Catering and Hospitality Specialist

  • Royal Air Force
  • Worldwide
  • 16 Jul, 2018
Intermediate Apprenticeship Armed Forces Events Management Hospitality

Job Description

Deadline: Ongoing

Salary: During training £14,931 + Benefits / Initial pay after training £18,489 + Benefits

Location: Worldwide

Are you looking for a job that will take you across the world and teach you key skills to help you cope with the most stressful of situations? Then you should consider a Caterer apprenticeship in the RAF.

You will be trained in organisational and time management skills, excellent communication and number skills and have the ability to stay calm under pressure. You will be able to work in Military Messes supporting food services with our industry partners and delivering fine dining events for Military personnel.

You could work in a field kitchen supporting exercises and on operations worldwide and you could volunteer to become Cabin Crew on the Royal Air Force’s flagship aircraft “Voyager”. With experience you could volunteer to work in our residence VIP Team and work for high-ranking Officers who entertain Government Ministers and even members of the Royal Family. The RAF is nationally recognised as the UK’s top major apprenticeship employer - Macro Employer of the Year in the 2017 National Apprenticeship Awards and Ofsted Outstanding Training Provider.


Be aged 16 – 36 years old

GCSE Grade C/Grade 4 in English, Maths and preferably Science

Be a UK, Republic of Ireland or Commonwealth citizen

Commit minimum 3 years post Phase Two Training (or 4 years if in receipt of the £5k joining bonus) after specialist training.

Pass the Airman Selection Test

Pass a General Fitness Test