Defensive driving course requirements and schools

Spiral road representing defensive driving

Have you ever wondered what a defensive driving course entails? Well, in this article we go into detail on what it entails, benefits, requirements, who can do the course and where.

Defensive driving is a mode of driving where the driver anticipates dangerous situations on the road to reduce the chances of accidents from occurring. The defensive driving course trainer the driver on how to reduce the chance of being involved in an accident and if they occur the casualties are less.

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Diploma in Education requirements for PGDE, secondary and primary options

Diploma in education course

A diploma in education is a specialized professional course that is met to train and equip students with skills and knowledge to teach at all levels of learning. There are various education courses that a student can pursue. This will depend on the objective of the learner and their specialization.

The main diplomas in the education courses are in science, arts, primary option, secondary option, and Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE). The requirement for an education diploma is a minimum grade of C ( plain) in KCSE and above and a C+ (Plus) in the two subjects Specialization.

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Performing arts course, importance, types, career and schools

performing art, music, play and dance

Do you have a passion for live entertaining audiences? Do you dance, act, do comedy or other live entertainment? Then performing art is the right course for you to pursue. The course entails learning about those different aspects of live entertainment although they can be recorded and played later as video or audio.

Performing art courses and career deals with interpreting music and dance, performing in a production, auditing for roles, and teaching music. Other activities are, working with actors and directing events, promoting different art, interpreting scripts, and performing in a live audience among others.

Performing art is a wide field that entails live or recorded performances for an audience’s entertainment. Some examples of performing arts are music, dance, comedy, magic, acting, and playing instruments among others.

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Diploma in Mortuary Science course requirements at KMTC

diploma in Mortuary Science at KMTC

A course in mortuary science equips the learner with the skills on how to process dead bodies, preservation, embalming, burial or cremation as well as the arrangement of funeral ceremonies.

The course will equip an individual to be a professional mortician with relevant attitudes, knowledge, and skills for processing and handling human remains with dignity, and compassion as per the client’s needs.

The course is mostly offered at certificate level but some institution now offers a diploma in mortuary science.

KMTC is one of the main institutions that is involved in training the course to try and bridge the gap of professional morticians in the country. Other institutions that offer the course are some of the accredited universities.

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Clinical Medicine and Surgery requirements, units,fee and opportunities.

Clinical Medicine and Surgery course

A clinical medicine and surgery course equips the trainee to provide curative, preventive, promotive, and rehabilitative health care services to the community and refer patients as necessary. The diploma course lasts for 3 years and it includes theoretical, practical, and field experiences learning, and training.

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Human resource management course requirements and units

Human resource management course career

A graduate with a diploma in human resource management (HRM) is equipped with the skills, knowledge, and attitude necessary to perform human resource functions efficiently and effectively toward achieving organizational goals.

With the changing work environment and the coming of the information age, human resource managers should be able to adapt to ensure the organization’s workforce achieves its objective. This course offers that to graduate and much more.

The course is offered from craft certificate level through diploma, higher diploma, bachelor and later students can specialize. Interested students can pursue the HRM course in a TVET institution or university of their choice.

TVET institution uses the KICD curriculum which is evaluated and certified by KNEC to acquire a diploma.

Some of the universities in Kenya that offer human resource-related courses are, KU, Karatina University, Kibabi University, and Moi among others.

In this article, we concentrate on the Diploma in human resource management evaluated by KNEC.

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Social Work and Community Development course units

Social Work and Community Development course Diploma

A diploma in social work and community development (SWCD) course will equip the graduate with skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to perform and manage development activities in society. It will also enable the learner to use local resources to solve local problems within the community.

The course can be pursued from the craft certificate level, diploma, and degree level. Later the graduate can specialize in different areas. Craft and Diploma are mostly offered at TVET institutions for the KNEC examination using the KICD syllabus.

Some of the universities that offer social and community development courses include the University of Nairobi, TUK, Moi University, and African Nazarene among others.

In this article, we discuss the course at a diploma level.

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Diploma in Nursing requirements, units, and opportunities

Diploma in Nursing and community health course

A diploma in community health nursing is a course that will equip learners with the right competence in knowledge, skills, and attitude to becoming an all-round and competent nurse. It exposes the student to all areas of nursing that the student may encounter in the field.

For an institution to offer nursing-related courses in Kenya it should be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya. Check the approved nursing institutions in Kenya. The council approves middle-level colleges and universities.

Please note if you train in an institution that is not registered by the council then you cannot be registered to practice nursing in Kenya.

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Plant operator course requirements and schools in Kenya

plant operator course

A plant operator is someone who uses heavy machinery and equipment in the industry, manufacturing to move, excavate, and lift among other heavy activities. A course in plant operator trains a user on how to operate one or a number of these machines.

Some of the most common machinery that a plant operator can use include front-end loaders, asphalt pavers & rollers, bulldozers, forklifts, graders, and excavators among others.

The course period can range from a minimum of 2 months if you already have a valid driver’s license or more.

Please note for the institute to offer the course it should be registered by NTSA. The NTSA is the one who examines the operator and issues the license for operation.

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Diploma in Business Management Course

Diploma in Business Management Units

A diploma in business management is a course that will equip trainees with skills to perform administrative duties as middle-level managers. The course is concerned with the application of management principles in human resource and business performance evaluation and implementing procedures and processes related to business management.

You can train in business management courses in Kenya either in universities or TVET institutions. Most of the TVET institutions offer the course. Some of the universities that have business management-related Bachelor are Moi University, KCA University, TUK, and KEMU among others.

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