An apprentice supported by HIT Training has become the first in the country to complete the new Hospitality Supervisor Apprenticeship and has passed with flying colours, achieving a Distinction.

Caitlin Wooldridge, a trainee bar manager at Stanton Lakes near Leicester, completed the Level 3 standard, specialising in food and beverage.

Through the programme, she gained the skills required to independently supervise hospitality services, run shifts and motivate a team, providing vital support to management.

Jill Whittaker, MD at HIT Training, said:“The new apprenticeship standards are very much designed to encourage apprentices to take a more forward-thinking, business-like and creative approach to learning which will ultimately not only support them into a long and fruitful career but also support the business needs of their employer. It’s wonderful to see Caitlin’s hard work recognised with a Distinction and to hear that her apprenticeship is opening doors for her into other areas of the business – it is exactly what apprenticeships are all about.”

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