Internship is a one-year compulsory hands-on training for qualified Clinical Officers and six months hands-on training on completion of Higher Diploma in various specialties, which is a legal requirement to practice after graduation from an approved training institution. It may also include any further institutional training recommended by the Council to be undertaken by a Clinical Officer who is either trained outside Kenya and who wishes to be registered and/or licensed or has been assessed by the Council and been recommended for further training.