KMTC Admission Requirements for Certificate and Diploma Courses


KMTC is the leading college for nursing training in Kenya.It offers certificate and diploma courses in Nursing. Admission requirements for the courses are as follows:

Entry Requirements

To join KMTC 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). For Diploma programmes, you must have attained a minimum of C with specific qualifications in cluster subjects. Upgrading courses require that a candidate has a certificate in a respective field while for Higher Diploma programmes, candidates must have attained a Diploma course as per the following guidelines.

The following table is a summary of the requirements for courses offered:

S/NOLevel of trainingEntry RequirementDuration of training
1CertificateA 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
2DiplomaKCSE 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
3UpgradingHolders of a certificate in relevant fields and at least two years working experience. 2 years except Community Health Nursing which lasts 18 Months
4Higher DiplomaHolders of basic Diploma in relevant fields and at least a minimum of two years working experience.1 year
5Short CoursesIndividuals 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 Contacts


Off Ngong Road

P.O. BOX 30195-00100,

Nairobi, Kenya.


Email Us : [email protected]

Admissions Office: [email protected]

Complaints & Compliments: [email protected]

Tel: 020-2725711/2/3/4


Campus Contacts

Campus Contacts

1.BometP. O. BOX 76 – 20402 Longisa[email protected]0739252149Ms. Sarah C. Koech
2.BondoP. O. BOX 473-40601, Bondo[email protected]0202584683Ms. Getrude A. Opiyo
3.BungomaP. O. BOX 54 – 50200 Bungoma[email protected] Dorothy Tshombe
4.BusiaP.O. BOX 970-50400 Busia[email protected]Mr. Dominic N. Namaseke
5.ChukaP.O. BOX641-60400 Chuka[email protected]Mr. Samuel K. Ndukanio
6.ChweleP. O. Box 112 – 50202, Chwele[email protected]Ms. Alice Wagunda
7.EldoretP. O. BOX 520 30100, Eldoret[email protected]053-2061353Mr. Daniel Kimwetich
8.EmbuP. O. BOX 923 -60100 Embu[email protected]068-2230518Mr. Dennis Kibet Siabei
9.GarissaP. O. BOX 167- 70100 Garissa[email protected]046-2103054Mr. Alex Deche Mwatsuma
10.GatunduP. O. BOX 770-01030, Gatundu[email protected]Mr. Mutua Kinyao
11.Homa BayP.O BOX 512-40300 Homa Bay[email protected]059-22575/202416914Ms. Caren A. Oyugi
12.IsioloP.O BOX 844-60300 Isiolo[email protected]Ms. Agnes M. Linus
13.ItenP.O. BOX 103-30700 Iten[email protected]Mr. David Yator Toroitich
14.KabarnetP. O. BOX 401 – 30400 Kabarnet[email protected]053-21151, 0202414122Mr. James K. Koskei
15.KakamegaP. O. BOX 535-50100 Kakamega[email protected]056-20332Dr. Jeremiah N. Ngomo
16.KapenguriaP. O. BOX 576-30600 Kapenguria[email protected]0717346474Mr. Ezekiel Kipkemei Kandagor
17.KapkatetP. O. BOX 35-20214 Kapkatet[email protected]0772383228Mr. Richard K. Korir
18.KaptumoP.O. BOX 149-30304 Kaptumo[email protected]Mr. Timothy Kiptoo
19.KarenP. O.BOX 24921, Nairobi[email protected]020-2055687Dr. Peris Kibet
20.KaruriP. O. BOX 765-00219 Karuri[email protected]0208018399Mr. Bernard Gitau
21.KilifiP. O. BOX 95-80108, Kilifi[email protected]041-7522476Dr.Marsellah Ogendo
22.KisiiP. O. BOX 1165-40200 Kisii[email protected]0721793747, 058-2030568Mr. Nathan Masengeli
23.KisumuP.O. BOX 1594-40100 Kisumu[email protected]020-2330265Dr. Kelly Oluoch
24.KitaleP.O.B0X 3187-30200, Kitale[email protected]020-3503235Mr. Benson M. Kondo
25.KituiP.O BOX 711, Kitui[email protected]0721395636Ms. Everlyne Nyamai
26.KombewaP.O. BOX 11 – 40102, Kombewa[email protected]Mr. Antony Omondi Radol
27.KuriaP.O. BOX 41-40413 Kuria[email protected]0202584613Mr. Albert Kinyua Muthee
28.KwaleP.O. BOX 324-80403 Kwale[email protected]Ms. Kavwa Saidi Mwakaribu
29.Lake VictoriaP.O. Box 2268-40100 Kisumu[email protected]Ms. Catherine A. Omasaja
30.LamuP.O. BOX 28 Mokowe-Lamu[email protected]Mr. John Mutunga Kaindi
31.LodwarP.O. BOX 126-30500 Lodwar[email protected]020-8018398Ms.Rachael N. Lomechu
32.LoitoktokP.O. BOX 101-00209 Loitokitok[email protected]045-622030,Dr. Caleb M. Mutua
33.LugariP.O. BOX 156 – 30106, Turbo[email protected]044-21918Ms.Jesicah M. Mudola
34.MachakosP.O. BOX 837-9100 Machakos[email protected]044-2221305Dr. Joseph F.K. Karanja
35.MakinduP. O. BOX 127-90138, Makindu[email protected]Ms. Luciana Kaloki
36.MakueniP. O. BOX 198-90300 Makueni[email protected]0806037168Mr.Gabriel K. Manyara
37.ManzaP. O. BOX 837-9100 Machakos[email protected]Dr. Samuel Kabara Kingau
38.MathareP. O. BOX 46028-00100 Nairobi[email protected]020-2391315Ms. Florence Wangechi Maina
39.MeruP. O. BOX 1484-60200 Meru[email protected]064-3132537Ms. Gladys Wambui Ng’ang’a
40.MigoriP. O. BOX 58-40400 Migori[email protected]0721558756Mr. Henry A. Ombija
41.MoloP. O. BOX 426-20106, Molo[email protected]0706239458Ms.Jeniffer Ogembo
42.MombasaP. O. BOX 87946-80100 Mombasa[email protected]0723453139/0722429208Mr. Anderson K. Yeri
43.MosoriotP. O. BOX 1251-30300 Mosoriot[email protected]Mr. Benedict Pombo  Muyula
44.MsambweniP. O. BOX 16-80408, Msambweni[email protected]0736562129, 040-3300233Ms. Penninah Ivui
45.Murang’aP. O. BOX 888-10200, Murang’amurang’[email protected]060-2030243Dr. John K. Nyaga
46.MwingiP.O. BOX 232-90400  Mwingi[email protected]0723359440/0732405209Ms. Mary M. Kibui
47.NairobiP. O. BOX 30195 – 00100, Nairobi[email protected]020-2081823/0737352543Mr. Mathew Kipturgo
48.NakuruP. O. BOX 110-20100 Nakuru[email protected]051-2211905Mr. Nicholas Kipkochil Rutto
49.NyahururuP. O. BOX 1037-20300, Nyahururu[email protected]0715314907Ms. Loise N. King’ori
50.NyamacheP.O. BOX 52-40203 Nyamache[email protected]Ms.Elizabeth W. Ndura
51.NyamiraP. O. BOX 574-40500 Nyamira[email protected]0734596693/0719115521Mr.Peterson Ongeri
52.NyandaruaP. O. BOX 751-20303 Ol Kalou[email protected]0722835311Mr.Ronald W. Wasike
53.NyeriP. O. BOX 466-10100 Nyeri[email protected]061-2032564/ 02030036Ms.Zipporah W. Njeru
54.OthayaP. O. BOX 411-10106, Othaya[email protected]Mr.Germano K. Tharamba
55.Port ReitzP. O. BOX 90219-80100 Mombasa[email protected]020-2023763Dr. Mary W. Mwaniki
56.RachuonyoP.O. BOX 148-Oyugis[email protected]Ms. Gladys N. Motende
57.ReraP. O. BOX 16-40139, Akala[email protected]0202584613Mr.Celestine C. C’oloo
58.SiayaP. O. BOX 465-40600 Siaya[email protected]057-321148/020-2031819Mr. David O. Okach
59.Tana RiverP. O. BOX 22-70101, Hola[email protected]Mr.John Kariri Mukui
60.ThikaP. O. BOX 729-01000 Thika[email protected]0701446218Mr.Richard A. Kolute
61.UgenyaP. O. BOX 13-40614, Sega[email protected]Ms.Emily M. Awinda
62.VihigaP. O. BOX 1111-50300, Maragoli[email protected]0770477011Mr. Kennedy Metto
63.VoiP.O. BOX 18-80300, Voi[email protected]020-2574902Mr.Justus Muendo Kioko
64.Wajir[email protected]Mr.Jaffer S. Mohamed
65.WebuyeP. O. BOX 734-50205, Webuye[email protected]020-2574902Ms.Margaret A. Odidi
66. Kangundo Benson Munyoli
67.MandelaOmar A. Osman