HOSPITALITY & CATERING APPRENTICES IN MANCHESTER
By employing Hospitality and Catering apprentices in Manchester you can help your business by filling skills gaps in any size or type of food and beverage organisation.
Typical job roles include:
- Hotel receptionist
- Front of House
- Kitchen porter/assistant
- Fast food assistant
- Bar tender and waiter/waitress
There are 14 qualifications to choose from at this level, depending on the area within hospitality you want to specialise in:
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Front of House Reception
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Housekeeping
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food Service
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beverage Service
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food and Beverage Service
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food Production and Cooking
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking)
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Services
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Indian Cuisine)
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Thai Cuisine)
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Chinese Cuisine)
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Bangladeshi Cuisine)
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Kitchen Services.
Once we see your job description, we will review it with our training providers to assess the most suitable qualification.
There are three qualifications to choose from at Level 3:
- Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking)
- Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery
- Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Patisserie and Confectionery)
Hospitality and Catering apprenticeships normally last 12 months. Ideally at the end of the apprenticeship you can progress your apprentice onto a higher level, or offer a permanent position.
Our training providers normally conduct the training in house, on the job. This means that there will not be any college attendance in most cases. This is subject to change depending on the training provider circumstances, but we will confirm this with you before recruitment commences.
An apprenticeship assessor will visit the workplace every 6-8 weeks and spend around 2 hours with your apprentice combined with online seminars. They will monitor the apprentice at work and make sure their job is covering all the elements of the qualification criteria by looking at evidence.
This can include observation, questions, professional discussion, IT assignments and looking at the work they have produced. Apprenticeships are real jobs, but it is up to the employer to provide the right training and provide a mentor to guide and support them.
Of course you can! We can recruit new staff totally for free, but if you have existing staff who do not have official qualifications above Level 2, it will be possible to enrol your existing staff onto the course and acquire on-the-job training and a nationally recognised qualification.
The course is distance learning, so your staff will not have to attend college, an assessor will visit every 8 weeks to check up on their progress, making it a really convenient way to up-skill your staff. We can arrange all this for you, for free.
First of all our apprenticeship recruitment service is free of charge. In terms of training costs for 16-18 year old apprentices 100% of your training costs are covered by government funding. For 19-24 year olds the Government funds 50% of the training costs.
Due to our partnerships with training providers we may be able to negotiate a lower fee for 19-24 year olds, or waive the fee completely in some cases. Be wary of some providers who charge a monthly management fee or high training costs, we will ensure that you get the very best deal.
Once we have your vacancy we will start negotiating with our training providers to keep the costs as low as possible for your business. We try our hardest to keep it totally free. The other costs you need to consider are the apprentices wage of at least £3.30 per hour plus holiday entitlements as well as the costs relating to training your apprentice and providing a mentor to support them.
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Did you know?
According to The Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards, the Hospitality and Catering industry employs a high percentage of young staff and the average age of a manager is under 30 years old in parts of the industry. However, over half of these managers do not have formal qualifications for their job.
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