Whatever the size of business, this Bartender course will equip you with the necessary skills, confidence and training to enter the bar world and make an immediate impact on your role. The flexibility of the course is ideal for the working hours of the bartender as it can be completed at a time and a place to suit the business and the learner.
Through the course, which uses market leading graphics and interactions, you will learn everything from weights and measures responsibilities, to essential product knowledge, drinks presentation and, of course, taking care of customers.
By taking this course you will:
- understand the key factors that make a good bartender
- understand your responsibilities with regard to the Weights and Measures Act 1985
- become familiar with the different types of equipment you will use on the bar and in the cellar
- become familiar with different products you may sell
- understand the key factors involved in providing an excellent service to your customer
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.
The course covers the following topics:
Section 1- The Good Bartender
Build the perfect bartender
Your essential tools
Style and movement
The 5 priorities model
Caring for your customer
Section 2- Knowing your bar
Bar equipment Cellar equipment
Section 3- Product Knowledge
Product knowledge Spirits
Some common spirits Whisky
Whiskies of the world
Wine and champagne
Beer Producing beer
Some common beer styles
Caring for beer
Section 4- Bar Service
Weights and measures
The perfect pour
The perfect pour activity
Prevention of stock wastage
Stock wastage calculator
Drink presentation and preparation
Drink preparation activity
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.