test

test

Previous
Next

Hospitality and Catering

STUDYING HOSPITALITY AND CATERING AT WESTON COLLEGE 

The Hospitality and Catering industry flourishes in the South West region, with a whole host of venues to choose from. If you have a passion for creating great food and delivering high-quality customer service, our courses will feed that passion and provide you with the skills and experience to take you wherever you want to go!

You will train in our modern, stylish, commercial training kitchens and public restaurant, which will give you real-life experience of working in this exciting and fast-paced industry.

Our experienced lecturers will share their wealth of knowledge to develop your skills and support you through your studies and work experience.

Hospitality and catering is a fast-paced and exciting - take your first step with us into your journey towards becoming a chef or a head waiter/waitress at a top restaurant, or even opening your own catering business or restaurant. Through our industry links, no matter which pathway you choose you’ll have access to some great industry experts and guest sessions.

Scroll down to view our courses
or select a section to jump to:

 

We've bundled the best education in the area with career boosted benefits - and are leveraging our contacts as one of the largest Colleges in the country to give you the best possible chance of success.

Through our industry links, no matter which pathway you choose you’ll have access to some great industry experts and guest sessions.

Our programmes are endorsed by:

""Christchurch Primary School Logo
Mollies Logo
Mendip Activity Centre Logo

FIND OUT MORE

  • Show me:
  • All
  • In College
  • Apprenticeships
  • T-Levels
Level 0

Service Sectors - Hospitality Traineeship

1 Year
Throughout the year
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
Click Here

This traineeship is perfect if you wish to gain a head start in the hospitality and catering industry, but want to develop your skills in the area, as well as building your English and maths first. It will also allow you the time to gain an employer to progress onto the level 2 apprenticeship. This course is also perfect for those who may nee...

Click Here
Level 1

Professional Cookery Certificate and Barista, Award

1 Year
Sep 2023
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
Click Here

If you have a passion for food and cooking, this certificate is perfect for gaining introductory skills and knowledge on the industry, while also considering future roles of employment. The industry is highly demanding and can be stressful, but the result is rewarding. As a Weston College student you will become part of our exciting new Caree...

Click Here
Level 2

Commis Chef, Apprenticeship

12 Months
Throughout the year
DELIVERED IN THE WORKPLACE
Click Here

Commis chefs work in many organisations, including restaurants, hotels, hospitals or cruise ships. Their role is to support the other chefs by preparing, cooking and finishing food items, while working as part of a team in the kitchen. If you work in a restaurant or catering outlets and cook from predominantly fresh and raw ingredients, this ...

Click Here
Level 2

Hospitality Team Member, Apprenticeship

12 Months
Throughout the year
Delivered in the workplace
Click Here

A hospitality team member can work in a range of establishments, for example bars, restaurants, cafés, conference centres, banqueting venues, hotels or contract caterers. Specialist areas in hospitality include food and beverage service, serving alcoholic beverages, barista, food preparation, housekeeping, concierge and guest services, recep...

Click Here
Level 2

Production Chef, Apprenticeship

12 Months
Throughout the year
DELIVERED IN THE WORKPLACE
Click Here

This apprenticeship will give allow you to develop skills in cooking under challenging kitchen environments, as production chefs often work in stressful contexts, for example schools, hospitals, the Armed Forces, care homes and high street casual dining or pub kitchens. You will learn high quality communication and teamwork skills to work effe...

Click Here
Level 2

Professional Chef, Technical Progression Programme

1 Year
Sep 2023
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
Click Here

This T Level Transition programme is perfect for developing cookery knowledge by increasing your technical skills and ensuring you’re ready for the progression onto the full T Level programme and achieve your highest grades. You will gain solid experience of working in the hospitality and catering industry. This course is part of our Career...

Click Here
Level 3

Hospitality Team Supervisor, Diploma

1 Year
Sep 2023
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
Click Here

If you’re a natural born leader, and have a passion for working with food, this Diploma is perfect for you. The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Food and Beverage Service Supervision is an occupational qualification that builds on existing knowledge and skills of food and beverage service to prepares you for a career as a supervisor or manager in hos...

Click Here
Level 3

Professional Chef, T Level

2 Years
Sep 2023
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
Click Here

This vocational course will assist you in developing your skills to professional standards in Hospitality and Catering and getting you career ready by providing you with placements for work. The core knowledge and understanding delivered within this qualification will support you to transition into employment with the skills, confidence and ...

Click Here
Level 3

Professional Cookery, Advanced Diploma

1 Year
Sep 2023
KNIGHTSTONE CAMPUS
Click Here

This Level 3 Professional Cookery programme will further assist you in developing skills that will be carried with you during your career at the top of the catering industry. You will be cooking complex dishes in demanding and fast paced kitchens, to help you perform your best even when under pressure. Teamwork and effective communication skil...

Click Here

No courses to show for this type

ucw logo
You can progress onto degrees and higher apprenticeships with UCW...
Liberation

Dan Flannagan

Liberation Group (Butcombe)

"Weston College has a superb set up and our partnership will provide a huge benefit for us as a business to develop future talent....

But also for learners to gain vital experience and develop the skills needed for industry."   

THE FACILITIES

All of the hospitality and catering courses are based in the Grove, our kitchen and restaurant at the Knightstone Campus, which includes:

  • State-of-the-art training kitchen, giving you a real industry experience
  • Commercial cafe and restaurant, serving hot and cold drinks, breakfast, lunch and three-course dinners to staff, students and the public - ensuring you get real-life front of house experience
  • The opportunity to take part in monthly masterclasses which are opportunities to meet and learn from Michelin star chefs, artisans including bakers, butchers and fishmongers, plus trips to growers where you can learn from some of the South West’s most exciting food producers.

Why study Hospitality and Catering with Weston College?

Across the UK the hospitality sector is growing. The demand for skilled hospitality and catering professionals is high, and a qualification in this subject area could lead you to a successful career in the industry. 

The jobs available are very diverse. You could find yourself working in a commercial kitchen, a restaurant, a hotel, at an event venue, or one of the many thousands of other roles within the sector. 

You'll have clear progression opportunities. The hospitality and catering industry has plenty of progression opportunities. You can start at Level 1 and work your way up, opening up more opportunities and accessing the highest-paid jobs. 

Our courses are different. Through our industry links, no matter which pathway you choose you'll have access to some great industry experts and guest sessions.

Why Become a Chef?

Find out more about training programme nurturing the catering and hospitality professionals of the future.

Meet our team

Sandra Bull

Director of Faculty Service Sectors

Debbie Palmer

Chef Lecturer

Pete Goodship

Curriculum Co-ordinator

Grant Spencer

Chef Lecturer

Our partners

Occupations related to Hospitality and Catering

Show All

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

Aaliyah
Aaliyah
Cooking has always been my passion...I cannot wait to become a chef in my own right, my ambition is to open my own business using the qualifications and experiences I’ve gained from Weston College.
Studied:

Level 3 Hospitality and Catering

MEET THE TEAM

Jonny
Jonny
My passion for cooking, experimenting with different foods, flavours and of course, discovering new places to eat continues to grow.  I hope to enthuse the chefs of tomorrow to feel the same as I do, and to do their best.
Lecturer in Hospitality and Catering
Peter Goodship
Peter
Twenty-two years ago, I enrolled onto a professional cookery course at college, and I haven't looked back since. Throughout my career, one thing has always been apparent - I had a passion for training new team members. Therefore, I am where I am today!
Training Co-ordinator - Hospitality and Catering

Got a question?

Whatever you'd like to know, we're here to help...

Apply or find out more

Marketing Permissions

Once we have your booking we would love to keep you informed of other, similar events you may be interested in. You can unsubscribe at any time. Your personal information will be processed in line with our privacy notice available on our policy page. Is this ok (please tick)?

Email
WhatsApp

By submitting this form you are consenting to Weston College recording and processing the personal information on this form, for any purposes of the college associated with the provision of advice and guidance to potential students on the range of courses available to them, college facilities and any other associated information. In accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018, the information will only be used for the above mentioned purposes.

You will need to complete a full enrolment form prior to starting your course.

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.