National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week

At Aramark apprenticeships play a key role in giving our employees and our business a platform for success, by developing and enhancing the skills of our workforce we are better prepared to deliver for our clients and customers at the highest level, as part of our mission to nourish and enrich lives.

As part of national apprenticeship week we want to celebrate our current cohorts and share some of their experiences and activity happening within region. An apprenticeship gives our colleagues the opportunity to learn and gain an industry recognised qualification, while working and earning a wage.

Alexander Stewart MSP MBE visiting Aramark, Sidebyside Apprentices at Queen Victoria School Dunblane


Willie Rennie MSP meeting with Aramark, Sidebyside Apprentices at Leuchars Station

Willie Rennie MSP, celebrating #NAW2019 with Apprentices, Aramark Regional Contract Director for S&Ni André Mans and Michelle Batt from MGT at Leuchars Station

Alexander Stewert MSP MBE visiting Queen Victoria School

Aramark Defence Services are proud to support the learning and development of skills in all three regions in which we operate.

Scotland and Northern Ireland

In the Scotland and Northern Ireland region we currently have 28 apprentices over a range of catering, hospitality, retail, management, business administration and customer service at levels 5, and 6.

  • Glencourse – 4
  • Leuchars – 2
  • Kinloss – 3
  • Fort George – 4
  • Lossiemouth – 3
  • QVS – 3
  • Craigiehall – 1
  • Dreghorn – 3
  • Kentigern House – 1
  • Condor – 4

All apprenticeship programmes for the Scotland are through our training partner MGT training, we are looking to start programmes in Northern Ireland through Babcock in the near future.


In the North region we currently have 13 apprentices over a range of catering, hospitality and operations management at levels 2, 3 and 5.

• Chester – 1

• Preston – 2

• Altcar – 3

• Holcombe Moore – 1

• Strensall – 3

• Topcli-e – 1

• Munster – 1

• Leeming – 1

All apprentices for the north are through our training partner ‘hit’.

South East & London

In the South East and London region we currently have 12 apprentices over a range of catering, operations management, business administration and customer service at levels 2, 3 and 5.

• Sara Stanesby – Baker Barracks, Thorney Island

• Hayley Shirley – Elizabeth Barracks, Pirbright

• Peter Gosley – Elizabeth Barracks, Pirbright

• Bradley Gardner – Sandhurst Royal Military Academy

• Sylwia Kisiel – London

• Lee O’Neill – DFTDC Manston

• Lee-Ann Redbourne – DFTDC Manston

• Matthew Rees – DFTDC Manston

• Paris Highsted – Invicta Park Barracks, Maidstone

• Debbie Else – DFTDC Manston

• Alan McCreath – DFTDC Manston

• Susan Hamlyn – DFTDC Manston

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