City & Guilds is a global leader in skills development, providing services to training providers, employers, and trainees across a variety of sectors to meet the needs of today’s workplace. Our qualifications and apprenticeships are valued by employers across the world, helping individuals develop their talents and abilities for career progression.
City and Guilds offers a wide range of vocational qualifications, technical qualifications and apprenticeships. They believe that by working in partnership with institutions they can fulfil the purpose and offer support and solutions to meet the key challenges faced by colleges and training providers in the hospitality industry.
City and Guilds offers wide range of Vocational qualifications, Technical qualifications and Apprenticeships.
Hospitality and Catering
City & Guilds offers range of Technical qualifications and provide both on-programme support and End-point assessment for apprenticeship occupational stands.
Their portfolio of qualifications has been developed in conjunction with industry experts who have helped shape their continuing development, making them highly valued by employers throughout the UK.
Following qualifications develop and demonstrate the knowledge and skills you need to find your first job in food and beverage service or progress into a supervisory or managerial role.
Food and Beverage Services
These are ideal for anyone working in food and beverage service – from those looking to their first role to those moving into a supervisory position
Accommodation Operations & Services
These are ideal for anyone working in accommodation services from those looking to their first role to those moving into a supervisory position.
With this qualification you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to prepare and serve hot and cold drinks in any environment.
Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
The qualification covers various routes, including cookery, food service and the industry as a whole.
Reception Operation Services
This qualification cover an introduction to the hospitality and catering industry, safety at work, customer service in the hospitality and catering industry, introduction to equipment used in reception, providing information to guests, storing and handling guest property, reception skills, booking accommodation for guest, handling cash and guest accounts, arrival and departure services, promoting products and services to guests, maintain a healthy, safe and secure working environment, supervise customer service, supervise staff training, principles of supervising and leading teams, resource management in the front office area, supervise front office operations, supervising cash handling operations.
Food Preparation and Culinary Arts
These qualifications have been developed for those working within the catering industry and cover all the main elements of food preparation as well as specialist patisserie knowledge and skills. They are ideal for a range of candidates from those new to the kitchen to experienced professionals, and are recognised by employers all over the world. These are ideal for anyone looking for a successful career in food preparation and cookery, from new starters to experienced professionals looking to specialise in patisserie or move into a supervisory role.
European Certificate Supplement
The Certificate Supplement helps to ensure that qualifications are easily understood across national systems and makes it easier for learners to find employment or training opportunities beyond the borders of their own country. It provides details on the skills that candidates are required to demonstrate in order to achieve a City & Guilds certificate, helps learners to prepare for job interviews and allows employers to choose the best candidate to work for their organisation. City & Guilds was the first UK rewarding body to launch the Europass Certificate Supplement and still the only one offering it across its qualification portfolio.