Learn the art of mixology by blending, shaking, stirring, building and muddling a range of classic cocktails. Have the opportunity to taste your concoctions while gaining confidence to use your new skills at home and apply them to the workplace.
During this course you'll learn to:
Prepare the bar area for the creation of cocktails
Use chopping boards, knives, tongs, ice scoops, stirrers, blenders, shakers and mise en place
Use a variety of cocktail-making techniques including building, muddling, blending, shaking and stirring
Engage with customers using basic communication skills
Prepare garnishes including cherries, strawberries, lime and mint
You'll leave this course with:
A Certificate of Attendance
Confidence to experiment with different recipes and to create your own cocktail list
Skills and knowledge to prepare professionally mixed cocktails in a commercial bar/venue
Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects
Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
You must provide a copy of your identification as evidence that you will be at least 18 years of age on the day you choose to undertake the course.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:
Identification that shows that you are at least 18 years of age. Your ID will be checked by a teacher at the beginning of class on the day you choose to undertake the course.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: bartender and food and beverage attendant.
A Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) is the foundational competency required in order to sell, serve or supply liquor. Depending on your duties you may also need Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG). Recognition of NSW RSA and RCG competency in other jurisdictions: Responsible service of alcohol legislative and knowledge requirements differ across borders. Check with the relevant state authority to see if your NSW RSA and RCG competency is recognised.
Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.
Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.