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Excellent training for hospitality and catering professionals

Ofsted good practice example showing how Michael Caines Academy (ACA) provides training for hospitality and catering professionals.

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Exeter College - Good Practice Example

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The Michael Caines Academy (MCA) at Exeter College provides training and development for hospitality and catering professionals, in partnership with leading employers and suppliers. Students study for recognised qualifications but also complete ‘experience’ visits and a longer-than-usual period of work-experience.

Published 28 January 2014