School of Hospitality - Tourism Department

Hospitality Industry commonly known as Hotel and Catering is a people-oriented industry that requires individuals with the necessary technical skills to serve in this vibrant industry. With a well furnished kitchen and restaurant, the School continues to produce competent graduates in the courses largely dealing with food production and beverage service, housekeeping and accommodation as well as other short courses.

OBJECTIVES

  • Give a clear overview and scope of the hospitality industry..
  • Produce highly qualified graduates who will excel in any section of the hospitality industry.
  • Equip the students with necessary supervisory skills to see them rise to the higher ranks in the hospitality industry.
  • Equip the students with the necessary entrepreneurial skills to enable them start and run a catering business..

PROSPECTS

The Hospitality Industry is among the oldest industries and has continued to remain vibrant because of the ever changing human needs, cultures and the incorporation of new talent in the industry. Students graduating from this department possess a professional attitude and the right technical skills, enabling them to create a conducive environment for clients travelling for business or vacation.

COURSE NAME REQUIREMENTS EXAM BODY DURATION(Months)
1. IATA/UFTAA Travel & Tourism Foundation Level 1 C- IATA 9
2. IATA/UFTAA Travel & Tourism Foundation Level 2 Level 1 IATA 6
3. Diploma in Tour Guiding Management C KNEC 24
4. Diploma in Tourism Management C KNEC 24
5.Airline Training Cabin Crew/Air Hostess C- (minus) IATA 9
6. Diploma in Tourism and Business Studies C- ICM 18
7. Diploma in Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Part 1 C- ABE 6
8. Diploma in Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Part 2 Part 1 ABE 6
9. Certificate in Tour Guiding Management D+ KNEC 12
10. Certificate in Tourism Management D+ KNEC 12