Students

Further education

Hospitality and culinary arts

Junior chefsFurther education students achieve and demonstrate exceptionally high professional standards, preparing them for the next level of study or employment. Find out about the Academy for Professional Skills course offerings.

For people already in work who wish to upgrade their skills, the Academy is ideally placed to offer a range of courses to enable the learner to reach their potential. Many individuals have had great success despite not achieving well in traditional education environments.

For 16-19 year old learners this is a real alternative to A level study.

The School has strong links with world renowned employers and associations across industry.  This has been fully endorsed by the Outstanding Ofsted inspection 2013.

If you're finishing school and are hoping for a career in culinary arts or hospitality, why not study one of our Chef and Restaurant courses?

Supported by the Academy of Culinary Arts, they are designed to give you all the knowledge and skills you’ll need to build your career as a chef or restaurant manager.

Find out more about our Chef and Restaurant courses.

We also offer a range of NVQs in professional cookery and professional patisserie and confectionery, and if you're interested in working in industry while you study for a qualification, you can choose from one of our apprenticeships.

Find out about our NVQs.

Our apprenticeship scheme is run in conjunction with The Academy of Culinary Arts. Our apprentices are normally employed in prestigious establishments operated by Academy of Culinary Arts members, such as the Ritz, the Dorchester, the Hilton and the Royal Automobile Club.

Find out about our apprenticeships.