Food and Beverage Apprenticeship Hart Leisure

Hart Leisure Centre have a great opportunity for you to become a Food and Beverage Assistant within their Leisure Centre café. You will be working towards a Level 2 NVQ in Food and Beverage Service and your training will be provided by Lifetime Training.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    30 hours shift work including evenings and weekends. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    05 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The purpose of this role at Hart Leisure Centre is to assist in providing a professional level of customer service in the daily operation of the Leisure Centre Catering facilities, ensuring that this service is delivered in accordance with quality assurance and specifications, legislation and standards of Yes Dining.

You will be required to serve at the counter and to assist with food preparation and cooking.

Your main duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Establish and maintain good relationships with customers.
  • Ensure customers are served quickly and efficiently.
  • Be accountable for cash handling.
  • Ensure the counter area is kept presentable, clean and well stocked using stock rotation procedures.
  • To ‘up-sell’ in a customer focus manner.
  • Assist in ensuring high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained throughout the Catering areas.
  • Prepare salads and vegetables.
  • Prepare filled sandwiches and baguettes etc.
  • Cook a selection of basic food dishes ensuring correct portion control is maintained.
  • Prepare a selection of party foods (hot and cold).
  • To fully understand and implement hygiene legislation governing the preparation, handling and storage of food and drinks.
  • To replenish and stock all vending machines.
  • Ensure the vending machines are kept presentable, clean and well stocked using stock rotation procedures.
  • To clean vending machines as per cleaning schedule or as directed.
  • To deal with all customer queries relating to vending service.
  • To be responsible for vending machine keys.

You will also be:

Responsible for the care, proper use and cleaning of all equipment within the department used during the course of your daily duties responsible for the implementation of Statutory and company Hygiene and Health & Safety.

You will be responsible for the completion of any documentation as required e.g. temperature logs, vending transfers, cleaning rotas etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Candidates must have a keen interest in wanting to work within the food and beverage industry and progress within this sector.

Personal qualities

Ability to work well within a team.

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

Possible progression onto further qualifications and a full time job.

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Sports Leisure Management (SLM) – trading as Everyone Active Formed in 1987, SLM is the longest established leisure management company in the UK, working with 26 local authorities, operating 77 leisure facilities nationwide. It prides itself on achieving excellent operational standards, driving up activity participation, maintaining service excellence and developing colleagues, all of which are marks of a successful company. SLM is the company behind the exciting new brand Everyone Active; it’s the UK’s No 1 brand for activity. The vision is to be everyone’s first choice for activity and we will strive to encourage everyone to participate in 30 minutes of moderate physical activity 5 times a week.


Hart Leisure


Hitches Lane


GU51 5HS

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Training provider

  • Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food and Beverage Service
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through the link provided.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 06 Nov 2017