Project Description

Programs in Social work & Community Development

The target of Bridgeworld College is to upgrade the welfare of the society through holistic transformation of leaders. Social work, community development and community health are hotly-demanding professions in the African society.

These courses are offered through interactive mode of education by qualified trainers. Trainees are prepared for employment in hospitals, children homes, government agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), faith based organizations (FBOs), cooperate foundations, educational institutions, etc.

Community Development & Health – Diploma

Diploma in Social Work, Community Development & Health (2 Years)

is intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that enable him or her to perform and manage development activities in the society.

  • Social Work Theory & Practice
  • Dev. Economics
  • Communication Skills
  • Capacity Building & empowerment
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Intro to Community Dev.
  • Community Based Organizations
  • Entrepreneurship Education

  • Resource Mobilization & Fundraising Project
  • Project Management
  • HIV & AIDS and other pandemics
  • Legal Aspect in Social Development Work
  • Resource Management
  • Advocacy & Lobbying
  • Statistics

Elective #1
Community Dev.

  • Transformation & Social Marketing
  • Community & Dev. Methodology
  • Management of Community concerns
  • Community Leadership
  • Gender & Development
  • Social Research project

Elective #2
Social Work

  • Social Psychology & Human Dev.
  • Intro to Counseling Psychology
  • Social Rehabilitation & Reintegration
  • Disaster Management
  • Social Research Project
  • Social Policy & Administration

Social Work – Diploma

A Certificate in Social Work (1 Year) and a Diploma  in 2 yrs

is designed to equip the trainees with necessary Knowledge, skills, attitudes and experiences that will enable active participation in national social development policy.

  • Social Dev. Theory & Practice
  • Social Policy & Administration
  • Law in Social Dev.
  • Sociology
  • Community Health
  • Project Dev. & Management
  • Communication Skills

  • History and Government of Kenya
  • Kiswahili
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Social Research Method
  • Economics
  • Management and Administration

Trainee entering this course should have any of the following minimum requirements.

  • KCSE C (plain)
  • Professional certificate in Business Management from an accredited institution.
  • Passed relevant craft course in business management
  • Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC)

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