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Most Marketable Short Courses In Kenya, 2022

Most Marketable Short Courses.
Well, you’re about to learn about the most marketable certificate courses in Kenya right now, as well as where you can study them (for some).
But, before we reveal our recommended list of short courses in Kenya for those thinking about taking this step, let’s take a look at why taking a short course is important.

Why should you take short courses?

Short-term courses can be advantageous in a variety of ways:
– Promotion: It may increase your chances of getting a job promotion or a pay raise.
– Excellent skills: It exposes you to 21st-century skills that will make you more competent at what you do, resulting in increased job security.
– If you’re feeling stuck in a less-than-exciting job, it could be a stepping stone to a new one.
– Side hustle: With the knowledge you gain from the course, you could start a well-paying side hustle.
– Work for large corporations: They will make your resume appealing to high-value employers.
– Eligibility: Short courses such as IELTS preparation courses assist you in passing the IELTS exams, which are required for admission to some overseas universities.
Besides, it’s a smart way to spend your free time—certainly better than binge-watching the latest Netflix series.
And for those who are unable to attend college/university, you can use the knowledge gained from any of the excellent short courses for form four leavers to earn money on campus.
After completing a short course in musical instruments, you could, for example, teach guitar lessons at your university.
We could go on and on….
With that out of the way, let us turn our attention to the best short training courses in Kenya based on our research and other people’s studies.

Most Marketable Short Courses In Kenya

Whatever your goal, these are the courses you should seriously consider…
Language courses in Kenya
Being multilingual can open up new opportunities for you in both self-employment and formal employment.
If you develop excellent reading and writing skills in English, French, German, Chinese, and other international languages, you could work as a translator, language tutor, transcriber, and more.
Consider taking a course in Kenyan sign language as well.

Digital marketing

This is an excellent course for anyone interested in working as a professional digital marketer.
It could also be an excellent short course for anyone interested in starting an online business.
The course teaches important skills such as social media marketing, running and optimizing Google Ads, email marketing, and basic SEO.
The most in-depth digital marketing courses also cover web and graphic design.
Programming (Coding) course/Mobile app development course
Take this course if you have a strong background in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).
You could soon be flying high as an expert programmer, selling your skills to companies such as Google, Apple, and Safaricom, among others.
With the right skills, you could profit from the global Mobile Apps and Game Development sector, which is currently worth more than US$108.9 billion.
This short course is available at colleges such as ADMI (Africa Digital Media Institute) and Moringa in Nairobi.
Online job courses
The world is falling in love with remote work, and there has never been a greater demand for online workers in fields such as digital marketing, transcription, blogging, virtual assistance (VA), and so on.
You must select one or two areas in which to specialize.
If you don’t want to work for others after completing the course of the online job you choose, you could start your own well-paying online business.
Advanced Excel 
Competency in advanced Excel skills such as trend analysis, forecasting, goal-seeking, and others is in high demand in Kenya and neighbouring countries.
If you have a solid background in accounting, strategic management, investment banking, or a related field, this short course is for you.
It may pay you back before you realize it.
Data analysis is a related course you could take (using SPSS, Stata, and R-programming).
Courses in agricultural value addition
This is an excellent course for those with an entrepreneurial mindset.
You will learn how to make high-volume items such as yogurt, peanut butter, strawberry powder/jam, juice pulps, banana crisps, and so on.
While there are opportunities to work for agricultural value-added firms and exporters, you are more likely to make more money by starting your own value-added business.

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Course in Electronics Repair

Electronics repair is another potentially profitable course for those interested in starting their own business.
If you’re interested in working as a technician and are passionate about consumer electronics (smartphones, TVs, microwaves, etc.), this is the course for you.


For those interested in video shooting and editing, video production remains a marketable skill.
The course is now much more advanced, covering professional skills in cinematography (camera work), sound operation, animation, and even graphics.
You can work as a freelance professional video cameraman, start your own business, or look for full-time work in media companies and elsewhere.

Africa International University courses, fees, and admissions. Most Marketable Short Courses In Kenya, 2022

This is one of the highest paying certificate courses.
The catch is that this course is not for everyone; you must have at least a Diploma in ICT/Computer science from a recognized institution.
Of course, you’ll spend your days fighting cybercriminals like hackers and putting in place safeguards to prevent new cybercrimes. 

Barista Short Course

Consider taking a short Barista course if you work in hospitality and want to improve your skills or start your own business (coffee brewing).
A barista is a highly skilled professional who prepares coffee and all espresso-based drinks such as mocha, café lattes, cappuccinos, and so on.
Security-related courses
Include CCTV installation and biometric systems.
– CCTV installation.
– Electric fence installation and
– Installation of burglar alarm systems

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Caregiver course in Kenya (or nursing aid)

A rapidly ageing population is driving a sharp increase in demand for caregivers/home care workers in the area.
Furthermore, more Kenyans want to see their parents live happily ever after, even in old age.
As a result, a caregiver course would be extremely beneficial.
Monitoring and evaluation
This course is available through AMREF for:
– Project Managers.
– Quality Assurance Officers.
– Human Resources Officers.
– Project Officers.
– Administrators, and
– Finance Officers.
– Project Assistants.
It may increase your value and allow you to participate in company projects more effectively.
Of course, you can look into other colleges and universities for this course.
KMTC short courses.
If you want to become a better healthcare worker (or perhaps get that long-awaited promotion), consider enrolling in one of the KMTC’s (Kenya medical training college) Short courses.
These include:
– HTS (HIV Training & Counseling services)
– Adherence Counseling.
– First aid/basic life support.
– Echocardiography
– Infection Prevention
– Healthcare Entrepreneurship.
– Safe Phlebotomy.
– Infection Prevention.
– Sign Language (for Health workers)
– Medical Engineering (i.e. Basic electronics).

Alupe University College courses offered, fee structure, admission letters, contacts. Most Marketable Short Courses In Kenya, 2022

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