Fast-track your way into the competitive bartending industry without making any big time or financial commitments.
Our highly-trained instructors will equip you with all the essential bartending skills in one fun-filled week.
Start working at restaurants, bars, pubs and events serving basic cocktails as soon as you finish the course.
Learn the basics of bartending and have a fun-filled week!
Get the equivalent of two months experience working in a bar serving simple drinks in just one week. You’ll have no problem finding an entry level position in a range of pubs, bars and clubs as soon as you finish the course.
With 5 hours of instructor-led training per day and a range of theory sessions, workshops, drink tests and more, we’ll teach you the all the bartending basics to get you started behind the bar with confidence.
You won’t just develop your basic bartending skills, you’ll meet amazing people, enjoy new experiences and broaden your horizons in so many ways. After the final graduation party, you’ll leave EBS with new friends and memories that’ll last a lifetime.
Gain the equivalent of two months experience behind the bar in just one week through hands-on training with our highly-experienced instructors. You’ll master more than 18 classic cocktail recipes and key techniques at your very own bar station.
Not only will you be awarded with an EBS certificate to showcase your skills to employers at the end of your course, you’ll also have a fun social experience, meet like-minded people and make memories.
Course Content Overview
Get to grips with all fundamentals of bartending and get a clear insight into how the industry works. You’ll learn:
- The bartender’s role and responsibilities
- How to set up the bar
- Basic pour techniques
- How to make simple garnishes
- The art of perfect service
Learn how to make 18+ classic cocktails from mojitos and whiskey sours to espresso martinis and old fashioneds using fresh ingredients.
Learn basic bartending techniques like muddling, churning, shaking and stirring. You’ll learn how to layer shots, blend cocktails, pour and use a jigger. You’ll also become familiar with key bar tools and basic equipment.
Please note, flair training is not included in this course. If you are interested in learning the art of flair bartending and want a more comprehensive programme, our International Bartender Course is your best bet.
Learn the fundamentals of your favourite spirits and their origins to impress friends, customers and potential employers. We’ll cover vodka, gin, rum, tequila, whiskey and brandy. You will also gain an insight into beer and wine.
Learning at the world’s largest bartender school
Our trainers have qualified at EBS Instructor Academy
Course content that has been continually developed since 1999 by award-winning bartenders
Learn in our state-of-the-art training centers
Relax, We’ve Got You Covered
Yes! You can choose to stay at EBS accommodation. Most of our students stay with us as it's the best way to socialise during the course.
Check out the school pages to find out more about the accommodation.
No, students from all over the world attend our courses; therefore, you need to make your own way to your chosen course destination. Some schools offer an airport pickup service - find out more during the booking process.
Our course advisers can help you find the cheapest way to your chosen destination.
Yes - you can book the course now and settle the payment before the course starts
Use our flexible payment option to pay for your course in 3 instalments. The first one is only 20% of the course price. The second and third payments are 40% each.
This course includes final graduation drinks. Finish the week in style and celebrate your new-found skills with your coursemates.
Why Is This Course for You?
for the Basic Bartender Course