Kilifi KMTC Branch-History, Location, Administration,Courses, Intake and Contacts
An external lesson at KMTC Kilifi campus

Kilifi KMTC Branch Background Information

Kilifi KMTC Branch was established in the year 1987 and started operating in the same. The pioneer class had 18 learners pursuing a Medical Engineering course at certificate level. This occurred through a collaborative agreement between the health ministry of the Kenyan government and the International Development Authority of Sweden.

The main objective of establishing Kilifi KMTC Branch was to produce skilled personnel that could help in maintaining and repairing the hospital and the health machines meant for clinical procedures, diagnosis and therapeutic care. This was a national plan, targeting not only hospitals within the coast but all hospitals in the republic of Kenya.

In the year 2006, Kilifi KMTC Branch introduced the Department of Nursing with Kenya enrolled community health nursing as the major diploma course. The pioneer class in this coveted course had only 40 learners.

Kilifi KMTC Branch went ahead to introduce a Diploma course in Clinical Medicine and Surgery during their early intake of the year 2019. In the same year, Kilifi KMTC Branch introduced a Higher Diploma course in Critical Care Nursing.

Kilifi KMTC Branch location

Kenya Medical Training College, KMTC, Kilifi branch is found in the coastal Kilifi Town, proximal to the County Referral and Teaching Hospital of Kilifi and Welcome Trust offices of KEMRI.

Kilifi KMTC Branch Current Programs 

  • Certificate course in Medical Engineering
  • Diploma in course Medical Engineering (Upgrading)
  • Diploma in course Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Diploma course in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN)
  • Higher diploma course in Kenya Registered Critical Care Nursing (KRCCN)
  • Diploma course in Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nursing (KECHN)

Kilifi KMTC Branch Facilities

  • Ultra-modern Library:  Kilifi KMTC Branch has an operational and properly stocked resource centre with books for reference, medical journals, intensive internet connection, photocopier machines and competent staff. Proximal to Kilifi KMTC Branch is the Kenya National Library of Kilifi, which gives additional assistance to interested students.
  • Adequate Workshops: Kilifi KMTC Branch has an electrical workshop, an Electronics workshop, a Mechanical workshop and a Medical Equipment workshop. All these workshops are fitted with teaching and learning models relevant to medical engineers.
  • Well organized Skills Laboratory: the skills lab at Kilifi KMTC Branch is stuffed with models and tailored dummies for potential nurses.
  • Well-spaced Classrooms: all the classes at Kilifi KMTC Branch are properly installed with powerful projectors and sizeable white boards to easen the teaching and learning process.
  • Well -furnished ICT Laboratory: all the computers at Kilifi KMTC Branch ICT room have the fastest CPUs and modern TFT monitors, and are connected to a very swift internet for faster research.
  • Reliable Transport: with a bus and a mini bus, Kilifi KMTC Branch is able to transport all the staff and students very comfortably to the clinical sites and other areas within and outside the campus.
  • Modern Hostels: Though there are numerous accommodation facilities at Kilifi KMTC Branch, some students may not be lucky to get accommodated. First come first serve basis is the rule in assigning hostels to students.
  • Spacious Dinning Hall: this is boosted by the mega students’ canteen at Kilifi KMTC Branch.
  • Modern Common Room, fitted with a 64 inch digital TV and  facilities for indoor games.

Kilifi KMTC Branch Students’ Population

currently, Kilifi KMTC branch has over 1000 students and the population keeps soaring.

Kilifi KMTC Branch Clinical experience sites

Kilifi KMTC  branch students use mainly Kilifi county referral hospital for clinical experience.

other hospitals and health centres within Kilifi county also offer Kilifi KMTC branch students a better experience.

Kilifi KMTC Branch Clubs and Societies

  • Kilifi KMTC Branch Christian Union
  • Kilifi KMTC Branch Young Christian Students
  • Kilifi KMTC Branch Seventh Day Adventist
  • Kilifi KMTC Branch Muslim Students Association.
  • Kilifi KMTC Branch Student Representative Council

Kilifi KMTC Branch sports teams

Currently, Kilifi KMTC Branch has the following teams for games, which participate in the interuniversity and college sports competitions every year:

  • Kilifi KMTC Branch football team
  • Kilifi KMTC Branch volleyball team
  • Kilifi KMTC Branch netball team
  • Kilifi KMTC Branch basketball team
  • Kilifi KMTC Branch athletics teams
  • Kilifi KMTC Branch swimmers
  • Kilifi KMTC Branch handball team
  • Kilifi KMTC Branch indoor teams like chess, scrabble, darts, tae kwondo, karate, e.t.c.

Kilifi KMTC Branch Contact details

Postal address

The Principal,

KMTC Kilifi Campus,

BOX 95-80108,


Telephone number: +254722315556.

Email: [email protected]

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