Catering & Hospitality

Information for Employers

Cambridge Regional College offers a range of Catering & Hospitality Apprenticeships over Levels 2 & 3. 

Catering & Hospitality

The Catering & Hospitality Level 2 & 3 Apprenticeships are ideal if you wish to employ an apprentice and help them start their career in catering or hospitality. The Apprenticeship provides the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of a junior member of the hospitality team or a commis chef at Level 2 and a hospitality supervisor or chef de partie at Level 3.

Apprenticeship Options

Catering & Hospitality includes a number of Apprenticeship options including: 

Kitchen Services (Level 2)

Commis Chef (Level 2)

Hospitality Team Member (Level 2)

Patisserie Chef (Level 3)

Chef de Partie (Level 3)

Hospitality Supervisor (Level 3)

Suitable Job Roles

You must employ your apprentice within a suitable job role such as junior chef, trainee waiter/waitress or any type of role relevant to the apprenticeship option. If you would like guidance on this, our Apprenticeships Team will be more than happy to assist. 

Course Content

Apprentices work towards gaining knowledge and skills relevant to their job role and this will depend on their chosen Apprenticeship and the role they are employed within your organisation to carry out. 

Examples for a Commis Chef include: 

  • Basic cooking skills
  • Knife Skills
  • Food Safety
  • Working in teams
  • Creating menus
  • Checking food stock

Examples for a Hospitality Team Member include: 

  • Understanding the industry
  • Customer service
  • Business awareness
  • Communication
  • Providing services

As well as the essential knowledge and skills, the Apprenticeship will cover behaviours and additional learning if required for subjects such as Maths and English. 

Employer Costs

Employer costs vary depending on company size and the age of the apprentice. Apprentice candidates do not pay apprenticeship course fees. 

Please contact us to discuss your requirements on 01223 418778, or by completing to below contact form.


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