Diploma in Hospitality Management - Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology | Educartis

27 months
On Campus


Course Overview

This one year diploma is specifically designed for individuals who wish to enter the international hotel and hospitality field and who aspire to a management career in this industry. It aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the operational aspects of the industry and knowledge of the underlying principles involved. This on-campus programme will provide learners with an academic education together with vocational core competency training, which carries considerable value with employers worldwide. It can also benefit individuals who are looking to obtain the necessary, specialised knowledge when opening their own business. 

From working in hotels and restaurants, to resorts and cruise ships, with this Hospitality Management Diploma, you'll find plenty of opportunities to travel, explore different cultures, and meet new people. Not only does this career path come with its own unique rewards, but it will also provide you with a steady income, a varied schedule, and countless opportunities for advancement. If this sounds like the right path for you, then this on-campus course will provide you with the skills, knowledge, discipline, and ethics that are highly valued throughout the industry and count as much as academic and practical skills in ensuring a successful career. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Practice effective sales techniques and procedures including marketing, public relations, and entrepreneurship.
  • Create favorable guest experiences by using professional service management techniques in a hospitality business environment
  • Make clear and logical decisions by organizing, analyzing, and interpreting information and formulating rational solutions. 
  • Contribute to positive team performance by appraising and managing one’s own team-related competencies, in particular, the knowledge, skills and attitudes considered transportable from one team to another.
  • Intelligently use current and relevant technology, information, and findings from research data to enhance organizational performance.

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Certification obtained

Diploma in Hospitality Management

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will successfully prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Hospitality Manager
  • Hospitality Investor
  • Institutions Manager
  • Entrepreneur

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have: 

  • A KCSE mean grade of C-

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: 

  • All required Text Books
  • Practical Cookery by David Foskett, Victor Cesarani & Ronald Kinton or professional Cookery by Wayne Gisslen
  • Food and Beverge services &Sales by Davis Lillicrap
  • Front Office by Peter Abbot & Sue Lewry
  • Hotel, Hostel & Hospital Housekeeping by Joan C. Branson & Margaret Lennox
  • French/German dictionary depending with 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 thirty 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: 

  • Sales and Marketing 
  • Business Ethics 
  • Accounting
  • Introduction to Management Concepts
  • Business Communication 
  • International Language (German or French) 
  • Food Service Operations and Theory 
  • Personal Development 
  • Introduction to Spirits and other Alcoholic Beverages 

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. 

  •  Sky blue long-sleeved shirt/blouse
  •  Black skirt (Knee-length) or trouser
  •  Black coat
  •  Chef scarf (Red)
  •  Chef’s Jacket
  •  White Apron
  •  White dustcoat

Addition Equipment
2 dish cloths, 1 glass cloth, a pair of oven gloves, 1 palette knife, 1 butcher’s knife, 1 fruit knife, 1 bottle opener, 1 professional corkscrew, 2 yellow dusters, 1 pair of industrial gloves, Icing set, Vegetable Peeler, 2 Wiping cloths, Lighter, Nametag, Black bow tie & black leather shoes (closed flat), Text Books (all should be purchased).

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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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