Certificate in Hospitality Operations

Course Description

Hospitality Operations typically entails functions related to the day-to-day running of the service oriented business. This involves understanding the operations cycles from rooms divisions to food and beverage sections.


Course Duration

1 year


Course Intake

January, May, September


Entry Requirements

  • KCSE Mean grade D+ (PLUS) with D+ (PLUS) or above in English or Kiswahili and a D- (MINUS) in Mathematics
  • IB/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

Course Fees Kshs per annum

Student Tuition Application Fee Student Pass Accident Insurance Student ID Graduation & BHMS Admin Fee Uniform
Kenyan 453,870 2,500 - 5,000 1,000 25,000 30,600
East African 453,870 5,000 2,500 5,000 1,000 25,000 30,600
International 542,124 5,000 12,500 5,000 1,000 25,000 30,600

For more details see our full fees structure documents on downloads



Study Areas

Year 1
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry
  • Food and Beverage Service (Theory and Practicals)
  • The Art and Science of Food
  • Introduction to Culinary Arts
  • Business Applications (IT & Research Skills)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Practices
  • French 1 & 2
  • Introduction to Wine & Beverages
  • Housekeeping & Laundry Operations (Theory & Practicals)
  • Front Office Operations & Information Systems (Theory & Practicals)
  • Food & Beverage Cost Control
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Applied Hotel Operations Practicals @ The Boma Hotel
  • 15 Weeks Industry Placement

  • Enrollment

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