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Catering and Hospitality: Career Map

Technical occupations: skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering, that typically require qualifications at levels 2/3.


Cluster: Hospitality Team Member/Supervisor
Preparation and serving food and drinks, taking and managing bookings, and managing events.

  • Hospitality Team Member:
    • Alcoholic Beverage Service
    • Barista
    • Concierge & Guest Services
    • Conference & Events Operations
    • Food & Beverage Service
    • Food Production
    • House Keeping
    • Reception
    • Reservations
  • Hospitality Supervisor:
    • Bar Supervisor
    • Concierge Supervisor
    • Events Supervisor
    • Food & Beverage Supervisor
    • Front Office Supervisor
    • Hospitality Outlet Supervisor
    • House Keeping Supervisor


Cluster: Caterer
Preparation and cooking of food through to the management of either part of or the whole kitchen.

  • Baker:
    • Craft Baker
    • In store Baker
    • Automated Baker
  • Commis Chef
  • Chef de Partie
  • Maritime Caterer
  • Pastry Chef
  • Production Chef
  • Senior Production Chef

Higher Technical occupations: require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. They typically require qualifications at levels 4/5.


Cluster: Hospitality Manager
Management and improvement of core hospitality services of food and beverages, cleaning and housekeeping, reservations and events.

  • Hospitality Manager:
    • Conference & Events Management
    • Food & Beverage Service
    • Front Office
    • Hospitality Outlet Management
    • House Keeping Management
    • Kitchen Management
    • Multi‐functional Management
    • Revenue Management


Cluster: Catering Manager
Management of a whole kitchen along with staff, menus and waste.

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