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Catering and Hospitality

Hospitality Supervisor Level 3 Apprenticeship (catering)

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

Various start dates throughout the year. The minimum duration for this apprenticeship is 18 months.

Entry requirements

You should have one of the following qualifications:

  • Hospitality Team Member qualification
  • Level 2 Food and Beverage
  • Level 2 Hospitality Services
  • Level 2 Food Production and Cooking

You must also:

You will achieve

Hospitality Supervisor Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.

Course overview

This Apprenticeship provides the skills and knowledge required to provide vital support to management teams and be capable of independently supervising hospitality services.

Click here for further information regarding the Standard Apprenticeship.


Course content

Hospitality supervisors work across a wide variety of businesses including bars, restaurants, cafes, conference centres, banqueting venues, hotels or contract caterers. They typically work under pressure, delivering fantastic customer service and motivating a team. Supervisors may specialise in specific functions of work across a wide variety of functions which reflect the multi-functional nature of the industry.

The list below sets out how the credit has been assigned across the mandatory units. All units in this qualification are mandatory. Specialist supervisory functions can be any of the following:

  • Food and Beverage Supervisor
  • Bar Supervisor
  • Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Concierge Supervisor
  • Front Office Supervisor
  • Events Supervisor
  • Hospitality Outlet Supervisor

E-portfolio and workplace observation. Guided learner hours are delivered during contracted working hours.


Your uniform will be provided by your employer. Equipment will be discussed at your induction session.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

On completion of this pathway, you may progress onto further qualifications specific to their work context or into employment.

How much does the course cost?

There is no cost to being an apprentice. All costs associated with your apprenticeship, including the cost of training and your salary, will be paid by your employer.

Extra information

For further information please contact the team on 01226 216166 or email: apprenticeships@barnsley.ac.uk



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If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and Maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and Maths we can help you do that too.

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This can be added to your study programme.

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Hospitality Supervisor Level 3 Apprenticeship (catering)

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