Skills and training

Woking Hospitality Alliance

Woking Hospitality Alliance has teamed up with the Department of Work and Pensions and Brookland College to provide hospitality training courses to boost employment and fill vacancies within Woking.

These courses will provide learners with a range of skills suitable for front of house duties and help them develop a basic understanding of good customer service, preparing and serving drinks, restaurant preparation and service for fine dining.

If you have current vacancies, sign up here and we will match you with a fully trained individual, ready for work. All you have to do is interview them to see if they are the right fit. 

The introduction to hospitality qualifications are suitable for individual that are interested in employment within the catering and hospitality industry.

Learners will cover a range of units suitable for front of house duties, develop a basic understanding of the importance of good customer service, preparing and serving drinks, restaurant preparation and service for fine dining,

Learners will be expected to complete live assessment within Brooks Restaurant at Brooklands College.

Additional qualification- Level 2 Food Safety will also be provided to enhance employment opportunities.

The course runs for 2 weeks at the following times:

  • Tuesday 3-8pm
  • Wednesday 4.30-9.30pm
  • Thursday 11-3pm
  • Friday 11-3pm

Next course dates:

  • TBC


If you are in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance (JSA), Employment Seekers Allowance (ESA), or currently unemployed, actively seeking work and in receipt of benefits you may be eligible for fee remission. You must bring along evidence of receipt of one of the benefits listed below with you when coming to enrol. This evidence must be current and dated within three months of the start of the course.

Benefits to support fee remission – JSA, ESA, Income Support/Universal Credit, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction Benefit, Pension Guarantee Benefit.

Fee remission may also be based upon the highest level of previous qualifications achieved

For referrals for this course please contact your Job Coach and [email protected]  who will contact applicants to confirm the start date and enrolment process