Home » Courses » Adult Learning » Adult Part-time Certificated Courses » Hospitality & Catering Part-time Adult Courses

Hospitality & Catering Part-Time Courses

Develop the knowledge and skills needed for a rewarding career in this exciting industry.

Chef serving food

Industry leading courses

If you’re crazy about cooking and you love a challenge – then our part-time hospitality and catering courses can provide you with the perfect recipe for career success.

When you study hospitality and catering at Petroc, you’ll be taught by industry-trained experts, in professionally-equipped facilities, so whether you’re a budding chef, caterer, restaurant owner, waiter or bar manager, you will develop the knowledge and skills needed for a rewarding career in this exciting industry. With industry-accredited courses available in Professional Cookery, Food Allergy Awareness & Control, Food Safety and Personal Licensing, we’re sure to have a course to match your area of interest or expertise.

We have programmes ranging from Level 1 Awards, all the way up to Level 3 NVQ Diplomas, so you’ll likely find a course to match your ambitions, no matter what your current level of proficiency may be.

And if you have aspirations of becoming a sommelier, or even just want to impress your friends with a new-found knowledge of wine, then we’ve got you covered there too. What’s more, our part-time study programmes are perfect if you have existing work, study, or home life commitments.

Whether you’re looking to upskill for your current role, continue your professional development, increase your chances for employment or promotion, completely change career direction, or just want to take on a personal challenge, or develop a new hobby, Petroc’s Hospitality and Catering courses can really help you go further in life.

I decided to come to Petroc as I wanted a change in career.


Featured Hospitality & Catering adult courses

Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

A group of Petroc students having a conversation


We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.