FEDE SCHOOLS

FRANCE - BORDEAUX

CAFA Formations is a professional training centre located at the heart of Bordeaux (France), and is specialised in training for careers in hospitality and restaurant business, trade in wines and spirits, and sales and distribution.

Every year the centre receives students from all over the world who are passionate about winemaking and/or gastronomy, seeking to specialise in these fields of excellence. Throughout training, they are monitored by a team of expert faculty members who are keen on sharing their experiences, knowhow and techniques, with pedagogy and passion.

As such, owing to quality teaching, CAFA Formations enables students to specialise and grow in this field of tradition and excellence.

The FEDE is an INGO International Non-Governmental Organisation and a supranational institution that was created in 1963, which is endowed with participatory status with the Council of Europe. It federates an international network comprised of over 500 higher and professional education institutions in 35 countries across 4 continents, which share a common project that is hinged on academic excellence, pedagogical innovation, scientific research and openness to the world. The FEDE delivers 90 European degrees that are available in English and in the national language, from the Foundation Degree, the European Bachelor’s Degree, the European Master’s Degree to the DBA Doctorate of Business Administration. The FEDE counts an international network of over 180,000 alumni.

PROGRAMMES AND DIPLOMAS:

FEDE European degrees offered:

Other programmes and certificates:

  • Wines and Spirit: Wines and Spirits International Consultant
  • Hospitality and Restaurant Business: CQP Cook/Kitchen Assistant - CQP Receptionist - CQP Restaurant Waiter - CQP Housekeeping Staff - CQP Operations Assistant
  • Commerce and Distribution: CQP Assistant Section Manager - CQP Assistant Till Manager - CQP Service Employee - CQP Multi-Skilled In-Store Sales Employee - CQP Cashier

RESEARCH PROGRAMME:

CAFA Formations is affiliated to the FEDE doctoral school and offers FEDE DBAs (Doctorate of Business Administration).

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES:

Courses taught in english:
  • The Wine Consultant Diploma is fully taught in English.
French as a Foreign Language (FLE):
  • We offer French lessons and two options (FLE Wines and FLE French cuisine).

ESTABLISHMENT APPROVED BY FEDE

STRENGTHS OF THE SCHOOL

  • Lecturers who have had international careers in the wine industry
  • Hospitality and restaurant business professionals
  • Assistance when searching for a company
  • Work-study programme
  • A network of partner companies

ADDRESS(ES) AND CONTACTS

KEY FIGURES:

Number of students: 450 - Percentage or number of foreign students: 25 % - Number of teaching staff: 20 - Percentage of international lecturers: 30 % - Number of alumni members: 1000 - Number of internships offered per year: 2 - Partnerships: Saint Emilion, Great Wines Union, Graves wines, Inter Rhone, CIVB (Bordeaux, BIVB (Bourgogne), Loire, Brumont Wineries, Bordelais Wineries - Contact for registration: www.cafa-formations.com or www.cafawine.com / Email: cafa@cafa-formations.com - Registration: thomas.portier@cafa-formations.com


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