INDUSTRY-LEVEL BARTENDING CERTIFICATE COURSE
Bartender Drinks & Preparation Certificate Course
TUITION: $395 (Includes application fee, manual & job placement assistance). Students can take as long as is needed to complete the course and pass the exam(s). No fee for exam re-takes.
Apart from the essential training on 'drinks and preparation', this course also covers all the necessary knowledge & skills required to seek employment as a bartender; jiggers, free-pouring, modern bar tools & equipment, ice, POS registers, customer service, opening/closing procedures, spirits, liqueurs and wine knowledge.
Tuition includes all learning materials. Job placement & resume assistance.
Students have unlimited practice time and can retake the test as many times as they need, until they pass the exam! There is NO additional fee for extra practice or exam retakes. Most students are ready for testing in as little as 1 or 2 weeks; however, we don't mind if it takes you 1 or 2 months; everyone has a different learning curve, so with unlimited practice and unlimited exam retakes, all students are guaranteed to pass!
Once graduated, students of the $395 course have the option to join our 'Bartender Club' for future free industry seminars and unlimited bar lab time.
Bartender Club membership is included in the 'Bartender/Mixology' course.
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ONLY the 'Application Fee' ($35) is required upon checkout; the balance of $360 is due prior to the start of class. Payment policies & refunds are covered in the school's 'Catalog' available prior to checkout. A copy of the catalog is is also attached to your registration fee email confirmation.
Comprehensive Hands-On Behind-the Bar Training
Bar set-up, Tools & equipment (3-bay sinks, speed racks, glassware, shakers, blenders, jiggers, pourers, soda dispensers, beer system, ice machine/ice, and other bar equipment). Drink Recipe & Preparation: highballs, rocks, shaken, muddled, layered, hot, cream, tropical, frozen, etc. Spirits, liqueurs & wine knowledge and service. Opening & closing procedures. POS register procedures and customer service.
Students must complete a written exam and a speed/efficiency practical exam. Students have unlimited* behind the bar practice to prepare for the efficiency exam. There is no fee for any additional practice prior to passing the exam.
Upon graduation students will receive a job placement seminar, resumes assistance, and access to the schools daily job database. Graduates also have the opportunity to guest bartend behind a Manhattan bar for additional experience.
Mornings: Monday – Thursday, Instructor training 9am-1.30pm whereas Friday from 9am-9pm is instructor drill/practice & testing. Students can choose whatever hours they want on a Friday. Students also have additional/unlimited* practice time & retesting until they pass! Keep coming back week after week until you are the best you can be!
Afternoons: Monday – Thursday, 1.30pm-5.30pm. Friday from 9am-9pm is instructor drill/practice & testing. Students can choose whatever hours they want on a Friday. Students also have additional/unlimited* practice time & retesting until they pass! Keep coming back week after week until you are the best you can be!
Evenings: Monday – Thursday, 6pm-10pm. Friday from 9am-9pm is instructor drill/practice & testing. Students can choose whatever hours they want on a Friday. Students also have additional/unlimited* practice time & retesting until they pass! Keep coming back week after week until you are the best you can be!
Weekend Class Consists of 3 Saturdays. Next class starts June 24th (June 24, July 3rd & 10th). Weekend registration is via phone or unperson only! Please call us at 212.768.8460, or visit the school.
Students of the weekend class also have unlimited practice time*
*The additional/unlimited hours of practice falls into ‘homework-learning’. It is not mandatory, but certainly encouraged! Providing unlimited hours of behind-the-bar practice & drills until you pass your exam, assures that you will be well-prepared for the final exam and for employment in the bar industry. Practice makes perfect. YOU look good; WE look good! There is NO FEE for additional practice time up to passing your exam, and there is no fee for exam retakes.