Courses offered by KASNEB

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Courses offered by KASNEB

KASNEB is a professional examination body with the mandate to offer professional, diploma and technician qualifications in accountancy, finance, credit, governance and management, information technology and related disciplines. KASNEB administers its examination throughout the East and Central Africa region and in other countries globally

Currently KASNEB administers 5 professional examinations and three diploma examinations that lead to the following:



Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

Certified Public Accountants (CPA) are skilled and competent professional accountants, auditors, finance managers, tax consultants and practitioners in both public and private sectors.

Certified Secretaries (CS)

Certified Secretaries (CS) are experts and practitioners in governance, governance audits and compliance, corporate secretarial practice, corporate law, consultancy and business management and administration

Certified Information Communication Technologists (CICT)

Certified Information Communication Technologists (CICT) are skilled and competent systems developers and programmers, network administrators, system engineers, ICT consultants and practitioners.

Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA)

Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA) are experts in financial analysis, investments and securities, portfolio management, pension management, investment banking among related areas.

Certified Credit Professionals (CCP)

Certified Credit Professionals (CCP) are skilled and competent top level managers, practitioners and consultants in the rapidly developing field of credit management



Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD)

The Accounting Technicians Diploma qualification equips candidates with skills and competencies to work as middle level accountants providing technical support in accounting, auditing and taxation.

Diploma in Information Communication Technology (DICT)

Diploma in Information Communication Technology qualification equips candidates with technical skills and competencies to work in the dynamic ICT industry as technicians in systems development, systems programming, administration and maintenance.

Diploma in Credit Management (DCM)

Diploma in Credit Management equips candidates with skills and competencies to work in credit management and credit control in both financial and non-financial enterprises.

KASNEB OFFICES: KASNEB Towers, Hospital road, Upper Hill, P.O BOX 41362-00100 Nairobi. TEL: +254(020)4923000 Email: website:

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29 Comments so far

Njogu M.cPosted on  11:28 am - Feb 6, 2018

I scored a mean of C+,B in mathematics and a C in English… Currently doing procurement and contract management …would you consider me to pursue CPA direct?

Rose mutaiPosted on  9:58 am - Feb 6, 2018

Message:am i allowed to pursue an accounting course at the university after completing ATD 3?

Irene WerePosted on  12:07 pm - Jan 22, 2018

I have first degree in business information technology which professional course can I register for to boost my credentials

Douglas MwikaPosted on  3:01 pm - Dec 5, 2017

I did examination in year 2016 and attained B in mathematics and C in English. Would you consider me to pursue CPA..currently pursuing a degree in economics


    AdminPosted on  7:40 pm - Dec 7, 2017

    You can starting taking CPA, you will provide your KCSE result slip or certificate and your university result slips and a letter from your school showing that you are a continuing student undertaking a degree course.

stephen irunguPosted on  12:03 pm - Nov 22, 2017

After doing DCM which is the next level i can do


    AdminPosted on  6:17 pm - Nov 24, 2017

    Diploma in Credit Management (DCM) Graduates applicable exemptions on professional courses

    (i)Exemptions in CCP
    Credit Management
    Commercial Law
    Entrepreneurship and Communication
    Principles of Accounting
    Public Finance and Taxation

    (ii)Exemptions in CPA
    Commercial Law
    Entrepreneurship and Communication
    Public Finance and Taxation

    (iii)Exemptions in CS
    Commercial Law
    Business Communication
    Principles of Accounting
    Public Finance and Taxation

    (iv)Exemptions in CICT
    Entrepreneurship and Communication
    Principles of Accounting

    (v) Exemptions in CIFA
    Financial Mathematics
    Entrepreneurship and Communication
    Public Finance and Taxation

Rose MwanikiPosted on  5:32 pm - Nov 6, 2017

Am taking a knec diploma in supply chain management willing to do a kasneb coarse but having known ATD course units are de same which other course can I take that would match with DSCM pliz advice

RonaldPosted on  10:28 am - Oct 30, 2017

Currently pursuing B.ed arts, can I be able to do CPA yet I score c in English?

dimaPosted on  8:27 am - Sep 22, 2017

Message:currently have a certificate in purchase an supply chain ..Can i enrol for procurement profesional exam ..I had a D+ or atd

benjaminPosted on  10:37 am - Sep 14, 2017

Message: I have C+ in KCSE and C (plain) in both mathematics and English. wish to register for CICT examinations. what can I do? ,could there be any possibility for me to start from lower level then proceed?

PhilPosted on  12:12 pm - Sep 12, 2017

Have MBA having majored in Finance. currently pursuing Phd in Finance. Was thinking of taking a CIFA course. Is it a an appropriate decision or there is an alternative? Please advice and also inform me on what units can i be exempted

zachariaPosted on  8:08 pm - Aug 29, 2017

Can i be registered by kasneb when i dont have the original credentials. i want to start ATD

Rahab NjugunaPosted on  4:58 pm - Jul 26, 2017

I have a certificate in business management, where should I start and I had a c plain in kcse.

charles mutukuPosted on  1:37 pm - Jun 19, 2017

please advice i wish to pursue DICT COURSE and i am graduate in bba course -finance option will it add merits? please advice any course to boost my degree

yoki lomulenPosted on  8:34 am - Jun 16, 2017

Can apply for CPA and do my exams from my university.

Samsam AbdilahiPosted on  5:10 pm - Jun 9, 2017

Certified public accountants

carolinePosted on  5:39 am - May 24, 2017

with CPA FINAL is there any excemption if i want to do CIFA . PLEASE ADVICE

lornahPosted on  12:47 pm - May 8, 2017

Message:can i do CICT together with cimputer science as a course


    AdminPosted on  5:50 am - May 9, 2017

    Yes. You will take the two continuously. You will just need to note when you school exams and kasneb exams will be scheduled to avoid a situation where exams date are set the same date

LevyPosted on  10:35 am - May 6, 2017

Message:Can I do CIFA after completion of a degree in actuarial science? How much will it cost in total to completion?

samo paulinePosted on  10:55 am - May 3, 2017

can one do computerized accounting ant ATD3 at ago?

Caroline wanjiruPosted on  10:13 am - Mar 15, 2017

Can you advice me,, I want to do CPA But I managed to get c- in kcpe should I start with ATD OR CPA .. kindly guide. Am at EMBU TOWN

Dominic LangatPosted on  9:32 am - Jan 30, 2017

Can I Do CIFA after ATD?


    adminPosted on  11:45 am - Jan 30, 2017

    Yes, you can do. The following exemptions will apply.
    Exemptions in CIFA
    1. Financial Accounting
    2. Financial Mathematics
    3. Entrepreneurship and Communication
    4. Economics
    5. Public Finance and Taxation

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