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“Licensed hospitality covers the running of pubs, restaurants, nightclubs, hotel and venue bars”

The licensed hospitality apprenticeship is designed to provide a career path at one of the many licensed hospitality venues around the country. Entering the business as an intermediate apprentice, you’ll work at a licensed bar, pub or nightclub, as a barperson, waiter or waitress. You’ll train in customer service, cash handling, merchandising, marketing, cellar work, and serving wines, spirits and cocktails, depending on the venue where you work. The advanced apprenticeship focuses on licensed hospitality management and will prepare you to handle complaints, manage finances, hire, train and oversee staff, control stock, and retain and attract new customers, again depending on the venue where you work. You’ll be able to do this apprenticeship if you’re under 18.

Duration: 12 months

Relevant school subjects: Business studies

Entry requirements: Aged 16 or over

Achievement upon completion: Level 2 (Intermediate)—equivalent to GCSEs; Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels

Potential salary upon completion: £18,000 per annum

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