Diageo Learning for Life

 

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WANTED: FUTURE BARTENDERS & HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY LEADERS


UPCOMING COURSES

Scotland:   Edinburgh ♦ Fife ♦ Forth Valley ♦ Glasgow ♦ Inverness 
England:   Birmingham ♦ Bristol ♦ East Midlands ♦ Liverpool♦ London♦ Manchester♦ Sheffield
Wales:   Cardiff
Northern Ireland:   Belfast

 

 

Diageo Learning for Life are programmes which prepare you for a career within a Bartending or Front of House role.

We have a number of programmes which aim to give you the skills and experience to get your career off to a great start.

Diageo Learning for Life: Bartending and Hospitality - a 6-week course which gives you the skills, qualifications and experience to support you in securing employment, and launch your hospitality career – consisting of 4 weeks of training and a 2 week work placement. Ideal for anyone who has been out of work for a period of time.

Diageo Learning for LifeKickstart - a 3-week course designed for anyone who has been out of work for a short amount of time, or is keen to move into hospitality from another industry, or has hospitality experience but needs introductions to employers with vacancies and an update on their skills and qualifications – consisting of 2 weeks of training and 1 week work placement.

Diageo Learning for Life: Hospitality Elevator – training sessions to help you gain the hospitality qualifications and training to upskill you in your current Bartending or Front of House role.  

The programmes will deliver everything you need in order to begin a new career in a bar, restaurant or any other hospitality role. You don’t need to have any previous experience, just the desire to work in a customer focused role.

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BARTENDING AND HOSPITALITY COURSE

To be eligible for this course you must be:

  • Aged 18+
  • Not in full-time employment and/or claiming benefits
  • Very keen interest in starting a career in Hospitality

During the course you will be:

  • Excused from signing on and remain on your benefits
  • Provided with travel expenses and a lunch, work placement uniforms and stationery
  • Guaranteed interview with an employer recruiting in your area

DURING THE 6 WEEKS YOU WILL GAIN THE FOLLOWING:

National Qualifications

  • Certificate for Personal Licence Holders
  • BIIAB Level 2 Food safety in Catering
  • WorldHost or BIIAB Customer Service Excellence

Work skills certificates

  • Communication & Team Building
  • Confidence & Assertiveness
  • Timekeeping & Work Ethic
  • Planning
  • Resilience
  • Emotional intelligence & Mindfulness

Job Search skills

  • CVs and cover letter
  • Application Forms
  • Interview Techniques
  • Presentation Skills
  • Social Media

Practical experience

  • Pulling a pint
  • Cocktail masterclasses
  • Spirit tasting
  • Mock bar practice
  • Table service
  • Dealing with customer complaints

Industry visits

  • Local hospitality businesses
  • Diageo Distillery (depending on location of your course)

Live Training

  • Two weeks live training in a local business

 

12 MONTHS OF ONGOING SUPPORT
GUARANTEED JOB INTERVIEW WITH A BUSINESS RECRUITING IN YOUR AREA

For more information contact

Michele McCreary (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for Northern Ireland 

Elaine Muir (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for East of Scotland 

Isabel Howden (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Redmond McDonald (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for West of Scotland and Highland 

Lauren Pickup (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for North of England 

Sharon Sherratt-Gempton (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Kerry Armitt (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for Birmingham and Midlands 

Kerry Mabbley (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for Yorkshire and the Humber 

Kelly Kitching (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for Bristol and Wales 

Shabbir Malik (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Spencer Devine (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for London 

 

 


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6-week course which gives you the skills, qualifications and experience to support you in securing employment, and launch your hospitality career – consisting of 4 weeks of training and a 2 week work placement. Ideal for anyone who has been out of work for a period of time.