What is a Traineeship?

Our Level 1 Traineeship programme is a stepping stone towards an Apprenticeship. This programme enables you to gain a Level 1 qualification in your chosen route by providing you with a fantastic work placement with a top employer. You will receive employability training to help you stand out in the job market and all the support you need to progress onto the next stage in your life!

The Food and Hospitality sector offers a fantastic range of exciting career options. Whether you’re aiming to be a manager at a casual restaurant or to travel the world as part of a cruise ship crew, our Traineeships and Apprenticeships are just the beginning of your voyage.

What will you get as a Trainee?

What are the benefits of a Traineeship programme?

  • Training allowance of £50 per week (minimum- full time hours)
  • Travel expenses paid weekly
  • Tuition with essential skills such as: communication, team working, problem solving & IT
  • An insight into what skills top employers are looking for
  • The chance to spend a few weeks in different kinds of jobs
  • Regular support and good advice to help you make the right choices
  • A big boost to your confidence and brighter prospects for the future
  • You will be entitled to apply for an NUS Apprenticeship card which gives you exclusive discount from 100s of companies. Click here to read more

What are the requirements?

You must be aged 16-18 but do not need any previous qualifications-just a positive can-do attitude!

How do I get onto a Traineeship? 

You can apply directly through us by

02920 464727


We have an in house fully functioning training kitchen that is used to teach basic culinary skills, to give our learners the most practical and hands on learning experience.

Hospitality & Catering is available from:


Career Opportunities:

Chef, Contract Catering Manager, Maître d’hôtel, Chef de rang, Kitchen Assistant plus many more…

Find out the extra support we will offer during you time at ACT 

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