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Food and Beverage Service Apprenticeship (Intermediate Level 2) at Blackburn College

Course description

This apprenticeship is designed for people currently working or looking for a career within the Food and Beverage service as a waiter/waitress, counter food service and/or bar person.

Course content

Selection of units from the Food and Beverage Service Apprenticeship:

  • Preparing the food service area
  • Providing a high level of customer care
  • Working efficiently as part of a team
  • Serve food to the table/taking customer orders.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to study an Apprenticeship at Blackburn College. You will have an initial assessment when you come in for an interview, and this will show the level of English and maths qualifications, known as functional skills, that you will study alongside your apprenticeship.

Blackburn College will work with applicants to help find a suitable employer where possible. However we always advise anyone looking to undertake an apprenticeship to be actively seeking employment for themselves too.


You will be assessed in one or more of the following ways:

  • Course work
  • Exams
  • Oral questioning
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Practical demonstration /assignment
  • Practical examination
  • Written examination

Future opportunities

The Intermediate Apprenticeship may give you the opportunity to progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship. On successful completion of the Apprenticeship, natural progression would be to a higher level course or promotion within your employment to give you a broader range and quality of skills and understanding of the industry and its requirements.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Blackburn College directly.

Last updated date: 12 February 2016
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