Commis Chef Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship is ideal for individuals looking to develop a career and skills in the hospitality and catering industry. A Commis Chef prepares food and carries out cooking tasks whilst supervised by a senior chef. Apprenticeship core areas include:
- Culinary skills
- Food safety
- Professional skills
- Business knowledge
Production Chef Apprenticeship
Ideal for chefs working with standardised recipes and menus, often producing food in high volumes. Production chefs work in challenging kitchen environments, ensuring excellent standards and compliance with procedures, specifications and menus.
This apprenticeship is ideal for kitchen-based staff in schools, hospitals and care homes, armed forces, high street casual dining or pubs.
Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship
Designed for all hospitality staff who work or looking to work in bars, restaurants, cafes, banqueting venues, hotels or contract caterers.
This apprenticeship provides the opportunity to develop excellent hospitality skills and knowledge for individuals looking to start a career in the hospitality industry or for those in employment.
Hospitality Supervisor Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship is suitable for Hospitality Supervisors working across a wide variety of businesses in the hospitality sector. Apprentices will provide vital support to management teams and cover key areas including:#
- Financial operations of hospitality
- Operational procedures
- Resource control and budgeting
- Setting objectives within the team
- Personal communication skills
What are the benefits of apprenticeships?
- Suitable for new and existing staff: Apprenticeships are open to anyone from 16+ and there is no upper age limit to become an apprentice.
- Cost effective: Apprenticeships are a low-cost way to bring new talent into your organisation – recruitment is free and the training is funded either by your levy, or you pay just 5% of the bill (the government funds the rest)
- Get the right set of skills for your company: What apprentices learn will be tailored to your business – the systems you use and the challenges you face
In addition, apprenticeships are a great way to create diverse and progressive workplace and improve productivity and staff motivation.
Gloucester Services Farmshop and Kitchen
Meet Lewis Groves, our Production Chef Level 2 apprentice at Gloucester Service who started as a pot wash but was encouraged by his manager and colleagues to further his skills and progress his career by obtaining a formal chef qualification through an apprenticeship.
Watch our video and learn more on how employers can use the power of apprenticeships to nurture and develop their own staff while addressing industry skills gaps.