The catering business is huge, and there are numerous and varied career opportunities in this industry for the right person. The Real Life Guide to Catering allows you to gain every possible insight into the industry in order to determine whether it's the right career area for you.The book features a frank description of the career, including the highs and lows of the job; top tips from those working within the industry; examples of typical working days; advice on qualifications, training, work experience and where to look for jobs; guidance on the skills and strengths needed; a quiz to explore aptitude and relevant skills; information on the job opportunities available and a list of contacts and resources for further information. The Real Life Guides are practical guides for practical people. Informative and inspiring, the Real Life Guide to Catering looks in detail at what it takes to train for, get into and be successful at this hands-on career. Presented in a lively and informative format, this guide motivates both school leavers and adults by providing candid but rich advice from people who work in the industry, as well as practical advice on what qualifications you need to succeed.