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Alcoholic Beverage Service - Beer & Cask Ales Standard

In the Alcoholic Beverage Service - Beer & Cask Ales Standard, apprentices will learn about:

  • Correct cellar procedures and conditions
  • The conditions required for optimum quality
  • The equipment required to store and serve beer and cask ales
  • Basic food pairing in line with our menus and helping to inform customers
  • A variety of beers, including bottled, keg and cask ales and their characteristics


12 months


40 hours per week (age dependent)

Further Progression:

You could continue on to the Management Academy and the Level 3 qualification, Hospitality Supervisor Apprenticeship or Team Leader, with a view to become a bar supervisor/manager.

Earning potential*:

Bar manager: £14,927 - £27,820

*Earning potential figures are meant as a guide only. Source: