The Diploma in Cold Chain (DCC) offered at ECUREI, is intended to prepare trainees for future employment in the field of installation, maintenance, service, and repair of Cold Chain storage and Instrumentation used in the health care system.
The course is designed to equip trainees with the knowledge and skills to enable them work safely, accurately, effectively and efficiently in most of the cold chain instrumentation. The course is also intended to impart general knowledge so as to positively change the trainees’ attitude to global health challenges thus enabling them to contribute positively to the society.
The Diploma in Cold Chain Storage and Instrumentation (DCC) lasts a minimum of 3 years. Each year consists of 2 semesters. A semester is 17 weeks, 15 weeks for teaching and 2 weeks for examinations.
The curriculum is aiming at producing Cold Chain Technicians with the following specific abilities:
Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent. Entrants, must have at least one (1) principal pass, and 2 subsidiaries at the same sitting in any of the following subjects; physics, mathematics, chemistry and biology but with mathematics, biology and physics as essential subjects. He / she should also have at least 5 Passes at Ordinary Level at the same sitting.