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Hospitality & Catering 

 

Hospitality

The Hospitality industry is a fast-paced and exciting sector to work in, from bars, restaurants and cafés to conference centres, banqueting venues or hotels. You will enjoy interacting with people and working as part of a team.

Hospitality Team Member

Level: 2

Duration: Minimum 12 months

Qualification type: Apprenticeship standard

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Entry requirements:

To start on this apprenticeship there are no formal qualifications required, however apprentices will be required to have or to achieve level 1 English and maths prior to completion of their apprenticeship. We can support you to do this.

What to expect

The Hospitality industry is a fast-paced and exciting sector to work in and a qualification in this sector could set you up with a successful career. As a hospitality team member, you might work in a range of establishments, for example bars, restaurants, cafés, conference centres, banqueting venues or hotels. If you are flexible, enjoy interacting with people, are able to work as part of a team and enjoy the buzz of working in a fast-paced environment, then a career in the Hospitality industry is for you. The most important part of the role is developing fantastic ‘hospitality’ skills and knowledge such as recognising customer needs and ensuring they feel welcomed and looked after. Apprenticeships are all about learning on the job, so you’ll spend most of your time working with your employer and learning as you go. You will also be required to complete some off the job training which may include in house training, research and portfolio building.

Assessment

You will be assessed by your trainer who will visit you in the workplace to assess and observe you at work, reviewing your progress and ensuring you are on target to get your qualification. You will also have access to the remote support of an e-portfolio where your trainer might set you tasks to complete. Towards the end of your apprenticeship you will complete an End-point Assessment. This is the final assessment to ensure that you meet the industry standard for the job you have been training for and can include: tests, a project, employer references and/or an interview.

 Progression

On completion of this apprenticeship you’ll be able to enter a career in the Hospitality industry in a number of job roles, such as hospitality supervisor or a team leading role. You may also wish to complete a higher-level apprenticeship and specialise within the industry.

Hospitality Supervisor
Level: 3

Duration: Minimum 12 months

Qualification type: Apprenticeship standard

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Entry requirements

To start on this apprenticeship, you are expected to have already achieved a relevant Level 2 qualification or other relevant qualifications (e.g. Five GCSEs at grades 4/C and above) and/or have previous experience in an operational role within the industry. If apprentices haven’t already achieved Level 2 English and maths you will be required to do so prior to completion of the apprenticeship.

What to expect

Hospitality Supervisors provide vital support to management teams and are capable of independently supervising hospitality services and running shifts across a wide variety of businesses including bars, restaurants, cafés, conference centres, banqueting venues, hotels or contract caterers. If you are able to work under pressure, deliver fantastic customer service and motivate a team, this career path is perfect for you. Apprenticeships are all about learning on the job, so you’ll spend most of your time working with your employer and learning as you go. You will also be required to complete some off the job training which may include in house training, research and portfolio building.

Assessment

You will be assessed by your trainer who will visit you in the workplace to assess and observe you at work, reviewing your progress and ensuring you are on target to get your qualification. You will also have access to the remote support of an e-portfolio where your trainer might set you tasks to complete. Towards the end of your apprenticeship you will complete an End-point Assessment. This is the final assessment to ensure that you meet the industry standard for the job you have been training for and can include: tests, a project, employer references and/or an interview.

Progression

Progression from this apprenticeship could be into a hospitality management position and/or a higher-level apprenticeship or further training.

Chef de Partie

Level: 3

Duration: Minimum 12 months

Qualification type: Apprenticeship standard

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 Entry requirements:

To start on this apprenticeship, you are expected to have already achieved a relevant Level 2 Apprenticeship or other relevant qualifications (e.g. Five GCSEs at grades 4/C and above). If apprentices haven’t already achieved Level 2 English and maths you will be required to do so prior to completion of the apprenticeship.

What to expect

As a Chef De Partie you are responsible for running a specific section of the kitchen. This type of chef may work independently, or in larger kitchens will manage a small team of workers. The Chef De Partie reports to the Senior Chef and has a very important role in any kitchen. If you have a passion for preparing food, cooking and finishing high quality complex dishes, have great communication skills, are methodical, organised and can remain calm under pressure this would be the perfect role for you. Apprenticeships are all about learning on the job, so you’ll spend most of your time working with your employer and learning as you go. You will also be required to complete some off the job training which may include in house training, research and portfolio building.

Assessment

You will be assessed by your trainer who will visit you in the workplace to assess and observe you at work, reviewing your progress and ensuring you are on target to get your qualification. You will also have access to the remote support of an e-portfolio where your trainer might set you tasks to complete. Towards the end of your apprenticeship you will complete an End-point Assessment. This is the final assessment to ensure that you meet the industry standard for the job you have been training for and can include: tests, a project, employer references and/or an interview.

 Progression

Progression from this apprenticeship is expected to be into a senior culinary chef role and/or a higher-level apprenticeship or further training.

Senior Production Chef

Level: 3

Duration: Minimum 12 months

Qualification type: Apprenticeship standard

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Entry requirements:

To start on this apprenticeship you are expected to have already achieved a level of skills and knowledge to be able to prepare and cook a range of dishes. You also need to have completed a relevant Level 2 Apprenticeship with an overall Merit grade or other relevant qualifications (e.g. Five GCSEs at grades 4/C to 5/B) to complete this programme. If apprentices haven’t already achieved Level 2 English and maths you will be required to do so prior to completion of the apprenticeship.

What to expect

If you have a passion for high quality cooking, are methodical, have the ability to work independently whilst leading a team and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, then a career as a Senior Production Chef is perfect for you. As a Senior Production Chef you will work for some of the industry’s best known brands, striving to produce customers’ meals consistently to perfection according to predetermined specifications. Apprenticeships are all about learning on the job, so you’ll spend most of your time working with your employer and learning as you go. You will also be required to complete some off the job training which may include in house training, research and portfolio building.

Assessment

You will be assessed by your trainer who will visit you in the workplace to assess and observe you at work, reviewing your progress and ensuring you are on target to get your qualifications. You will also have access to the remote support of an e-portfolio where your trainer might set you tasks to complete. Towards the end of your apprenticeship you will complete an End-point Assessment. This is the final assessment to ensure that you meet the industry standard for the job you have been training for and can include: tests, a project, employer references and/or an interview.

Progression

Completing this apprenticeship programme will enable progression into a higher level position, apprenticeship or further training.

The Ritz

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“When our guests arrive at the hotel, they have extremely high expectations and it is our responsibility to ensure that our guests have a magical experience.”

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