Bartending Certification

Course Overview

People are always on the lookout for a nice bar to spend some time in. After all, who does not want to relax after a long day’s work, enjoying a great conversation over a pint of beer or glass of wine?

When searching for a bar, however, majority of customers do not just look into the menu, pricing, clientele, and atmosphere of a place. They consider quality of drinks and how they are served as essential factors to receiving an excellent bar experience. These things are what make bartending a vital aspect of successful bar ownership and management.

Bartending is the practice and process of serving drinks to customers in a bar. It encompasses activities such as taking orders, preparing alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, interacting with patrons, taking payments, checking supplies, and maintaining bar cleanliness. The professionals who are responsible for facilitating the bartending process are none other than bartenders.

Course Highlights

This course is teeming with practical information about bartending. It is intended to familiarise participants with the processes and practices involved in tending bars. It is also meant to give them the tools to build their abilities in mixing and serving drinks and providing excellent drinking experience to guests.

The course talks about what bartending is all about, touching on the nature and scope of this activity and the opportunities available to those who wish to pursue a career in such field. It also uncovers the basics of the practice, including the common terms and tools of the trade, the glassware used in mixing and serving drinks, and different types of beverages.

Along with the concepts and tools, participants can find a variety of recipes and bartending methods and techniques for mixing alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The course also imparts valuable tips on areas like customer service, bar and cash register management, responsible bartending, and dealing with problem customers.

Course Outline
  • Module 1: Bartending and the bartender
  • Module 2: Bartending essentials
  • Module 3: Terms and tools of the bartending trade
  • Module 4: Different types of glassware and their suitability for specific drinks
  • Module 5: Becoming familiar with various bartending methods and techniques
  • Module 6: Setting up an excellent home bar
  • Module 7: Mixology basics: using charts and measurements for mixing drinks
  • Module 8: Building your beverage know-how: getting acquainted with different alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Module 9: An assortment of drink recipes to try
  • Module 10: Techniques for mixing alcoholic-beverage
  • Module 11: Makin excellent non-alcoholic beverages
  • Module 12: Best practices for serving drinks to customers
  • Module 13: Recognising and dealing with problem drinkers
  • Module 14: Bar and cash register management
  • Module 15: Additional sources for bartending information

Minimum Technological Requirements

Device and Browser

Access the course from any computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device. You also need an updated browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 11.

Pen and Paper

Important points are spread throughout the course. A pen and paper will come in handy in such situation, so you can jot down the things you need to remember.

Internet Access

To participate in the online aspects of the course, you need to have access to a stable Internet connection.

Price: $299