Food and Beverage Operations Program Offered at Boma International Hospitality College

Certificate 1 year Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Certificate (Accredited by: Boma International Hospitality College)

About Food and Beverage Operations Certificate program.

This Food and Beverage Operations course at Boma International Hospitality College is a one year programme that provides students with professional skills to operate within a food and beverage department of a hotel or any food service operations establishment. The programme is divided into 3 Terms: Terms 1 and 2 are allocated to the taught courses on campus whereas Term 3 is allocated to the mandatory industry placement component of the programme in one of the Boma Hotels or a hotel approved by the Career & Placement Office.

The Applied Hotel operations module during Terms 1 and 2 spent on campus aim to equip students with hands-on front line experience whilst working in a real-life operation in one of the Boma Hotels, where they can apply the skills and knowledge acquired in taught components of the course. The ultimate aim of this module is to engage students in a constant search for quality service provision while performing routine tasks in a real-life environment. Throughout their studies, students are taught how to work in teams, how to be creative, innovative and research-oriented and, above all, how to excel in their chosen career.

Objectives of Food and Beverage Operations

The aim of this Food and Beverage Operations course at Boma International Hospitality College is to develop a range of knowledge and understanding, skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in the food service industry. Modules include an introduction to the foodservice industry, food safety, sanitation and hygiene, different types of foodservice, types of menus, food production, working effectively as part of a foodservice team, bar and beverage service, customer service and effective communication. Emphasis is placed on acquiring practical skills required in all types of foodservice and bar outlets, and prepares students to work as waiters/waitresses, bar attendants and in conference and banqueting.

Entry requirements for Food and Beverage Operations

  • KCSE Mean grade D+ (PLUS) with D+ (PLUS) or above in English or Kiswahili and a D- (MINUS) in Mathematics
  • IB 3-A Level 3 Credits
  • IGCSE 3 'O' Passes with E and above and/or equivalent of a mean grade of D (PLUS) with E in Math and English or Kiswahili
  • SATs 1010 and above out of 1600

All our students are required to go through a routine interview. At the Boma International Hospitality College, we have 3 intakes in a year: January, May and September every year. For more information about our courses, visit here. For both international and local students, we have some resourceful links on our footer to guide you with immigration requirements, term dates, student life and accomodation options.
For any further enquiries or clarifications, you are advised to get in touch with our office on phone or email.

Food and Beverage Operations Course Subjects

  • Food & Beverage Planning and Cost Control
  • Food & Beverage Service Operations Theory
  • Food & Beverage Service Practical’s
  • Food Production Theory & Practical’s
  • Applied Hotel Operations
  • Managerial Accounting 1
  • Customer Service & Effective Communication
  • Languages
  • Basic First Aid & Fire Safety
  • Business Applications
  • Personal Development Planning
  • Hospitality & Tourism Business Environment
  • Industry Placement I 4-5 months

About Boma International Hospitality College

Boma International Hospitality College (BIHC), in partnership with the Business & Hotel Management School (BHMS), is here to nurture your interest in the hospitality industry & empower your ambitions. We have developed a state of the art study program, designed to facilitate access to demanding but rewarding careers.

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