We are the trade body for hospitality in the UK. We lobby government, champion the hospitality sector and provide expert advice and guidance.
The wider hospitality sector employs 3.5 million people and is only behind wholesale and retail trade and health and social care as the nation’s biggest employers.
Hospitality has accounted for around 17% of overall UK employment growth between 2009 and 2019, placing it fifth in total number of jobs created.
Hospitality ranks as a top five employer in every region of the UK, accounting for up to 12% of every regional workforce.
Discover exactly what development opportunities are available in the hospitality sector and how an apprenticeship can lead to a meaningful and exciting career in a fast paced, rewarding environment. This guide outlines all the apprenticeships available in the hospitality industry and the career paths you can take to advance your personal development courtesy of HIT Training.
Watch Jodie Plummer’s inspiring story about how her chef apprenticeship is allowing her to follow her dreams and grow as a leader. Visit the HIT Training VCF page to find out more.
Our work in partnership with the Department for Education secured new advertising for apprenticeships in hospitality – a crucial platform to showcase the fantastic careers available.
Apprenticeships in both hospitality and catering are showcased as part of the Government’s Career Starter Apprenticeships campaign, one of its flagship recruitment campaigns promoted to schools and colleges across the country.