About City and Guilds

City & Guilds, London is one of the world’s leading vocational awarding bodies. Founded in the City of London in 1878 today it qualifies over 1.8 million learners in 81 countries every year, offering qualifications in almost every industry qualification.  City & Guilds qualifications are a global benchmark for vocational excellence, integrity & quality assessment.

Alfa Culinary & Beverage Academy is in partnership with Ledra College, to act as the City & Guilds London approved centre in Cyprus delivering Culinary and Hospitality Programs.


If one is looking for a career in food production & catering, such as setting up a business enterprise of international standards or qualifying to take up employment as a Commis / Assistant Chef in the Hospitality Industry, this Internationally recognised Vocational Qualifications (IVQ) will initiate you on the right path.

These qualifications are ideal for anyone looking for a successful career in food preparation and cookery, from new starters to experienced professionals looking to specialise in patisserie or move into a supervisory role.