Hospitality Apprenticeship - Level 2- Wakefield Black Bull

Working in this busy restaurant and bar area the suitable candidate will be working within the front of house area. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has a true interest and passion in the catering industry and really wants to get on the ladder to a long and successful career.

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Closing date: 12 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 HRS including time spent in college – Working week Monday-Sunday on a rota basis including Evenings and weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Applicants need to be  hardworking, a good listener & communicator, can work well within the team and use their own initiative and in return the right candidate would be working with highly trained and motivated staff that will pass on their skills knowledge and expertise.  Excellent communication skills are essential due to the nature of this post.


  • To meet and greet customers
  • To answer the telephone
  • To set tables
  • To collect monies
  • To take food orders
  • To clean the bar/kitchen/front of house area
  • To serve food and drinks
  • To clear away food and drinks
  • To assist in all sections of the kitchen operation when needed, to ensure that statutory obligations and Company standards are met, that a smooth, efficient service is maintained and that the product provided is of the highest standards
  • Adhere to strict food & hygiene regulations
  • Have knowledge and follow company and statutory Health and safety.
  • To adhere to any cleaning rotas
  • Maintain personal hygiene standards at all times
  • Maintain a workload rate that ensures the kitchen/bar/front of house operation is efficient and avoid any disturbances to service.
  • Work well under the instruction of head chef and other team members as a team and using your own initiative.
  • Ensure the kitchen/front of House and bar area are kept clean and tidy, pots, crockery and utensils and glasses etc are cleaned and put away.
  • To communicate well with other members of the team
  • Have a true interest and passion for the catering and hospitality industry, patient and be willing to learn.
  • And any other duties commensurate with the grade and falling within the scope of the post, as requested by Management.
  • Apprentices must show commitment to the following:
  • To achieve apprentice framework (Key Skills, NVQ and Technical Certificate) within the specified time frame
  • Attend the apprenticeship induction programme
  • Attend all of the training sessions for the programme whenever necessary
  • Undertake any other required development work as part of the apprenticeship programme as requested
  • Any other duties as deemed appropriate by senior staff.
  • To complete training assignments and maintain a student portfolio, which will be assessed by an assessor


Apprenticeship start throughout the year and are open to any age of candidate.

It is important that qualifications are listed on your application no matter what the grade, as your application is sifted and sent to the employer based on meeting the Employers Vacancy Criteria.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Multi tasker,
  • Polite,
  • Able to follow instructions but also show initiative,
  • Good communication skills,
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure and at speed.
  • Candidates must be flexible regarding working hours

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking,
  • Be able to work long shifts on their feet,
  • Enthusiastic,
  • Attentive.
  • Enthusiastic approach to all aspects of work.
  • Excellent timekeeping,
  • Professional and presentable appearance,
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Have a true interest and passion for the catering and hospitality industry, patient and be willing to learn.

Qualifications required

2 GCSE’s at Grade A* to E or the equivalent functional skills qualifications

Future prospects

Possible progression onto an advanced level in Catering and Hospitality

Things to consider

This position will involve long periods of standing. Please provide a mobile telephone number on your application, if successful, an invitation via text message will be sent to you, to attend college for approval on the apprenticeship programme. It is essential you attend this interview to process in full your application to the employer. Please note that certificates showing acquired qualifications are required as part of your application, please bring with you the following information to your approval meeting at college: Photographic proof of ID Qualification certificates National Insurance Number Updated CV Please send your updated CV to Please ensure in the subject box of your email that you type your “Full Name” and “Apprenticeship Subject Area” If you require help with putting together a CV or Interview skills, please contact: 01226 216 123 for our FREE Workshops.

About the employer

The Black Bull Midgley, Wakefield


Black Bull



Bar Lane



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Training provider

  • Delivery to be completed onsite and day release at Barnsley College,
  • Student to complete a L2 intermediate technical certificate in professional cookery.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Barnsley College


Julia Caldwell 01226 216 166

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Closing date: 12 Nov 2017