CGC Events Caterers

Manager Apprenticeship


CGC Events Caterers

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £246.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week, times TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 3 February 2020
Higher(level 4-7)
Hospitality Manager Level 4 (Higher national Certificate) (apprenticeship standard)
29 December 2019 (application closing date)
This position is available as a Level 4 for those who already hold their Level 3. We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Event Manager working in our outside catering division based in York Racecourse Hospitality.


We are looking for someone to join our existing management team who ideally has previous hospitality experience preferably in a supervisor role, who is looking to move into a manager role. This is a practical role, you will train alongside our existing management team learning all the basics of planning, undertaking and evaluating a hospitality event in the eventuality that you will manage your own hospitality functions in the future.

The rate advertised in the National Minimum Wage for 20-year olds. This rate will increase to national minimum wage for applicants in different age brackets.

Daily tasks will include:

  • Putting table plans in and setting up areas for a variety of functions
  • Movement of equipment to the required locations
  • Assisting Managers, Chefs and staff members to achieve a successful hospitality event
  • Providing bar and retail stocks and completing stock sheets
  • Managing a hospitality area during an event (hospitality boxes, restaurant, public bars, section within a marquee, cash facility)
  • Liaising with clients

Progressing to:

  • Producing job sheets highlighting food, equipment and staffing requirements
  • Managing managers, chefs and staff members on your job
  • Organising transport rotas for management and chefs
  • Liaising with Head Office about your job requirements and ensuring all updated information is processed
  • Completion of invoices

The contracted working hours are 40 hours a week.

One day a week on the rota for studying purposes, to be used for paperwork, assessment work, site visits by HIT and skype conversations etc.

As an employed apprentice you would have all the same working conditions as other company employees and be entitled to sick pay after qualifying period and 20 paid holidays a year.

Future Prospects

CGC Events is unique as the majority of our senior managers and directors have risen through the ranks also starting out as a trainee manager so the opportunities within the company are endless. There may also be future opportunities to move within the CGC Group and work at a unit such as York Racecourse.

Once you have completed the Level 4 you have the opportunity to progress to L5 and complete the Operations/ Departmental Manager Apprenticeship. If joining the apprenticeship programme at level 3, you will be able to progress to level 4.

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills which will be evidenced with clients and work colleagues, showing the ability to communicate with people of all ages and cultures
  • Be able to react positively to change and will maintain a stable performance level under pressure, solving problems in a creative manner
  • The ability to work independently and also as part of a team when required
  • Basic computer skills and technological knowledge
  • Evidence of leadership skills (desirable)

Qualities Required

  • Punctual as you can often be travelling from head office to events so needs to be on time to ensure there isn’t a delay to the event
  • A customer focussed professional with a warm personality
  • Adaptable with the aptitude to undertake any task when required
  • Able to display a strong work ethic with a professional and positive outlook to their work

Qualifications Required

  • Level 3 - Educated to GCSE level and have GCSE grade C/5 or Level 2 in both maths and English.
  • Level 4 - Educated to Level 3 (e.g. A-levels, BTEC Level 3) and have GCSE grade C/5 or Level 2 in both maths and English

Training Provided

  • NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality Management (Vocational Qualification)
  • ILM Level 4 Diploma in Principals of Hospitality Management (Technical Certificate)
  • Functional Skills level 2 in maths and English (if not previously attained)
Apply now

last 24 hours

This page contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0. The information provider is the Education and Skills Funding Agency.