Food and Beverage Service

Certificate program (City and Guilds)

Certificate 1 semester

About Food and Beverage Service programme

This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Food and Beverage Service is for you if you would like to work in the hospitality sector specialising in the food and beverage sector.

The qualification provides you with a good understanding of the service side of hospitality, providing you with the opportunity to learn essential skills in serving food and beverages, product knowledge, customer service and financial element of running a hospitality business.

Objectives of Food and Beverage Service

Achieving this Technical Certificate in Food and Beverage Service qualification will enable you to gain employment in the front of house area, typically in any of the following roles.

  • Food and beverage staff
  • Waiting staff
  • Bar staff
  • Host or hostess

These roles could be undertaken in a range of establishments where guests wish to have different dining experiences:

  • Restaurants 
  • Hotels
  • Boutique hotels
  • Contract catering (fine dining)
  • Conferencing and events

Entry requirements for Food and Beverage Service

  • KCSE Mean Grade D

Food and Beverage Service Course Subjects

By undertaking this Technical Certificate in Food and Beverage Service qualification you will cover skills and techniques required to deliver food and beverage service to guests.

You will develop both the hard and soft skills that will allow you to work in a variety of establishments and settings including hotels, restaurants, and specialist events catering.

The mandatory content of this qualification includes:   

  • Introduction to the industry
  • Customer service  
  • Working safely
  • Menu knowledge
  • Food and beverage service
  • Food and beverage product knowledge
  • Food and beverage business finance

Colleges offering Food and Beverage Service

Food and Beverage Service

Jodan College of Technology
Kiambu County

Food and Beverage Service

Hi- Tech International College
Uasin Gishu County

Food and Beverage Service

Railway Training Institute (RTI)
Nairobi County

Food and Beverage Service

Dykaan College
Kiambu County

Food and Beverage Service

Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology
Kiambu County

Food and Beverage Service

Apsolid Vocational Training Center
Mombasa County

Food and Beverage Service

Cake Emporium College of Confectionary Arts
Mombasa County