DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL WORK AND WELFARE (KNEC)


This programme takes three years and by the end of this course, the trainee should be able to:

  • Understand various intervention measures in solving social problems in a society
  • Use local resources to empower the societies in order to become self reliance.   .
  • Appreciate the role of communication in social work
  • Understand various methods and approaches used in social development activities
  • Appreciate the importance of involving other professionals in the development and solving social problems in a society.
  • Promote ethical and legal practices in appraising and solving social development problems
  • Appreciate the importance of self-entrepreneurial skills in the national development

MODULE I UNITS

ENG   999:     English Language
DSW 1201:     Communication Skills
DSW 1102:     Information Communication Technology
DSW 1203:     Introduction To Community Development
DSW 1204:     Social Work Theory And Practice
DSW 1205:     Development Economics
DSW 1206:     Entrepreneurship
DSW 1207:     Community Based Organizations
DSW 1208:     Community Capacity Building And Partnerships

MODULE II UNITS

DSW1209:      Social Research Methods.
DSW 1210:     Resource Mobilization And Fundraising
DSW 1211:     Project Management
DSW 1212:     Advocacy And Lobbying
DSW 1213:     HIV/Aids And Other Pandemics
DSW1214:      Basic Mathematics
DSW 1215:     Resources Management
DSW 1216:     Statistics
DSW 1217:     Legal Aspects In Social Work
DSW1218:      Project (Total Supervisory Unit)

MODULE III UNITS

DSW 1219:     Social Psychology And Human Development
DSW 1220:     Introduction To Counselling
DSW 1221:     Social Rehabilitation And Reintegration
DSW 1222:     Disaster Management
DSW 1223:     Social Policy And Administration
DSW 1224:     Practicum

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE C- or KCE Div. 2 or the equivalent
  • Certificate in Community development, Social development, Social work, Community Health, Counseling and Psychology.
  • Course open to Beginners, Development workers, Social workers, Project managers and Fresh students

FEES STRUCTURE

FULLTIME/EVENING STUDENTS

 Charges  Total Kshs
Admission  1,000
ID Card     300
Library  3,000
KISWSO   1,000
Medical     600
Activity   1,000
Education Trips   1,500
Tuition 72,000
Mock Exams   1,500
KNEC Exams 21,150
Assessment   2,000
Graduation   2,000
Grand total 107,050

DISTANCE LEARNING STUDENTS

 Charges  Total Kshs
Admission   1,000
ID Card     300
Library   3,000
KISWSO   1,000
Medical     600
Activity   1,000
Workshops   4,500
Tuition 72,000
Mock Exams   1,500
KNEC Exams 21,150
Assessment   2,000
Graduation   2,000
Grand Total 110,050