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The extraordinary journey to becoming a professional bartender

Get a certificate to unlock new career opportunities globally with the world's leading bartender and barista courses!

Travel to one of 25+ global EBS schools and learn the fun way with courses designed by top industry experts and perfected over 24 years.

Become a pro while having the experience of a lifetime - it’s confirmed by 80,000 EBS students.

Scholarship program: we’ll grant passionate, motivated students up to $1000 off their International Bartender Course. Limited spaces. Apply now.
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Kickstart your career in bartending!

Become employers’ first choice wherever you go, with the EBS certificate as international proof of your professional skills.

Get a globally recognized qualification

Become employers’ first choice wherever you go, with the EBS certificate as international proof of your professional skills.

Get more than skills and a certificate: graduate with confidence, new friends and memories that last a lifetime.

Experience the unforgettable

Get more than skills and a certificate: graduate with confidence, new friends and memories that last a lifetime.

Transform your certificate into a ticket to the world and get access to jobs internationally with the help of EBS MatchStaff.

Choose where to live and work

Transform your certificate into a ticket to the world and get access to jobs internationally with the help of EBS MatchStaff.

Joining the EBS community is rewarding

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See more of the world

Use job opportunities to travel around the globe with a plan

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Gain new connections

Access an exclusive international network of bartenders and peers

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Make friends for life

Meet people from all over the world and expand your horizons

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Get financial freedom

Find financial security: work and earn whilst travelling or studying

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Enjoy a fun profession

 

Enter the world of bartending, one of the most sociable careers

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What makes our bartending school so special?

Unlike other schools, at EBS, you train behind state-of-the-art bar stations and receive instruction from world-class bartenders who’ve spent years learning the trade. Each class is set up to create a real bar shift experience packed with loud music and rapid, continuous drink orders—it’s as close to the real thing as you can get! The goal is to build confidence in your abilities, so you can showcase them for any potential employer. After graduation, you’ll be prepared to create amazing drinks on the fly while entertaining a bar full of customers and making a lot of money!

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New York

Experience The City That Never Sleeps, snap the famous sights, and drink outstanding cocktails.

English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Swedish
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Barcelona

The beach city that has it all; famous sights, epic nightlife, shopping, and stunning scenery.

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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London

One of the world’s most iconic, international, and individual cities where bartending is king.

English, French, Spanish
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Kos

The stunning Greek island that offers you white sandy beaches, activities, and exceptional nightlife.

English, French
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An EBS certificate is a path to high-end jobs

After your training, you’ll have professional skills that are sought-after by high-end venues – meaning higher salaries and better tips. And it doesn’t stop there. As an EBS graduate, you’ll get free lifelong access to EBS MatchStaff, our exclusive career platform. This will connect you with the finest venues and give you first pick on opportunities, whether they’re in upscale hotel bars or swanky cocktail joints.

See where bartending can take you here

Designed by the best in the business: world-class training perfected since 1999

Our courses are designed by world-renowned bartending and spirit experts. Our most popular course wraps up 6 months of experience behind the bar into an intense 4-week course focused on practical skills and bar theory.

 

The EBS Board of Education frequently updates courses with the latest industry learnings, trends, and bar practices. Eventually, our students become those very professionals setting the trends to follow!

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