Following the official release of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results last week,another best chance has come for those candidates who did not qualify to join university but still wondering what the future holds for them
It must now be understood that it is never the end of bright future for the majority of candidates who missed out on direct university entry points .
Nowadays with the Kenyan government having invested more of its resources in Technical and Vocational Training institutions (TVETS) across the country with numerous resources, failing to advance in studies will remain a personal decision .
Following the statement made by the Education CS Prof. George Magoha, the government of kenya is keen to ensure that no learner is left out in the process of transition to other higher institutions of learning.
It is important to take your time as a student and get to know that there are marketable courses that those who scored C (plain) and below can still pursue.
Equally,most people normally start from as low as certificate and rise to become a degree holder with time.
Identified and highlighted below is a list of some of the courses one can attempt with a Grade C or below and still have a successful future. One can choose to:
(1). Computer Repairs course
Just incase you have interest in computers then this is the perfect course for you.
Most of the Institutes such as Regional Centre Training Institute and Institute Advanced Technology (IAT) are some of the best in the country.
Quite a number of graduates from these institutions-and similar ones-are guaranteed repair jobs given the sheer numbers of people/institutions who own computers in the country.
(2) Automotive Engineering course
(3).Building and construction course
Most Individuals in the Kenyan country are currently investing in houses for residential and businesses.
Part of the simple qualifications to join this course are you only require D Plain and can advance to a degree.
(4) Electrical and electronic engineering Course
This is indeed a very attractive course that is worth checking out since it offers ready employment.
(5). Hospitality and Tourism Course
Over years nows, this faculty has remained among the best courses.
KCSE mean grade of C is the requirement for many colleges are admitting the students for this Diploma course.
Top advantage with this course is that one can land an opportunity in tourism sector or even convert his place to an AirBnB and professional manage his place professionally.
(6). Sales and Marketing Course
Infact most well established companies keep on looking for people who can market their products.
It then means that taking such a course won’t be a bad idea.
In addition, this course equips you for the job market and also gives you knowledge on how to start and push your own products in the market.
(7).Journalism & Mass Communication course
Also this is one of the courses which doesn’t require a degree to get started.
Most of the journalists we know today have a Diploma.
Basic Requirements one needs is to have a mean grade of C, and a C+ (plus) either in English or Kiswahili.
Added Advantage with this course is that you can start your blog and make money out of it.
(8).study in Administration
If you want to become an administrator, you don’t have to hold a degree.
A number of companies today are looking for people who they can trust with the management of the company.
(9). study in Information Technology
With this one can start from the certificate level to the highest levels you can imagine. It is one of the courses that will always be marketable. You just have to be good at it.
(10). Nutrition and Health course
Most individuals today are in need of nutritional and health advice.
Ranging from health facilities to individuals, the places where nutritional experts are needed are so many.
Therefore it means that one can dive into the course with an aim of becoming a nutritional advisor.
(11). Web and Graphic Design course
Even with a D+ you could learn this course and become a sought-after person?
Nowadays web creators and administrators are needed all over. Designers are also needed to help in decor and and designs.
(12). Course in Accounting and Finance
Multiple companies and business are in need of accountants to manage their finances.
Some can as well be surprised to find an accountant who holds no degree managing finances for degree holders and other learned people.