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.
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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.
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Service Sectors - Hospitality Traineeship
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
Professional Cookery Certificate and Barista, Award
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
Commis Chef, Apprenticeship
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
Hospitality Team Member, Apprenticeship
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
Production Chef, Apprenticeship
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
Professional Chef, Technical Progression Programme
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
Hospitality Team Supervisor, Diploma
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
Professional Chef, T Level
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
Professional Cookery, Advanced Diploma
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
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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.
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."
Why study Hospitality and Catering with Weston College?
Why Become a Chef?
Find out more about training programme nurturing the catering and hospitality professionals of the future.
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Director of Faculty Service Sectors
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Level 3 Hospitality and Catering
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