Machakos KMTC branch-History, Location, Administration,Courses, Intake and Contacts
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Machakos KMTC branch Background Information

Machakos KMTC branch was established in the year 1959. The initial purpose of this college was to offer Enrolled Nursing programmes to nurses who were working at under the General Hospital of Machakos.

In 1978, Machakos KMTC branch abolished the certificate in enrolled nursing programme for a certificate course in Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nursing.

In the year 2000, KECHN was replaced by a Diploma course in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing at the Machakos KMTC branch.

 Machakos KMTC branch location

Machakos KMTC branch is located in Machakos town, proximal to Machakos County Teaching and Referral Hospital and the Yatta plateau. The view of the Yatta plateau and the hill peaks make Machakos KMTC branch a cool environment for potential medics.

Machakos KMTC branch Current Programmes

  • Certificate course in Orthopaedical Plaster Technology
  • Diploma course in Community Health Nursing
  • Diploma course in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Diploma course in Orthopaedical and Trauma Medicine
  • Diploma course in Occupational Therapy
  • Diploma course in Clinical Medicine & Surgery
  • Higher Diploma course in Critical Care Nursing

Machakos KMTC branch Facilities

  • Modern and affordable hostels for Housing students
  • An attractive dining hall with a reasonable capacity
  • Swift and reliable wi-fi throughout the campus
  • An ultra-modern library, stocked with the current reference books and journals.
  • well-furnished computer laboratory, with all computers connected to a fast internet.
  • Properly staffed and stocked clinic
  • A properly maintained bus for Transport within and outside the college.

Machakos KMTC branch Student Population

Machakos KMTC branch currently has more than 1000 students and the population keeps going higher with every intake.

Machakos KMTC branch Clinical experience sites

The main and most convenient clinical experience facility to Machakos KMTC branch is the Machakos County Teaching and Referral Hospital.

Other clinical experience facilities include; Isinya Health Centre in Kajiado county, Tawa health centre in Makueni sub county, Tiwi Health Center in Kwale county, Karurumo health centre in Embu county and Mosoriot health centre in Uasin Gishu county.

Machakos KMTC branch Clubs and societies

  • Machakos KMTC branch Christian Union (CU)
  • Machakos KMTC branch Young Catholic Society (YCS)
  • Machakos KMTC branch Seventh Day Adventist Group and;
  • Machakos KMTC branch Muslim Group.
  • Machakos KMTC branch presidential award
  • Machakos KMTC branch red cross society

Machakos KMTC branch sports teams

Machakos KMTC branch currently has the following teams, which represent it in various KMTC games competitions.

  • Machakos KMTC branch Athletics
  • Machakos KMTC branch Volleyball
  • Machakos KMTC branch Football
  • Machakos KMTC branch Basketball
  • Machakos KMTC branch Rugby
  • Machakos KMTC branch Netball
  • Machakos KMTC branch Indoor teams like, Scrabble, Table tennis, Chess and Darts

Machakos KMTC branch contact details

Postal address

The Principal,

KMTC Machakos Campus,

P.O. Box 837 – 90100,


Telephone number: +254774975414

Email address: [email protected]

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