At least Grade C- in KCSE
Duration: 12 Months
Delivery Method: Online
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Other Mandatory Course Requirements
The following are mandatory requirements needed upon admission:
- Photocopy of KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
- Photocopy of National ID Card
- Photocopy of Birth certificate
- 6 A4 sized books
- A minimum 3 ballpoint pens
- A smart phone is greatly necessary
Below is a breakdown of the units taught under this course
Diploma Module 1 in Social Work and Community Development is a course best offered at Uwezo College. This one-year program is well designed to be offered online, face-to-face, distance learning as well as by way of blended learning. Student choose the best learning methodology that suite their work schedules. The course is examinable by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and stands as a gateway for individuals aspiring to play a vital role in community transformation. Tailored for those with a minimum KCSE grade of C- and above, this course provides a deeper understanding and practical skills essential for fostering positive change. This ensures that participants have the academic foundation necessary to engage with the complexities of social work and community development.
Diploma Module 1 delves into essential areas crucial for effective social work and community development, offering a comprehensive curriculum that empowers students to make a meaningful impact. Key areas of study include:
Community Development: Understanding the principles and practices of community development to address diverse community needs.
Social Work Theory, Methods, and Practices: Equipping students with the theoretical foundations and practical methods essential for effective social work.
Community-Based Organizations (CBO): Exploring the role and functions of CBOs in driving community development initiatives.
Capacity Building and Empowerment: Developing skills in capacity-building strategies to empower individuals and communities.
Development Economics: Gaining insights into the economic factors influencing community development and sustainable practices.
Entrepreneurship: Fostering an entrepreneurial mindset to enhance sustainable solutions for community challenges.
ICT (Information and Communication Technology): Leveraging technology for efficient communication and data management in community projects.
Communication Skills: Enhancing verbal and written communication skills vital for effective interaction within communities.
Skills and Competencies:
Diploma Module 1 equips students with advanced skills and competencies essential for effective social work and community development:
Understanding the multifaceted aspects of community development to address diverse challenges.
Applying advanced social work theories and methodologies for impactful intervention.
Navigating the complexities of managing Community-Based Organizations to enhance community engagement.
Implementing capacity-building and empowerment strategies to uplift individuals and communities.
Integrating economic principles into community projects for sustainable development.
Cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset to innovate solutions and drive sustainable community initiatives.
Leveraging technology for efficient communication and data management in community projects.
Mastering advanced communication skills for impactful engagement with diverse stakeholders.
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 provide a serene learning environment and fully equiped workshops
- We have qualified, competent and committed lecturers
- Guaranteed attachment
- We provide bursaries to the extremely needy students
- We have free high speed Internet connectivity to our students
- Affordable fees
- We have clean and spacious hostels
- We provide job linkages
Upon completion of Diploma Module 1, graduates can explore diverse career opportunities in social work, community development, project management, and related fields. This advanced course lays the foundation for further specialization and leadership roles in driving positive change within communities. Join Uwezo College and embark on a transformative journey toward a rewarding career in social work and community development.
What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?
- KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
- National ID Card or Birth certificate
- 2 Passport size photographs
- Registration Fee
- Student ID Fee
- Maintenance Fee
- Material Fee(where applicable)
- Polo T-Shirt fee
- Insurance Fee
- Student's handbook fee
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