Front of House Apprentice

Saabs Grill Ltd

For someone considering a career in Hospitalty we are offering a unique opportunity to join our front of house and service team at Saabs Grill in Wigston, Leicestershire.

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Closing date: 02 Apr 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

30 hours (see Important other information)

Apprenticeship duration

13-18 months

Possible start date

10 Apr 2017

Date posted

11 Nov 2015

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

As a member of the front of house team the successful candidate will learn all aspects of working within the busy bar and dining areas under the supervision of the general manager.

You will be required to complete a number of the below tasks as per company requirements while maintaining high standards of cleanliness in all of the areas of the centre.

  • Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Give customers a positive impression of yourself & the
  • organisation
  • Maintain food safety when holding and serving food
  • Prepare and clear areas for table service
  • Serve food at the table
  • Prepare & clear the bar area
  • Prepare & serve hot drinks using specialist equipment
  • Maintain and deal with customer accounts and payment
  • Deal with bookings and arrival of customers.
Your apprenticeship at "Saabs Grill" will be underpinned against the national standards by your apprenticeship training with Leicester College.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organisational skills and an ability to work as part of a team Flexibility in terms of tasks undertaken
  • Commitment to personal development
  • Must be a good communicator
  • Some Front of House experience is desirable

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Hard working and self motivated
  • Confident and eager to learn new skills
  • Good interpersonal/communication skills
  • Pleasant and welcoming
  • Reliable, responsible and honest
  • Energetic and highly motivated to succeed
  • Ability to use initiative

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required, however GCSE Grade A-C in Maths and English (or equivalent) would be advantageous. An initail assessment would take place prior to the start of the Apprenticeship training programme

Future prospects

Most employers working with Leicester College are keen to offer permanent employment to a reliable, hardworking individual based on their performance throughout their Apprenticeship. If you succeed as an Apprentice you will have a sound knowledge of Hospitality Services and as such you will possess an essential skill set to help you advance in your career.

Things to consider

This role involves working evenings and weekends.

About the employer

A warm welcoming environment, with first class Indian food. Excellent customer service. At Saab's you will not be disappointed with the quality of its cuisine.


Saabs Grill Ltd


53 Leicester Road


LE18 1NR

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Training provider

The successful candidate will be trained towards the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Hospitality Services
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Hospitality Services
  • Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths and English
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities unit

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leicester College


Louisa Jane Kiggell

Other information

Weekly wage: £105 for the first 3 months - £120 after the first 3 months

Working week: 30 hours per week. 6 days per week (Tuesday-Sunday) 5 hours per day: 6:00pm-11:00pm

As of the 1st October 2015 the Apprentice NMW is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Interview date and possible start date are only a guideline. Interviews for this position could be arranged at any time after the closing date therefore the start date could alter.

Applications will only be accepted through the Apprenticeship online system not directly through the employer.

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Closing date: 02 Apr 2017