Housekeeping and Laundry Course


The Housekeeping and Laundry Course is an intensive program designed to equip the students with the key fundamentals of managing Housekeeping and Laundry operations in the hospitality industry. Theoretical and skills training is combined to enable the trainees gain valuable insights into the norms, values and processes used in the hospitality industry which focuses on ensuring quality service delivery to its customers.

Course Topics

Year 1

  • Fundamentals of Housekeeping Operations
  • Introduction to Hospitality Industry
  • Fundamentals of Laundry Operations
  • Business Communication
  • Basic Language (JFIG) I
  • Housekeeping Practical I
  • Laundry Operational Skills
  • Housekeeping Operations I
  • Fundamentals of Dry cleaning Operations
  • Basic information Technology
  • Basic Language (JFIG) II
  • Housekeeping Practical II
  • Dry-cleaning Operational Skills
  • Property Management
  • Textile Knowledge
  • Human Relations
  • Hotel and Travel Law
  • Housekeeping Supervision
  • Intermediate Language (JFIG) I
  • Housekeeping Practical III
  • Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Operations Skill


Year 2

  • Housekeeping Operations and Control
  • Laundry and Dry cleaning Operations
  • Leisure and Recreational Studies
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Intermediate Language (JFIG) II
  • Social Aspects of Tourism
  • Environmental Studies
  • Internal Internship and Project (Hotel & Laundry)
  • Industrial Training


Career Opportunity

There are a wide range of career opportunities available for the graduates of this course, ranging from entry level supervision in hotels, learning institutions, restaurants, hospitals, airlines, laundry and dry cleaning plants, laundry shops, entertainment and leisure properties, members clubs, cleaning companies, cruise ships, etc.


Entry Requirements

KCSE Aggregate C-, English C- or any other equivalent qualification. 3rd Division at “O” Level, or its equivalent with a credit in English Language, and a pass in Mathematics.



  • Mr. Michael O. Owino - Head of Department
  • Mrs. Fannice A. Maloba
  • Mrs. Pauline H. Jilo
  • Dr. Juliana Kyalo
  • Ms. Teresiah W. Gichinga
  • Mr. Jackson Njeru
  • Ms. Elizabeth Komora
  • Mr. Wycliffe Omutimu