Kenya Utalii College Courses & Fee Structure for 2024

Ida Musyoka

The Kenya Utalii College is a leader in the hospitality and tourism world. It is known for producing highly skilled students for the hospitality industry.

However, this is a very competitive college and you need make sure that you meet all the requirement. The college is currently offering diploma, certificate and short term refresh courses.

Courses offered at Kenya Utalii College and their cost

Degree Courses

Kenya Utalii College recently started offering degree programs. The programs are done in partnership with the University of Nairobi. Some of the degree courses offered by the college include Degree in Hotel Management and Degree in Travel and Tourism Management.

To qualify for the degree program you must meet the minimum university degree qualifications. Applications for the degree program should be done through the university of Nairobi website.

Diploma Courses (3 Years)

  • Diploma in Hotel Management – Ksh 92,700
  • Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management – Ksh 88,200

Certificate Courses (1.5 Years)

  • Certificate in Food Production – Ksh 85,700
  • Certificate in Food Production Apprenticeship – Ksh 85,700
  • Certificate in Housekeeping and Laundry – Ksh 85,700
  • Certificate in Food Beverage and Service – Ksh 85,700
  • Certificate in Travel Operations – Ksh 84,200
  • Certificate in Tour Guiding and Administrations – Ksh 84,200
  • Certificate in Front Office Operations – Ksh 85,700

Short courses in Kenya Utalii College

The college also admits students who want to take short courses under one year. These courses are professional for people looking for join the workforce or become self-employed. Here are some courses that students can take under one year:

3 month short courses

  • Front desk techniques ksh 40,000
  • Bar Operations Techniques ksh 40,000
  • Barista ksh 40,000
  • Banqueting Operation Techniques ksh 40,000
  • Food & Beverage Service Supervision ksh 40,000
  • Supervisory Management in Organizations ksh 40,000
  • Housekeeping Operations Techniques ksh 40,000
  • Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Operations Techniques ksh 35,000

1 month short course

  • Cake Making & Decoration
  • Pastry and Bakery
  • Kitchen Operation Techniques
  • Food Safety & Hygiene Practices in Food Establishment

2 month short course

  • Hotel information Systems (Opera)
  • Food & Beverage Control

How to gain admission to Kenya utalii college

  • Kenya Utalii College invites both local and international applicants. The lessons and lectures are made in English. Before application, students are expected to be fluent in written and spoken English language.
  • Invitation for applicants is made in April of every year so applicants are expected to check the official college website and local dailies.
  • Application forms are available for download at the official college website . Forms are also available for collection at the admission desk on the main campus or Mombasa and Kisumu satellite campuses.
  • Fill the forms correctly and attach all the necessary documents such as national identification card and academic documents.
  • Deposit a non-refundable admission fee of ksh 1000 for local students and $50 for international students.
  • Attack the application form to the original bank slip. Make sure that slip has your name at the back.
  • Address the application to:

The principal

Kenya Utalii College

PO BOX 31591- 00600



Is Kenya Utalii College Private Or Government?

It is a government owned college that was established in 1975 for hospitality and tourism training.

Is Utalii College Under KUCCPS?

Yes Utalii college is under KUCCPS so you can make an application as a government sponsored=red student.

Why Is Utalii College So Expensive?

Utalii College is one of the most expensive hospitality college in Kenya. It is expensive because it offers world-class training to the students. The students also get support after training to get employment opportunities. It is one of the most reputable hospitality college in east Africa and admits both local and international students.

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