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Food and Beverage Service (Food) Apprenticeship Level 2 at Lincoln College

Course description

The Food & Beverage Service (Food) qualification is designed for those working in the hospitality industry whose day-to-day job role is front of house and whose tasks are primarily of a restaurant/table service nature.

Job roles of an Intermediate Apprentice in Food and Beverage Service (Food)
• Waiter or Silver Service Waiter
Careers this Apprenticeship could lead to?
• Front of house manager in the hospitality industry
• Head Waiter or  Head Silver Service Waiter (Food & Beverage)

Units include:
Mandatory Units
• Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
• Work effectively as part of a hospitality team
• Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
• Maintain food safety when storing, holding and serving food

Optional Units may include:
• Provide a counter and takeaway service
• Prepare and clear areas for table service
• Serve food at the table
• Provide  a Silver Service
• Prepare and clear the areas for counter and takeaway service
• Provide a Carvery/Buffet service
• Prepare and serve hot drinks using specialist equipment
• Maintain and deal with payments

Additional components of The Food & Beverage Service (Food) Apprenticeship:

• Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths & English (unless otherwise exempt)
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
• A Technical Certificate


Entry requirements

• You must be aged 16 or over, not in full-time education or training and have been resident in the UK / EEA for at least three years
• No specific qualifications are required, however GCSE’s grades A – D (or equivalent)  in English and Mathematics are preferred
• Successful completion of Initial Assessments
• A suitable work placement



The Apprentice will be assessed in the workplace. To ensure that all the competences are met, regular review meetings with take place with your assessor and your employer to effect the successful achievement of the framework.

Careers this Apprenticeship could lead to?
• Head Barperson
• Restaurant Manager
• General Manager


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 January 2017

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