Craft Certificate in Catering and Accommodation

Craft Certificate in Catering and Accomodation

Description of the Course

The craft food and beverage Production, sales and service course is designed to provide the trainee with skills, knowledge and attitude required to perform as a cook and a waiter/ waitress.

The course involves preparation, production and service of food and drink to people in all types of catering establishment.

Module Units

The following units will be covered:

Module 1

  • Communication Skills
  • Life skills
  • ICT
  • 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 2

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


  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE D or KCE Div. 3 or the equivalent
  • Course open to Beginners
  • Pass in relevant Artisan Course.

Career / Employment Opportunities: Room Attendant, Waiter / Waitress, Food production and service in the catering industry, Instructor in the Vocational Training Centre.

Progression Path: Diploma in Catering and Accommodation Management.



  • Chef’s jacket (white)
  • Chef’s hat
  • Apron (white)
  • Black trouser/skirt
  • 3 kitchen cloths, one must be glass cloth
  • Low black leather shoes
  • Chefs tie/Neck tie(red/white/red checked)
  • Oven gloves
  • Recipe cards and recipe files

 Restaurant (service) 

  • White shirt/blouse
  • Black trouser/skirt
  • Bow tie(black)
  • Service clothes
  • Black low leather shoes
  • Opener

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