Hospitality Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship


Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

Your Framework(FR04179):

  • Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership  
  • Functional Skills in English Level 2
  • Functional Skills in Maths Level 2
  • Level 3 Technical Certificate in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership Principles
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Entry Requirements: A full Level 2 qualification in Front of House or Professional Cookery  or equivalent and a grade D or Level 1 qualification in English and Maths.

Attendance: 30 hours of employment per week

Start Date: At any point   Duration: Normally 18 months

Framework Overview

This programme is designed for learners in a minimum of 30 hours employment per week within the hospitality industry. You will be provided with a bespoke learning programme that meets the needs of you and your employer and is predominantly tailored to your workplace activities. Your employer will agree the suitable time you train at the College so that you can build knowledge and skills even further, and this combined with the support and skills building that you receive in the workplace from your employer, will enable you to be earning a wage while you become a competent professional in advanced front of house skills. While on this apprenticeship, you will study units on how to Provide Leadership for your Team; Develop Productive Working Relationships with Colleagues; Contribute to the Control of Resources;  Maintain the Health, Hygiene, Safety and Security of the Working Environment; Lead a Team to Improve Customer Service; Supervise Food Services;  Supervise Drink Services; Supervise Reception Services; Supervise Cellar and Drink Storage Operations; Improve Relationships with Customer;  Contribute to the Development of a Wine List.

Next Steps

On successful completion of this apprenticeship, you may wish to apply for a foundation degree programme in hospitality or seek employment that could see you employed as a supervisor, team leader or manager of a hotel and restaurant.


Where an employer has less than 50 employees and is not liable to pay the Apprenticeship Levy, the training for Apprentices that are aged between 16 and 18 is fully funded.  For Apprentices who are aged 19 years or over at the start of their course, a one-off employer contribution fee is required.  (There is an incentive payment of £1,000 available for employers who are not apprenticeship Levy payers and who take on a 16-18 year old apprentice.  This incentive payment is payable as £500 after 3 months and £500 after 12 months).

How Do I Apply

To complete an Apprenticeship, the Apprentice must be employed. To view and apply for the College’s live Apprenticeship vacancies please visit the national apprenticeship website:, or alternatively if you are an employer wishing to employ an Apprentice please get in contact with us on 01473 382464 or email