Food and beverage training

Reimagining food and drink experiences in response to the ‘COVID-19 new normal’ in business operations has generated examples of great innovation. Ensuring a strategic approach to planning and profitability will support long-term business sustainability.  

Explore our range of supports – from our national webinar including consumer research and insights on food trends and eating out; to our business toolkits on innovating breakfast and supporting templates and our free to download labour and food cost calculators.  

Check out the top tips and advice from our Inside Food Podcast Series with our panel of experts and industry practitioners. This cutting-edge podcast series will help you build a strategic F&B strategy to guide business recovery. 

Free Training Courses

The food and beverage industry has been hit hard by nationwide closures; during this downtime, free online training courses can provide you and your staff with valuable learning opportunities while you wait to reopen for business.

RH Skillnet is currently offering the below training programmes free of charge to individuals in the hospitality industry:

Rebrand Yourself for Career Progression

A 5 day virtual training programme to help individuals rebuild and rebrand themselves to secure future employment or top progress within your current industry. Trainees will develop key skills for their personal and professional life. This course is suitable for anyone who is currently unemployed.

This programme is being delivered as part of the Skills Connect Initiative.

Course dates are: Monday 19th, Tuesday 20th, Wednesday 21st, Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd April

Supervisory Skills

A 5 day programme to help you enhance your supervisory skills for your current job role or to upskill individuals to progress to a supervisor level within the hospitality industry. This course will give you the skills to lead and communicate effectively, to manage and motivate teams, to create successful teams and manage time efficiently. This course is the perfect opportunity to develop personally and professionally.

This programme is being delivered as part of the Skills Connect Initiative.

Course dates are: Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th, Friday 7th & Monday 10th May

Hospitality Skills Programme

Are you looking to upskill or gain new food and beverage skills?

This 5 day programme is designed to help train individuals with the basic skills needed to work within the hospitality industry. This course covers both practical skills and the theory behind these skills. This course will enable individuals to become more competent in customer service, teamwork and food and beverage skills.

This programme is being delivered as part of the Skills Connect Initiative.

Course dates are: Tuesday 11th, Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th, Friday 14th & Monday 17th May

RH Skillnet also offer a free Planning Delivery & Takeaway advice guide, this guide takes the format of a very short e-learning programme with a helpful checklist of actions to consider and to communicate when conducting deliveries and takeaways.

RH Skillnet runs free of charge training programmes on a regular basis, check their course listing for updates.

Free resources to support your business to reboot and recover