Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Social Work(Social Work) in Kenya

  • Course Name: Diploma in Social Work(Social Work)
  • Major Subject: Social Work
  • Course Category: Diploma
  • Average Study Duration: 2 Years

Colleges Offering Diploma in Social Work(Social Work)

  • Nairobi Institute of Business Studies Distance Learning and E-learning Centre, Ruiru  
    Minimum requirements
    • Copy of national ID/passport
    • 2 passport size photographs
    • Entry Grade: C- (Minus) in KCSE or Certificate in Community Development/Social work
    • Copies of previous academic certificate
    Course Duration: 18 Months
    Course Overview
    This course is intended to equip the trainees with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to perform and manage development activities in the society.
    The teaching and learning process at NIBS COLLEGE is closely monitored, in order to ensure that it is being conducted in a manner that allows for meaningful learning on the part of the students, and also ensuring active and interactive learning.

    Course Content
    • Social work theory and practice
    • Introduction to community development
    • Development Economics
    • Community Based organizations
    • Communication skills
    • Entrepreneurship education
    • Community capacity building and Empowerment
    • Information communication technology

    • Resource mobilization and Fundraising
    • Project management
    • Advocacy and Lobbying
    • HIV/AIDS and other Pandemics
    • Disaster management
    • Statistics
    • Legal aspects in social development
    • Resource management

    • Social psychology and human development
    • Introduction to counseling Psychology
    • Social rehabilitation and reintegration
    • Disaster Management
    • Social policy and Administration
    • Social research Project
  • Bridgeworld College, Karen  
    Course Duration: 2 years.
    Entry Requirements
    - KCSE C (plain).
    - Professional certificate in Business Management from an accredited institution.
    - Passed relevant craft course in business management.
    - Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC).

    Course Outline:
    Module I
    - Social Development Theory & Practice
    - Social Policy & Administration
    - Law in Social Development.
    - Sociology.
    - Community Health.
    - Project Development & Management.
    - Communication Skills.
    Module II
    - History and Government of Kenya.
    - Kiswahili.
    - Human Growth & Development.
    - Social Research Method.
    - Economics.
    - Management and Administration.
  • Narok University College, Narok  
    Academic requirements

    To be enrolled for this program, one must have scored a C in
    final exams or hold a certificate in social work from an
    institution recognized by the university senate.

    Course duration

    Three years
  • Tharaka University College, Tharak Nithi  
    Entry requirements
    •KCSE C
    •A recognized certificate with at least a credit.
    •Additional entry requirements may bespecified under each
    diploma programme.

    Duration :2/3 years

    Fees per year:Ksh 80000
  • Amani Counselling Centre & Training Institute, Nairobi  
    This course is offered under KNEC as the examining body.
    Mode of study is full time.
    Minimum Admission Requirements: KCSE C- or KCE Div. 3 or the Equivalent, or a Certificate in Community Development, Social Development or Social Work.
  • Alupe University College, Busia  
    Entry requirements
    1.Mean Grade of C- at KCSE or Division II at KCE – “O” Level OR

    2.One Principal pass at KACE – “A” Level at least a D+ at KCSE plus a one-year certificate from an accredited institution or KNEC
  • East Africa Institute of Certified Studies, Nairobi  
    Course requirements
    A mean grade of C- and above at KCSE.

    Fees per term

    Number of terms

    Course duration
    2 years
  • Africana College of Professionals, Thika  
    Examination Body: KNEC.
    Minimum entry requirements: KCSE C- (Minus).
    Course duration: 2 years.
    Fees payable per semester: Ksh. 10,500.
  • Tropical College of Management, Eldoret  
    Course Entry Requirements: KCSE C- or Certificate in relevant field.
    Course Duration: 4 semesters.
  • Lexas Training Institute, Eldoret  
    Requirement: KCSE C-

    Duration: 5 terms

    Fees: KSh 8,600.
  • Serein Education Centre, Nakuru  
    Minimum Entry Grade: KCSE C-.
    Course Duration: 18 months.
    Fees Per Semester: Ksh. 12,000.
  • Finstock Evarsity, Nairobi  
    Course Entry Requirements: KCSE mean grade of C - and above.
    Duration: 12 - 18 months.
  • Africa College of Aviation and Management, Nairobi  
    Course duration: 18 months.
    Exam body: KNEC.
  • Kenafric College of Professional Studies, Nairobi  
    Fee per term:Ksh 16000
    Exam body:KNEC/ICM
  • Vision Institute of Leadership and Management Studies, Kasarani  
    Requirement C
    Fees- 92, 700
  • Masinga Institute of Professional Studies, Thika  
    Entry requirement:KCSE C-
  • Northwood College, Nanyuki  
  • Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling-Voi, Voi  
  • Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling - Thika, Thika  
  • E-Smart College Mumias, Mumias  

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