Are you looking to pursue a hospitality management course? In this article check out some of the best colleges in Kenya where you can pursue a Diploma in Hospitality that are accredited by the ministry of Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Tourism.
When it comes to deciding where you want to pursue your higher education it is important to remember to choose a school that has the facilities to provide you with the best education that can open opportunities for you.
According to Muthoni Ndegwa, a Recruitment Manager at a leading recruitment firm, “Employers pay a lot of attention to where you studied.”
Here Is A List Of Colleges In Kenya To Pursue A Hospitality Management Course
1. Kenya Utalii College
Utalii College is one of the best colleges in Kenya that offers hospitality management courses.
“Employers in the hospitality and tourism industries always prefer graduates from Utalii College.”
Kenya Utalii College is renowned for providing world class training for the Hospitality and Tourism industry both locally and internationally.
Established 47 years ago the College has trained over 60,000 graduates from around the world who continue to serve in the local and international hospitality and tourism industry.
It is the Secretariat for Africa’s only Association of Hospitality and Tourism Schools (AHTSA) which has a membership of more than 27 Hospitality schools drawn from over 15 countries.
It is also an East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) accredited Center of Excellence in Hospitality and Tourism training. Utalii College Courses all revolve around hospitality and tourism.
2. International Hotel & Tourism Institute
IHTI is a hospitality training center that was established in 2005 but has since risen to become among one of the best colleges in Kenya where you can study hospitality management.
IHTI offers its students outstanding international connections. Through its sister company, PIE International Educational Services, IHTI provides its graduates with excellent opportunities to advance their education and training in a variety of affiliate schools abroad.
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So if you are considering a hospitality management course IHTI is a school you should definitely consider.
3. Boma International Hospitality College
This is another great college where you can pursue hospitality. The college is fully equipped with facilities and has access to all front and back-of-the-house facilities of Boma Hotels including the Front Office and Housekeeping areas.
This gives you access to the hospitality industry where you can learn practical skills that will help you build a great career.
4. Amboseli Institute Of Hospitality and Technology
The Institution was was established in 1996 to offer courses in hospitality and tourism. The main Campus is located in Thika town and they have another campus is located in Nakuru town. They have regular intakes usually in January, April, July & October.
One of the reasons why you should consider this institute is because it offers job placement services which will make starting your career so much easier.
5. Tsavo Institute of Technology
Tsavo Institute of Technology was founded in the year 2000 and was then known as Tsavo Park Hotel Institute.The college is located in Voi
The institute is a member of Tsavo Camps and Lodges. It also serves as the training wing of Tsavo Camps and Lodges. Which means that it provide practical experience to its students which will come in handy when they start there career.
Deciding where to study you hospitality management course, is something you should take very seriously because some institutions offer more benefits than others it also means that some are more difficult to get into and you need to take this into account as well.
This list is not comprehensive and as such you should unsure you conduct proper research before deciding which school you will settle on.
By Michelle Wanjiku
Michelle is a Communication Officer/Digital Marketer at Career Point Kenya. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.