By taking this course you will:
- become familiar with the origins and history of cocktails
- understand the different types of equipment and how to use it
- become knowledgeable on the different techniques used when creating cocktails
- learn how to make a selection of classic cocktails
- learn how to create your own cocktails
The course will enable employers to demonstrate that appropriate training has been conducted, and will provide a valuable support for employment opportunities in this area of work.
You can learn at your own pace and you'll have 6 months to complete your training. Your access to the course finishes once it has been fully completed.
This course includes the following modules:
Section 1-The History of Cocktails
Section 2- Cocktail Equipment
Equipment, Glassware, Garnishes and Ice
Section 3- Cocktail Methodology
Building Shaking, Stirring, Muddling, Layering, Interpreting recipes
Section 4- Cocktail production
Eight classic cocktails...an insight Eight classic cocktails, Cocktail recipes
Section 5- Cocktail Development
Categorising cocktails, Using your senses, Balancing cocktails; sweet, sour, strong, and weak, Balance of a Capirinha, Activity, Flavour matching, Classic combinations, Design your own cocktail, Working flair.
This course has been endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality [IOH], the Scottish Qualifications Authority [SQA] and Quality Marked by the Hospitality Guild.
The certificate can be downloaded from within the course once the learning has been completed. A learndirect completion certificate will also be sent by email.