Bar & Cocktail Course

Bartender Academy Cocktail Course 3 Day Bootcamp Bartender Training

Become a “Work Ready” Bartender

Get Trained, Get Hired

Bar & Cocktail training with a difference.

Our “Work Ready” classes were created by 3 of Auckland’s Bartending Legends to help future bartenders get the skills bar owners are looking for. They will teach you the latest industry level skills, recipes and tips, making you knowledgeable, confident and highly employable.

The right mix of training

The course is practical, fun and taught with passion by 3 of Auckland’s leading bartenders
( They are always on the look-out for new team members and event staff!!)
Unlike other Educational courses on the market, our course its built on real world activities and hands on testing and tasting, we feel this is paramount with the “practical nature” of the hospitality profession.

Course Objectives

  • Prepare trainee bar staff with hands on experience, great product knowledge and employable skills
  • Train to a high level in the shortest period of time possible so trainees can get a job fast
  • Provide trainee bar staff with industry  aligned and  international accreditation
  • Send trainee bar staff away confident, equipped and employable

 

Take your pick of the best jobs

The Barista Academy has a reputation as “the only place to train if your serious about getting a job”  the graduates are always in high demand, often securing work before they even finish their training.

Our Industry Level Bartender training has been created with the exact same ethos…  high quality hands-on industry level training so work will fall in your lap.

We want you want to be turning down jobs not begging bar owners to employ you.

The most fun and comprehensive Bartender & Cocktail Course in Auckland to kick start your career in hospitality. Boost your job chances and get work as a bartender.

3 Day Bartender & Cocktail Course

NEXT EVENING CLASSES:

28-30 July 2019      |    Auckland CBD   |    Only $595 pp.

Our Bartender Course times: 5.30pm – 9.30 pm each day

Spaces are limited, book Today


Aquire the necessary bar and hospitality ity skills to secure a great bar job with our 3 Day Bartending Course.

The bartender course is practical, fun and taught with passion by bartenders who work for the biggest names in NZ and around the world.

Unlike other Educational courses on the market, our course its built on real world activities and hands on testing and tasting, we feel this is paramount with the “practical nature” of the hospitality profession.

This hands-on course is designed to:

  1. Prepare trainee bar staff with hands on experience, great product knowledge and employable skills
  2. Train at a highest level in the shortest period of time possible so trainees can get a job fast
  3. Provide trainee bar staff a both industry aligned skills accreditation and international accreditation
  4. Send trainee bar staff away confident, equipped and employable

Bartender Course Content:

Day 1: Beer, Wine & Spirits

Fermentation & Distillation – Covering spirits, wines and beer processing, varieties, culture, processing and discover it’s impact on taste, colour and functionality in the bar.

Tasting Module: Learn how to identify taste and flavours in beer, wine and spirits

Practical Module: Distill your own gin adding your own aromatics

Class Trip: learning about brewing and how to change kegs in one of Auckland’s top brew bars

 

Day 2 : Bar Prep and Mixed Drinks 

Practical Module: Bartending Equipment & Bar Set-up, Glassware and Garnish Prep, how to do Par Levels for stock management

Learn the Cocktail Families, Core Formulas and Pro Techniques for the 6 pillars of mixed drinks

Practical & Tasting Module: Then step up and make your own drinks and Rifts ( twists)

 

Day 3: Employability &  Live Bar Examination

The Art and Craft of being a Bartender – Customer Service and insider Pro Tips

Employability – Service tips and hacks, how to become an indispensable bartender,  how to secure great roles

Making series of drinks for the team and refining your new skills

After Class: Graduation Drinks , Debrief & Job Tips

 

*To book this course students must be aged over 18yrs

 

Course fees include all drinks for cocktail making & tasting, student workbooks, take home copy of course handbook “Spirits Distilled”, online access to The Bartender Academy eTheory and eTesting  and 1 months free access to “Jerry” – Global Beverage Learning Centre

Bartender Academy Additional Training:

WSET level 1 in Wine  $290

International Accreditation and Exam, essential for securing work in most bars in the UK and across Europe.

Programme Outline

WSET Level1 in Wine is provided by the New Zealand Academy of Wine and Spirits

For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately, and make food and wine pairings.

The main types and styles of wine
Common wine grapes and their characteristics
How to store and serve wine
The principles of food and wine pairing
Learn how to taste describe flavours and attributes of wine using the WSET Approach to Tasting Wine®

Includes all wine for tasting, and your own set of tasting glasses to take home.

Successful students will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin

Useful to those taking a Gap Year and wanting to work overseas

License Controller Qualification $257

LCQ encompasses 2 NZQA Unit Standards  covering NZ Law on  Host Responsibilities, Employee Obligations and Implications, as well as a general understanding of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act of 2012.

In addition to boosting your employability and understanding of NZ Liquor Laws it is the necessary qualification required to demonstrate that those applying for their Manager’s Certificate have received “Recent and Relevant Training” as set out in the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act of 2012.

Useful to those wanting to work in New Zealand

We can also help you apply for your General Managers Certificate and process you application through council for you. ( please ask about this in the notes when booking)
We can also book you on Level 2 WSET Wine and Spirits if you wish to study to a more in-depth level

Special Bundle offer:

Become even more employable by learning Barista & Coffee Making Skills

$50 off our 5 Day or 2 Week Work Ready Barista Course if you booked the 3 Day Bartender Course !

Learn more about our Barista Training here

 

Bar & Cocktail Essentials

$595

PRO COURSE
Hands-on Bartender Training that prepares you for securing bar work locally or globally.

Industry Level Training and gain The Bartender Academy Certificate.

WSET LEVEL 1

$290

International WSET Accreditation
This is essential if you plan to work in bars and hotels overseas

License Controller Qualification

$257

NZ LCQ
Learn the legalities of Sale and Supply of Liquor in NZ.
This course forms part of your application for a General Managers Certificate

The Bartender Academy team

Aude Loubert

Aude Loubert

The Bartender Academy 

HEAD OF BARTENDER TRAINING
Jeremy Nivern

Jeremy Nivern

GM @ Mea Culpa Ponsonby

LEWISHAM AWARD BEST BARTENDER & BAR
Adam Mather

Adam Mather

GM @ Franc’s Takapuna

GROUP TRAINER FOR BARWORKS

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