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Hotel group creates 109 modern apprenticeships
Article Type: Notes and news From: Industrial and Commercial Training, Volume 43, Issue 3
Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has created 109 modern-apprenticeship placements in partnership with Skills Development Scotland.
Based throughout the group’s Scottish properties, the new trainees will be equipped with recognized vocational qualifications in professional cookery, general hospitality, food and drink service, and hospitality management.
Lawrence Durden, tourism manager at Skills Development Scotland, said: “We welcome Macdonald Hotels & Resorts to the modern-apprenticeship programme. It is exciting to be working with the group, which has taken on such a large number of apprentices of varying ages. Skills Development Scotland is committed to developing the skills base for the tourism sector in Scotland and will continue to collaborate with others, including Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, to further strengthen the industry.”
Caroline Bellenger, HR director, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, commented: “We are delighted that Skills Development Scotland and Macdonald Hotels & Resorts have developed a framework which will enable those who want to have a career in hospitality in Scotland, and in Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, to achieve their goal.”