Diploma in Food Production - Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology | Educartis

15 months
On Campus


Course Overview

This eighteen month Diploma in Food Production is designed to enhance students' contemporary skills in food preparation and kitchen management through practical training and theoretical classroom learning. Over the course of one and a half years, participants will acquire all the crucial and necessary skills required to work in some of Kenya's and the world's finest dining establishments, in one of the most exciting and fastest growing global industries. 

While working in this ever-expanding, competitive industry is challenging, it's also an extremely emotionally and financially rewarding experience. If you're interested in entering the hospitality sector, then this on-campus course will introduce you to the growing world of food production through basic operation techniques and hands-on core competency training, through a combination of theoretical lessons and mandatory practical sessions. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon completion of this programme, students will be able to: 

  • Fully understand the commodities required for food production, their market forms, selection, storage, and use. 
  • Explain the trends that will affect the F&B industry in the future. 
  • Take on managerial responsibilities as they relate to food service functions including menu planning, purchasing, storage, preparation and recipe development.
  • Understand the difference between commercial and institutional food service facilities. 
  • Explain the economic impact of the F&B industry. 

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Certification obtained

Diploma in Food Production 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will open students up to a number of exciting career opportunities and allow them to work as a: 

  • Food Production Team Manager
  • Food Processing Specialist 
  • Quality Assurance Expert in Food Production 
  • Food Safety Specialist 



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When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have: 

  • A KCSE mean grade of D+

How do I apply?

To apply, students must: 

  • Download an application form and medical form, duly fill all the required sections and submit the completed form with all the necessary documentation to the Thika or Nakuru Campus.
  • Provide a certified copy of your school qualifications (eg K.C.S.E)
  • Provide a copy of your national ID or passport

Payment options

The fee for this course is 25,000 KES per term.

The following are also provided at the institution at an additional fee:

  • Text Books
  • Practical cookery by David Foskett, Victor Cesarani & Ronald Kinton or Professional Cookery by Wayne Gisslen.
  • French/ German dictionary depending on the language of choice.

Important Information
All fees are payable in full by bankers cheque or through the institute's account. 

Account Information:

Account Name: Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology
Account Number: 0090200126361

Account Name: Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology
Account Number: 95840200000366

Detailed course information

This eighteen month diploma is taught on-campus at the Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology. It combines classroom learning with crucial hands-on practical sessions for a well rounded educational experience. Topics covered include: 

  • Culinary Theory
  • Fundamentals of the Hotel and Catering Industry
  • Events and Banqueting Management 
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Customer Serivce
  • Computer Proficiency 
  • Bar and Beverage Knowledge
  • Business Applications (IT and Research Skills) 
  • Personal Planning and Development 
  • International Language (French or German). 

Practical Sessions
Students are expected to report to their practical sessions with the following items. Please note that without these, you will not be able to attend the practical classes. 

  • Checked Trouser/skirt (knee length)
  • Chef’s Jacket
  • White Apron
  • Chefs Scarf – White
  • Chefs hat – White
  • 2 Dish Cloths
  • Pair of Oven Gloves
  • 1 Palette Knife
  • 1 Butcher's Knife
  • 1 Fruit Knife
  • Icing Set
  • Vegetable Peeler
  • 2 Wiping Cloths 
  • Lighter
  • Nametag
  • Black Leather Shoes (closed and flat). 

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Where and When


Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology

Thika Kiboko Road, behind Booth Extrusion, Kiambu, Thika, Kenya


Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology

Thika Kiboko Road, behind Booth Extrusion, Kiambu, Thika, Kenya

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