CRAFT CERTIFICATE IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION AND SALES
The student applying for this course must have a mean grade of D+ at KCSE and must have passed in English / Kiswahili and at least a science subject. Home science subject is an added advantage.
Admission is done in May and September during each calendar year. The course is designed to impart supervisory and operative skills in the trainee.
The course is practical oriented with the student expected to attend 75% without which they will not be registered for KNEC Exam. The course is as outlined:
This course takes two calendar years. After every end of a year the trainee sits for Kenya National Examination Council exam before proceeding to the next module. The trainee also undertakes internal exams which include two Continuous Assessment Tests, Assignments, presentations and an end Term Exam. The marks acquired by the trainee are compiled and averaged at the end of the year and submitted to KNEC as coursework marks. KNEC exams are taken in July and November every year.
The trainees have two practical lessons per week whereby they produce food and market it for sale besides the theory classes.
After module two, the trainee goes for a five month attachment to various establishments that offer hospitality services. This is meant to expose them further to real practical situation before finally joining the industry on completion of their course.