About our catering and hospitality courses
Get a flavour of the food service industry with our catering and hospitality courses.
Do you have a passion for cuisine? Are you fascinated by the skill and precision that goes into creating a delicious dining experience? Do you thrive as part of a team? Would delivering flawless events for others to enjoy give you a buzz of achievement?
If you want to cook, serve or sell food and drinks, or plan and deliver hospitality events, our catering and hospitality courses can give you a flavour of what a career in this sector is like.
Why study a catering and hospitality course?
We have industry-standard facilities available in our training kitchens and restaurants at College Green and South Bristol Skills Academy (SBSA).
The College Green restaurant has a fully-equipped, industry standard bar area.
Our students regularly work with renowned chefs and employers such as, Romy Gill MBE and Bristol Hotel, and compete in national competitions.
Our Catering and Hospitality courses can lead to a wide variety of jobs in this sector with all sorts of organisations.
Catering and hospitality careers and progression
There are a whole host of possible paths to choose within the industry, all of which could provide you with a diverse and varied career.
Potential careers include:
- Chef de Partie
- Commis Chef
- Events Caterer
- Head Chef
- Head Waiter
- Hotel Manager
- Pastry Chef
- Restaurant Manager
- Sous Chef
Our staff will help you fulfil your ambitions. They can guide you towards a higher-level course so you can go on to university, or assist you into employment.
Year 1 catering and hospitality courses for school leavers
The following courses are the first-year courses. Please check the course entry requirements for the courses below to apply for the right level course.
Catering and Hospitality Level 1
Level 1 - Certificate
Food Preparation and Service Level 2
Level 2 - Technical Certificate
General Food and Beverage Service Level 2
Level 2 - Certificate
Year 2 Catering and Hospitality courses
Progression Course from Year 1. Or for learners who are working in the industry (having some basic industry experience) and want to get a qualification to pursue a career as a chef.
Year 3 Catering and Hospitality courses
Year 3 advanced course is a progression course from year 2 or for learners who are working in the industry (having sound industry experience) and want to get a higher qualification.