Catering and Hospitality

Gain the industry qualifications and experience to start your career as a Chef, Baker or Front of House specialist.

About Catering and Hospitality

Our catering and hospitality courses offer you the chance to gain the knowledge, skills, experience and industry recognised qualifications to start a career as a Chef, Baker or Front of House specialist.

You will learn in top class facilities including, huge training kitchens, a bakery and in our commercial restaurants – The Classroom and The Glamorgan Suite.

All staff are industry professionals and you’ll also benefit from masterclasses from top chefs  including James Sommerin, Phil Vickery and Hywel Jones.

Your CAVC

Our restaurant The Classroom has been awarded the first AA College Rosette in Wales, as well as being named Restaurant of the Year in 2017 at the Cardiff Life Awards. Our students have also represented Wales in a prestigious international competition for young chefs the International Young Chef Olympiad 2019 held in India.

Your Industry

Cardiff Capital Region currently has over 78,000 jobs in the Hospitality and Catering Sector and this is predicted to grow 4% by 2025. (EMSI 2019). The Welsh Government plans to grow the industry substantially and have put an action plan in place, creating more jobs and opportunities for the industry.

Your Future

Most students choose to progress into industry, gaining employment as chefs, pastry chefs or bakers, or front of house. Our students have gone on to work at Michelin star restaurants and five star locations across Wales, the UK and the world.
Catering, Bakery and Hospitality

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Bakery, Patisserie and Confectionary
L2 Full Time 31 August 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Hospitality
L2 Full Time 31 August 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Hospitality
L2 Full Time 31 August 2021 Barry Campus
Hospitality
L2 Full Time 1 September 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Professional Cookery
L2 Full Time Contact us for dates Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Bakery, Patisserie and Confectionary
L3 Full Time 31 August 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Hospitality Supervision
L3 Full Time 31 August 2021 6 September 2021 Barry Campus City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Professional Courses

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Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness
L2 Part Time Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Level 3 Food Safety
L3 Part Time 13 September 2021 City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Asian Food for a dinner party
L7 Part Time Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Italian Food for a dinner party
L7 Part Time Contact us for dates City Centre Campus, Cardiff