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(Bar) Cocktail Making


Programme Description

Developing the skills, art and ability required to prepare and serve a range of cocktails in a professional manner is one of the keys to both entertaining customers and providing a profitable source of revenue. This module introduces the learner to the principles and practices of cocktail making including a range of classic and contempory mixed drinks.


The programme includes: history of cocktails; alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; handling of equipment; glassware; garnishes; major cocktail categories; cocktail making styles and techniques; pre-and post dinner drinks; hot drinks and speciality coffees. Responsible alcohol consumption.

Entry Requirements

Entrants should be (18 years +).  No previous experience required for entry level modules. Advanced level modules may have pre-requisite modules or/and relevant industry experience requirements. Applications for exemptions will be considered on a case by case basis. Entrants may be required to attend for an interview.


Successful applicants can progress to the Advanced Cocktail Making progamme [+click here]


As the number of places is limited, candidates may be short-listed on the basis of information supplied on the application form. Late applications may be considered should vacancies remain. Candidates will be notified of the outcome or of any short listing procedures.