An Alternative to College With Training in the Workplace

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Useful Websites

http://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/A good website to check out current apprenticeship schemes / courses and vacancies.

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers.

http://hospitalityguild.co.uk/uksp UKSP helps support and develop careers in the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industries. We actively promote the benefits of working in the industries, supplying reliable information and advice to career seekers, employers, training providers and advisors.

http://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers.htm Another good place to get initial advice and to find out what qualifications might get you to where you want to be. Includes CV building and Interview tips.

https://www.careerssw.org/ Our organisation is committed to providing an independent service offering information, advice and guidance to help individuals in learning and work.

http://www.careerpilot.org.uk/ – Helps an individual work through the careers and jobs most suited to them.

http://www.people1st.co.uk/ – Sector Skills Council for Hospitality and Catering

http://www.dayjob.com/content/cv-template-236.htm – CV Writing Advice

http://www.bha.org.uk/ The BHA is the leading representative organisation for the UK hospitality Industry.

https://www.instituteofhospitality.org/ Professional body for managers and aspiring managers.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/catering/forum.htm Relevant and up to date information on issues affecting the hospitality issue. The website as a whole is great for finding out important information that the hospitality industry needs to adhere to.

http://www.food.gov.uk/ Food Standards Agency – Everything you need to do successfully provide staff food at your organisation.

http://www.bii.org/- British Institute of Innkeepers – Provides advice, qualifications and a whole lot more from personal licences to door supervisors.

http://www.bighospitality.co.uk/ News about the Hospitality and Catering Industry.

http://www.safenetwork.org.uk/getting_started/Pages/Why_does_safeguarding_matter.aspx Safeguarding Advice.

https://www.gov.uk/ General Advice by the government

https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en Money Advice

http://householdquotes.co.uk/home-improvements-price-guide/ – Household quotes

http://www.ukha.co.uk/ UK Housekeepers Association – An often overlooked profession, yet this association is striving to represent housekeepers in the UK. Useful information, links and events to look at.

http://www.unison.org.uk/ Information on one of the largest trade unions representing hospitality.

http://www.unitetheunion.org/ The largest union in the country, with a useful website full of information, updates and current events.

http://www.beerandpub.com/ – British Beer and Pub Association – promotes the UK’s brewing and pub sector. The association provides useful information, events and news of the industry.