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Catering and Hospitality

There is a known skills shortage in the catering and hospitality industry, boasting a number of exciting career opportunities across a range of areas e.g. Hotels, Restaurants, Leisure venues, Pubs, and Cruise Ships.

If you are skilled at what you do, working in hospitality and catering can be an incredibly rewarding career choice. However, it can also be one of the most demanding, so be prepared for a challenge!

Developing your hospitality skills is an ongoing process that requires regular practice.

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Tutors with 40 years of industry experience.

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Working in a Restaurant

Our Perrycroft restaurant opens to the public.

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Develops transferable skills that can be used worldwide.

Key information

As well as achieving a nationally recognised qualification you will also develop skills and achieve qualifications in English and maths. Training and real-life service will take place in our well-equipped kitchen and restaurant with instruction from our highly skilled team.

Our courses give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours you need to work across a range of sectors in catering and Hospitality.

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform, details of which will be provided at interview.

In addition to your course you will be expected to complete work experience within the hospitality and catering industry.

You can become a…

  • Chef de Partie
  • Commis chef
  • Chef de patisserie
  • Front of house manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Bartender
  • Sommelier
  • Maître d’hotel
  • Barista
  • Waiting staff

Take the next step with a career in Catering and Hospitality

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Why SSC?

At South Staffordshire College our students come first, and everything we do is aimed at helping you to realise your full potential. We are about careers not courses and our expert staff will make sure you have the skills and knowledge needed to give you that competitive edge for when you start your career within your chosen industry.

As a school leaver, you will be treated as an adult, within a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll enjoy more freedom and independence, and you’ll make many new friends, all with the same passion and journey ahead as you. As an adult, we understand you may feel uneasy about returning to education, but there is no need to be. We have smaller class sizes and supportive tutors to make you feel very welcome.

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