Social Work and Community Development

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Social Work and Community Development programme

Social workers help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. Social workers also help people develop their skills and their ability to use their own resources and those of the community to resolve problems. Clinical social workers also diagnose and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.

This certificate in social work and community development provides students with a basic foundation in the area of Social Work and Community Development, focusing on both the theoretical aspect and practical knowledge, to ensure students are prepared for entry level jobs or relevant further studies. 

Social work is one of the fastest-growing professions in Kenya, providing challenging, meaningful, and remunerative career opportunities that allow you to help people overcome struggles including addiction, abuse, or mental illness. If you're looking to make a real difference in your community, then a career in social work and community development may be the right path for you.

Objectives of Social Work and Community Development

This certificate in social work and community development course is designed for those who want to launch their career in Social and Community Development. It equips trainees with knowledge skills & attitudes that will enable them to carry out social development work.

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.

Entry requirements for Social Work and Community Development

The minimum entry requirements for the certificate in social work and community development course are:-

  • KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain)

Colleges offering Social Work and Community Development

Social Work and Community Development

Spinmark College of Science and Social Studies
Mombasa County

Social Work and Community Development

Participatory Development Centre
Mombasa County

Social Work and Community Development

Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences
Kiambu County

Social Work and Community Development

Kenya Coast National Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Social Work and Community Development

Common Wealth College of Medical and Related Studies
Kisumu County

Social Work and Community Development

Eldoret Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Social Work and Community Development

Goldmac Institute
Kisumu County

Social Work and Community Development

Thika College of Banking & Accountancy
Kiambu County

Social Work and Community Development

Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST)
Nakuru County

Social Work and Community Development

Centre for Training and Development - Kisii
Kisii County

Social Work and Community Development

Eldoret Tourism and Professional College
Uasin Gishu County

Social Work and Community Development

Moiben Technical and Vocational College
Uasin Gishu County

Social Work and Community Development

Machakos Institute of Technology
Machakos County

Social Work and Community Development

Eastern Kenya Integrated College
Machakos County

Social Work and Community Development

Transafric Accountancy and Management College
Kiambu County

Social Work and Community Development

Thika College of Excellence
Kiambu County

Social Work and Community Development

Masinga Vocational Training Center
Machakos County

Social Work and Community Development

Michuki Technical Training Institute
Muranga County

Social Work and Community Development

Nakuru Teachers Training College
Nakuru County