Why choose this apprenticeship?
- BOOST YOUR SKILLS – Learn core managerial skills for working in a variety of establishments including hotels, restaurants, conference centres and banqueting venues
- SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES - Select from a number of management specialisms, from kitchen, food and beverage or front office to housekeeping, revenue, conferences and events
- LEARN WHILE YOU WORK – Gain a Level 4 qualification while putting your learning into practice in the workplace
- TEAM SCOTLAND PARTNERSHIP – Our University will be the home for Team Scotland at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, offering exciting opportunities for our students to work with the team and its athletes
University College Birmingham is renowned for its outstanding food and hospitality training facilities. Our two award-winning restaurants on campus provide the perfect environment for students on our hospitality courses to boost their skills across different service styles.
Our training restaurants and industry-standard kitchens provide you with a unique behind-the-scenes view of the hospitality and catering industry during your studies
Open to the public, The Atrium offers a superb fine dining experience in a modern, contemporary setting that ranks alongside top restaurants in Birmingham
Offering a great informal setting for lunch and evening meals, The Brasserie hosts theme nights staged by our hospitality students
- You need to be over 18 years of age and have previous experience of working in the hospitality sector. You should already be working a minimum of 30 hours per week in an appropriate role.
- You will normally require a Level 3 qualification and a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above, including maths and English.
- If you do not have a grade 4 (grade C) or above in English and maths, you need to complete Level 2 Functional Skills before entry onto the course.
Teaching and assessment
An assigned assessor will discuss your needs and visit you at work. You will also attend regular sessions at University College Birmingham to enable you to understand the higher level skills and knowledge required to become a manager. You will have practical assessments, online tests and assignments during the course to prepare you for the end-point assessment.
Your personal assessor will visit you regularly in the workplace (and will be happy to see you more often if you need extra help). They will assist you throughout your training to help you achieve your qualification.
Our teaching and assessment is underpinned by our Teaching, Learning and Assessment Strategy 2015-2020.
All apprenticeship standards require successful completion of end-point assessments graded by an approved external apprenticeship organisation.
In order to pass the Hospitality Manager apprenticeship end-point assessment, you must successfully complete the following:
- Multi-choice questionnaire
- Written business project
- Professional discussion