Certificate in Patient Attendant (Nurse Aide)

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Patient Attendant Qualifications

The nursing aide course in Kenya is designed to equip the student with competencies required to participate in provision of nursing assistant services in a hospital set up, home-based care, or other care-giving environment. On successful completion of the course, the patient attendant (nurse aide) will be skilled in:

  • Assisting clients/patients in their homes, community, or clinic setting.
  • Preventing nosocomial infections
  • Providing patient care services to the patients
  • Ensuring patient safety
  • Taking vital signs and maintaining its records in the medical chart
  • Communicating the patient’s needs to effective channels
  • Feeding the patient and ensuring that their dietary needs are met
  • Assisting patients to use medical devices and equipment as required
  • Providing support to patients who need assistance for walking or standing
  • Assisting in the transportation of the patient.
  • Helping with daily life chores like bathing and dressing
  • Overseeing the administration of medication
  • Changing the position of the patient to prevent bedsores

Nurse Aide Requirements in Kenya

An individual entering this course should have any of the following minimum requirements:

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Certificate (E and above)


  1. Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

Nurse Aide Training in Kenya – Duration

The total duration of the course is one year, which includes two trimesters of coursework and one trimester for Industrial Attachment

Industrial Attachment

You must undergo an industrial attachment for a period of 3 months in a recognized hospital.


There will be:

  • Continuous internal assessments coordinated by BCTI


If successfully completed, the candidate will be awarded a certificate by Beta Care Training Institute.

Application cost

Kshs. 1,000

Food and Accommodation for boarders

9,000 per month

Reporting Date for next Intake

March, 2023  Apply Now


Please call 0708177909 for more information. 

27 Responses
      1. TonnieBeta

        Hi, we offer the course on a full-time basis. Please fill in the online application form and choose your preferred intake between September 2022 and January 2022. You can also contact us directly via call or Whatsapp on 0708177909.
        Warm regards.

      1. TonnieBeta

        Hi, country or county? We are more familiar with those around us, especially within Kiambu County. We also give our students an introductory letter if they want to pursue attachment opportunities in other counties…

    1. TonnieBeta

      Hi, This program must be attended in person. No online courses. For more info, please call, text, or whatsapp 0708177909

    1. TonnieBeta

      Hi, we are in session. You can join us now or enroll for the January intake. Please call or Whatsapp on 0708177909 for more information

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