Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Social Work and Community Development in Kenya

  • Course Name: Certificate in Social Work and Community Development(Social Work and Community Development)
  • Major Subject: Social Work and Community Development
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Social Work and Community Development

  •  Machakos Institute of Technology, Machakos  

    Study Modules:

    The following modules/units will be covered;

    CSW 201: Introduction to Community Development
    CSW 202: Communication Skills
    CSW 203: Management of community development activities
    CSW 204: Community Health Education
    CSW 205: Social Research Methods
    CSW 206: Project development and Management
    CSW 207: Community Leadership
    CSW 208: Community Based Organizations
    CSW 209: Law in Community Development
    CSW 210: Proposal Writing and Fundraising skills
    CSW 211: Introduction to Management skills
    CSW 212: Computer Skills
    CSW 213: Field practicum and report

    ADMISSION QUALIFICATIONS

    -Minimum qualifications are KCSE D+, D plain or KCE Div. 3
    -Course open to Beginners, Community development workers, Welfare officers and fresh students
  •  Bridge College, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE)

    Course duration: 6 months

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course content
    (i) Module I
    -Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
    -Essentials of Social Policy and Administration
    -Social Research Methods
    -Project Development and Management
    -Kiswahili
    -Social Development Work Theory and Practice
    -Introduction to Community Development
    -Communication Skills

    (ii) Module II
    Entry Requirements: Pass Module I in Social Work and Community Development

    Course units
    -Community Health
    -Entrepreneurship Education
    -Administration and Management
    -History and Government
    -Human Growth and Development
    -Sociology
    -Legal Aspects of Social Work
  •  Regional Institute of Business Management , Nairobi  
    Minimum Requirement: C

    Course duration: 6 months

    Course content:

    -Introduction to Community Development
    -Introduction to Psychology.
    -Urban Social Structures.
    -Communicating for Rural Development
    -Introduction to Sociology.
    -Introduction to Social Work
    -Introduction to Social Research
    -Introduction to Rural Sociology
    -Introduction to control and Management of HIV/AIDS
    -Introduction to Project Management
  •  Uwezo College, Machakos  
    Minimum Requirements:
    KCSE D and above

    Exam Body:
    K.N.E.C.

    Course Content:
    -History Government
    -Project management
    -Social Policy and Administration
    -Sociology
    -Kiswahili
    -Social Administration and Management
    -Social Development Work
    -Communication Skills
    -Economics
    -Research Methods
    -Community Health
    -Law in Social Development
    -Entrepreneurship
  •  Matili Technical Training Institute., Kimilili  
    (a) Module I

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of D plain in KCSE

    Intake: January/September

    Exam series: November/July

    Course duration: 3 terms

    (b) Module II

    Course entry requirements
    -Pass in module I

    Intake: January/May

    Exam series: July/November

    Course duration: 2 terms

    Exam body: KNEC
  •  Mukurwe-Ini Technical Training Institute., Mukurweini  
    Craft in Social Work and Community Development

    Module I-II

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of D plain and above in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake: January/May/September

    Course duration: 2 years
  •  Nkabune Technical Training Institute, Meru  
    Craft Certificate in Social Work and Community Development

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of D plain in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course duration: 3 Terms

    Intake: January/September
  •  Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega  
    Duration: 2 semesters

    Tuition fees: 20,000

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Minimum entry requirements for the certificate courses shall be D (Plain) in KCSE or the relevant artisan course
  •  Kapcherop Technical and Vocational College, Kapcherop  
    Craft in Social Work and Community Development

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of D+ in KCSE

    Course duration: 2 Modules

    Intake: May and September

    Exam body: KNEC
  •  Butere Technical Training Institute, Butere  
    Mode of study: Modular

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of D plain in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake: January, May and September

    Course duration: 6 terms
  •  Bureti Technical Training Institute, Sotik  
    Craft Certificate in Social Work and Community Development

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of D plain and above in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course duration: 2 years
  •  Godoma Technical Training Institute, Kilifi  
    Craft Certificate in Social Work and Community Development

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of D plain in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course duration: 2 years
  •  Siaya Institute of Technology., Siaya  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of D plain in KCSE

    Mode of study: Full time

    Course duration: 2 years

    Intake: May

    Exam body: KNEC
  •   Katine Technical Training Institute, Tala  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of D+ and above in KCSE

    Intake: January/September

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course duration: 2 modules
  •  Sigalagala National Polytechnic, Kakamega  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of D plain in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake: January/May/September

    Course duration: 5 terms




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