Food and Beverage Service Apprentice

Welsh Government
Porro Porro, 22 High Street, Llandaff Cardiff CF5 2DZ
£4.30 per hour, 30 Hours 5 Days out of 7 various shifts including weekends
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
Start Date

Job Details

About the apprenticeship


A Food and Beverage Service Apprentice is required for Porro a busy restaurant, serving great Italian food. Experience is not essential for this role, as it is a friendly restaurant where full training will be given whilst on the job. The Apprentice will cover all aspects of working front of house.

You will join a close-knit team, working as a team to serve up great food and drinks in a fun, friendly atmosphere. The successful candidate will be working towards gaining a Food and Beverage Apprenticeship.

What will your day-to-day duties involve?

Serving alcoholic and soft and hot drinks
Taking food and drink orders, food orders are taken to the kitchen
Serving customers
Maintaining a high level of customer service at all times
Clearing tables and keeping general area clean
You will be expected to take payments
Ensure you meet requirements in respect of COSHH, Licensing Laws, Food Safety and Health & Safety regulations are adhered to and any incidents are reported in line with procedures
You will also be required to keep up to date with all Apprenticeship work, and to have regular meetings (every 4-6 weeks) with the Regional Trainer to discuss your work.

Additional information

Level 2 Food & Beverage Service

Each framework includes a diploma/certificate which shows the practical skills, a technical certificate to confirm the knowledge and understanding and Functional Skills in Maths and English.

You will be assessed throughout the apprenticeship and complete the qualification based on the competencies within your job role.

You will be assessed by a combination of observations, professional discussion, question and answer sessions and self-study which is required to confirm your knowledge and understanding of the career route you have chosen.

Please note you could be asked to interview earlier than date given, as the date is a general guide, once we have found the right applicant we will close the position.

Free meals/food will be available whilst in shift, plus family discount when visiting the restaurant with family. There is an established team working on site and they are looking to welcome new team members into the restaurant to become part of the working family.

Whilst on an apprenticeship an apprentice is entitled to an NUS card



•To be successful in this role you will need to be:
•Hard working
•Outgoing personality
•Plenty of common sense


Full training will be delivered whilst on the job, to sit alongside the Level 2 Food and Beverage Services apprenticeship


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Level 2 Food & Beverage Service

About the employer

Porro Porro, 22
High Street, Llandaff

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Interviews to be arranged by employer.


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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