Diploma in Catering and Accommodation Management

The Diploma in Catering and Accommodation Management course is designed to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to perform managerial duties in a catering and accommodation establishment.

The course is designed in modular form where the trainee can enter and leave for the world of work at the end of each module. There are three modules. Each module prepares the trainee to perform a particular task, whose total value combined to produce the required graduate at the end of the third module.


  • A Minimum KCSE Grade of C – or the equivalent
  • Duration: 9 terms
  • Exam Body: KNEC

Course structure and modules

Module I
Communication Skills
Life Skills
Information Communication Technology
Food and Beverage Production
Food and Beverage Service and Sales
Housekeeping, Front Office, Laundry and Home Nursing
Catering and Accommodation Control I
Catering and Accommodation Premise

Module II
Accommodation Management I
Catering and Accommodation Control II
Diet Therapy
Hospitality Accounting
Law Related to Hospitality Industry
Business Plan

Module III
Accommodation Operations Management II
Principles and Practices of Management
Sales and Marketing for Hospitality Industry
Human Relations
Research Methods

Mode of study

Part time

Career opportunities

Pastry Chef
Food and Beverage Manager
Restaurant Manager
Hotel Manager

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You will be taught by enthusiastic staff with vast experience in their fields, experts who place great emphasis on preparing you for success in further study, in your career, and in life.