Diploma in Catering and Accommodation Management

The diploma in Catering & Accommodation Management is a three year course designed to equip the learners with the skill and knowledge that will prepare them for challenging roles in the hospitality industry. After successful completion of the course, the learners will be examined by the KNEC.

Expected Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Perform essential food production and cost control strategies.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a team when completing hospitality related activities
  • Manage front office operations and demonstrate strong customer service skills.
  • Manage housekeeping operations.
  • Develop their leadership and communication skills to gain an edge in the job market.

Career Opportunities

  • Pastry Chef
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Hotel Manager

Progression Path

Degree in related area

Programme Duration and Structure

This Diploma course shall be offered in 3 years which is nine (9) terms.

Entry Requirements

  • An aggregate grade C- (minus)

Module Units

Module I

Food Science and Nutrition

Accommodation Operations Theory

Information communication technology (ICT)



Food and beverage production

Food and beverage service and Control Theory


Life skills

Food and beverage service and sales

Housekeeping, front office laundry

Catering and accommodation control I

Catering and accommodation premise

Module II

Catering and accommodation control II

Diet therapy

Hospitality Accounting and Control

Food Beverage Production Management Practice

Food Beverage Production Management Theory

Accomodation Operations Management I and Law Theory

Business plan

Law related to hospitality industry

Module III

Accommodation operations management II

Principles and practices of management

Food and beverage production management Theory

Food and Beverage service and Sales Management Theory

Priciples of Accounting and Management

Sales and marketing for hospitality industry

Human relations

Research methods

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