Kenya Medical Training College remains one of the best colleges that offer health related courses in Kenya and its neighbouring east and central African countries
Inorder for one to qualify for a diploma course, one has to get an Overall grade of C plain at KCSE.
Here is a list of Top marketable KMTC Diploma courses in Kenya
1. Clinical Medicine
In Kenya, KMTC is the best institution that offers the course at the Diploma level.
This course takes a duration of three years and is offered on selected campuses.
A candidate must attain a Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili, C in Biology/Biological Sciences, C- in Chemistry/Physical Sciences, C- in any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics/Physical Sciences.
For those who complete successfully immediately get absorbed in one of the numerous private or public hospitals at an attractive salary. They can also opt to get a license and start their own clinics.
2. Pharmacy course
It is indded another super marketable KMTC course,its demand is soaring in public and private hospitals.
The above course is offered at KMTC Kisumu campus, KMTC Nairobi campus, KMTC Nakuru campus, KMTC Mombasa campus, among other KMTC campuses.
The minimum qualifications:
KCSE 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.
3. Dental Technology course
This course under Diploma in dental technicians are among the most sought-after professionals in Kenya.
The course usually lasts for three years.
One must have attained 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: Metalwork, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physical Science
4. Optometry course
It is one of the marketable course since most hospitals these days strive to have specialists in various medical fields, and opticians too are specialists.
The above course is pursued at KMTC Nairobi campus and lasts three years.
Minimum Qualifications for (Diploma) enrollment:
One must have scored Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics and C- in Biology/Biological Sciences, Physics/Physical Sciences..
5. Nursing course
Here, the KMTC nursing options include
- The Psychiatric nursing,
- The midwifery nursing,
- The Mental health nursing,
- The KRCHN and
- The KECHN.
Above courses last 3 years.
One must score a C plain overally, a C plain in one of the languages and either BIO or CHEM, plus C in either MATH or PHYC/metal work/general science.
6. Medical Imaging science course
Lucky goes to those who complete this KMTC course successfully immediately get absorbed in one of the numerous private or public hospitals to operate x-ray, radiography and ultra sound machines at an attractive salary.
Study under this course lasts for 3 years.
An applicant must score a C plain overally, a C plain in one of the languages and either BIO or CHEM, plus C in either MATH or PHYC/metal work/general science.
7. Community Oral Health course
Study lasts for a duration of three years and those who successfully complete this KMTC course work mostly, within communities.
Minimum Qualifications for admission,
An applicant must score a C plain overally, a C plain in one of the languages and either BIO or CHEM, plus C- in either MATH or PHYC.
8. Orthopedic trauma & medicine course
Trained professionals of this course analyze, design and set fractured and deformed bones in the soft tissue.
Study in this course lasts 3 years.
Minimum Qualification (Diploma):
One must attain Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology/Biological Sciences, D+ in any of the following: Physics/Physical Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Woodwork, Metal Work and Technical Drawing.
9. Physiotherapy course
Trained individuals in this course are among the most useful medical professionals in our hospitals today. Most patients require physiotherapy services due to old age, pain and fractures.
Therefore this implies that a hospital requires more than a physiotherapist, putting these medics at higher levels in terms of marketability ranking.
The study in this course lasts 3 years.
One must attain a Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and C- in Biology, C- in any two of the following: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics/Physical Sciences
10. Medical Laboratory course
Trained individuals can work as a laboratory specialist or technologist in medical or research institutions.
One must have attained a Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/ Biological Sciences and Chemistry/Physical Sciences and C in any one of the following: Physics/Physical Sciences or Mathematics