Diploma in Water and Sanitation Management (WASM) - University of Eldoret | Educartis

Eldoret
2 years
Diploma
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This two year Diploma in Water and Sanitation Management (WASM) has been designed to introduce students to the core principles of planning, designing, and implementing activities to improve sustainable access to portable domestic water supply and sanitation facilities, and improve hygiene behaviours within their community. Taken on-campus at the University of Eldoret, this course utilises a combination of theoretical learning and hands-on, practical work to ensure students are able to contribute confidently and effectively to this very important field of work. 

Are you looking for a career that is growing, meaningful, and extremely relevant in society today? As a graduate with a Diploma in Water and Sanitation Management, you will be able to work to promote good hygiene in your community, educating people in ways to protect themselves and their loved ones from ill health. If this sounds like the right path for you, then this course will give you the tools and knowledge you require to gain a competitive edge in this sector. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Understand the significance of environmental health at a community level. 
  • Understand and work to mitigate the environmental risk factors involved in transmission of communicable diseases. 
  • Explain the basic principles of pollution management. 
  • Use technologies available to provide safe drinking water in urban settings. 
  • Manage water emergencies, including the treatment, storage, and handling of drinking water in homes.
Certification obtained

Diploma in Water and Sanitation Management (WASM)

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Sanitation and Hygiene Officer 
  • Water Resources Officer 
  • Grants Coordinator 
  • WASH Officer 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible or this course, students require either: 

  • A Minimum KCSE Grade of C - (Minus) with a minimum of at least a C - (Minus) in Geography, History, or Business Studies 
  • A-Level Certificate with at least one subsidiary pass 
  • Any other relevant certificate as recognised by the University Senate 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Download and fill in an application form. 
  • Submit copies of any relevant academic certificates. 
  • Pay a non-refundable fee of 500 KES 
  • Submit a bank slip of the application fee 

Payment options

The fee for this course is 60,000 KES per year. Students can pay for their fees through bank deposits or bankers cheque using the following bank accounts:

National Bank 
  • Branch: Eldoret Branch 
  • Account Name: University of Eldoret 
  • Account Number: 01 0210 733 42500
Cooperative Bank 
  • Branch: Eldoret Branch 
  • Account Name: University of Eldoret 
  • Account Number: 01 129 1831 70000
Equity Bank 
  • Branch: Eldoret Branch 
  • Account Name: University of Eldoret 
  • Account Number: 03 002 973 38822
KCB Bank 
  • Branch: Eldoret Branch 
  • Account Name: University of Eldoret 
  • Account Number: 11 268 78049
Standard Chartered Bank 
  • Branch: Eldoret Branch 
  • Account Name: University of Eldoret 
  • Account Number: 01 028 169 68202
In addition to paying fees, students are advised to have with them: 

  • 18,000 KES per semester for food 
  • 9,000 KES per semester for books 
  • 3,500 KES per semester for accommodation if in University Residence 
Note
International students pay 20% more of tuition fees but East African community applicants pay the same fees as local, privately sponsored students. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the University of Eldoret over the period of two years. 

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