Welcome to Parkdean Resorts Apprenticeships College!
Whatever your age, level of experience, or job role - if you've got the passion, we've got the training for you.
Our programmes have been designed to get the best out of our people, develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours in their work role at whatever level they are working at. They'll also help to provide life skills such as English, Maths and Communication alongside a greater understanding of challenges we face and differences that we celebrate through topics such as Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, Safeguarding and British Values.
The purpose of the Kitchen Academy is to develop new and existing chefs throughout the business. This will happen in three phases throughout 2021 and beyond.
Level 2 – Production Chef
Designed for new chefs or people that want to become chefs within Parkdean Resorts, the Production Chef qualification will teach and develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours in a fast-paced production kitchen environment
Level 3 – Senior Production Chef
This programme is to identify Chefs within the business that want to gain a promotion to 2nd Chef or are currently a 2nd Chef looking to gain more knowledge, skills and experience within their role.
Level 4 – Hospitality Manager: Food Route
Designed for Head Chefs within the business that want to develop their managerial skills, coaching skills and gain a better understanding of how to run a Parkdean Resorts kitchen.
Aimed at Accommodation teams to develop Supervisors and Managers. These qualifications will cement the knowledge, skills and behaviours learnt during our Leading the Way training.
Level 3 – Hospitality Supervisor
Designed for Accommodation Supervisors or people wanting to be an Accommodation Supervisor. This qualification will endorse previous training from the Leading the Way and further develop knowledge, skills and behaviours to be able to supervise and lead a team.
Level 4 – Hospitality Manager: Accommodation Route
Designed for Accommodation Managers or people wanting to be an Accommodation Manager. This qualification will endorse previous training from the Leading the Way and further develop knowledge, skills and behaviours to be able to manage and lead a team.
This academy has been designed to identify and develop people within the business that want to grow their career within Parkdean Resorts through a programme of recognised qualifications.
Level 3 – Hospitality Supervisor
Designed for all Head of Departments on park or people who want to develop to become a Head of Department. Aimed at providing you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to develop, manage and run a successful team or department within Parkdean Resorts.
Level 4 – Hospitality Manager
Designed for all On-Park Managers or people who want to progress to become an On-Park Manager. Aimed at providing you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to develop, manage and run a successful team or department within Parkdean Resorts.
Level 5 – Operations Departmental Manager
Designed for current General Managers that would like to improve their knowledge, skills and behaviours and progress their career further with Parkdean Resorts.
Hospitality Apprenticeships Week
We're proud to be supporting Hospitality Apprenticeships Week!
Running from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd October, we here at Parkdean Resorts and the wider hospitality community will be celebrating apprenticeships in the sector. We will be showcasing the positive differences that apprenticeships can make to individuals on our social media channels, demonstrating that an apprenticeship with us is a viable and exciting career route and that a career in hospitality is #MoreThanAJob.
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Gaining an apprenticeship qualification is really something that you should not only be proud of but also shout about. People think an apprenticeship is aimed at young people just starting out in the world of work, this couldn’t be further from the truth. You can study for an apprenticeship qualification at any age the only barrier is your commitment and determination to succeed.
If you're interested in applying for one of our apprenticeships please do get in touch with us and send an email to [email protected]
We look forward to hearing from you!
- We are one united team, willing to offer support and not afraid to ask for help.
- We will nurture a valuable coaching and feedback culture, making sure to communicate transparently and openly across our team.
- We will encourage a community of practice and a consistent evolution of learning within the team.