Bar & Cocktail Course

Bartender Academy Cocktail Course 3 Day Bootcamp Bartender Training

New Zealand’s Leading Bartender Academy

Get Trained, Get Hired

Bar & Cocktail training with a difference.

Our “Work Ready” classes were created by 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 is 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.

High quality hands-on industry level training so work falls in your lap

The Bartender Academy is the only place to train if you’re serious about getting hired.
Our 3 Day Bar & Cocktail Course in Auckland 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 is built on real world activities and hands on testing and tasting, we feel this is paramount with the “practical nature” of the hospitality profession.

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Use your new bar skills to get work all over the world

Our graduates go on to get jobs in the superyacht industry, island resorts, international hotels & restaurants, boutique bars and world class casinos.


Next 3 Day Course Dates: 
4th-6th November
18th-20th November
2nd-4th December
16th-18th December

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

Course fees include all drinks for cocktail making & tasting and online access to The Bartender Academy eTheory.

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Course Content:

  • Get confident with your bar equipment and bar station set up
  • Learn how to prepare your bar station, choose glassware, cut fruit and garnishes
  • Make drinks from different cocktail families using core formulas and pro techniques
  • Learn how to identify taste and flavours in beer, wine and spirits
  • Distill your own gin adding your own aromatics
  • Learn about beer brewing, beer service and how to change kegs in one of Auckland’s top brew bar
  • Feel comfortable serving customers and learning what great hospitality is all about
  • Share pro tips about employability, how to become an indispensable bartender, how to secure great roles and stand out of the crowd

 

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

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This hands-on course is designed to:

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

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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.

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.

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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.
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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 

Bar & Cocktail Training
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Jonni Cocks

Head of Bartender Training
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Tommy Hatchard-McGill

Bartender Training

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