About

A talented bartender serves so much more than just drinks, they serve an experience. Learn how to be a first-class host, mixologist and drinks specialist with our comprehensive online cocktail bartender training.

Explore everything you need to successfully tend a bar, including how to:

  • Create a unique and flavorful cocktail menu
  • Pick and pair the ideal cocktails for different foods, occasions and preferences
  • Properly pour and serve a wide variety of drinks and alcohols
  • Prepare classic cocktails from around the world
  • Leave your customers impressed and coming back for more

    Requirements

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: History Of Cocktails

    • Where it all began
    • Early cocktails
    • Evolution of the cocktail
    • Cocktail trends through history

    Module 2: Introduction To Liquor

    • Whiskey and scotch
    • Vodka
    • Rum
    • Tequila
    • Gin
    • Liqueurs
    • Cordials

    Module 3: Introduction To Cocktails

    • Classic cocktails
    • Highballs
    • Two-liquor cocktails
    • Martinis
    • Shots

    Module 4: Preparing The Bar

    • Organizing your station
    • Glassware styles and uses
    • Prepping garnishes
    • Bar upkeep
    • Helpful bar tools

    Module 5: Interacting With The Customer

    • Greeting
    • Rules of etiquette
    • Proper customer interaction
    • Making appropriate recommendations
    • Handling customer complaints with poise
    • Dealing with a drunk customer

    Module 6: Flair Bartending

    • History
    • Techniques
    • Guidelines
    • Improvisation
    • Entertainment

    Module 7: Pouring Technique

    • Pouring a beer
    • Opening wine and champagne
    • Measuring
    • Shaking and straining
    • Mixing and muddling
    • Floating and layering
    • Free pouring

    Module 8: Mixology

    • The basics
    • Properly making the classics
    • Creating new and exciting drinks
    • Planning a cocktail menu
    • Rules to follow

    Module 9: Popular Cocktails Around The Globe

    • North America
    • Europe
    • Asia
    • East Asia
    • South America
    • Central America
    • Australia
    • Africa

    Module 10: Pairing Cocktails With Food Or Events

    • Know your flavors
    • Match the season
    • Match the venue
    • Food pairing
    • Rules and guidelines

    Career

    Who is this course for?

    • All aspiring mixologists who want to learn the tricks of the trade
    • Bartenders looking to upgrade their skills and further their careers
    • Anyone aiming to open up their own bar
    • Event planners interested in upping their cocktail serving and planning game
    • Current bar owners or managers who plan to refresh their cocktail menus

    Career path

    • Start your career as a bartender and get hired at a great cocktail bar
    • Gain vital knowledge necessary to open up your own bar
    • Current bartenders can aim for promotions and raises by showing off their new skill

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you are eligible to access a certificate of achievement or other accreditation options to recognize your achievement.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org) and the ​The International Association of Private Career Colleges (www.iapcc.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

    Creator

    Meggan Robinson

    Expertise: Wine & Spirits, Craft Beer, Travel

    A freelance writer from her home in Westminster, Maryland, Meggan Robinson has more than two decades of experience in the fine wine and spirits business. Curious, meticulous, and thorough, Meggan is always on the lookout for new wines, new experiences, and interesting people with stories to tell. Her passion is combining travel, food, local culture, and the next big adventure. Meggan believes that savoring food and wine can bring people closer together and in the process, make the world a better place.

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    Cocktail Training & Menu Creation

    12834 Students. ICOES Accredited. IAPCC and CPD Certified.

    12834 Students. 
    ICOES Accredited.
    IAPCC and CPD Certified.

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    About

    A talented bartender serves so much more than just drinks, they serve an experience. Learn how to be a first-class host, mixologist and drinks specialist with our comprehensive online cocktail bartender training.

    Explore everything you need to successfully tend a bar, including how to:

    • Create a unique and flavorful cocktail menu
    • Pick and pair the ideal cocktails for different foods, occasions and preferences
    • Properly pour and serve a wide variety of drinks and alcohols
    • Prepare classic cocktails from around the world
    • Leave your customers impressed and coming back for more

      Requirements

      International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

      Lessons

      Module 1: History Of Cocktails

      • Where it all began
      • Early cocktails
      • Evolution of the cocktail
      • Cocktail trends through history

      Module 2: Introduction To Liquor

      • Whiskey and scotch
      • Vodka
      • Rum
      • Tequila
      • Gin
      • Liqueurs
      • Cordials

      Module 3: Introduction To Cocktails

      • Classic cocktails
      • Highballs
      • Two-liquor cocktails
      • Martinis
      • Shots

      Module 4: Preparing The Bar

      • Organizing your station
      • Glassware styles and uses
      • Prepping garnishes
      • Bar upkeep
      • Helpful bar tools

      Module 5: Interacting With The Customer

      • Greeting
      • Rules of etiquette
      • Proper customer interaction
      • Making appropriate recommendations
      • Handling customer complaints with poise
      • Dealing with a drunk customer

      Module 6: Flair Bartending

      • History
      • Techniques
      • Guidelines
      • Improvisation
      • Entertainment

      Module 7: Pouring Technique

      • Pouring a beer
      • Opening wine and champagne
      • Measuring
      • Shaking and straining
      • Mixing and muddling
      • Floating and layering
      • Free pouring

      Module 8: Mixology

      • The basics
      • Properly making the classics
      • Creating new and exciting drinks
      • Planning a cocktail menu
      • Rules to follow

      Module 9: Popular Cocktails Around The Globe

      • North America
      • Europe
      • Asia
      • East Asia
      • South America
      • Central America
      • Australia
      • Africa

      Module 10: Pairing Cocktails With Food Or Events

      • Know your flavors
      • Match the season
      • Match the venue
      • Food pairing
      • Rules and guidelines

      Career

      Who is this course for?

      • All aspiring mixologists who want to learn the tricks of the trade
      • Bartenders looking to upgrade their skills and further their careers
      • Anyone aiming to open up their own bar
      • Event planners interested in upping their cocktail serving and planning game
      • Current bar owners or managers who plan to refresh their cocktail menus

      Career path

      • Start your career as a bartender and get hired at a great cocktail bar
      • Gain vital knowledge necessary to open up your own bar
      • Current bartenders can aim for promotions and raises by showing off their new skill

      Creator

      Meggan Robinson

      Expertise: Wine & Spirits, Craft Beer, Travel

      A freelance writer from her home in Westminster, Maryland, Meggan Robinson has more than two decades of experience in the fine wine and spirits business. Curious, meticulous, and thorough, Meggan is always on the lookout for new wines, new experiences, and interesting people with stories to tell. Her passion is combining travel, food, local culture, and the next big adventure. Meggan believes that savoring food and wine can bring people closer together and in the process, make the world a better place.