The world’s most developed bartender programme!

Your International Bartender Course has been created by the best bartenders in the world, who together, have more than 60 world bar titles to their names.

Whether you’re new behind the bar, or have a few cocktails up your sleeve, our course will transform you into a professional bartender in just four weeks!

  • 4 key modules: Free Pour, Flair, Theory and Bar Practice
  • 4 weeks of instructor-led education
  • 25+ schools to choose from, located across 5 continents
  • 100% job-assistance guarantee with EBS MatchStaff

Over 50.000 students have graduated from this course

I - personally - loved it, and for sure will recommend EBS to anyone who would like to learn more and have an great time while learning.--TIJANA DEDIJER

Supported by the biggest spirit brands in the industry

A lot of the best spirit brands in the industry have recognised us as the world’s leading bartender school, due to our standard of excellence we instil within our students. We therefore have the backing of some of the biggest names in the industry, which means you will not only receive world-class training but will be dealing with world-class ingredients too.

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The Bartender’s Role

We all have an idea of how the perfect bartender should behave behind the bar. Each situation requires different social skills, technical skills and a combination of theoretical and technical experience. 4-Week International Bartender Course will break the bartender’s role down for you so that you can achieve everything that is expected of you and more:

  • Bartender responsibilities
  • Guest focus and sense of service
  • Personal representation and teamwork
  • Hygiene & cleanliness
  • Opening and closing procedures


Bar Equipment

To maintain a professional and efficient service the bartender must learn how to utilise a particular set of tools:

  • 10+ Various Glasses and types of Ice
  • 10+ Various Bar tools


Serving & Bar Techniques

There are various methods you can use to create a drink; our bartenders need to be 100% comfortable with all of them:

  • Building
  • Stirring
  • Shaking
  • Straining
  • Rolling
  • Layering
  • Muddling


Alcohol Policy

Learn the basics of alcohol law, legal age for alcohol consumption in different countries. Also understand alcohol units, how alcohol affects the body and responsible service techniques; an essential knowledge to have for any work place.


Spirit Knowledge

Distillation & Fermentation

Ever since the 700’s, there is evidence that people distilled their own spirits. We go through the history and production of creating and flavouring liquors:

  • Vodka & Aquavit
  • Gin & Geneva
  • Rum
  • Tequila & Mescal
  • Whisky & Whiskey (you’ll know the difference soon enough)
  • Wine & Cognac
  • Liqueurs & Bitters
  • Beer & Sparkling wine


Practical Bar Training

We truly believe that the more you practice behind the bar the more you will learn. Learning by doing is how 80% of your course will be taught:

  • Drink Mixing
  • Master Classes
  • Tastings
  • Working Flair & Exhibition Flair
  • Free Pour


Making Cocktails

Throughout the majority of your course you will practice creating cocktails with coloured liquid. This is so you can practice time and time again without worrying about waste. However, on numerous occasions you will be creating cocktails using real spirits, so you can understand their balance, appearance and flavour!

You will also take part in a competition with your fellow class mates; so that you can put all of your knowledge into practice and create your own, epic cocktail!


Your 4-Week International Bartender Course school destinations:

We’re in destinations around the globe. From Phuket to Paris, Sunny Beach to Sydney we’ve got that perfect location for you. Get out of your home town and discover the world with us.


Accommodation at the school

Most of the schools offer an option for you to stay at their own hostel, or one that’s nearby. You can check out the details on the page of the relevant schools.

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25+ Course Destinations

We have 25 schools all over the world for you to choose from, all offering you the highest standard of training. Depending on the location, you will enjoy a huge variety of free time activities, all organised for you by the school.

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Join over 50,000 successful graduates who have completed the EBS bartending course and gain skills that are internationally recognised. We offer you flexible payment forms, support from EBS CARE, and different options for accommodation during your studies as well as our educational guarantee.

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