Le Cordon Bleu

The world-renowned Le Cordon Bleu is offering the Le Grand Diplôme UK Scholarship Award from its new international flagship school of culinary arts and UK headquarters at Bloomsbury Square in the heart of London. Starting in 2012, one passionate 16 to 19 year old student will be awarded a life-changing opportunity worth more than £30,000. Click the link above for more details.

YMCA Training

YMCA Training offers a wide range of courses to give you the skills and confidence to get a job, including advice on CV writing, work experience, help with your English and Maths skills and support to apply for a job. They offer special courses to get you into a job in areas such as Business Administration, Construction Customer Service and Hospitality among others. Find your local centre through the website and then contact them to see what's available where you live. 01295 252 082


Springboard offers courses to give people a taster of the hospitality industry, a customer care qualification, and careers advice. They also offer help with childcare on some programmes. 0207 497 8654