If you scored a C plain,C-,D+,D plain and D- in KCSE,chances of pursing a degree are zero; the only option you have is to join a middle level college for a diploma course. There are several top colleges in Kenya you can enroll for a course of your choice and become a hot cake in Kenya’s job market.
Pursuing a degree or certificate course does not mean that you will earn less and become subordinate to those who pursued degree courses, in some cases diploma holders earn more than degree holders.
Sometimes you might find yourself in a financial crisis, where you are unable to raise funds for degree program, in this case a diploma course is the only option. If you are intending to go this line, here is a list of best colleges to study with your grade.
Utailii College is best known for producing the best hotel managers as well as tour guides. If you want to pursue a diploma or certificate course in hospitality, this is the college to join.
Kenya Institute of Management
Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) is the center of Excellency. This is one of the few colleges which train individuals business courses, monitoring and evaluation courses and leadership courses. You can also pursue KASNEB courses here.
Technical University of Kenya
If you want the best training for engineering and GIS courses, Technical University of Kenya is the place to Be. This College, ever since has produced top cream in areas to do with engineering and remote sensing.
With a C-, you will be allowed to pursue a trending course at TUK.
Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC)
If you love journalism and media studies, Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC) is the college you should think of first. You will be surprised that most journalists in the country went through this college.
Nairobi Institute of Business Studies
Nairobi Institute of Business Studies offer competitive diploma and certificate courses, mostly business related. Even if you scored a D in KCSE,you won’t miss a good course at this college.
Kenya School of Monetary Studies
If you are serious you want to join top banks, including Central Bank of Kenya, you should join Kenya School of Monetary Studies. Imagine with a C plain you can be allowed to pursue a marketable business related course.
Teachers Training Colleges
If you want to become a P1 teachers, simply join a government teachers’ training college.
Teaching is ideal for people who scored C- and below.
Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC)
Kenya Medical Training College is good for people who want to be nurses, doctors and health related careers.KMTC is the best in East and Central Africa when it comes to training nurses.
If you are not prepared to join colleges, you can register for KASNEB courses, which include CIFA, CFP, CS, ATD, ATC and CICT.These courses are more marketable than most diploma courses.
Kenya School of Revenue Administration (KESRA)
You can also join Kenya School of Revenue Administration (KESRA), which was incorporated by KRA.At this school you are required to pursue certificates and diploma courses related to taxation. These courses are important for people who want to work at KRA or audit firms.
East African School of Aviation
East African School of Aviation is the best for training cabin crew/air hostess and pilots. This is the best college to join if you intend to pursue aviation related courses.