Nursing Course at KMTC

What are the requirements for KMTC nursing this year?

Kenya Medical Training College Nursing Courses 

Department of Nursing Registered Nurses work in Hospitals or outpatient facilities, where they provide hands on care to patients by administering medications, managing intravenous lines, observing and monitoring patients’ conditions, maintaining records and communicating with Doctors. Community health nurses on the other hand work within a community to support population health and create awareness on preventive health services.

Enroll in one of the most marketable course in the health services field, today. See full guide in this article.

Get a list of all the KMTC Nursing Courses and Campuses where they are offered.

Also read: KMTC Nursing Course Requirements, Fees, Intakes and Duration

ProgrammeDurationOffered at                                  Qualifications
Higher Diploma in

•  Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthesia

1 1/2 yearsKisiiDiploma in Nursing or in Community, Health Nursing(KRN/ KRCHN)

Diploma in Nursing (KRN/ KRM) and

one-year Post Graduation experience

•  Critical Care Nursing1 yearNairobi, Thika, Kilifi, Machakos.
•  Pediatric Nursing1 yearKisumu
• Psychiatric Nursing1 yearMathare
• Ophthalmic Nursing1 yearNairobi
• Nephrology Nursing1 yearNairobi, Nakuru
•  Palliative Care Nursing1 1/2 yearsNairobi
• Pe-rioperative Nursing1 yearNairobi, Mombasa
•  Family Health Nursing1 yearNairobi, Gatundu, Thika, Nyeri
Diploma in

•  Community Health Nursing


3 years



Selected Campuses


Mean Grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences. C- in any one of the following: Chemistry or Physics/ Physical Science or Mathematics

•  Kenya Registered Nursing and Mid-wifery3 years
•  Registered Nursing

Mental Health & Psychiatry

3 years

•  Health Counselling


3 years


Selected Campuses

Mean grade C, C in English or Kiswahili and D in Biology/Biological Sciences. C in anyone of the following: Religious Studies or History




Upgrading (from Certificate to Diploma)

In Community Health Nursing1 1/2 yearsNairobi (Full Time)




Certificate in Community Health Nursing (KECN), Registration by the Nursing Council of Kenya 2 Years post-graduation experience


In Community Health Nursing (Distance Learning)



2 Years

Kisii, Meru, Garissa, Murang’a Nakuru, Kisumu, Mombasa and Lodwar (March)
Kitale, Kapkatet, Embu, Kitui (September)

In Community Health Nursing EN/EM


2 Years

Certificate in Enrolled Nurse and Certificate Nyeri                  in Enrolled Midwifery. Registration by the (Sep)                  Nursing Council of Kenya. 2 Years post-

graduation experience.


Certificate in

Community Health Nursing


1 1/2 years

Mean Grade C-, C- in English or Kiswahili Selected        and Biology/Biological Sciences. D+ in any Campuses  one of the following: – Physics/Physical

Sciences, Chemistry and Mathematics


Related: KMTC Certificate & Diploma in Nursing Course

KMTC Campus list

1. Bomet19. Kapkatet37. Makindu55. Nyahururu
2. Bondo20. Kaptumo38. Makueni56. Nyamache
3. Bungoma21. Karen39. Mandera57. Nyeri
4. Busia22. Karuri40. Manza58. Othaya
5. Chuka23. Kilifi41. Mathare59. Port Reitz
6. Chwele24. Kisii42. Mbooni60. Rachuonyo
7. Eldoret25. Kisumu43. Meru61. Rera
8. Embu26. Kitale44. Migori62. Siaya
9. Garissa27. Kitui45. Molo63. Sigowet
10. Gatundu28. Kombewa46. Mombasa64. Tana River
11. Homabay29. Kuria47. Mosoriot65. Taveta
12. Imenti30. Kwale48. Msambweni66. Teso
13. Isiolo31. Lake Victoria49. Mwingi67. Thika
14. Iten32. Lamu50. Murang’a68. Ugenya
15. Kabarnet33. Lodwar51. Nairobi69. Voi
16. Kakamega34. Loitokitok52. Nakuru70. Vihiga
17. Kangundo35. Lugari53. Nyamira71. Wajir
18. Kapenguria36. Machakos54. Nyandarua72. Webuye


KMTC Contacts

P.O. Box 30195-00100, Nairobi | Tel: 020-2725711/2/3/4, 020-2081822/3,

Training College 0737-352543 / 0706-541869 |

Email: [email protected]. |


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