Certificate In Criminology And Security Management

Certificate In Criminology And Security Management (CSCM) is offered as a CRAFT I course examined by Uwezo College. A certificate of completion is issued upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

Grade D- and above in KCSE

Duration: 9 Months

Delivery Method: Online

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1

Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
Examination and Certification FeeKES 4,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 2,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 24,500.00
Total: KES 31,500.00

Trimester 2

Registration Fee-
Examination and Certification Fee-
E-Learning FeeKES 2,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 24,500.00
Total: KES 26,500.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

Before registering for the course, please make sure that you read the following and understand:

  • Access to a Computer or Device: You'll need a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone with internet connectivity to access the online course materials.

  • Internet Connection: A stable internet connection is necessary for streaming lectures, downloading materials, and participating in online discussions.

  • Registration Information: Personal details might be required for registration, including your name, email address, contact information, and sometimes proof of identification.

  • Prerequisite Skills or Qualifications: Some courses might have prerequisites, like previous educational qualifications or specific skills. Check the course description for any prerequisites.

  • Basic Computer Skills: Basic computer skills are usually required to navigate the online learning platform, access materials, and submit assignments.

  • Time Commitment: Be aware of the time commitment required for the course, including deadlines for assignments, quizzes, or exams.

  • Language Proficiency: Ensure you are comfortable with the language used in the course materials. Some courses might be offered in languages other than your native language.

  • Software or Tools: Specific software or tools might be needed for certain courses. Check the course requirements for any software or tools needed and ensure you have access to them.

Course Units/Overview

Below is a breakdown of the units taught under this course

Trimester 1
CSCM101Introduction To Criminology
CSCM102Criminal Law
CSCM103Law Evidence
CSCM104Forensic Accounting
CSCM105Information Security
CSCM106Criminal Justice Administration
Trimester 2
CSCM201Community Policing
CSCM202Principles Of Management
CSCM203Juvenile Deliquency
CSCM204Crime Analysis
CSCM205Personal Development
CSCM206Finger Printing
CSCM207Communication Skills

Course Description

Certificate in Criminology and Security Management is a course best offered at Uwezo College and is an intensive 8-month program designed to equip individuals with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills necessary for careers in criminology and security management. This certificate is suitable for individuals aspiring to pursue careers in law enforcement, security management, forensic accounting, and community advocacy against crime. The course amalgamates theoretical understanding with hands-on applications to prepare participants for diverse roles in the field. Prospective students need to hold a minimum grade of D- in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) to qualify for admission into this certificate program.

Study Duration: 8 Months

Key Areas of Training:

The curriculum of the Certificate in Criminology and Security Management covers crucial aspects of criminology, security, and related disciplines:

  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Criminal Law
  • Law Evidence
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Information Security
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Sociology
  • Community Policing
  • Principles of Management
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Crime Analysis
  • Personal Development
  • Fingerprinting
  • Communication Skills

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of this certificate program will have diverse career opportunities in the realm of criminology and security management:

  1. Law Enforcement: Roles in police departments, law enforcement agencies, and security firms focusing on crime prevention and investigation.

  2. Forensic Accounting: Positions in forensic departments, financial institutions, and investigative agencies.

  3. Private Security: Opportunities in security management and consultancy services for corporations, institutions, and private firms.

  4. Community Advocacy: Roles in community-based organizations focusing on crime prevention, social justice, and community policing initiatives.

Program Goals:

The Certificate in Criminology and Security Management aims to equip participants with a foundational understanding of criminology principles, investigative techniques, security protocols, and community engagement strategies necessary for effective crime prevention and management.

Upon completion, graduates will possess the requisite knowledge and practical skills to contribute meaningfully to the field of criminology and security management.

Course Instructor(s)


Examining Body

Uwezo College


Why Study at Uwezo College

Uwezo College is your ideal choice for quality education and career success. With full licensing from TVET, serving as an examination centre for KNEC and NITA, and being an approved training centre for KASNEB courses, we offer the most comprehensive and accredited education. Our track record of producing top-performing graduates who excel in the job market sets us apart. When you choose Uwezo College, you're making a commitment to your future, ensuring you receive the finest education, expert guidance, and a competitive edge in today's competitive job market. Join us and secure your path to success.

The following are reasons why you should make Uwezo College as the choice for your studies:

  • We are a TVET Technical and Business College fully registered with the Ministry of Education
  • We have a robust e-learnig platform
  • We have qualified, competent and committed lecturers
  • Guaranteed attachment
  • We have free high speed Internet connectivity
  • Affordable fees
  • Recognition by international bodies
  • Resourceful e-libary
  • We have clean and spacious hostels
  • We provide job linkages

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