Kimlea Business Centre offers practical short duration business-related courses. This training is available throughout the year. As a result, it is ideally suited for women and girls who require time flexibility to upgrade their business skills. Due to this, courses are designed to target tangible improvement in business acumen skills and in consequence, increase overall business performance.

Most of the women and girls who graduate from the college prefer self-employment since it is a viable way to make immediate positive changes to their life situations. In consequence, acquiring hands-on business skills thus becomes essential to their businesses in both the short and long term. Kimlea’s Business Centre, therefore, provides the much-needed training that makes them compete successfully in their market place. They also acquire the life skills required to cope in the volatile world of entrepreneurship.

Training Delivery

Flexible time scheduling arrangements for training delivery enables most of all women and girls already in self-employment, be able to attend training to successful completion. In addition, almost all short courses last between 2 and not more than 6 months at most. Participants can attend training sessions either as individuals or also in groups. For example, training is conducted for either 2 or 3 afternoons per week over the duration of the training. As a result, this adaptable training delivery gives them the golden opportunity to apply hands-on techniques directly into their businesses. All pre-university students who attend these short courses make excellent use of their time, increase their personal competency levels and hence increase their scope of income-generating opportunities, as a result.

Probably, due to this brief training, some students may wish to further their knowledge and skills. As a result, Kimlea provides a comprehensive 2-year hospitality training program. Hence, students can acquire multiple competencies progressively.

Business Mentors

Personalized consultancy is always available to all students. Students can access business mentors while at the college and also from the premises of their business. As a result, they can identify and also solve challenges in real time. Especially relevant, participants can also provide feedback from their businesses and get practical assistance when the need arises. Consequently, they are able to run their businesses more smoothly and also empower themselves with the techniques to solve emerging problems. Due to this, their businesses become sustainable for longer.

Business Courses

Kimlea Business Centre’s practical training courses are ;

  • Catering  courses
    • Cookery skills for outside catering
    • Snacks production
    • Cake baking and decorations
    • Beverage production
  • Flower arrangements
  • Soap/Detergent/Disinfectant/Shampoo production
  • Business Management Training
    • Business planning
    • Marketing
    • Bookkeeping
    • Cost accounting
    • Savings and investment options
    • Event management

Continuous assessment of students is done throughout their training. In addition, on successful completion of their final exam, certificates are awarded at the annual graduation ceremony. Kimlea students are offered first priority for all employment opportunities at the college.