Career Prospects

Career options and national starting averages include:

  • Chef £13,000+
  • Kitchen Porter £11,500+

You could move on to be a:

  • Restaurant Manager £22,000+
  • Wine Merchant £17,000+

Source: National Careers Service

Hospitality & Catering

Have you got the passion and enthusiasm to start an exciting career in the hospitality and catering industry, which offers a vast opportunity for employment?

The demand for chefs and front of house within in this sector is extremely high and the skills set you will acquire will equip you for a wide range of career opportunities anywhere in the world. At Shrewsbury College you’ll be learning from experienced tutors and have the opportunity to work in our commercial restaurant and kitchen.

During your course you’ll be required to take part in a work placement which will extended your industrial knowledge and prepare you for the workplace.

Whether you are a school leaver looking to start a career or already working in the industry and want to develop your professional skills, we have full and part-time courses available. We also offer apprenticeships, where you can learn on the job, attending College on day release basis.

Once qualified you’ll have the skills to embark upon a vibrant and rewarding career within the hospitality and catering Industry. You could follow in the footsteps of our past students whose progression includes working in top hotels and commercial restaurants throughout the country.

A Level Options
This subject area has courses which can be taken alongside A Levels and other qualifications.

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