TUCO Academy

People are at the heart of hospitality business success. The TUCO Academy offers a wide range of quality learning and development opportunities to help you and your teams develop in order to achieve this success. We offer training courses, online learning packages and Study Tours. We will also be supporting Apprenticeship standards in 2018. See the ‘resources’ section for more details of the Hospitality Team Member, Hospitality Supervisor, Commis Chef, Chef de Partie, and Senior Chef Production apprenticeships. Our courses, events, and online learning map directly to these apprenticeships making TUCO learning a perfect fit as well as providing evidence for the 20% off the job requirement. TUCO Ltd is on the Register or Training Organisations for education and training services. 

Day Courses

In this section you'll find the complete list of Learning & Development courses.



The TUCO Annual Members’ Conference offers a chance for TUCO members to come together once a year and share best practice.



The TUCO Competitions is an annual skills showcase of the very best chefs and front of house staff working in TUCO member universities.


Course T&C's

View T&C'S of TUCO Academy Courses.


Academy Resources

You will find links to resources to enhance your learning as well as information on TUCO apprenticeships and a full report on the TUCO 2016 member survey.



TUCO have partnered with Upskill People to offer hospitality online learning to give you great learning that fits around your work.


Career Map

Use the TUCO interactive career map to plan your next career move and see what opportunities there could be for you in the UK universities’ and colleges’ hospitality sector.


Winter Conference

This one day annual event offers TUCO members the opportunity to hear from leading industry experts and network with members and partners.


Study Tours

View the range of Study Tours  that TUCO have lined up.


Development Days

View the current list of Development Days here; these training sessions are skill based activities which give the opportunity for more “hands on” learning.


Master's Degree

The award-winning TUCO Academy has collaborated with London South Bank University (LSBU) School of Law and Social Sciences to deliver a master's degree in Hospitality Leadership in Universities and the Public Sector.






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