This programme is one of the apprenticeship pathways for Hospitality Supervision at Level 3.
The course is designed for a member of the front-of-house team who is experienced to Level 2 and who has been promoted into a supervisor post within the events and banqueting sector. Their role will be to co-ordinate, plan and time-manage an event to ensure complete customer satisfaction.
The apprentice will be allocated an assessor who will support them throughout the course. They will be given assignments and project work, including research into the sector, to support their learning and understanding.
They will be observed by the assessor to support their growth within the industry and to ensure they have reached the correct standard for the qualification and industry specification.
Part of the course involves completing Level 2 Maths and English Functional Skills (unless you are exempt with grades of 4 and above or C in GCSE.)
There is 20% CPD and off-the-job training, plus an end-point assessment towards which you will be working from day one.
You will learn all the aspects of the events supervisor role, including:
The apprenticeship entails:
You will need a laptop to access your e-portfolio.
Commis chef and former Derby College student Carly Baxter plans to run her own fine dining establishment one day. And, thanks to taking a foundation degree in hospitality management at Derby College, she hopes to have all the ingredients she needs to make her restaurant venture a success. Carly, who initially took levels 2 and 3 in professional cookery with the College, progressed to the foundation degree in hospitality management so she could learn all aspects of the catering industry.Carly, who is currently employed as a commis chef at Breadsall Priory, is planning to go into business with a friend from College. To realise her aims she has been studying full-time at College while juggling work shifts, working virtually seven-day weeks at times.
She said: "It's my ambition to open my own fine dining restaurant but to do that I need to know everything that's involved, not just the cheffing side.
"I can't expect to be able to tell other people what to do if I've never done their job myself."