TBA Courses

Thirst Flagship Bartender Course

Pre-Requisite: None
Qualification: Bartender
Cost: R4 000 pp
Duration: 5 days (9am – 4pm)

An intensive course designed to give bartenders the necessary skills to work a bar under a fair amount of pressure whilst making cocktails.

The course will run from Monday to Friday. Pass Certificates will be issued at the end of the course with the following pass criteria:

  • Theory test completed with a minimum of 90% achieved.
  • Practical free pouring test has been completed with a minimum of 90% achieved.
  • Cocktail practical test has been passed with a minimum 90% achieved.

If the student does not pass all the criteria above we can either issue a certificate of attendance or the student can come back and complete the tests until passed.

Course material covers the following. Booklets with all course info are included in the price.

Module 1 – The Role of a Bartender
Module 2 – Tools of the Trade and Glassware
Module 3 – Pouring techniques
Module 4 – Customer Service and Responsible service of alcohol
Module 5 – Managing time more effectively and efficiently behind the bar
Module 6 – Introduction cocktail making techniques and introduction to classic cocktails



Johannesburg: N/A
Cape Town: 4th – 8th October
Durban: 4th – 8th October