ARTISAN CERTIFICATE IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION AND SALES
The student applying for this course must have a KCPE Certificate and above.
Admission is done in January, May and September of each calendar year. The course is designed to impart 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 theory takes three terms out of which one is for attachment. At the end of the course the trainee sits for Kenya National Examination Council exam before proceeding for attachment. 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 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 the course, the trainee goes for a three 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.