This apprenticeship is designed for people looking for a career within the hospitality industry as a waiter/waitress, counter food service and/or bar person. You will undertake a variety of supervised taks within your workplace, and the duties will vary depending on the setting.
The course consists of a minimum of 30 hours a week in a Food and/or Beverage environment with one day a week in college. The day you are in college you will be learning new technical skills in the state of the art college kitchens and practising skills learnt in the workplace. Some of your technical skills will be observed in the college kitchens and restaurant. You will also complete your food safety qualification.
This sector often required night and weekend work. You may be required to work shift work and some late nights depending on your work placement.
You are encouraged to look for your own placement. The college will help to find a suitable placement but the emphasis is on you.
The majority of the programme is delivered and assessed in the workplace. You will build a portfolio of evidence to support the tasks you complete at the workplace to demonstrate you can complete tasks safely and use knowledge learnt. On-line assessments will take place at the college or in the workplace.
4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above including a minimum gade 3 in English Language and Maths.
You will also need to gain a suitable employer. You can do this through searching for vacancies on our website http://www.sheffcol.ac.uk/apprenticeship/vacancies/ and applying directly to the employer. This will be followed by a competitive interview process.
Or by approaching employers yourself to ask if they will take on an apprentice. Once you find a suitable employer you should contact the college with their details.