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Level: 3

Location: Workplace

Years: 2

Interview: Y

Course Summary

Hospitality supervisors work across a wide variety of businesses including bars, restaurants, cafés, conference centres, banqueting venues, hotels or contract caterers. They provide vital support to management teams and are capable of independently supervising hospitality services and running shifts.

They typically work under pressure delivering fantastic customer service. Motivating a team is essential to their role. The majority of supervisors’ skills and knowledge are the same but supervisors may specialise in specific functions or work across a variety of functions which reflect the multi-functional nature of the industry.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are to be decided by the employer at the start of the apprenticeship but it is expected that the individual will have worked operationally in the industry before embarking on this apprenticeship standard.

Course Content

You need to demonstrate knowledge and skills in four main areas:

  • Business
  • People
  • Customers
  • Leadership

Hospitality Supervisors then select one of the following options as their specialist function:

  • Food and Beverage Supervisor
  • Bar Supervisor
  • Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Concierge Supervisor
  • Front Office Supervisor
  • Events Supervisor
  • Hospitality Outlet Supervisor

How will I be assessed?

You will be supported and assessed to prepare for an end point assessment at the end of your course. This will consist of the following:

  • 120-minute on demand test
  • Four-hour practical observation
  • Business Project with 30-minute formal presentation

Followed by:

  • 90-minute professional discussion

The first three activities can be completed in any order.

All assessment activities must be completed within two months.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

Your employer will need to provide you with any Personal Protective Equipment required legally and to help you to undertake your role safely.

What can I do after this course?

Further Study

On completion of this apprenticeship, you could move on to a higher-level apprenticeship within hospitality.

Careers

Progression from this apprenticeship could be into a hospitality management position.

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Jack Bowler

Jack Bowler

Foundation degree puts more choices on menu for catering student Jack

Derby College catering student Jack Bowler has extended his menu of career choices by taking a foundation degree in international hospitality management.Jack, who already holds level 2 and 3 qualifications in catering and hospitality via the college is now learning the management and front of house aspects of the hospitality industry as well as the catering side.During his level 3 course Jack also gained confidence-building experience through working at the college's Engine Shed fine dining restaurant at the Roundhouse.Jack, who was inspired to cook from a young age by his mum and gran, now plans to progress to level 5 and gain his BA Honours degree. He is currently working in the kitchens at Calke Abbey at weekends and will be taking on more shifts when he completes his foundation degree. Ultimately he hopes to find a job in his chosen field through educational work experience.

He said: "I love cooking but it's been interesting learning new things and finding out about the management aspects too. I enjoy being front of house as I've always liked interacting with customers.

"Derby College has such great facilities, including the new Fujitsu and Intel Innovation Hub which recently opened at the Roundhouse. The hub's got fantastic top of the range technology and quiet study areas."


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