London's top Hospitality Training Centre offering Cookery Courses, Food & Drink Service NVQ, Hospitality Supervision and Leadership Courses and Short Cookery Courses for over 50 years
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How to apply?

If you wish to apply for a full time course commencing next course, you will be required to complete an Application Form. This can be done online via the apply page. Alternatively contact the Information Team on Tel:020 7794 5669…

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financial support

Financial Support

Lakefield staff have experience in guiding applicants and their parents in obtaining grants, including local authority grants in some areas, to cover the course fees. Successful applicants can apply to Lakefield for a bursary, covering all or part of the…

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work experience

Work Experience

Apply for Work Experience for the Summer Term 2014 Lakefield has been pleased to offer valuable work experience in past years to students. Girls who have come to us for their work experience, generally for two weeks, come from schools…

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What are NVQ Diplomas?

NVQ Diplomas are vocational qualifications, designed to reflect your competence, skills and knowledge in the workplace. They form part of the national framework of qualifications, and therefore lay the foundations of a progression pathway towards a successful career, whether you…

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LAKEFIELD offers trainees under 25 years of age on-site training for careers in Hospitality. We are registered with City & Guilds, the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and the Wines and Spirits Education Trust (WSET). We also have close working relationships with The Craft Guild of Chefs, The Worshipful Company of Cooks, University of West London, Compass, Directors Table, Eurest and Falcon Equipment .

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HOSPITALITY COURSES Professional Cookery View our course Patisserie View our course Professional Chef View our course Food and Beverage View our course Accomodation Service View our course Hospitality Service View our course Hospitality Diploma View our course Supervision and Leadership…


SHORT COURSES Wine Course (WSET L1) View our course Food Safety in Catering View our course Health and Safety View our course Healthier Food and Special Diets View our course

Level 2 Professional Chef

Are you looking for paid work experience in the Hospitality Industry in London? Over the summer months Lakefield offers young women the chance to experience working in the Hospitality Industry, gaining an insight into chef work, restaurant service work and…