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Hospitality Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

There are a number of components that make up a Hospitality Intermediate Apprenticeship. Here you will find an outline of the qualifications you will achieve and the units and vocational areas you will cover throughout your training as well as other important information such as timescales, funding and what this qualification can lead to.

You can choose from a number of pathways which allows you to specialise in the area of hospitality you want. They are:

  • Hospitality Services
  • Food Service
  • Beverage Service
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Front of House Reception
  • Food Production and Cooking
  • Professional Cookery
  • Kitchen Services

Qualifications

Qualifications;

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Hospitality, which includes: Units;

A competence qualification: One of the following:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Services
  • 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 Housekeeping
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Front of House Reception
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food Production and Cooking
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Kitchen Services

A knowledge qualification: One of the following:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Hospitality Services)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Food Service)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Beverage Service)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Food and Beverage Service)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Housekeeping)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Front of House Reception)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Food Production and Cooking)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Professional Cookery)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Kitchen Services)

Plus

  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skills English Level 1

The apprenticeship is made up of mandatory units which cover the essential skills required for working in a hospitality environment, such as maintaining a safe, hygienic and secure working environment, working effectively as part of a hospitality team and giving customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation. There are then a variety of optional units to choose from which focus on the specific tasks you carry out within your role dependent on the pathway you choose.

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About The Training

Assessment method: There are various methods available that can be tailored to suit your needs, such as:

  • Observation
  • Examination of case history
  • Product evidence
  • Witness testimony
  • Questioning

All teaching, learning and assessment for the qualification will take place in the workplace. There is no requirement to attend college.

Want More Detailed Information?

View the NVQ standards here.

What About The Future?

For those who wish to continue their development of skills and qualifications beyond level 2, there is a wide range of progressions dependent on the pathway you have chosen. You can find further information using the following link:

http://www.afo.sscalliance.org/frameworkslibrary/downloader.cfm?FRID=FR02317

Further Information

Entry requirements: You must be employed in a hospitality environment carrying out hospitality tasks for at least 16 hours per week.

There are no specific entry requirements for this framework to ensure that it is open to all who wish to pursue a career within the Hospitality Industry.

Employers are looking for those who are keen to work as part of a team, have a ‘can do attitude’ and have high standards of personal hygiene. Applicants will need basic communication skills on which this apprenticeship will build, be excellent timekeepers and be

willing to work shifts, which will often be outside the 9.00 - 5.00 pattern.

Progression into the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Hospitality Services:

This could be from a range of routes, including: Apprentices will undergo an initial assessment to identify prior learning and experience which may count towards the achievement of this Apprenticeship.

  • record of achievement from school;
  • awards such as the Duke of Edinburgh or similar;
  • employment - general or related to the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism or retail industries;
  • evidence of work experience/voluntary work or non accredited training/qualifications
  • through a portfolio or skills passport for the industry (www.uksp.co.uk);
  • Entry level Certificate in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry;
  • Entry level Award in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry;
  • Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry;
  • Level 1 Award in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry;
  • Level 1 Certificate in introduction to employment in the Hospitality Industry (pre employment);
  • Level 1 Certificate in investigating the Hospitality Industry;
  • Level 1 Certificate in Food and Beverage Services;
  • Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Hospitality Services;
  • Young Apprenticeship in Hospitality;
  • (14 – 19) Diploma in Hospitality;
  • a range of vocational qualification(s) including Customer Service, Hospitality and Catering or Travel and Tourism;
  • academic qualifications such as GCSEs in English, Maths, Business Studies, Leisure and Tourism.

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