Course Title Hospitality Team Member Level 2 Apprenticeship
Level: 2
Code M05

Overview of the Course

A hospitality team member can work in a range of establishments, for example bars, restaurants, cafés, conference centres, banqueting venues, hotels or contract caterers. The role is very varied and although hospitality team members tend to specialise in an area, they have to be adaptable and ready to support team members across the business, for example during busy periods. Specialist areas in hospitality include food and beverage service, serving alcoholic beverages, food preparation and conference and banqueting.


The hospitality team member apprenticeship covers the following generic skills:

  • People – apprentices will develop communication skills with colleagues and customers.
  • Business – apprentices understand the importance of food costing and yields, budgets and targets
  • Food Safety – apprentices will develop food safety awareness
  • Technical skills – apprentices will develop their technical skills in the kitchen environment, and understand the importance of these skills during the preparation, cooking and serving of food items

Development of supervisory skills – apprentices will be given the opportunity to understand the role of a supervisory and assist in monitoring and developing standards.


What are the entry requirements?

Minimum of Entry Level 3 maths and English
Minimum of 30 hour contract of employment


Commis Chef Standard Level 2
Hospitality Supervisor Apprenticeship Standard Level 3

Course Duration

15 - 18 months. (Allow final 3 months EPA)

Apprentice Benefits

  • Earn while you learn
  • Learning skills that employers want
  • Excellent progression routes
  • Increase career opportunities and earning potential
  • Improve your confidence

Functional Skills

Functional Skills are a vital part of the apprenticeship. They provide the essential knowledge, skills and understanding needed to operate confidently, effectively and independently. Functional Skills are available at Level 1 and Level 2 and the level the apprentice will work towards will depend on the previous qualifications achieved. Functional skills is to be completed to level 1 with upskill to level 2 where required, following initial assessment and diagnostic


Apprentices will access the end point assessment after discussion with their employer and assessor, where entry requirements are checked, assessed and verified, this will include checking that the required level of English and maths has been achieved.

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