Diploma 2 Social Work

Diploma 2 Social Work (DSW2) is offered as a DIPLOMA II course examined by KNEC. A certificate of completion is issues upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

A PASS in Diploma Module 1 or a PASS in Craft Module 2

Duration: 12 Months

Delivery Method: Both Online & Physical

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3
Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
Course ManualKES 1,000.00
Student IDKES 250.00
Polo T-ShirtKES 800.00
Maintenance FeeKES 500.00
Student InsuranceKES 500.00
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 16,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Total: KES 22,050.00
Registration Fee-
Course Manual-
Student ID-
Polo T-Shirt-
Maintenance Fee-
Student Insurance-
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 16,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Total: KES 18,000.00
Registration Fee-
Course Manual-
Student ID-
Polo T-Shirt-
Maintenance Fee-
Student Insurance-
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 16,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Total: KES 18,000.00

Exam Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3
KNECKES 7,900.00
Total: KES 7,900.00
Total: KES 0.00
Total: KES 0.00

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

Course Units/Overview

Below is a breakdown of the units taught under this course

Trimester 1
2428202_1Resource Mobilization I
2428203_1Resource Management I
2428204_1HIV AIDS And Other Pandemics I
2428205_1Advocacy And Lobbying I
2428206_1Legal Aspects And Social Development I
2428207_1Social Statistics I
Trimester 2
2428201_2Project Management II
2428202_2Resource Mobilization II
2428203_2Resource Management II
2428204_2HIV AIDS And Other Pandemics II
2428205_2Advocacy And Lobbying II
2428206_2Legal Aspects And Social Development II
2428207_2Social Statistics II
Trimester 3
2428201_3Project Management III
2428202_3Resource Mobilization III
2428203_3Resource Management III
2428204_3HIV AIDS And Other Pandemics III
2428205_3Advocacy And Lobbying III
2428206_3Legal Aspects And Social Development III
2428207_3Social Statistics III

Course Description

Diploma Module 1 in Social Work and Community Development is a course best taugh at Uwezo College and is a one-year program designed to deepen your impact in fostering positive societal change. Recognized and examinable by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC), this course requires prospective students to have successfully completed Craft Module 2 or Diploma Module 1, ensuring a foundation for more in-depth studies.

Course Structure:

Diploma Module 1 builds on foundational knowledge, equipping students with the advanced skills and insights needed to navigate the complexities of social work and community development. Key areas of study include:

  • Resource Mobilization: Strategies for effectively gathering and allocating resources to support community development initiatives.

  • Resource Management: Techniques to optimize the use of available resources, ensuring sustainable and impactful projects.

  • HIV/AIDS and Other Pandemics: In-depth exploration of the social implications and interventions related to health crises.

  • Advocacy and Lobbying: Building skills to advocate for social justice and influence policy decisions on behalf of communities.

  • Legal Aspects and Social Development: Understanding the legal frameworks impacting social development initiatives.

  • Social Statistics: Utilizing statistical tools to assess and analyze social phenomena, enhancing evidence-based decision-making.

Skills and Competencies:

Diploma Module 1 focuses on cultivating advanced skills and competencies essential for effective social work and community development:

  • Mastery of techniques for mobilizing and managing resources to maximize impact.

  • Understanding the social dimensions of health crises, with a focus on HIV/AIDS and other pandemics.

  • Developing the skills to advocate for communities and influence positive change through effective lobbying.

  • Acquiring knowledge of legal frameworks shaping social development, ensuring ethical and compliant practices.

  • Proficiency in utilizing social statistics for evidence-based decision-making and program evaluation.

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

Career Opportunities:

Upon completion of Diploma Module 1, graduates are prepared for roles in resource mobilization, project management, advocacy, and social development. This advanced course serves as a stepping stone for those seeking leadership positions in organizations dedicated to creating positive social change. Join Uwezo College and take the next step in your journey towards a fulfilling career in social work and community development.

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What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?

  1. KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  2. National ID Card or Birth certificate
  3. 2 Passport size photographs
  4. Registration Fee
  5. Student ID Fee
  6. Maintenance Fee
  7. Material Fee(where applicable)
  8. Polo T-Shirt fee
  9. Insurance Fee
  10. Student's handbook fee

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