Certificate in Social Work - Community Development - Finstock Evarsity College | Educartis

8 months


Course Overview

This eight to twelve certificate provides students with a basic foundation in the area of Social Work and Community Development, focusing on both the theoretical aspect and practical knowledge, to ensure students are prepared for entry level jobs or relevant further studies. Taken conveniently online and offered by Finstock Evarsity College, this course delves into topics such as Entrepreneurship education, ICT, and communication skills to help students jump-start their career in this field. 

Social work is one of the fastest growing professions in Kenya, providing challenging, meaningful, and remunerative career opportunities that allow you to help people overcome struggles including addiction, abuse, or mental illness. If you're looking to make a real difference in your community, then a career in social work and community development may be the right path for you. Taken conveniently from the comfort of your own home, this certificate will provide you with a solid foundation upon which you can take the first step into this growing and exciting field. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Apply their knowledge of social systems and human behaviour to promote social change and empower individuals to enhance their well-being. 
  • Reflectively evaluate and implement the values and ethics of the profession.
  • Promote principles of social justice, human rights, and anti-oppressive practice in their work. 
  • Demonstrate core proficiencies in the areas of professional autonomy, effective communication, personal development, and provision of quality skills. 
  • Respond reflectively and reflexively in a variety of settings, including multi-disciplinary contexts.
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Certification obtained

Certificate in Social Work - Community Development awarded by Finstock Evarsity. 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will provide a stepping stone towards exciting careers such as: 

  • Public Works Administrator
  • Social Worker Clerk
  • Case Manager 
  • Community Empowerment Coordinator



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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require: 

  • A Minimum KCSE Grade of D+ (Plus) 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must:

  • Fill out the relevant online application form. 
  • Pay a registration fee of 1,000 KES 

Payment options

The total fee for this course is 56,000 KES.  It is broken down as follows: 

  • Tuition: 40,000 KES 
  • Administration Fee: 5000 KES 
  • Internal Exams: 10,000 KES 
  • Registration: 1,000 KES
Instalment Payments: Fees are payable in 2 instalments as follows: 

  • Instalment 1: 36,000 KES
  • Instalment 2: 20,000 KES 

  • Partial scholarships are available for students. 

Detailed course information

 This course is offered online by Finstock Evarsity College. It can be completed within 8-12 months. The curriculum is as follows: 

  • Social work Theory and Practice
  • Introduction to Community Development
  • Community Based Organisations
  • Communication Skills
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Information Communication Technology

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