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Gwesty’r Harbourmaster Hotel

A strong commitment to apprenticeships has enabled an independently owned hotel, bar and restaurant on the Mid Wales coast to maintain a workforce of 40 highly trained and motivated staff. Gwesty’r Harbourmaster Hotel, Aberaeron provides a high standard of customer care and visitor experience to maintain its excellent reputation across the UK.

Faced with a hospitality sector skills shortage, The Harbourmaster is growing its own skilled staff. The hotel currently has 11 apprentices, has trained 20 over the past five years and plans to recruit more in the future.

Learning provider Cambrian Training delivers a range of apprenticeships, from Foundation Apprenticeship Level 2 and Level 3 with opportunities to progress to Hospitality Management Level 4.