The College of African Wildlife Management, MWEKA

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Technician Certificate in Wildlife Management


The programme aims to provide students with training in the basic aspects of wildlife management ranging from Wildlife Biology and Ecology to Management approaches, working with local communities. In addition, the programme aims to develop discipline, communication skills, an ability to understand and follow instructions and professionalism in Technician Certificate Graduates.

Entry Requirements

EITHER an Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (or equivalent) with one principal and subsidiary passes in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Mathematics, Agriculture, English and Zoology, Botany, Environment, Nutrition and other related subjects
OR, a Basic Technician Certificate (NTA 4) in Wildlife Management, Wildlife Tourism, Beekeeping, Forestry, Fisheries, Livestock Production, Agriculture, Law Enforcement and/or related fields from the institutions recognized by NACTE.

Duration: One Year

Mode: Full Time


The Technician Certificate in Wildlife Management is designed for those who want to enter NTA Level 6 or work in Lower ranks of Natural Resources management agencies, NGOs, and Private Sector Organizations. This Programme is taught by the Department of Wildlife Management.


Training approaches includes lectures, Interactive structured lectures, directed and self-directed studies, student’s presentation, field and college based practical training exercises. Students participate in safari modules that might involve activities like Resources Inventory.

Assessment and Award

Students must gain 120 credits to be eligible for the Certificate. These Credits are gained through passing all assessed Technician Certificate modules. In order to pass Technician Certificate modules, students must achieve a final module mark of not less than 50% (Continuous Assessments and final Examination) and in addition, pass the final examination by a minimum 50%. Module assessment is based on a mixture of practical exercises, written assignments group and Individual exercises, reports and final examinations. Module continuous assessment is 60% and the final examination is 40% of the final module mark, unless stated otherwise.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee:2,200,000 I.D Card:15,000
Registration:50,000 Research/Dissertation supervision:-
Examination:85,000 Lab Fee:100,000
Application:- Uniform:140,000
Caution Money:50,000 Faculty Requirements:-
Computer Lab:140,000 Laundry Requirements:13,000
Field Practical:750,000 CAWSO:60,000
Health Insurance:100,000 NACTE/TCU Exam:15,000
Sports:50,000      Library:30,000
     EAC & SADC:$2,149

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