Unlock your career potential by taking an apprenticeship. Perfect for recent school graduates ready to embark on their first job, individuals seeking a refreshing career change, or those eager to take on a new challenge. 

Apprenticeships provide a golden opportunity to learn on the job from seasoned experts, allowing you to develop practical skills directly within your chosen field. Forget tuition fees or student loans, apprenticeships allow you to earn while you learn, turning education into an investment in yourself. 


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Entry Requirements

To start an apprenticeship, you have to be aged 16 years or over, work full or part-time in the hospitality and catering sector with a contract of employment from your employer.

You also need to be a resident in England and not taking part in any other full-time education.

If you have already achieved a degree or equivalent qualification in this country or abroad, you may not be eligible for an apprenticeship unless the skills acquired for the apprenticeship are different from your degree.

Your employer will specify what their entry requirements are for each specific job role and what qualifications, if any, or experience is required.

Apprenticeships include:


  • Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship

  • Hospitality Supervisor Apprenticeship

  • Hospitality Manager Apprenticeship

Professional Chef

  • Commis Chef Apprenticeship

  • Chef de Partie Apprenticeship

  • Production Chef Apprenticeship

  • Senior Chef Apprenticeship in Production Cooking

Leadership & Management

  • Team Leader Apprenticeship

  • Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship

Customer Service & Business Administration

  • Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship

  • Business Administrator Apprenticeship


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HUU wants to support students across the UK with their hospitality career journey. Raising the profile of hospitality as a great place to work, with long term career opportunities and showcasing career pathways.

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