The Apprenticeship Clubs are designed to provide support, off job training, learning activities and interactive meetings for our apprentices to help them achieve the apprenticeship.

It will allow you to develop new and interesting skills of which you can efficiently apply in your workplace and develop your own skill set from these experiences.
We pride ourselves in offering only the best, quality activities to our apprentices and will make sure every trip is as entertaining as the last!

So from us at Umbrella, we introduce you to our very own Apprenticeship Clubs.

We have the following clubs:
Culinary Club – For Chef Apprentices, Hospitality Team Member on F&B Service
Clever Clogs Club – For level 5 apprentices
Tidy Angels Club – For Housekeeping Team Members and Supervisors
Business Club – For Business Admin Apprentices
Customer Club – For all apprentices who handle customers


For Umbrella Training Apprentices – All Clubs are FREE

For Non – Umbrella Apprentices, Price Options below:
£40 per Club event
£175 for 1 years membership including 6 events (Saving £65 per year)


Upcoming Events

Master Patissier Nicholas Hebditch

Date: February 26, 2020

Time: 10.00

Location: Lakefield College, Maresfield Gardens, London, NW3

Culinary Club


Calling all pastry lovers, Join our inspirational industry expert Nick for a day full of pastry heaven! Mossiman’s Exec Chef Nick will be sharing his love and technical knowledge on all things pastry.

Create your own ‘Croquembouche’ learning the art of producing perfect choux paste, buns and profiteroles, test your filling, coating, building and finishing skills.

Group or individual Croquembouche, its up to you!
So if you fancy your self as the next top choux paste architect then come along.

Lakefield College Maresfield Gardens London NW3 26 Feb 2020 @ 10.00 am. Nearest Tube Finchley Road (Met and Jubilee Lines).

Book early to ensure your place!

School of Wok

Date: March 17, 2020

Time: 11:00

Location: School of Wok, 61 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2

Culinary Club

School of Wok

Any one for Dim Sum? Discover the art of authentic Chinese preparation and cooking at The School of Wok.

Come and learn the basics of cutting, slicing and chopping using a cleaver.

Learn the traditional art of wrapping and folding Dim Sum in true authentic style, learn how to steam using bamboo baskets, frying in a wok and boiling to perfection.

Understand the key basics of Chinese seasoning and what sauces to use to make delicious Chinese dishes every time!

This amazing 90 minute master class will be finished off with a delicious luncheon prepared by you and your fellow group members at our Covent Garden Cookery School.

School of Wok 61 Chandos Place Covent Garden London WC2 17th March 2020 @ 11am. Nearest Tube Charing Cross (Bakerloo & Jubiee Lines).

Book early to avoid disappointment!

Glorious day of Bread Making with Master Chef Omero Gallucci

Date: April 21, 2020

Time: 10.00

Location: Lakefield College, Maresfield Gardens, London, NW3

Culinary Club


Join us for a glorious day of Bread Making at Lakefield College.

This is an exciting opportunity to meet one of the hospitality industries finest chefs and gain an insight into the technical world of bakery.

Learn the essential skills of kneeding, knocking back, proving, twisting and plaiting. Create some famous favorites, milk bun, cob, french stick, foccacia, naan, doughnut, churros and much more.

Classic and traditional methods of preparation and cooking to perfection, all in one amazing bread and dough session delivered by Master Chef Omero Gallucci.

Lakefield College Maresfield Gardens London NW3

21st April 2020. Nearest Tube Finchley Road (Met and Jubilee Lines).

Please note that you will be required to bring your full chefs kit to this session including safety shoes and knives.

Book early to secure your place.

Harvey and Brockless Master Cheese Makers

Date: May 21, 2020

Time: 10:30

Location: Harvey and Brockless, 44-54 Stewarts Road, London SW8

Culinary Club


Join us on 21st May 2020 for a master class in cheese making.

You will be given a grand tour of the site and an indepth introduction to the history of cheese making and the many processes involved in churning out award winning cheese.
Yes! Harvey and Brockless are award winning cheese makers, providing cheeses to many of the top hotels and restaurants in the country, holding £4 millon worth of stock at any one time.

Be prepared to get maxed out on the many varieties of cheese they have on offer and will be available for you to try on the day, including The Ashlynn which won Best British Goats Cheese 2018.

During your tour you will see how some of the cheeses are made, stored and even made ready for sale, with techniques such grating, slicing and portioning in large qualities, Cheesey Licious!!

Harvey and Brockless 44-54 Stewarts Road London SW8 21st May 2020 @ 10.30am. Nearest Station Union Road (South Western Railways).

Don’t delay, book your place today….places are limited to first come first served.

The Seafood School at Billingsgate

Date: June 25, 2020

Time: 10.00

Location: Billingsgate Market, Trafalgar Way, London E14

Culinary Club


Wake up, Rise and Shine it’s time for all things Fishy!

Why not join us for a masterclass in fish preparation and knife skills at the famous Billingsgate Fish Market.
Perfect your skills in in scaling, gutting, filleting and learn all the essential fish cuts for both round and flat fish types to aid you in your quest to become the best fish chef around.
Billingsgate Fish Market is well known in the trade, with repulatble suppliers of fish and Shellfish selling to the leading restaurants in London and the UK.
Each trading day at Billingsgate Market offers buyers an opportunity to see the largest selection of fish in the United Kingdom.
Daily arrivals from the coast and overseas ensure a continuity of fresh supplies and with some 40 merchants trading in close proximity in the Market Hall, competition is keen.

In addition to such a wide selection of fish and fish products, the Market offers buyers a comprehensive service with tenants dealing in cooking oils, potatoes,
trade sundries and specialist restaurant and catering supplies. If you wish to see the market in action then you would need to come early 6am! (please note this opportunity is not part of this months club).

Billingsgate Market Trafalgar Way London E14 25th June 2020 @10am. Nearest Tube Canary Wharf (Jubilee Line)

Limited availability, book now.


For Umbrella Training Apprentices – All Clubs are FREE

For Non – Umbrella Apprentices, Price Options below:
£40 per Club event
£175 for 1 years membership including 6 events (Saving £65 per year)


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