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Social Work and Community Development - Equip Africa College

The Diploma in Social Work & Community Development programme offered at Equip Africa College is intended to equip the students with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to participate actively and take the lead in managing social development in the society.

 Diploma  3 years  Fulltime Fee: on application
Private College Cherangany - Constituency, Trans Nzoia - County

The Diploma in Social Work & Community Development programme offered at Equip Africa College is intended to equip the students with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to participate actively and take the lead in managing social development in the society.

The graduates will be involved in mobilizing community members to come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems.

Entry requirements

An individual entering this Clinical Medicine and Surgery course at Equip Africa College should have any of the following minimum requirements:

  • KCSE C- (Minus) Plain and above or relevant qualification.

Social Work and Community Development - course content

Module I

  • Social work theory and practice
  • Introduction to community development
  • Development Economics
  • Community Based organizations
  • Communication skills
  • Entrepreneurship education
  • Community capacity building and Empowerment
  • Information communication technology

Module II

  • Resource mobilization and Fundraising
  • Project management
  • Advocacy and Lobbying
  • HIV/AIDS and other Pandemics
  • Disaster management
  • Statistics
  • Legal aspects in social development
  • Resource management

Module III

  • Transformation and social marketing
  • Community development methodologies
  • Management of Community Concerns
  • Community Leadership
  • Gender and Development
  • Social Research project

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