Certificate in Travel and Tour Operations - Technical University of Kenya | Educartis

1 years
On Campus


Course Overview

The School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies is one of the oldest academic units at the university, having been established in 1964 as the Department of Institutional Management. SHTS produces highly competent, technological and application-oriented leaders, practitioners and managers for the hospitality, leisure and tourism industries. The School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies is focused in producing internationally competent practitioners and managers in the service industries. Graduates of the Diploma and Bachelor of Technology join the industry as Supervisors, Tour and Travel guides, Event Planners, Chefs, Hotel and Restaurant Managers, Executive Housekeepers, Laundry Operators, Tourism Advisors, Consultants and Strategists while certificate holders are competent operations personnel.

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Quality Objectives: To provide quality technological education and training for creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the fields of hospitality, leisure, event and tourism.To establish a functional management structure and systems that promotes efficient, cost-effective, and timely delivery of programs and services to our students and other stakeholders.To create and deliver programs and services that enhance the productivity, quality and contribution of hospitality, leisure and tourism to sustainable social, economic and cultural development as well as environmental conservation and resource stewardship in local communities and counties.To promote inter-institutional collaboration, partnerships and networks with our peers, public and private organizations in the areas of teaching, research and knowledge creation, innovation and technological transfer, joint programming, student and faculty exchange nationally and globally.To establish an infrastructure with programs and resources to attract high quality students, develop and retain high calibre staff. To enhance financial sustainability of our programs and operations through enhanced consultancy, commercial and enterprise activities. To provide quality student focused support services. To continually improve the quality of our educational, training, research, and outreach as well as extension programs and services. To maintain a fair and creative work environment that promotes and respects academic freedom and freedom of expression, liberty, diversity in all forms, and hard work.
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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

KSCE Mean Grade D+ (plus) and at least a D+ in each subject cluster

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