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Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute

graduation 2014

OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL COURSE ON AFRICAN WETLAND MANAGEMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE (ICAWM & CC)

 Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute invites suitably qualified practitioners to apply for the above six (6) weeks residential and intensive course commencing on 15th September, 2014 to 24th October, 2014. This is a Ramsar Convention endorsed training designed for middle level managers/practitioners who are actively involved in management of wetlands, with at least a National Diploma or its equivalent in any of these areas: Conservation Biology, Wildlife, Fisheries, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Water Resources Management, Land Use Planning, or their equivalent.

A commensurate fee of US$ 3,500 is levied to cover tuition, field training, and full board accommodation. However, the fee does not cover travel expenses (to and from the Institute), health cover, or any other personal expenses (DSA).

 

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES COMMENCING AUGUST 2014

Diploma and Certificate Courses

 Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute (KWSTI) is a middle level college located in Naivasha about 90km from Nairobi. It is registered with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology as a TVET institution. KWSTI provides specialized training in Natural Resource Management and Tourism Development in an effort to enhance Conservation, Management and Sustainability of Wildlife Bio-diversity in Kenya and globally. Courses are offered at Certificate and Diploma levels with curricula designed on Competency-based basis with Modules of Employable Skills (MES), when desired.

DIPLOMA (Each packed into variable modules). Duration - 18 Months (4 Semesters)                                                                                                                                                          

  1. Diploma in Environmental Management (Environmental Education Assistant, Environmental Health & Safety Assistant)
  2. Diploma in Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences (Fisheries Extension Officer, Fish Gear Technician)
  3. Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management (Tours & Travel Administration, Hospitality Supervision, Tourism Enterprise Development Marketing)
  4. Diploma in Wildlife Management (Wildlife Research Assistant, Community Wildlife Assistant, Wildlife Management Assistant)      

             Minimum Entry Requirement

  •   KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent OR
  • Completed and passed a relevant Certificate course OR
  • KCVET with grade C- (minus) as mean aggregate or three years working experience in the relevant fields and a minimum of D+ (plus) or its equivalent OR KCSE D+ (plus) and three years working experience in relevant field.
             
      CERTIFICATE (Each packed into variable modules). Duration - 9 Months (2 Semesters)
  1. Certificate in Aquaculture (Fish Farming Assistant, Fish Farm Operations Assistant)
  2. Certificate in Community Wildlife Management (Wildlife Naturalist Assistant, Community Wildlife Field Assistant)
  3. Certificate in Nature Interpretation & Tour Administration (Touristic Field Naturalist, Tour Administration)
              Minimum Entry Requirement
  • KCSE mean Grade of D (plain) or its equivalent OR equivalent with at least 3 years working experience in relevant fields.

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