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

Having worked in the catering industry, staff can give a professional insight into what it takes to succeed in the world of catering and hospitality.

Students are able to apply their skills through preparing and serving food from the on-site restaurant, working with local employers and attending demonstrations with local chefs.

  • Corporate Caterer
  • Hotelier
  • Chef
  • Hospitality
  • Events Manager
  • On-site restaurant
  • Professional preparation kitchen

Why people love Catering

Jess Barham

Jess Barham

"I like that you are able to cook but also serve in Catering, so you get a good view of the overall process."

Life Skills Week

Life Skills Week

Catering students whip up tasty meals as part of live cooking demonstrations and share their recipes with staff and students.

Streetside Bar and Bistro

Streetside Bar and Bistro

Put your skills to to the test when you gain valuable work experience at our onsite restaurant. You will get the chance to serve customers and develop your very own lunch menu.

Career Prospects

Example: Catering and bar managers

 Annual pay
£14,560 - £35,360
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to contract by -16% over the period to 2027, losing -12,291 jobs. In the same period, 62% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 47,415 job openings.

Role description

Catering and bar managers plan, direct and co-ordinate the catering and bar facilities and services of licensed premises, factories, shops, theatres, educational premises and other establishments. They also manage outside catering businesses and shops selling food cooked on the premises.

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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

We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.

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

Courses at Canterbury College

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Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111