KNEC disaster management course information,qualification and careers

Diploma in disaster management

This is a KNEC course under Technical education programme(TEP) whose main aim is to equip learners with skills as well as knowledge in various types of disasters and how to handle them when they arise.Qualification to pursue diploma in disaster management are;

  • Minimum KCSE grade C-(minus)
  • Certificate in community development, social development, counselling and psychology and other related courses which KNEC may approve.

Career opportunities in disaster management includes; disaster management officers, emergency preparedness specialist, Emergency coordinator etc

Diploma in disaster management course units
  1. Communication Skills
  2. Disasters and behavior reaction
  3.  First-Aid and other Emergency toolkit
  4. HIV/Aids as a National Disaster
  5. Social Statistics
  6. Social Research Methods
  7. Emergency Planning
  8. Counselling Skills
  9.  Principles of Disaster Management
  10. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
  11. Occupational Safety and Health
  12. Participatory Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation
  13. Water and Sanitation in Emergencies
  14. Environmental Impact assessment/Environmental Audit
  15. Resource Mobilization, Management & Fundraising
  16. Computer Skills & Information Communication Technology
  17. Project Paper
Diploma in disaster management past papers