Assistant Bar Manager

An Assistant Bar Manager is usually responsible for a very wide range of duties. However, the main objective of this position is to assist the Bar Manager with their role. Having a flexible approach to this job role is a necessary requirement, as hours tend to heavily vary. You will likely be required to work weekends, including late evenings.

Wage rate hourly

£10
£16
Starter
Experienced

Typical hours

20 to 48 hours a week usually includes weekends

Requirements

Personal Licence (APLH)

Total cost

Around £185 including your training, licence and basic DBS check

How to become a Assistant Bar Manager

To become an Assistant Bar Manager, you will likely need to first obtain a Personal Licence (APLH). 

To get a Personal Licence, you will need to successfully attend the 1 day course, as well as pass the multiple-choice exam. The Personal Licence Training Course starts at £119.99 and has a licence fee of £37.00, which is payable to your local council. You may also incur extra costs (estimated £25.00) when obtaining your basic DBS Check.

It is important to know that once you have a Personal Licence, it does not expire. 

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In addition to the APLH Qualification, you will likely be required to have previous experience in a Bar Staff role in order to become an Assistant Manager.

Become a Assistant Bar Manager

Start a successful career as a Assistant Bar Manager by following these steps:


1
STEP ONE
Book your Personal Licence (APLH) training

This is the first step to become an Assistant Bar Manager

2
STEP TWO
Pass the course

Successfully attend the 1 day course and pass the multiple-choice exam

3
STEP THREE
Apply for your APLH Licence

You can apply for your licence after passing the course

4
STEP FOUR
Apply for jobs in your area

Once you have your licence gain experience working in a bar and work your way up to becoming the Assistant Bar Manager


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£119.99

LICENCE FEE

£37

VALID FOR

Life

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Typical job description and responsibilities

The responsibilities of an Assistant Bar Manager can vary slightly depending on the company that you are working for. However, some of the most common responsibilities include; 

  • Assisting the Bar Manager
  • Ensuring all safety procedures are followed
  • Approving the sale of alcohol
  • Basic administrative duties

In summary, Assistant Bar Managers are expected to act as support to their Manager while ensuring a safe and fun environment for all guests.  

How much does a Assistant Bar Manager actually earn

The average salary of an Assistant Bar Manager can vary depending on previous experience, qualifications and the company that you are working for. 

Typically, Bar Managers can make anywhere between £10.00 to £16.00 hourly.

Which personality traits suit this career the most

  • Detail Orientated
  • Alert
  • Dedicated
  • Trustworthy
  • Team Leader
  • Strategic Thinking

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