Catering & Hospitality

Catering and hospitality skills are transferable worldwide. Students who complete the Level 1 course have gained employment in the catering and hospitality field. Others have moved onto employment or are apprentices. Some are working for companies across the UK such as:

This is for you if… you have a passion for food, enjoy being creative, are dedicated, can cope under pressure and stress and enjoy working as part of a team in a fast-moving environment.  If you’re thinking about working in service industries, perhaps in hotels or restaurants, our Hospitality and Catering courses offer strong employment opportunities at local, national and international levels.   

Career prospects

  • Browns Hotel in London
  • Hix Chop & Oyster House in London
  • Wentworth Golf Course
  • The Ivy.

Former students are working in industry locally in Dorset with companies such as The Hive Beach Café in Burton Bradstock and Weymouth restaurants such as Hamiltons Restaurant, Perry’s Restaurant, Mallams Restaurant, and the Rembrandt Hotel.

Why study with us?

You will train in industry-standard kitchens with professional chefs and real customers. Our courses are designed to give you access to all areas of the catering and hospitality sectors. We offer:

  • Fully-equipped training restaurant
  • Two fully-equipped training kitchens
  • The College’s training restaurant (HIX Academy) is open to the public so you can gain real work experience.

Next steps

Click on the course link in the table for more information, including entry requirements, assessment and course content. You may also want to discuss courses with teaching staff and students at one of our Open Evenings and apply for a place online.