What is a catering and hospitality apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship in catering and hospitality is a practical, work-based route into careers like cheffing, catering, events, and working in the hotel sector. You’ll gain the qualifications and skills to work in the field while earning a salary and not paying tuition fees.
You could be managing a big hotel, leading a team of event staff, or cooking for world-renowned critics.
Career opportunities from a catering and hospitality apprenticeship
An apprenticeship in the industry can lead to a range of careers, including a:
Getting a good basis of how hospitality works is also valuable if you’re interested in starting your own pub, hotel, or restaurant one day.
- Every day will be varied.
- You’ll get to meet lots of different people.
- It’s a very sociable environment.
- You could be working shifts and unsociable hours.
- It can be stressful when it’s busy.
- You might have to deal with difficult customers.
Who would suit a catering and hospitality apprenticeship?
You might be interested in a catering and hospitality apprenticeship if you:
- love the idea of providing an excellent experience for people
- are passionate about food and drink
- like being around people
You might be a good fit for a hospitality apprenticeship if you are:
- great with people
- sociable and outgoing
- good at multitasking
Check out which employers are currently hiring apprenticeships in the hospitality sector, from the likes of Greene King, Premier Inn, Wetherspoons, and more.
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