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23/06/2016

Spotlight on Hospitality and Hotel Sector

Jobs & Taster opportunities, Case Studies, Stats & Facts

With circa 20,000 jobs in York supporting the Tourism sector, many of which fall within Hospitality & Hotels, there are a wealth of jobs and career opportunities available to young people and adults to enable them to ‘see’, ‘experience’ and ‘be inspired’.

Working with York Economic Partnership including Make It York, the Hoteliers Forum and training providers, there are a number of opportunities that you may wish to promote to your staff and clients.

For further opportunities and updates please see the following:

Hospitality Traineeship – delivered by YH Training for young people (16-24) who would like a taster or kick start into an apprenticeship or part-time job within the sector; a roll-on, roll-off programme available to start after the exam period and particularly beneficial for NEETs and those without a Level 2 qualification

Hospitality & Tourism Fact Sheet – Yorkshire & Humber, produced by National Careers Service (more local fact sheet to follow)

Overview of York’s Tourism Sector – produced by City of York Council to inform the new York Economic Strategy and Skills Plan

Apprenticeship Case Studies – two finalists of the 2015 York Under 25s Apprentice of the Year Award: Shannon Bass and Ewan Metcalfe

Hospitality ‘Live’ Show & Recruitment event – in planning with the sector for end September