American Hospitality & Tourism Management Program

The (American) Hospitality & Tourism Management Program is a part-time Academic & Industry qualification. This program is designed to provide students with the versatile knowledge and experience required in the field of Hospitality & Tourism.

Course Content:  

Year One:

Module 1- Introduction to hospitality & tourism

Module 2- Hospitality soft skills

Module 3- Operational areas

Module 4- Sales & marketing

Module 5- Safety and security

Year Two:

Module 1- Introduction to Leadership Management

Module 2- Hospitality Leadership Skills

Module 3- Operational Leadership

Module 4- Managing Food & Beverage Operations

Module 5- Managing Business Operations

Module 6- Sales & Marketing

Module 7- Safety & Security


Course Duration

  • Course Duration is 2 Years.
  • Lessons are conducted five times a week


Advantages of studying with American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute:

  1. Students are registered directly with AHLEI and have access to have all study materials and certificates achieved.
  2. Certificates are Internationally Recognized can verified independently by prospective employers
  3. Your AHLEI Certificate confirms that you have achieved the American Standard and required level of competence as set by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.
  4. Earn Industry Qualifications while studying
  5. Assistance with Attachment
  6. Opportunity to Study abroad with paid internship in Dubai, South Africa and Istanbul.


Upon Completion of the two year program, the student earns their International Certificate from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institution. This certification allows the student to demonstrate proficiency in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry.

Assessment Methods

Candidates are assessed through assignments, tests and written examinations for all modules. Certificates in the American Hospitality & Tourism Program will be awarded upon successful completion of the program.

Students receive Hotel Management Training in Purchase & Supply Management, Sales, Service, Pastry, Food & Beverage Preparation.

Training is conducted 4 days a week.




Graffins College graduates are granted entry into an Academic or Industry Qualification programs of their choice. Ideally students may Specialize with AHLEI (American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute) or seek paid internship within Kenya and Abroad ( South Africa, Dubai & Turkey)



Admission Requirements

  • Applicants should possess one of the following:
    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
    • Average Grade C or equivalent,
  • Those with other qualifications and working experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Those with Average grade less than C must attend bridging courses determined by Graffins College.
  • Persons Aged 18 and above who have Admission to the program is subject to the approval of Graffins College Academic Board.


Intakes, Timings & More

  •  Prospective Students may register any time for this course.
  • New Classes Start : April, July, September, & December
  • Class Timings Are As Follows:
  •  Morning: 9.00AM -11.00AM
  • Afternoon: 2.00 PM- 4.00 PM
  • Evening: 5.30 PM-7.30 PM
  • Classes held at Westlands and Moi Avenue Campus
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