Social development is about improving the well-being of every individual in society so they can reach their full potential. It is about helping people so they can move forward on their path to self-sufficiency. The success of a society is linked to the well-being of each and every citizen.
A certificate in Social Development will serve to equip students with social work skills to engage with individuals, families, groups and communities in an effort to enhance social functioning and overall well-being of the people.
Graduates will be able to apply social sciences, such as sociology, psychology, political science, public health, community development, law, and economics, to engage with various stakeholders in order to develop interventions that solve social and personal problems; and create social change.
This social development certificate program aims to equip social development work trainees with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes and experiences that, will enable them to participate effectively in implementation of National social development policies.
Graduates will work in various sectors;
The Minimum Entry Requirements are:
The duration for the course is two (2) years which includes a compulsory industrial attachment.
This program is examined by KNEC at the end of the two years training period.