Hospitality businesses have been severely affected by the COVID-19 crisis. One key challenge is to safeguard company-based training in this sector and to ensure its future viability. The social partners in Vienna have developed a training consortium model which enables companies providing training to continue to do so over a certain period of time without incurring costs. The pilot project presented in this article could act as a prototype for a cross-sectoral and supra-regional standard model. The article concludes by outlining areas of potential.