Catering and Accommodation Operations

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Catering and Accommodation Operations programme

Hospitality refers to the relationship between a guest and a host, wherein the host receives the guest with goodwill, including the reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.

The hospitality industry is one of the largest industries in the world. This makes it one of the most competitive industries.  Catering and accommodation operations requires dynamism and the highest level of creativity. This course aims at training an all rounded professional who meets the international standards.

The course equips one with:

  • Good communication Skills
  • Managerial Skills
  • International Hospitality Skills
  • Professionalism

Career path

Catering and accomodation operations graduates can become a room attendant, waiter/waitress, food production and service in the catering industry , instructor in vocational training centres, a chef, baker, , sommelier, store manager, barista, housekeeper, or entrepreneur in the industry of hospitality.

Objectives of Catering and Accommodation Operations

This catering and accomodation operations course is specifically designed for learners who would like to be proficient in food and beverage production, service and the management of catering and accommodation establishments. Once enrolled for this course you are not only fit for employment, but with the relevant skills to start and run your own catering and accommodation business.

 

Entry requirements for Catering and Accommodation Operations

The minimum entry requirements for the certificate in catering and accomodation operations course are:

  • Pass in relevant Artisan Course or;
  • KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) or;
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

Catering and Accommodation Operations Course Subjects

Module I

  • Communication skills
  • Life skills
  • Information communication technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Food and beverage production
  • Food and beverage service and sales
  • Food science and nutrition
  • Catering and accommodation control
  • First aid and home nursing
  • Mathematics

 

Module II

  • House keeping
  • Front office operations
  • Laundry
  • Catering and accommodation premise
  • Business plan
  • Research project

Colleges offering Catering and Accommodation Operations

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Mariansit Technical Institute Mombasa
Mombasa County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Eldoret College of Professional Studies
Uasin Gishu County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Masinga Vocational Training Center
Machakos County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Thika College of Banking & Accountancy
Kiambu County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (kips)
Nairobi County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Eldoret Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Petanns Institute of Business Studies
Kiambu County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology
Kiambu County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Trans Ian Computer Secretarial College
Machakos County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf
Nairobi County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Transafric Accountancy and Management College
Kiambu County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute
Nairobi County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

East Africa Institute of Certified Studies (ICS)
Nairobi County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Institute of Neo Technology and Business Management
Kiambu County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Kiambu Institute of Computer Engineering
Kiambu County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

Kenya Israel Technical College
Machakos County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

East Africa College of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Nairobi County

Catering and Accommodation Operations

The Kabete National Polytechnic
Nairobi County