Diploma in Computerized Secretarial Studies

Diploma in Entrepreneurship Development

Diploma in Entrepreneurship Education

Diploma in Front-Office-Operations and Customer-Care

Diploma in Housekeeping Management

Diploma in Human Resource

Diploma in Human Resource Management

Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Diploma in Logistics and Transport Management

Diploma in Marketing

Diploma in Micro-Finance

Diploma in Personnel Management

Diploma in Procurement and Materials Management

Diploma in Project Management

Diploma in Public Relations

Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management

Diploma in Sale and Marketing

KUCCPS diploma courses applications -TOURISM AND HOTEL MANAGEMENT category

All Tourism and Hotel Management diploma also need just a C- mean grade at the KCSE.

You can choose from the list below:

Diploma in Food & Beverage

Diploma in Food & Beverage Management

Diploma in Food&Beverage Production, Sales&Services Management

Diploma in Food&Beverage Production&Sales Services

Diploma in Food& Beverage Production, Sales&Service

Diploma in Food & Beverages Production

Diploma in Food And Beverage

Diploma in Food And Beverage Management

Diploma in Food-And-Beverage Production-And-Service Management

Diploma in Food And Beverage(Production And Service)

Diploma in Hotel And Institutional Management

Diploma in Catering & Accommodation Management

Diploma in Catering And Accommodation

Diploma in Catering And Accommodation Management

Diploma in Catering And Hotel Management

Diploma in Tour Guiding

Diploma in Tourism And Hospitality Management

Diploma in Tourism Management

KUCCPS diploma courses applications –requirements for CLOTH AND TEXTILE diploma programmes

On the same note, CLOTH AND TEXTILE diploma programmes need just a C- mean grade at the KCSE.

Here they are:

Diploma in Fashion & Garment Making

Diploma in Fashion Design & Clothing

Diploma in Fashion Design & Garment Making

Diploma in Fashion Design And Clothing

Diploma in Fashion Design And Garment Making

Diploma in Clothing & Textile

Diploma in Fashion Design & Clothing Technology

Diploma in Fashion Design&Garment Making Technology

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH SCIENCES DIPLOMA COURSES

Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences

  • Mean Grade: C
  • English/Kiswahili: C
  • Biology/biological sciences: C
  • Math: C
  • Physics/Chemistry/Physical Sciences: C-

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology / Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science

  • Mean Grade: C
  • English/Kiswahili: C
  • Math/ Physics: C
  • Biology: C
  • Chemistry: C

Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology /Diploma In Pharmacy

  • Mean Grade: C
  • English/Kiswahili: C
  • Math/ Physics: C
  • Chemistry/Physical sciences: C
  • Biology/ Biological sciences: C

Diploma in Registered Nursing, Mental Health and Psychiatry/Diploma in Kenya Registered Nurse(KRN)

  • Mean Grade: C
  • Biology/ Biological sciences: C
  • English/Kiswahili: C
  • Math/ Physics/ Chemistry/Physical sciences : C

Now, the courses below have similar requirements:

Diploma in Nutrition

Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetic Management

Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics

Diploma in Nutrition And Diet Management

Diploma in Community Health & HIV Management

Diploma in Community Health And Nutrition

Diploma in Community Nutrition

Diploma in Community Oral Health

Diploma in Food Science And Technology

Diploma in Food Science Technology

Diploma in Food Technology

Diploma in Food Technology & Quality Assurance

And their requirements are as follows:

  • Mean Grade: C-
  • Biology: D+
  • Chemistry: D+
  • English/Kiswahili: D+
  • Home science/Agriculture: D

Finally, here is a list of the diplomas you can pursue under health sciences with just a C- (there are not mandatory cluster subjects).

Diploma in Dental Technology

Diploma in Occupational Therapy

Diploma in Medical Bio-Technology

Diploma in Opthalmic Technology

Diploma in Optical Technology

Diploma in Optometry

Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology

Diploma in Physiotherapy

Diploma in Medical Imaging Science

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR SCIENCES DIPLOMA COURSES

Diploma in Water Resources

  • Mean Grade: C-
  • Math: D+
  • Physics: D+
  • Chemistry/Physical sciences: D+
  • Biology: D+

Diploma in Analytical-Chemistry and Diploma in Applied-Chemistry

  • Mean Grade: C-
  • Chemistry: D+
  1. Diploma in Applied Biology
  2. Diploma in Environmental Management
  3. Diploma in Agriculture
  4. Diploma in Horticulture
  5. Diploma in Medical Bio-Technology
  6. Diploma in Industrial Microbiology
  7. Diploma in Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology
  8. Diploma in General Agriculture

For courses 1-8, the requirements are as outlined below:

  • Mean Grade: C-
  • Biology: D+

Diploma in Agriculture

  • Mean Grade: C-
  • Biology/agriculture: D+

Lastly, here are the diploma courses under sciences that you can do with just a C- overall grade at the KCSE:

Diploma in Petroleum and Geoscience

Diploma in Agricultural Engineering

Diploma in Petroleum Management

Diploma in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Diploma in Nautical Sciences

REQUIREMENTS FOR KUCCPS HUMANITIES DIPLOMA COURSES

Humanities diplomas need a C- mean grade only.

Here they are:

Diploma in Community Development

Diploma in Community Development And Counselling

Diploma in Community Development and Social Work

Diploma in County Governance and Ethics

Diploma in Social Work & Community Development

Diploma in Social Work and Community Development

Diploma in Social Work and Development

Diploma in Social Work& Community Development

Diploma in Sports Administration and Management

Diploma in Guidance and Counselling

Diploma in Clinical Counselling Psychology

Diploma in Health Promotion and Education

Diploma in Health Records and Information

Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology

Diploma in Information Science

Diploma in Information Studies

Diploma in Journalism & Media

Diploma in Leadership and Management

Diploma in Liberal Studies and Management

Diploma in Library & Information Studies

Diploma in Library and Information Science

Diploma in Library and Information Studies

Diploma in Mass Communication

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATION DIPLOMA COURSES under KUCCPS

General requirements (Diploma in Teacher Education programme)

Mean grade: C+

Math: C plain

English: C plain

You must also have a C+ in both your preferred teaching subjects.

That means that if, for example, you want to take the PHYSICS/CHEMISTRY combination, you must have a C+ in both these subjects.

Here are the available subject combinations:

  • Physics/Chemistry
  • Biology/Chemistry
  • Biology/Physics
  • Biology/Mathematics
  • Mathematics/Chemistry
  • Mathematics/Physics
  • Mathematics/Computer
  • Computer/Physics
  • Kiswahili / Geography
  • Kiswahili / History
  • Music/English Or Kiswahili
  • Music/Kiswahili
  • English/Music
  • English / Cre
  • English / History
  • English And Geography
  • Mathematics / Business
  • Maths / Geography

NB: Diploma in Early Childhood Development(ECDE) course needs a mean grade of C plain (only)

Note: Compulsory subjects(English, Math, and Kiswahili) may be used to measure merit where only the mean grade is set as the entry requirement during the processing of KUCCPS diploma courses applications.

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CPA John Gitahi is a former college lecturer and has been involved in education all his life. He's passionate about helping young people make great career choices. He studied Commerce and ICT at the University and runs several successful online entreprises. He is also an avid traveller.

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