The Bartender – SQA and IOH endorsed


Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT added.

This Bartender course will equip you with the necessary skills, confidence and training to enter the bar world, whatever the premise size. 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.

See below for further information.


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Course Overview

On completion of 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.

Course Details

The course covers the following modules:

The Good Bartender
Personal presentation
Build the perfect bartender
Your essential tools
Style and movement
The 5 priorities model
Caring for your customer

Knowing your bar
Bar equipment Cellar equipment

Product Knowledge
Product knowledge Spirits
Some common spirits Whisky
Producing whisky
Scottish whisky
Whiskies of the world
Wine and champagne
Wine styles
Beer Producing beer
Some common beer styles
Caring for beer

Bar Service
Bar service
Weights and measures
Dispensing alcohol
The perfect pour
The perfect pour activity
Stock control
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 complete


For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 85 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]


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