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Catering

Pathways

Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

Develop your career in professional Catering & Hospitality and get a foot on the ladder in this exciting, fast-paced industry.

You'll be taught a varied programme of practical and theoretical skills.

Baker, Butcher, Cake Decorator, Food Scientist, Head Chef, Hotel Management, Kitchen Porter, Patisserie Chef, Restaurant Owner, and Wedding Supplier are just a few of the progression routes in this industry.

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities

Example

Kitchen and catering assistants

Annual pay
£8,840

Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to expand by 6% over the period to 2027, adding 30,716 jobs. In the same period, 67% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 343,818 job openings.

Role description

Workers in this unit group assist in the preparation and service of food and beverages in restaurants, cafés and other eating establishments, and perform various cleaning, fetching and carrying tasks.

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What's next?

Step 1 Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Guidance on Interviews

Once you have submitted an application we will contact you with the a range of options for conducting your interviews remotely, such as telephone or Skype, or organising interviews once the College reopens and social distancing is relaxed.

Courses at Ashford College

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Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

Elwick Road
Ashford
Kent
TN23 1NN

Telephone:
01233 743100