KUCCPS Nursing Qualifications 2021/2022

KUCCPS Nursing Qualifications 2021/2022

KUCCPS Nursing Qualifications 2021 – See details of KUCCPS Nursing admission requirements 2021:

You probably know someone who wishes to pursue a nursing course but does not know the requirements or even how to go about it. Nursing is one of the noble professions offered in Kenya. Unfortunately, many people miss out on joining this field due to lack of information about the entry requirements. It is important to be updated with this information so that you can select a nursing course best suited to your qualifications. In this regard, we provide an outline of the nursing courses in Kenya and their admission requirements to help you in making the best decision.

In Kenya, nursing courses are very popular with thousands of students joining accredited schools to kick-start their career path. Most of these courses are easily accessible because they are offered by major hospitals even in remote areas. Certificate in nursing in Kenya is the lowest level for which one can be allowed to practice nursing. Other levels of nursing include a diploma in nursing, a bachelor’s degree in nursing, and other short medical courses offered to interested groups. Those working need not worry because many private universities offer part-time nursing courses in Kenya.

KUCCPS Nursing Qualifications :Certificate in nursing in Kenya

A certificate is probably the lowest course in nursing and takes little time to complete. A certificate in nursing in Kenya takes two and a half years to complete while other certificate courses offered at nursing colleges take two years. To qualify for any of these courses, one is required to have a minimum of C- as the aggregate grade in KCSE. One should also have a relevant combination of subjects done to match the prospective course. One can apply for a certificate in nursing at KMTC campuses all over the country after ensuring that all requirements are met.

KUCCPS Diploma in nursing in Kenya

A diploma in a nursing course in Kenya will require a KCSE mean grade of C or its equivalent. Certificate holders can also be eligible to apply for a diploma in nursing as long as they comply with set guidelines. It should be remembered that the correct subject combination should be observed or else one will not be admitted to any school for a nursing diploma. The correct combination should include English, Kiswahili, Biology, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Physical sciences. Almost all diploma nursing courses take 3 years with the exception of community health nursing which takes 42 months.

Higher diploma in nursing

Nurses wishing to scale up their qualifications should consider a higher diploma. The higher diploma nursing course is open to individuals who have successfully completed basic diploma in nursing or a relevant field. In addition to this, candidates must have had a minimum of two years working experience before they can qualify. The duration for this course is 1 year. Qualifications include:

  • Diploma in KRN/M, KRCHN or a Bachelor’s degree in nursing (BScN)
  • Work experience of a minimum of two years as a registered nurse in a hospital
  • C- and above in KCSE
  • Be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya and be in possession of a valid practicing license

Post basic diploma courses

The major focus of post basic diploma courses is to offer specialized training such as cardiac nursing and community nursing. To qualify for such courses, individuals must be holders of basic diploma from recognized institutions. It also requires students who have practiced for a minimum of two years in the relevant field. Some of the post-basic diploma specialized nursing courses offered at the Kenyatta National Hospital include the following:

  • Critical care nursing
  • Perioperative nursing
  • Nephrology nursing
  • Accident and emergency nursing
  • Neonatal nursing

KUCCPS University degree in nursing

Nursing courses in Kenya Universities ought to be done in line with the placement regulations such as entry requirements. To join any university for a degree in nursing, candidates must attain the prescribed minimum score in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and English/ Kiswahili.

Alternatively, one can gain entry into a degree program with Biological sciences, Physical science, Mathematics, English/ Kiswahili and any other subject from group II in KCSE. Outstanding diploma students with a credit and above can also be admitted to pursue a degree in nursing. Below are some of the requirements that can earn you a spot in a Kenyan university to pursue a degree in nursing:

  • An aggregate of C in KCSE and a credible diploma in nursing or
  • KCE/EACA Division 2 and a nursing diploma or
  • KACE 1 Principle and 2 Subsidiaries in addition to a diploma in nursing
  • Applicants should have worked for a minimum of two years after getting the diploma in nursing

KUCCPS Nursing Qualifications 2021

KUCCPS Nursing Qualifications: Short courses

Short medical courses in Kenya universities are not only offered to individuals but also organizations. Entities such as corporate bodies, organizations, and government agencies wishing for their staff to undergo training can issue a written request to any medical college and make arrangements for the same. Below are some of the short nursing courses offered:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Pediatrics Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Nursing management

There you have it. Nursing courses in Kenya and the minimum requirements for entry in the respective level of study. Go ahead and submit your application today.

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31 thoughts on “KUCCPS Nursing Qualifications 2021/2022

  1. LUCY

    RUTERE GRACE WANJIKU INDEX 19308503018 MEAN GRADE B 66 ENG B-, KIS B+,MAT A,BIO C+,CHE B+,GEO B+,CRE B-,BUS B
    CAN SHE QUALIFY?

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  2. Eric amani

    English c plus,kiss bplus,math c minus,chem dplain,bio dplain, Agri b minus, history APlain,cre c plus can I qualify for nursing

    Reply
  3. Maxwell Wafula

    I got mean grade of B (64) maths A,eng C,kisw B+,bio C+,chem B-,agri B+,geo A- and phyc C .Should i qualify for degree nursing

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  4. Rehema obura

    Rehema obura…maths c- english c plus kiswahili b plain chemistry c plus biology c plain business b mynus cre b mynus….can i qualify for nursing course.????

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  5. Caleb Angwenyi Ndemo

    I am Caleb Angwenyi Ndemo. I got a B- ,,maths c-,Eng c+, kis c, chem B, Bio B-, phy c+, B/s B and Geo A- .Now am I qualified to study nursing whether in degree or diploma program. Please help me know.

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  6. Caleb Angwenyi Ndemo

    I am Caleb Angwenyi Ndemo. I got a B-.. Maths c-, Eng c+, Kis c, Chem B, Bio B-, Phy c+, B/s B and Geo A-… Now am I qualified to study nursing…? Please help me know.

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  7. Alvin mwambi

    maths A plain, eng B plain, kisw B plain, Bio C+, Chem C+ ,physics B plain, History B plain, Agric B- =63 pts
    can I qualify for nursing??????
    please answer me

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  8. Lokaale Euman Caroline

    I had a B plain of 61 points. Maths A-kiswahili B-English C+, Chemistry B plain Physics B plain Biology B-Agriculture B-, C.R.E B plain. Can I qualify nursing, radiology or clinical medicine and surgery with that grade at Jkuat. please send me the feedback

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    1. Walter Okoth Odiwa

      I had B+ of 68points with mathematics A- , Chemistry B+, Biology B-, Physics B-, English B-, History A, Kiswahili B- and Business studies A-… van i secure a chance at Moi to undertake nursing

      Reply
  9. Lokaale Euman Caroline

    Hi. I had a B plain of 61 points. Maths A-kiswahili B-English C+,CRE B plain Biology B-Agriculture B-, Chemistry B plain, Physics B plain. Can I qualify nursing, radiology or clinical medicine and surgery at Jkuat with the grade.

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  10. Walter Okoth Odiwa

    I had B+ of 68points with mathematics A- , Chemistry B+, Biology B-, Physics B-, English B-, History A, Kiswahili B- and Business studies A-… van i secure a chance at Moi to undertake nursing

    Reply
  11. Musyoka Nicholas masila

    Eng c,kisw C+,, Bio C,,math D- ,,can qualify for nursing?

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  12. Hillary Yegon

    I am Hillary I got a mean grade of c- with c plain in bio,chem D plain,maths D plain,eng D plain,ksw D plain,Agri B-,Histo B- and geography C-.Can I qualify to parsue any certificate course at KMTC?

    Reply
  13. Areba lewis

    Am Areba Lewis
    I had a mean grade of C+ with 50 points
    Maths D+,English C+,kiswahili B-,Biology B-,Chemistry D-,History A and Cre B plain

    Reply
  14. ALEX

    English B plain, kiswahili B plain, mathematics C plain, physics C plain, Biology C minus, chemistry C minus, History A plain and business B plus. Can I qualify?

    Reply
  15. PATRICK KIPROTICH

    Patrick Kiprotich I had c+ maths D BiologyC
    English C Kiswahili B Chemistry D+ Physics D+ Agriculture A Geography B+ would I qualify for nursing?

    Reply
  16. Mogeni brayan

    I had a B of 60 maths. B- kis B- chem C plain,biology B-, geography A- ,agriculture A…..will I qualify clinical medicine or medical lab or degree in nursing?

    Reply
  17. Gona Halima Maku

    Gona halima maku
    English C-,mathsD,Bio D, Chemistry D, History C_, Business C_,CRE C+, Kiswahili B- ,,,can I do any nursing course

    Reply
  18. Gordon omondi

    Math,D-,eng.c plain,kis c-,bio,B-,chem D+,GEO A-,HISTR A-, AGRIC, B.

    Reply
  19. Zaweria

    Abigael. Want to change from doing a degree course to a diploma through kuccps.is it possible

    Reply
  20. Winfred Wambua

    Am Winfred wambua I scored bio B chem c-,maths B, history B+, business B, English C+, kiswahili B, CRE B and mean grade of B-,..am I qualified to do diploma in nursing

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  21. JOSPHAT EWAAR LOMEKWI

    I scored c plain mean grade eng c- math c+ kis d+ bio c- chem d cre b- and history A.can i qualify certificate nursing

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  22. Suleiman mohamed

    I got a mean grade of c plain with eng D+ kis D math c minis bio B minis chem B minis his B+ ire C plas can I take any nursing course

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  23. Josphat Kinja

    I’m a late applicant 2020/2021 candidate I would like to take certificate in nursing . mean grade c-, ENG D+,kis B, MATH D-, BIO D+, Chem D-, HIST B, CRE C+, BST B-.

    Reply
  24. Mary

    I got a mean grade kcse d+ c_ biology d+ chemistry ,,kiswahili English ,c_ can I join comy health nursing

    Reply

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