International Housekeeping & Accommodation Studies - Air Travel & Related Studies Center | Educartis

1 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This one year Diploma in International Housekeeping and Accommodation Services specialises in the core discipline of housekeeping operation and is targeted to students who wish to work in the housekeeping department of a hotel. The programme has been designed keeping in mind the requirements of the global hospitality industry and provides students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will give them a serious edge over the competition and significantly increase their employment potential. 
 Housekeeping and Accommodation is one of the most important factors of today's hospitality operations and is essential for room maintenance and keeping guests comfortable. It requires a certain set of technical and interpersonal skills and our on-campus programme can provide you with what it takes to direct the day-to-day operations of this vital department, from ‘big picture management’, down to the smallest technical details. 
 Upon completion, you'll receive a Diploma in International Housekeeping and Accommodation. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Successful graduates of this programme will have: 

  • Acquired the basic skills used in housekeeping management and operation 
  • Understood the relationship between housekeeping and other departments, as well as the crucial role housekeeping plays in relation to customer service. 
  • A comprehensive knowledge of cleaning equipment and cleaning agents. 
  • Developed specific ways to improve their housekeeping services, as well as methods to sustain these improvements. 
  • Developed a clear, objective definition of effective housekeeping. 

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Certification obtained

Diploma of International Housekeeping and Accommodation Services 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This diploma will open you up to a world of exciting job prospects including: 

  • Guest environment manager
  • Housekeeper
  • Room attendant
  • Accommodation cleaner

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

This course is designed for hard-working, trustworthy individuals who are seeking an interesting and diverse work environment. 

For all courses at the Air Travel and Related Studies Centre, a Leaving Certificate is generally required. 

How do I apply?

Early application and enrolment is advised on all our courses, due to a high level of demand. To apply, you must: 

  • Fill in an application form before the admission date
  • Bring your Leaving Certificate and all other relevant documents to our main campus 
  • Call or visit us to check availability for your preferred course, if your admissions form is delayed 

Payment options

The course fee for this programme is 90,000 KES per semester. We offer a flexible payment option per semester as follows: 

  • 50% of course fee in the first month 
  • 25% of course fee in the second month
  • 25% of course fee in the third month 

Detailed course information

This one year programme is taken on-campus at our Air Travel and Related Studies Centre. It combines nine months of theory with three months of mandatory work placement. 

The course outline is as follows: 

  • Overview of the Hospitality Industry
  • Basic Housekeeping Skills
  • Preparing and Cleaning Guest Rooms
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Management 
  • Cleaning Equipment and Agents 

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