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Hotel & Catering Apprenticeship Programmes

Kick-start your career with an apprenticeship in hospitality and earn while you learn.  Take your next step with Brend Training Academy.

Gain nationally recognised qualifications and practical skills of the highest standard with the potential to get to the top of your game within the South West’s premier hotel group.

  • Alcoholic Beverage Service - Beer & Cask Ales
  • Alcoholic Beverage Service - Wine Service
  • Alcoholic Beverage Service - Cocktails - Mixology
  • Barista
  • Commis Chef
  • Concierge & Guest Services
  • Conference & Events Organisation
  • Food & Beverage Service
  • Food Production
  • Housekeeping
  • Reception
  • Reservations

We also offer a level 4 degree course for junior and middle management positions.

At the end of your apprenticeship, we want to help you to combine your newly acquired skills and qualifications to apply for permanent employment and build an exciting career within Brend Hotels, giving you the possibility to work across our 11 hotels in Devon & Cornwall.

We have a limited number of apprenticeships available for this prestigious programme.

Opportunities are advertised throughout the year on our Facebook page.

***Please note that we are currently updating our website and therefore all the information might not be visible, so please fill out the enquiry form above and we can directly discuss the opportunities available to you.

Interested in applying?

If you have three or more grade Cs or above including Maths & English register your interest by sending an email to  

Perks of being a Brend Hotels' Employee

Discounts on food & drink

• Receive 10% off your bill when dining at any establishment within the Brend Hotel group.

• Receive 10% off drinks at any establishment within the Brend Hotel group.

Discounts on health & beauty treatments

• Receive 10% off health & beauty treatments at any hotel within the Brend group offering these services.

Reduced accommodation staff rates

• Reduced rates for staff at any hotel within the Brend group. 

Taw Garages

• 15% discount on all services, MOTs tyres and parts.

• £1000 off any new Ford or Citroen car.

• No ‘quibble’ £350 discount on any used car guaranteed.

• Car wash upgrade at the Esso garage, Barbican Road.

Company benefits

• Personal accident cover whilst travelling to and from work and whilst at work.

• Access to personal accident & sickness policy - optional for employees to join 24-hour cover, including outside of working hours.

• Company pension scheme.

• Career training and development funding.

• Discounts on personal insurance through Isca Barum.

Apprentice benefits

• Receive a 20% discount on items purchased through Nisbets Catering online.

Future discounts may include

• Store discount.

• Discounts on flights to Poland & other European destinations.

• Great Western Rail discounts.

• Discounts for staff with over 10 years service.

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