Housekeeping - Intermediate Apprenticeship

Course overview

The catering industry covers hotels, restaurants, pubs, bar and nightclubs, contract catering, holiday centres and school catering. This industry contributes around 30 billion to the English economy, with the restaurant industry alone employing two thirds of a million people.

Typically an individual who is working towards this apprenticeship framework will be working as a housekeeper, room attendant or chamber maid with duties including; cleaning and making up rooms, checking equipment, collecting linen and laundry, setting up meeting/conference rooms, dealing with customer complaints.

Apprenticeships are a tested way of training either a new or existing team member. An apprenticeship will provide on-the-job training which leads to an employee gaining a nationally recognised qualification which has been developed by the Sector Skills Council. The Apprenticeship framework will include the following elements;

• Housekeeping – Level 2 Diploma (NVQ)
• Hospitality and Catering Principles (Housekeeping) – Level 2 Certificate
• Mathematics – Level 1
• English – Level 1
• Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Entry requirements

An employee/apprentice must be over 16 years of age with no prior level 4 qualifications or above working a minimum of 30 contracted hours per week in an appropriate occupational role

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed againsts a set of nationally recognised standards which are set by the Awarding Body. The competence based element assessment will be via direct observation and work place supporting evidence. Some of the evidence used in portfolios will include; witness testimonies, professional discussion and written records.

What can I do next

Three months before completing this Apprenticeship framework a review will take place with yourself and your employer to discuss progression opportunties which may lead to a permanent employment contract, further study or indeed both.

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Start Date
Flexible

Qualifications / Level
Level 2

Study Type
Part Time

Location
Workplace

Cost
Employer Contribution - Funding and Co-funding available

Course Code
SOL12034