Accessibility links

Hospitality & Catering Apprenticeship at Rathbone Training

Course description

Rathbone Training offers Apprenticeships (level 2) and Advanced Apprenticeships (level 3) in Hospitality & Catering.
Hospitality and catering covers work in hotels and holiday homes, restaurants, cafés and bars. It can also include schools, colleges, hospitals and other large employers, which have their own catering facilities.

This apprenticeship will give you the skills and knowledge you need to work in one of the largest industries in the country.
Rathbone offers the following Apprenticeships in this sector:
• Level 2 Apprenticeship in Food and Beverage Service
• Level 2 Apprenticeship in Food Service
• Level 2 Apprenticeship in Beverage Service
• Level 2 Apprenticeship in Food Production and Cooking
• Level 2 Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery
• Level 2 Apprenticeship in Hospitality Services
• Level 2 Apprenticeship in Kitchen
• Level 2 Apprenticeship in Housekeeping
• Level 2 Apprenticeship in Front of House Reception
• Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery
• Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Supervision and Leadership

Course content

This course will teach you how to prepare, cook and store food safely and hygienically, how to promote new menu items and set up and close a kitchen.
You’ll also learn about employer rights and responsibilities and how to work effectively as part of a team. You’ll learn on the job from experienced work colleagues. There will also be some training away from the workplace.

Entry requirements

If you’re aged 16-24 you can join. You don’t need any formal qualifications, but you will need to take a basic skills test if you don’t have GCSEs in English and Maths.


  • Knowledge and competence learning is delivered in the workplace
  • Tests are undertaken in the workplace
  • E-portfolio access for all learners, with additional resources to facilitate independent learning

Financial information

  • You’ll be paid the current hourly rate for apprentices as a minimum.
  • You’ll also get a minimum of four weeks paid leave for your holidays, just like other employees.
  • Get an NUS card for loads of discounts

Future opportunities

  • You can continue on a higher-level programme or go straight into employment.
  • Roles include chef, bar service, housekeeping, catering assistant and front office staff.

Further information

Apply now to secure your place today!

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rathbone Training directly.

Last updated date: 30 August 2016
Provider logo

Key information

Contact details