The importance of training
The JHA encourages all sectors within the Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Jersey to invest regularly in training for their staff. Good training plans should focus not only on technical skills but also product knowledge and customer service whilst always encouraging progression and supporting development for future careers.
We work with Skills Jersey developing short, intense “quick fix” courses to cover the basics to improve the overall performance of your teams and keep our standards of service high as well as with the Education Department at Universiy College to develop pathways into further education directly supporitng the hospitality industry in Jersey.
Highlands College, Culinary Arts and the Academy Restaurant
The JHA work closely with the Culinary Arts Team at Highlands College to provide feedback and help design courses that are available both on a Full-time and Part-time basis. Courses are tailored for both students entering higher education as well as offering a range of part time industry support courses.
For more information follow the links below or contact Eileen Buicke-Kelly on (01534) 608608.
TRACKERS APPRENTICESHIP – Deadline 30th March 2018!
Hospitality Management Aprprentiship Applications are been accepted for the upcoming intake in September. This is a fully funded scheme open to anyone currently working in a supervisory role in any hospitality business, whether cafe, restaurant, hotel or attraction. For more details and an applicaiotn form go to gov.je/trackers or call Natalie at Trackers on (01534) 449186
Social Security provides a range of training courses for local businesses to help companies promote, recruit or retain employees with Entitled or Entitled for Work residential status. This subsidised training has been paid for by the money raised from the Business Licensing fee for Registered permissions, introduced in November 2017.
Courses such as Excell skills for chefs, rota planning and management, coaching for supervisors and team leaders, management programs for middle and senior managers and social media, digital media all feature on the programme.
For information on the next round of courses follow the link below or contact Peter Gough on (01534) 448938
BREAKFAST BITES – ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
The Department for Environmental Health organises regular FREE short morning BREAKFAST BITE sessions which provide information on subjects ranging from food hygiene, allergies, safety in the kitchen and other useful hospitality and catering related topics.
For informatoin on the next round or courses follow the link below or contact Caroline Maffia on (01534) 445807