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You do not need any particular qualifications to work as a kitchen porter, but a good general secondary education is useful. You could prepare for this work by taking a qualification such as:
- Level 1 Award in Introduction to Employment in the Hospitality Industry
- Level 1 Certificate in General Cookery
- Level 1 Certificate in General Hospitality.
An interest in food is important and it will be an advantage to have previous experience of working in a kitchen, or in hospitality or catering.
You may be able to get into catering through an Apprenticeship scheme such as the Level 2 Apprenticeship in Hospitality & Catering (Hospitality Services).
The Hospitality Guild unites training providers, businesses and individuals, and offers information and advice about careers in hospitality and tourism. Their website also has interactive tools that can help you to plan and develop your career.