Apprentice Waiter (Food and Beverage)

Da Vinci Restaurant NE Ltd

An Apprentice Waiter is required for an Italian and Continental Restaurant in the centre of South Shields

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Closing date: 24 Apr 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Tues-Sat 10-5pm (30 hours)

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

10 May 2017

Date posted

09 Feb 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available


  • Greeting customers as they arrive and showing them to their table
  • Giving out menus and taking orders for food and drink
  • Serving food and drinks
  • Dealing with bill payments
  • Making sure tables are clean and tidy
  • Make customers feel welcome and comfortable during their meal
  • Preparing tables for diners
  • Giving menu and drink advice to diners

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • An interest in food and drink
  • High standards of personal hygiene
  • An awareness of health and safety issues
  • The ability to memorise orders
  • Good numeracy skills for dealing with bills and payments
  • The ability to work on your own and as part of a team

Personal qualities


  • You must be enthusiastic with the desire to succeed within the industry
  • You must be flexible in your approach to work
  • You must be an excellent team player and willing to learn new skills

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications as training will be given

Future prospects

An opportunity to gain a qualification and potentially future permanent employment

Things to consider

You must be able to remain calm under pressure

About the employer

Da Vinci's Italian Restaurant proudly serve classic cuisine prepared traditionally. The menu offers exceptional value for money with a variety of dishes to suit everyone. All dishes are freshly prepared and cooked to order.


Da Vinci Restaurant NE Ltd


Ocean Road

South Shields

NE33 2JD

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Training provider


  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food and Beverage Service.
  • Functional Skills English and Maths depending upon prior qualifications.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Tyneside College


Dawn Colman

Other information

Split shifts, weekend and evening work may be required

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

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Closing date: 24 Apr 2017