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Study Domain hydrology, meteorology
Programmes: (a) meteorological courses for WMO Class IV, III, II and I; (b) specialized course in agrometeorology; (c) advanced forecasting course; (d) extension course; (e) postgraduate diploma course in applied hydrology and information systems for water management; (f) specialized course in aeronautical meteorology; (g) computer application course; (h) specialized course in operation, installation and maintenance of meteorological instruments; (i) course in meteorology observation techniques; (j) water resources management data processing and analysis.
Open to: mainly nationals of English-speaking African countries with: (a) credits in physics and mathematics at KCE (Kenya Certificate of Education) level or its equivalent, (classes IV to II) plus class IV certificates (classes III and II), KACE (Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education) with mathematics and physics (class II); honours B.Sc. meteorology (class I); (b) and (c) several years experience as class II and class I, (c) Advanced Forecasting Course (AFC) and two years field work after AFC; (d) B.Sc. in civil engineering, mining, geology, geography, meteorology, geophysics or the equivalent; (e) WMO Class I and II with experience; (f) KCE or equivalent; (g) KCE or equivalent, with maths, physics, working experience in meteorology related field; (h) for 3 months course: O-level certificate or KCE or equivalent with physics, maths and working experience in field related to meteorology; for 2-month course: O-level certificate with physics, maths and chemistry; (i) O-level certificate or KCE equivalent with physics, maths or physical science or WMO Class II, III, IV; age 18 and above.
Duration: (a) class IV, 4 months; class III, 12 months; class II, 2 years, (with KCE), 1 year (with KACE); class I, 5 months (courses begin in January/February); (b) 4 months (courses begin in August); (c) 2-1/2 months (courses begin in July); (d) 10 weeks (courses begin in September/October); (e) 9 months (courses begin in January); (f) 6 weeks (courses begin in April); (g) 5 weeks (courses begin in January); (h) 3 months courses begin in June; 2 months courses begin in March; (i) 2 months (courses begin in May); (j) 3 months. Courses begin in September.
Fees: (approximate figures) (a) class IV, sh31,500; class III, sh 74,200; class II, sh 74,200; (b) sh 40,000; (c) sh 35,000; (d) and (g) sh 30,000; (e) sh 250,000; (f) sh 20,000; (h) 3 month course: sh 36,000; 2 month course: sh 24,000; (i) sh 24,000; (j) sh 36,000.
Financial assistance: limited number of scholarships through WMO, UNDP, EEC, UNHCR, ICAO, British Council, GTZ; according to agreements with the candidate's home government.
Applications: from February to September, to the Principal, at the above address.