Front of House Level 2 Apprenticeship


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a level 2 Apprentice to join the team at The Foundry.

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Closing date: 14 Jul 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 per week. Latest finish is 10pm.

Total hours per week: 30.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

28 Jul 2017

Date posted

26 Mar 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

The Apprentice will work towards the Level 2 qualification in Front of House. The duties will include:

  • Greeting guests

  • Waiting tables

  • Food service

  • Taking orders

  • General tidying

  • Ensuring customers are receiving a top class service

  • Clearing and laying tables

  • Beverage Service

  • Buffets, corporate catering and weddings

  • Handling cash.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Someone who can take instruction with excellent listening skills

  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

  • Ability to work within a team, but has the initiative to work unsupervised

  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy kitchen environment.

  • Must be very outgoing with a positive and enthusiastic personality.

Personal qualities

The role will appeal to someone who is extremely passionate about working in hospitality. The successful apprentice will have high levels of personal hygiene, be extremely reliable.

Qualifications required

Good understanding of numeracy and literacy.

GCSE qualifications at grade C or above in English and maths or the ability to work towards Level 2 Functional Skills.

Future prospects

Further training and/or full time employment will be on the table for the right candidate based on performance during the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the role, the Apprentice will be required to work a variety of shift patterns to include evening, weekends, and bank holidays.

About the employer

Enjoy the very best of British food in relaxed, contemporary surroundings with vast panoramic views from the second floor of Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury. Our simply prepared and beautifully cooked menu sits comfortably alongside our varied winelist. You don't need to be seeing a show to eat at The Foundry, just a love of food and wine.







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Training provider

Level 2 Front of House Apprenticeship to include:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food and Beverage Service (QCF)

  • Functional Skills in maths and English Level 2 (if applicable).

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New College


Jenny Crowson

Other information

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour from the 1st October 2015. 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.

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Closing date: 14 Jul 2017