Top 10 Hotel Management Colleges in Tanzania [2023-2024]

 Top 10 Hotel Management Colleges in Tanzania

Top 10 Hotel Management Colleges in Tanzania

There is no meticulous definition of hotel management.

Hotel management is a field of business and study that tends itself to the operational aspects of a hotel in a variety of affiliated topics such as Accounting, administration, finance, information systems, human resource management, sales, public relations, revenue management, leadership, gastronomy and more.

Hotel management courses train students to work in the hospitality sector in different disciplines such as hospitality management, hotel and tourism management, hotel management, and restaurant technology.

Hotel management courses are available as short-term certificate courses, full-time hotel management diploma courses, undergraduate and Post Graduate hotel management courses with hospitality management, catering, and tourism as majors. The following are 10 hotel management colleges in Tanzania.

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#1. Kilimanjaro Institute of Technology and Management (Mwenge, Dar es Salaam)

Kilimanjaro institute of technology is one of the hotel management colleges in Tanzania.

The Kilimanjaro Institute of Technology and Management (KITM) is well known for its PRACTICALITY thus making it a leading Tanzania practically oriented training institution aimed at providing a variety of vocational and Technical courses from Certificate to Diploma level.

REQUIREMENTS:

NACTE LEVEL 4 BASIC CERTIFICATE

Form four with a minimum of four passes excluding religious subjects.

OR

VETA level 3 certificate of related course

NACTE ORDINARY DIPLOMA

Basic certificate of any related course from an institution recognized by NACTE.

OR

Form six with at least 1 principal pass and 1 subsidiary

VETA LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE

Form four with leaving certificate

DEPARTMENTS:

Hotel Management

Courses:

Vocational Certificate in Hotel Management-VETA

Vocational Certificate in Front Office-VETA

Department of Computing and informatics

Courses:

Basic Technician Certificate in Computing, Information and Communication Technology

Diploma in Information and Communication Technology

Vocational Certificate in Information and Communication Technology – VETA

Department of Business Management

Courses:

  • Diploma Business Administration
  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma Procurement and Supply
  • Basic Technician Certificate in Business Administration
  • Basic Technician Certificate in Accountancy
  • Basic Technician Certificate Procurement and Supply
  • Vocational Certificate in Business Operations Assistant (BOA)-VETA

FEES:

Certificate in Hotel Management: 680,000 Shilling (Tsh)

DURATION:

 Nine (9) Months

#2. The Amazon College (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)

Another Hotel Management college in Tanzania is Amazon College. Amazon College is aimed at helping people of all ages attain education and skills.

The primary objective of Amazon College is to provide self-employment for their students and to find employment opportunities in various institutions and companies.

Amazon College is a private college that offers short courses at the Certificate level in the sector. The institute offer courses in 10 fields and it has seven (7) branches in Dar es Salaam. Each of these branches offers courses in various departments.

The Amazon College Buguruni Branch

This branch offers courses in four departments namely: Full Hotel Management course, English course, computer course and teaching course.

Certificate in Full Hotel Management

Training in Hotel Management and services specializes in four (4) fields:

  • Hotel housekeeping
  • Hotel front office (Reception)
  • Hotel food production and cookery (Mapishi)
  • Hotel food and beverages and sales.

DURATION: Nine (9) months (6 months in class and 3 field practice)

FEES: 700,000 Shillings (Tsh)

The Amazon College Magomeni Branch

This branch offers courses in five departments namely: Computer course, Driving course, QT/Resetters, Full Hotel Management Course, and Teaching.

Certificate in Full Hotel Management

Training in Hotel Management and services specializes in four (4) fields:

  • Hotel housekeeping
  • Hotel front office (Reception)
  • Hotel food production and cookery (Mapishi)
  • Hotel food and beverages and sales.

DURATION: Nine (9) months (6 months in class and 3 field practice)

FEES: 700,000 Shillings (Tsh)

The Amazon College Mbagala Branch

This branch offers courses in five fields namely: Hotel management course, Computer course, Teaching course, English course and Driving course.

Certificate in Basic Hotel Management

Training in Basic Hotel Management specializes in two (2) fields:

  • Hotel food production and cookery(Mapishi)
  • Hotel  food  &beverage services and sales

DURATION: 6 months (3 months in class and 3 field practice)

FEES: 400,000 Shillings (Tsh)

The Amazon College Tegeta Branch

This branch offers courses in six fields namely: Hotel management, Computer course, English course, Make up the course, Driving course and Teaching course.

Certificate in Basic Hotel Management

Training in Basic Hotel Management specializes in two (2) fields:

  • Hotel  food production and cookery(Mapishi)
  • Hotel  food  &beverage services and sales

DURATION: 6 months (3 months in class and 3 field practice)

FEES: 400,000 Shillings (Tsh)

The Amazon College Banana Branch

This branch offers courses in four departments namely: Full Hotel Management course, English course, computer course and driving course.

Certificate in Basic Hotel Management

  • Training in Basic Hotel Management specializes in two (2) fields:
  • Hotel  food production and cookery(Mapishi)
  • Hotel  food  &beverage services and sales

DURATION: 6 months (3 months in class and 3 field practice)

FEES: 400,000 Shillings (Tsh)

The Amazon College Kariakoo Branch

The Amazon College Kariakoo branch is sub-divided into four departments but there is no hotel management course in this branch. The following are the various fields of speciality:

Tourism & Tour Guide course

Full secretarial  & typing

Computer course

English course

The Amazon College Mbezi branch

The Amazon College Mbezi branch is sub-divided into four departments but there is no hotel management course in this branch. The following are the various fields of speciality.

Ushonaji / Tailoring

Computer course

English course

Driving course

#3. Njuweni Institute of Hotel Catering and Tourism Management (Kibaha-Pwani, Maili Moja, Tanzania)

Njuweni Institute of Hotel Catering and Tourism management is not left out when talking of Hotel management colleges in Tanzania.

Njuweni Institute is among the best hospitality training institutions in Tanzania. Njuweni Institute of Hotel Catering and Tourism Management is a private institute and has been running since 1999.

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 Njuweni Institute of Hotel Catering and Tourism management offers Certificates, Diplomas and other professional knowledge, skills and change of behaviours courses and attitudes towards customers in the tourism and hotel operations.

It conducts a variety of both short and long term courses. The duration of short courses ranges from 2 to 9 months while long courses last from one (1) to two (2) years.

Certificates in short courses:

  • Basic hotel and catering management
  • Front office operations
  • Food and beverage services and sales
  • Tourism and tour guiding
  • Housekeeping
  • Food production
  • Video shooting
  • Basic computer studies

DURATION: Two (2) to nine (9) months

Certificates for long courses (Diploma courses):

  • Diploma in food and beverage production and service NTA level 5-6
  • Diploma in room division NTA level 5-6
  • Diploma in tourism and travel studies NTA level 5-6

DURATION: Two (2) years

FEES: Certificate in Basic Hotel Management: 1,300,000 (TSH)

#4. National College of Tourism (NCT)

National College of Tourism (NCT) is not left out when talking of hotel management colleges in Tanzania. National College of Tourism is a government-owned institute operating under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism.  

It originated from the Hotel & Tourism Training Institute (HTTI) which was established in 1969 under a British firm called “Hallmark Hotels Ltd”.

National College of Tourism is aimed at providing high-quality education and training to persons wishing to take up lucrative and career-enhancing positions in the Hospitality and Tourism industry.

The institute operates under three campuses: Bustani, Temeke and Arusha. National College of Tourism offers certificates in 22 courses not leaving certificates in Hospitality.

Certificate in Hospitality

Areas of speciality:

  • Food production
  • Food and beverage services
  • Front office operation
  • Housekeeping and laundry operations
  • Pastry and bakery.

REQUIREMENT: A certified Certificate of Secondary Education with four (4) passes (D) excluding religious subjects.

DURATION: One (1) year

FEES: 1,465,400 TShs

#5. Zanzibar City College (Amani Street, Zanzibar)

Zanzibar City College (ZCC), Institute of Technology, Business and Management is a private institute that is practically oriented towards providing a wide range of vocational and technical courses from Certificates to Diploma level.

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It is located at Amani street, Zanzibar.

Diplomas and Certificates issued by this institute are recognised by both local and international universities. Zanzibar City College specialises in areas like ICT, Business, Hotel and Tourism including short courses.

Certificate Programs

Certificate in Hotel Management

Courses:

  • Food Production
  • Food beverages and services
  • Front office
  • Procurement

Minimum entry Requirement: Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (NECTA)

with four “D” passes in non-religious subjects.

FEES: 750,000TShs

DURATION: One (1) year.

  • Certificate in Housekeeping and Tailoring
  • Certificate in Tour guide and operations
  • Certificate in Air Fare and Ticketing
  • Certificate in Business Information Technology
  • Certificate in Community Development and Social Administration
  •  Certificate in Procurement and Supply
  • Certificate in Human Resources and Management
  • Certificate in Accountancy

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Short Course Programs:

  • Graphic design (Adobe packages)
  • Basic computer application
  • Desktop Application Development
  • Website development
  • Foreign language (English, French, German etc)

Entry requirement: Leaving certificate of Secondary school

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#6. Bestway Institute of Training (Sinza mapambano, Shekilango road, DSM)

Bestway Institute of Training (BIT) is not left out when talking of hotel management colleges in Tanzania.

Bestway institute is a private institution aimed at delivering the best and most affordable technical and vocational skills and knowledge.

Bestway institute programs are sub-divided into long term programs, short term programs and other programs.

The institution offers certificates and Diploma programs in Accountancy with NACTE and with VETA Business Operation Assistance (BOA), Information Technology (IT), Food Production (FP), and Tailoring (T) as long Programmes and Business Administration (DBA), Record Management (RM), Hotel Management (HM), Secretarial Course (SC), Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (HBT), Security Systems (CCTV Camera), Accounting Packages (AP), Video Production (VP), Computer Course (CC), and Graphics Designing (GD).

Long-term programs

Diploma-Accountancy (Two years) (850,000TShs)

Entry Requirements:

NACTE ORDINARY DIPLOMA

Basic Certificate of any related course from an institution recognized by NACTE
Form six with at least 1 principal pass and 1 subsidiary

Certificate –Accountancy(One year) (800,000TShs)

Entry Requirements:

NACTE LEVEL 4 BASIC CERTIFICATE

Form four with a minimum of four passes in non-religious subject NTA level 3 certificate of the related course.

Business operations assistant (Two years) (800,000TShs)

Entry Requirements:

VETA LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE

At least pass in Any Subject:

  • Certificate in Tailoring (Two years) (600,000TShs)
  • Certificate in Food production (Two years) (500,000TShs)

Entry Requirements:

  • VETA LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE
  • Form four with leaving Certificate

Other Programmes

  • Hotel Management (One year) (500,000TShs)
  • Business Administration (six months) (600,000TShs)
  • Record management (six months) (600,000TShs)
  • Hairdressing and beauty therapy (six months) (600,000TShs)
  • Secretarial studies (six months) (600,000TShs)

Entry Requirements:

VETA LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE

Form four or standard seven level of education.

Short-term Programs

  • CCTV Camera installation (Two months) (200,000TShs)
  • Computer Application course (Three months) (240,000TShs)
  • Video production programme (Three months) (300,000TShs)
  • Computer maintenance and repair (Four months) (350,000TShs)
  • Graphic designing course (Five months) (400,000TShs)
  • Accounting packages programmes (Three months) (450,000TShs)

Entry Requirements:

VETA LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE

Ability to read and write

Website: www.bestway.ac.tz

#7. Malimo vocational training College (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)

Another Hotel Management college in Tanzania is Malimo Vocational Training College which is located at Dar es Salaam.

This institute offers certificates in eleven (11) courses not leaving out Hotel management courses.

Certificate programs

Certificate in Hotel Management

Courses:

  • Food production
  • Food and beverage services
  • Front office operation
  • Housekeeping and laundry operations
  • Pastry and bakery.

DURATION: Six (6) months

  • Certificate in Driving course (Duration: one month)
  • Certificate in Basic Computer Application (three months)
  • Certificate in Salon and makeup (three months)
  • Certificate in Graphic design (three months)
  • Certificate in English course (three months)
  • Certificate in Decoration (three months)
  • Certificate in Programming Language (three months)
  • Certificate in Secretarial course (one year)
  • Certificate in Information Technology (one year)
  • Certificate in Accounting packages (three months).

#8. Cambridge Institute of Tourism Management Tanzania (ArushaTanzania)

The Cambridge Institute of Tourism Management (C.I.T.M.T) is a leading Tanzania Hospitality and Tourism institute committed to providing graduates who possess deep knowledge in their fields of study and work collaboratively to achieve high-quality education for all, Transforming lives and communities through learning.

It is located at Usariver Arusha Momella Road nearly to Arusha National Park Gate.

Cambridge Institute of Tourism Management specializes in programs like Hotel Management, Tour Guide, Tour Operations, Hair Dressing and Beauty, Secretarial Course, Computer Course, Graphics Design, International languages, Airfare and Ticketing, Customer Care.

Certificate Programs

  • Certificate in Hotel management, (One year)
  • Certificate in Tour guiding and wildlife management, (Two years)
  • Certificate in Computer application courses, (Three months)
  • Certificate in International languages, (Three months)
  • Certificate in Secretarial course, (One year)
  • Certificate in Tour Operation, (One year)
  • Certificate in Hostel services available for both boys and girls

#9. Regional Aviation and Business College (Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania)

The ninth Hotel Management College in Tanzania is Regional Aviation College (RAC) which is a private institute that was established in 2004 to train candidates in aviation and business-related programs.

Regional Aviation College specialises in a variety of fields ranging from aircraft maintenance engineering courses and cabin crew. The institution equally offers flight attendant training for those interested in this field.

Entry Requirements:

  • Candidates who have completed Form IV and/or VI who have done well in the relevant subjects of study.
  • We also consider those who have hands-on experience in operations and technical areas in the industry.
  • Candidates have to go through our college assessment test after applying before starting classes.
  • International students must satisfy the country immigration requirements where if possible, we will help.

Certificate Programs

Business Courses

  • Certificate in Hotel Management (One year)
  • Customer care and public relations (One year)
  • Business studies (One year)
  • Human resource management (One year)
  • Marketing management (One year)
  • Tour guiding and administration (One year)
  • Purchase and supply chain management (One year)
  • Freight logistics (Clearing and forwarding) (One year)
  • Travel and tourism (One year)

Aviation Courses

  • Air cargo operations (9 months)
  • Airport operations (9 months)
  • Cabin crew (8 months)
  • Airfares and ticketing foundation (9 months)
  • Ground/Airport operations management (9 months)
  • Passengers and aircraft handling (9 months)
  • Dangerous goods regulations-initials (9 months)
  • Flight dispatch/operations (9 months)

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering:

  • College certificate (1 year)
  • College full certificate (2years)
  • Diploma (TCAA AME License) (3years)

#10. QBSCL Training College (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)

The tenth Hotel management college in Tanzania on the list is QBSCL. QBSCL provides training on TALLY.QUICKBOOKS, SPSS and Related services.

The institute offers courses across eight (8) fields.

Certificate programs

Certificate in Hotel Management

Courses offered:

  • Customer service Training

  • -           Food safety

  • -           Food and beverage service and production

  • -          Restaurant operation

DURATION: 9 months, 6 months in the class and 3 months field

  • Certificate in Business Administration
  • Certificate in Information technology
  • Certificate in Accounting and Finance
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship
  • Certificate in Marketing
  • Certificate in procurement
  • Certificate in Basic English

Concluding Remark

The article is about hotel Management colleges in Tanzania.

 It provides the information needed to apply in any of the above-mentioned colleges as well as other certificate or Diploma programs in other fields of interest.

The article targets just 10 colleges aside from others. Please feel free to comment on any other college you know that offers hotel management courses or programs.

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