Become a certified bartender: Six months of experience in four weeks
With over 20 years of experience and 28 destinations around the globe, we are the world’s largest bartending school. Crafted by leading bartending experts, our International Bartender Course equips you with the skills to become a confident—and certified!—bartender in only four weeks.
We also offer a range of advanced bartending classes to help you take your skills to the next level. At EBS, you won’t just learn the art of bartending, you’ll have the experience of a lifetime. Our 70,000+ graduates can testify to it!
Stop dreaming, start bartending!
What good is a certification if no one knows about it? Recognized by the world’s top establishments, an EBS certificate puts you miles ahead of the competition. It’s your ticket to career opportunities all over the world, and opens the door to networks that will help you up the ladder faster than you can pour!
At this cost, no other bartending school offers a full-on, four-week program with masterclasses, hands-on bar practice, spirits and drink knowledge, a globally recognized certificate, and job opportunities at high-end venues after completion. This is the most comprehensive bartender course on the market at an unrivaled price per week. Simply put—you get more bang for the buck with EBS!
After your course, you’ll be able to land a bar job wherever you end up in the world. But bartenders never stop learning! To keep you on top of your game, we offer advanced classes on mixology and flair along with spirit expeditions that will make you an asset behind any bar.
Life as an EBS graduate is pretty awesome...
Travel to new places
Choose one of our 25+ incredible destinations
Join a global network
Be part of our exclusive community of bartenders and friends around the world
Make friends for life
Connect with people from all over the world & broaden your horizons
Freedom and flexibility
Earn money while travelling, studying or working
Enjoy a fun career
Bartending is renowned as one of the most sociable professions out there
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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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.
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World-class training. Designed by the best in the business.
The International Bartender Course is the world’s most developed bartender programme. The comprehensive course was meticulously designed by internationally renowned bartending experts to train students fast and effectively and is continuously updated to stay at the forefront of current bar practices.
One of our Board of Education members is Charlotte Voisey. Charlotte has collected countless titles over the years and is currently Global Head of Ambassadors at William Grants & Sons USA. One of the brands Charlotte represents in this role is Hendrick’s Gin, and so, as a specialist in this area, there was simply no one better to structure our course curriculum dedicated to this versatile spirit.
Gin specialist & Global Head of Ambassadors @ William Grant & Sons USA
Owner of the 2022 'Best Bar in the World' where he serves up signature experimental cocktails.
Global Rum Ambassador, Guinness World Record holder, and award-winning drinks industry influencer
Head of Education at EBS, with 10 years’ experience managing bars across the world.
Winner of 50+ flair competitions, 2x Flair World Champion & founder of the World Flair Association.
World-renowned tequila master and 2x winner of the ‘Best Bar In Sweden’.
Globally recognised whiskey expert with almost 20 years’ experience in the industry.