Diploma in Community Development and Social Work - Finstock Evarsity College | Educartis

Nairobi
18 months
Diploma
Online

Benefits

Course Overview

This twelve to eighteen month Diploma in Social Work and Community Development aims to provide students with the hands-on experience they require to participate effectively as change agents and become vehicles for community enhancement. Taken online and offered by Finstock Evarsity College, this course focuses on key topics such as capacity building and empowerment, leadership, and social marketing, to offer learners a unique insight into current development practice, so they can contribute effectively to their country upon graduation. 

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 diploma will allow you to deepen your knowledge and skills to take on more challenging leadership roles within your organisation. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Apply critical thinking skills within the context of professional practice.
  • Evaluate studies, apply their own research findings to practice, and evaluate their own practice interventions.
  • Practice without discrimination and with respect regardless of a client's age, class, color, culture, disability, family structure, gender, marital status, national origin, religion and sexual orientation.
  • Work well within a multidisciplinary team. 
  • Develop their leadership and communication skills. 
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Certification obtained

Diploma in Community Development and Social Work awarded by Finstock Evarsity College. 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This diploma will prepare students to become successful in a number of careers including:

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

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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require: 

  • A Minimum KCSE Grade of C - (Minus) 

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 121,000 KES. It is broken down as follows: 

  • Tuition: 100,000 KES 
  • Administration Fee: 5000 KES 
  • Internal Exams: 15,000 KES 
  • Registration: 1,000 KES
Instalment Payments: Fees are payable in instalments as follows: 

  • Instalment 1: 57,000 KES
  • Instalment 2: 32,000 KES 
  • Instalment 3: 32,000 KES 

Scholarships 
  • Partial scholarships are available for students. 

Detailed course information

 This course is taken online and offered by Finstock Evarsity College. It can be completed within 12-18 months. The curriculum is as follows: 

  • Social Work Theory and Practice
  • Introduction to Community Development
  • Development Economics
  • Community Based Organisations
  • Communication Skills
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Capacity Building and Empowerment
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Resource Mobilization and Fundraising.
  • Project Management
  • Advocacy and Lobbying
  • HIV/AIDS and other Pandemics
  • Disaster Management Statistics
  • Legal Aspects 
  • Transformation and Social marketing
  • Community Development Methodologies
  • Management of Community Concerns
  • Community Leadership
  • Gender and Development Social Research Project
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