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Diploma in Housekeeping and Accommodation Studies

Diploma in Housekeeping and Accommodation Studies Course in Kenya

The Diploma in Housekeeping and Accommodation Studies is a comprehensive program designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in the field of hospitality, specifically in the area of housekeeping and accommodation management.

This program focuses on the essential aspects of maintaining clean, safe, and comfortable accommodations in various hospitality establishments. Students will gain practical skills, industry-specific knowledge, and a strong understanding of the housekeeping operations within the hospitality industry.

Course Outline

  • The housekeeper and the organization of the department
  • Routine methods of work
  • The staffing of the department
  • Contracts
  • Security, safety and first aid
  • Budgeting and buying
  • Communication Skills
  • ICT Application
  • Cleaning
  • Furniture
  • The linen room
  • Laundry, dry cleaning and stain removal
  • Pests and waste disposal
  • Room Interiors
  • Ceramics, glass, metals, plastics & sanitary fitments
  • Floorings or floor finishes
  • Carpets
  • Wall coverings & Fabrics
  • Interior decoration – lighting, heating, ventilation & flowers


Course duration: 6 months

Exam body:  ICM

Minimum grade: D plain

Career Prospects

Graduates of the Diploma in Housekeeping and Accommodation Studies program can pursue various rewarding career opportunities in the hospitality industry, including:

  • Housekeeping Manager
  • Accommodation Supervisor
  • Guest Service Manager
  • Hotel Operations Manager
  • Room Division Manager
  • Facility Manager
  • Housekeeping Trainer/Instructor
  • Quality Assurance Inspector

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With the comprehensive knowledge and practical skills gained from this program, graduates will be well-prepared to contribute to the success of hospitality establishments, ensuring clean, comfortable, and well-maintained accommodations for guests. The Diploma in Housekeeping and Accommodation Studies provides a strong foundation for a successful career in the dynamic and service-oriented hospitality industry.

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