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Hospitality Apprenticeship Intermediate Level 2 at Southampton City College

Course description

This apprenticeship is suitable for you if you want to start a career or develop your existing skills in hospitality. As a hospitality apprentice you may work in any area or department in the hospitality industry such as restaurants, bars, reception or housekeeping.

Suitable job roles:

  • Food Server
  • Bar Staff
  • Receptionist
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
  • Chef
  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Counter Assistant
  • Waiter
  • Food Preparation Assistant

Course content

All training on this apprenticeship is delivered either in the workplace or at college, on a day release basis.

A hospitality apprenticeship develops the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective employee within the sector. Your learning is based around how a variety of hospitality services function, including skills such as serving customers, preparing and cooking food, serving drinks, reception, cleaning and preparing rooms.

This Apprenticeship is ideal for developing skills and knowledge whilst working within the fast-paced world of hospitality. This qualification offers the unique opportunity to earn and learn in this sector.  Real work experience, which is personalised to each student’s aspirations and interests, is integrated into the programme.

Entry requirements

Employers within the hospitality and catering industry will be looking for individuals with the following attributes:

  • A keen interest in hospitality
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • The ability to multi task
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good organisational skills


As an apprentice you can expect to undertake work based learning with an employer and to be paid a wage. The apprenticeship will include an NVQ diploma, functional skills and knowledge based element or technical certificate.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southampton City College directly.

Last updated date: 03 June 2016

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