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Bartending in post lockdown hospitality

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Duration: 03:25 hours

The aim of this course is to provide candidates with the specialist skills and knowledge to work as a bartender in the beverage sector. This course is aimed at those working in an environment that serves and prepares a range of hot and cold beverages such as, bars, hotels and restaurants.

The course covers the full range of products used in making drinks and on completion of the course candidates will be able to prepare cocktails, select and use suitable types of glasses.

In addition, the course focuses on the importance of presenting a positive personal image, use of effective communication techniques and responsible service and regulatory framework connected to the sale of alcohol


  • Understand the essentials of bartending

  • Develop knowledge of range of beverages and service techniques

  • Demonstrate competence in use of equipment, garnishing & presentation

  • Work in safe and hygienic manner and be a professional member of team

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module, students should be able to:

  • Select and use appropriate bar equipment

  • Prepare stores and areas for bar service

  • Prepare bar and deliver service correctly and in line with establishments procedures

  • Demonstrate cocktail making techniques

  • Work in a safe and hygienic manner

  • Acquire necessary key skills from preparation, set up, serving and clearing

  • Display knowledge of beers, wines and spirits service

  • Display knowledge of range of cocktails

  • Understand the importance of customer service and teamwork

  • Display knowledge of responsible serving of alcohol

  • Understand current legislation on the serving of alcohol

  • Understand the importance of opening /closing checklist¬†

  • Apply a range of serving methods

  • Demonstrate ability to use a variety of techniques

  • Demonstrate ability to pour and flair

  • Process orders and billing in a prompt and efficient manner

  • Use appropriate communication techniques with customers and team

  • Present a positive professional personal image

  • Demonstrate working practices in line with current health and safety regulations and codes of conduct

  • Understand health and safety regulations and other relevant regulations that apply on the job

  • Apply health and safety procedures relevant to the working environment

  • Demonstrate competency in putting into practice safe working practices in preventing hazards to people and equipment

  • Explain the current regulatory framework and relevant codes of conduct with regard to health and safety and the serving of alcohol

  • Ensure the application of the recent code of practice for outlets serving alcoholic beverages

This course is currently being produced.

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    • Making Cocktails and Key Ingredients
      00:40 hour(s)
    • World of Cocktails
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Panos Foteiadis
Panos Foteiadis

Panos Foteiadis is a passionate and renowned bartender. An experienced mixologist with international portfolio of work including; bartending, bars management and knowledgeable in restaurant service and food preparation.   A familiar face on the national cocktail competition scene and 3rd place winner, representing Malta, at the World Cocktail Championship in 2019.