News / A Helping Hand For Hospitality

Labour shortages have left hospitality businesses across the UK desperate for staff. Recruitment is becoming increasingly difficult across the hospitality sector, with the British Institute of Innkeeping confirming that almost 100% of companies have open vacancies and ONS reporting around 163,000 unfilled jobs.

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Apprentices can fill these vacancies and solve the recruitment crisis. Apprentices will add value to your organisation and will bridge the skills shortage gap.

The hospitality sector is diverse, encompassing a wide range of job roles and professions. At Babcock Training, our hospitality team reflect this diversity, ensuring we can support every area of the sector. From small cafés to international hotel chains, we can offer the right delivery model to meet your needs. Our hospitality solutions reflect our 25-year track record within the sector, providing programmes that develop talented and passionate hospitality professionals.

Whatever part of the sector you operate in, our apprenticeships can have a positive impact on your business. Whether it’s developing the next generation of talented chefs or ensuring your customer service standards set you apart from the competition, we can help realise your ambitions.

Babcock Training offer the following hospitality apprenticeship programmes:

Standards in EnglandFrameworks in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Level 2 Hospitality Team MemberLevel 2 Food & Beverage Service
Level 2 Production ChefLevel 2 & 3 Professional Cookery
Level 2 Commis ChefLevel 2 Food Production & Cooking
Level 3 Hospitality SupervisorLevel 2 Hospitality Services
Level 3 Senior Production ChefLevel 2 Kitchen Services
Level 3 Chef de PartieLevel 2 Beverage Service
Level 4 Hospitality ManagerLevel 2 Food Service
Level 2 Housekeeping
Level 2 Front of House Reception
Level 2 Front of House Reception
Level 4 Hospitality Management *Delivered on a commercial basis in Northern Ireland*

Apprentice Recruitment

Babcock Training can support with the recruitment and attraction of apprentices. Our capability includes a national apprenticeship recruitment centre which provides dedicated resource support during the recruitment process to ensure you are attracting high calibre applicants. We have a track record of developing tailored approaches that reflect hospitality employers’ specific requirements; using proven methods to reach and attract potential applicants.

Should any of the above be of interest, you can contact our team by calling 0800 731 8199 or email us: [email protected]