Experience every aspect of the hospitality, gaining the skills needed to organise and host any event. You could be facilitating a diplomatic reception one day, and serving dignitaries at high-
level functions the next.
Use your first-class organisational skills to maintain the highest possible standards at all times. The RFA may be a civilian organisation, but it still has a part to play in representing our nation all over the world.
It’s your job to ensure every visitor leaves with the best possible impression.
As you look after the catering, accommodation and social areas of the ship, you’ll be key to maintaining the morale of our people.
Many will be at sea for months at a time, so the home comforts you provide will be really important.
You’ll also have crucial duties to perform as part of the ship’s company, including firefighting, first aid, and being a member of the damage control team.
Qualifications you'll gain
An NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hospitality
MCA certification that is financially supported by the RFA
Gain a BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Functional Skills, Maths, English and ICT
Skills you'll develop
A comprehensive understanding of hospitality principles that will stay with you throughout your career
A first-class grounding in organising and hosting events
On completion of your Apprenticeship, you may be offered a full Company Service Contract as a Steward.