About Us

Mission Statement

We aim to deliver effective training of the highest quality at value-for-money prices leading to nationally recognised qualifications through qualified trainers who have practical experience in the subjects they teach. Anthony Stockbridge & Associates is an independent training organisation which has been designing and delivering training to the hospitality sector since 1989.

History

Its Principal, Anthony Stockbridge, has been associated with the management of licensed retail venues for thirty years from pub manager to senior executive with a major national brewery.

Passing knowledge of wine on to others is a passion with Anthony.  He has the WSET Diploma in Wine and is a member of the Association of Wine Educators and accredited by CIVB Bordeaux and BIVB Burgundy as a
specialist educator.  To keep up-to-date with trends in the industry he makes several visits each year to wine growing regions.

AS&A have won National Innkeeping Training Awards on three occasions and been finalists on a further three.  We also reached the finals of the National Training Awards and Anthony won the title of UK Ambassadeur du Champagne and won the prize for the best and most original wine training session in the European finals in 2005.

Our clients are drawn from many groups; Mature, motivated career-changers in the public sector who wish to become publicans; Unemployed men and women who are seeking new knowledge and skills which will improve their chances of regaining employment; Existing publicans and their staff who wish to further their careers by gaining qualifications. Corporate organisations which seek external training resources.
 

Training Venues

AS&A run a programme of course at our venue in Cambridgeshire, and open courses for clients in Boston,Lincolnshire and Central London.

Corporate Clients

We are completely mobile and can run courses at any suitable venue for corporate clients. Our corporate clients have included Tourism Southeast, Intercontinental Hotels Group, The Huntsbridge Group, Boston College, First College, Corpus Christi, Homerton and St John's Colleges in Cambridge, Mightie.

Policies

AS&A is an equal opportunities company. AS&A adhere to the BIIAB's malpractice and appeals policies.  These may be inspected upon request. Our policy relating to complaints and enquiries against results is available for inspection on demand.