Food and Beverage Production Service Certificate

KNEC

Certificate 2 years

Overview

This food and beverage production and service course looks at the production of food and beverages from a holistic point of view. It covers both the theoretical and practical aspects of food and beverage production.

The aim of this course of study 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.

This course is suitable for both self-employment and Salaried Jobs. The learner is able to:

  • Produce various local and international cuisines
  • Be creative
  • Become a skilled entrepreneur
  • Food and Beverage production that is up to international standards
  • Manage and run a hospitality establishment
  • Become a professional of international standards

Objectives

This food and beverage production and service certificate course provides students with adequate professional skills needed to operate within a food and beverage department of a hotel or any food service operations establishment.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements for the certificate in food and beverage production and service course are:

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

Course content

Module I

  • Food and beverage production theory
  • Food and beverage production practice
  • Food science and nutrition
  • Mathematics
  • Basic mathematical operations
  • Information communication technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Life skills
  • Communication skills

 

Module II

  • Food and beverage sales and service  theory
  • Food and beverage sales and service  practice
  • Food and beverage control
  • Catering premises and equipments
  • Trade project orientation

Colleges offering Food and Beverage Production Service Certificate course

Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology
Public College
Nakuru Town East Constituency
Jodan College of Technology
Private College
Thika Town Constituency
Kenya Institute of Professional Studies
Private College
Nairobi County
Bridge College
Private College
Nairobi County
Dykaan College
Private College
Kiambu Town Constituency
Aberdare Institute of Business and Catering
Private College
Ruiru Constituency
Westford International Training College
Private College
Ruiru Constituency
Unity College of Proffessional Studies
Private College
Ruiru Constituency
The Kabete National Polytechnic
National Polytechnic
Ruiru Constituency
Riccatti Business College
Private College
Nairobi County
Regional Centre of Management
Private College
Nairobi County
Railway Training Institute
Public College
Nairobi County
Petanns Institute of Business Studies
Private College
Kiambu Town Constituency
P.C.E.A Kibera Emmanuel Technical Training Center
Private College
Kiambu Town Constituency
Muguga Vocational Training Centre
Private College
Kiambu Town Constituency

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements for the certificate in food and beverage production and service course are:

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

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