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Full-time applications are now closed. There are limited spaces left on some full-time courses, please email careers@bcot.ac.uk or call 01256 306679.

Applications for part-time courses can still be made online.

Hospitality and Catering

Our hospitality and catering courses have gained a superb reputation based on the performance of our students, who learn in industry-standard training kitchens and a real working restaurant. Students are taught by expert tutors who bring their industry experience to their teaching.

Students learn everything from food production and culinary skills to drinks service and licensing along with event management. The career history of our alumni is impressive, with many going on to successful careers in the industry as restaurateurs and head chefs.

Find a course

Select a course type that suits you.

Career Options

  • Chef
  • Pastry Chef
  • Sommelier/Wine Waiter
  • Front of House/Silver Service Waiter
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Wedding/Events Organiser
  • Jobs in the travel and tourism industry, such as in hotels, cruise ships or resorts


You will benefit from a professional working environment which includes two state-of-the-art kitchens with the latest technology in cooking equipment and a fully working restaurant open to the public.

Take a 360 tour of our hospitality kitches.

In partnership with AccessAble, you can find accessibility information about the Restaurant at BCoT studios here.

I started at BCoT on the Level 2 course and have been able to process and expand my knowledge in catering. The teachers are fantastic and very helpful.
Adarsha Lama
Hospitality Student Pours Mixture Into The Cake Mixer At Bcot

Hospitality & Catering students work with the Mayor of Basingstoke to put tea party in a box

Students make afternoon tea boxes in celebration of couples’ wedding anniversaries in Basingstoke.

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BCoT invites students for a taster in Hospitality and Catering

BCoT invites students for a taster in Hospitality and Catering

Students spent the day being guided in making their own buffet to enjoy for lunch.

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