Catering Apprenticeships – new for 2018!

Here at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College we are now offering Catering Apprenticeships!

What’s available?

Hospitality Team Member Level 2

A hospitality team member can work in a range of establishments, including bars, restaurants, cafés, conference centres, banqueting venues, hotels or contract caterers.

There will be a strong focus on recognising customers’ needs and working as part of a team in order to meet them. As part of this programme, you’ll learn:

  • Customer service principles, including customer satisfaction and meeting expectations
  • Business knowledge such as achieving targets, handling payments and stock, and unique selling points
  • Communicating with customers
  • Personal conduct
  • Team working, including leadership and supporting team members
  • Specialist skills: alcoholic drinks, barista, concierge and guest, conference and events, food and drink, food production, house-keeping, reception or reservations
  • Health and safety law, standards and regulations relevant to hospitality

Commis Chef Level 2

This Apprenticeship is ideal for those beginning their career in the hospitality industry. You will prepare food and carry out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef, gaining experience in each section of the kitchen.

What you’ll learn

  • Principles of basic food preparation and cooking
  • Food safety standards, practices and procedures, and personal hygiene standards
  • Stock checks, stock control and waste management
  • Setting up, preparing and cleaning their working environment
  • Identifying commonly used knives and equipment and their specific uses
  • Team working and developing working relationships

Why study a catering apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships serve as an ideal training opportunity for the hospitality industry. By learning on the job, you will quickly learn how to work under pressure whilst producing a high standard of work and/or delivering quality customer service.

To discover more, contact our Apprenticeships Team: