Kenya Red Cross Training Institute

About Kenya Red Cross Training Institute

The Kenya Red Cross Training Institute is a leading institution in Emergency Management Programmes, Disaster Management programmes, Short medical courses and Leadership & management programmes.

The Kenya Red Cross Training Institute began in 2010. Our main objective Is to fortify pre-hospital care – a fundamental piece of the continuum of emergency health care. The Institute is registered under the Ministry of Education under Vocational Education Training Authority

The Institute trains both Academic and professional short term programmes in 6 broad areas

  • Paramedic & EMT programmes - Academic
  • Occupational Health and Safety Courses
  • Pre- Hospital Courses
  • Short Medical Courses
  • Fire Safety; Medical
  • Professional Development courses among many more

Our long term goal is to enhance professionalism, quality control and standardization.

It has been a journey of growth characterized by immense trust and partnerships both locally and internationally.

To date, the Emergency Medical Technician course has graduated 452 students with the majority if not all being absorbed into the mainstream agencies of Health, the hospitals, NGOs, Health departments at national and county levels. Such knowledge and skills will definitely catalyse the transformation of health emergencies management.

The other Continuous Development programmes graduate over 6000 students annually.

Mission: The Institute is committed to producing holistic graduates with an intellectual culture that amalgamates Theory and Practice leading to a life purpose globally.

Vision: To continuously avail a conducive environment for an all-inclusive development of students through quality teaching, instructions, research and innovation.

Values

  • Commitment
  • Accountability
  • Service to Humanity
  • Trust
  • Respect to Human Dignity

Why study at Kenya Red Cross Training Institute

The Kenya Red Cross Training Institute programmes are applicable to a broad spectrum of local, regional and international health workers; including nurses, doctors, public health personnel, laboratory technicians, and social scientists.
From our lenses, we envisage increased professional growth in pre-hospital services for both ambulance services and Emergency Medical Services. This is vital especially with the emerging dynamic pattern of increased disaster and accident rates in Africa, subsequently creating a new matrix of challenges that require re-designing responsive models of emergency care. In the process, we must incorporate and empower communities to make health emergency decisions.
The Institute responds to the need of the industry by continuous provision of demand-driven courses to generate a critical mass of well-trained persons aligned to the industry.
Kenya Red Cross Training Institute prides in competency-based training for the medical personnel to bridge the gap in Health Systems in the African continent.
Kenya Red Cross Training Institute has:
  • State of the art facility and training equipment
  • Serene and conducive learning environment
  • Experienced and qualified staff
  • State of the art Ambulance services for clinical practice
  • Partnerships with relevant medical facilities for clinical rotation
  • Certification approved by TVETA and National Resuscitation Council of Kenya

Courses offered at Kenya Red Cross Training Institute

First Responder

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Certificate
5 days

Training of Trainers

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Certificate
10 days

Basic First Aid

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Certificate
1 day

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

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Certificate
3 days

Ambulance Operator

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Certificate
10 days

Paramedic

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Diploma
1 year

Occupational First Aid

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Certificate
4 days

Emergency Medical Technician

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Certificate
9 months

Basic Life Support

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Certificate
1 day

Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support PHTLS

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Certificate
3 days

Infant and Baby First Aid

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Certificate
1 day

Customer Service Excellence

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Certificate
3 days

Strengthening Human Resources for Health

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Certificate
10 days

Disaster Management

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Certificate
10 days

Fire MarshalWarden

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Certificate
3 days

Basic Fire Safety

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Certificate
1 day

Health Emergencies in Large Populations

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Certificate
10 days

Advanced Trauma Life Support

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Certificate
3 days

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses

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Certificate
3 days

Behavior Change and Communication

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Certificate
5 days