First Choice Group Training, formerly Combico UK, is the specialist training arm of the First Choice Group and provides technical training courses and assessments for engineers and technicians working within the commercial foodservice industry. Our partnerships with equipment manufacturers have led to us being an approved training partner for many leading brands.

Our dedicated onsite training facility is conveniently located at the centre of the country in Cannock and has good motorway connections throughout the country. Training is provided by a team of professional trainers who have many years of experience in the commercial catering equipment industry. Facilities include fully functional professional kitchens together with the very latest in educational technology to ensure that the training team can provide effective and engaging courses for those who attend.

We are certified by LCL Awards to run courses and carry out assessments under the Nationally Accredited Certification Scheme for Gas Fitting Operatives (ACS). We also offer a Managed Learning Programme for Non-Domestic Catering new entrants.

Our electrical competency course, created in conjunction with CEDA and FEA, is City & Guilds accredited and specially designed for technicians working with commercial catering equipment.

Technical Training Courses & Assessments

Manufacturer Training Courses