Diploma in Insurance

Diploma in Insurance

The Diploma in insurance Course is designed to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to manage insurance functions effectively.  The technical and specialization units in the programme are designed to make the trainee acquire a wide range of skills in insurance practice. A graduate of this course will be able to work in ether formal or self-employment.

The Diploma in Insurance consists of three (3) Modules on course work and a compulsory Industrial Attachment after Module II. Module III has three compulsory units and four other optional areas from which a candidate is expected to choose one. The candidate is expected to take three units from the selected option.

Entry Requirements:
a) KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) or
b) Passed Craft Certificate in Insurance or
c) Equivalent qualifications as determined by College of Insurance.

Duration: 2 years

8.30 am – 4.00 pm (Monday – Friday) or
5.30 pm – 7.30 pm (Monday – Friday) or
8.30 am – 4.00 pm (Saturday only)

Registration Deadlines

1ST SEMESTER 2024 –         Normal Registration Deadline – 31st January

Late Registration Deadline – 7th February

2ND SEMESTER 2024 –        Normal Registration Deadline – 31st July

Late Registration Deadline – 7th August

Please note: Late registration will attract a late registration penalty of 10% of fee payable. Applications lodged beyond the deadline will NOT be accepted.

Compulsory Fees

Application fees (payable once) 1,000
Activity fees (payable once) 1,000
Personal Accident (payable annually) 500
Student ID (payable once) 250
Exam Registration fees (payable annually) 2,000
Library fees (payable per semester) 1,500
TOTAL        6,250


Module I

DIP-101  Introduction to Insurance 8,000 4,000
DIP-102 Principles and Practice of Insurance 8,000 4,000
DIP-103 Legal Aspects of Insurance 8,000 4,000
DIP-104 Communication 8,000 4,000
DIP-105 Information Communication Technology 8,000 4,000
DIP-106 Financial Accounting 8,000 4,000
DIP-107 Life Skills 6,000
DIP-101 Text book 1,500
DIP-105 Text book 1,500
TOTAL FEE MODULE I      57,000 24,000


Module II

DIP-201 Life Assurance 10,000 5,000
DIP-202 General Insurance 10,000 5,000
DIP-203 Quantitative Techniques in Insurance 10,000 5,000
DIP-204 Entrepreneurship 8,000 5,000
DIP-205  Economics 8,000 5,000
DIP-206 Marketing 8,000 5,000
DIP-207 Industrial Attachment 2,000
DIP-201 Text Book 1,500
DIP-202 Text Book 1,500
DIP-205 Text Book 1,500
TOTAL FEE MODULE II          60,500 30,000


Module III Compulsory Units

DIP-301 Principles and Practice of Management 12,000 6,000
DIP-302 Financial Management 12,000 6,000
DIP-303 Risk Management 12,000 6,000
DIP-301 Text book 1,500
DIP-303 Text book 1,500
TOTAL          39,000 18,000


Module III Electives Options

a) Pensions Option

DIP-305 Retirement Benefits Practice, Law and Taxation 12,000 6,000
DIP-306  Financial Aspects of Retirement Funds 12,000 6,000
DIP-307  Retirement Benefits Fund Management 12,000 6,000
TOTAL          36,000 18,000

b) Life Assurance Option

DIP-308 Life Assurance Practice and Administration 12,000 6,000
DIP-309 Financial Aspects Life Business 12,000 6,000
DIP-310 Life Assurance Underwriting and Claims 12,000 6,000
TOTAL          36,000 18,000

c) General Insurance Option A (Choose 3 out of 5 units)

DIP-311 Fire Insurance Underwriting and Claims 12,000 6,000
DIP-312 Motor Insurance Underwriting and Claims 12,000 6,000
DIP-313 Liability Insurance 12,000 6,000
DIP-314 Business Interruption Insurance 12,000 6,000
DIP-315 Engineering and Construction Insurance 12,000 6,000
Dip 311 Text Book 1,500
Dip 312 Text Book 1,500
Dip 313 Text Book 1,500
TOTAL         40,500 18,000

d) General Insurance Option B (Choose 3 out of 6 units)

DIP-316 Marine Insurance 12,000 6,000
DIP-317 Aviation Insurance 12,000 6,000
DIP-318  Insurance Broking 12,000 6,000
DIP-319 Re-insurance and its Applications 12,000 6,000
DIP-320 Health Insurance 12,000 6,000
DIP-321 Agriculture Insurance 12,000 6,000
TOTAL         36,000 18,000


How to apply

All candidates must follow the application steps where they provide their details and select units. An invoice will be sent to the email address of the applicant with payment instructions.

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