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Beginners Bartender Course (1 week) - to become professional


Learn the basics of bartending and have a fun-filled week in Manchester City Center!

Fast-track your way into the bartending industry with 1 week of hands-on training with our highly-experienced instructors.

Courses starts every month!

Next session in the week 13 to 19 November

Calendar: Monday to Friday 9am to 13pm plus one evening of real experience from 17 to 23 in the week or in the week after

 1 week
 Manchester City Center

Why Is This Course for You?

Course Programme

You’ll learn:

  • The bartender’s role and responsibilities
  • How to set up the bar
  • Basic pour techniques
  • How to make simple garnishes 
  • The art of perfect service
  • how to make 20+ classic cocktails from limoncello bramble and whiskey sours to espresso martini and old fashion using fresh ingredients
  • Learn basic bartending techniques like muddling, churning, shaking and stirring. You’ll learn how to layer shots, blend cocktails, pour and use a jigger. You’ll also become familiar with key bar tools and basic equipment

  • Learn the fundamentals of your favourite spirits and their origins to impress friends, customers and potential employers. We’ll cover vodka, gin, rum, tequila, whiskey and brandy. You will also gain an insight into beer and wine

  • On the practical night you will put in place what you learned in a fast-pace bar serving and preparing cocktails for real customers

Course Venue

Sicilian NQ bar and bistro has been hosting our Manchester cocktails and wine masterclasses and courses for the last 4 years.  It's a charming mediterranean style wine bar, relaxed and characterful venue nestled in Manchester’s trendy Northern Quarter, right in the heart of the city center. Northern Quarter is a trendy neighbourhood, with lively street art, bohemian bars and independent shops. It's home to lively restaurants and some of the city's biggest music venues, featuring concerts from trendy independent bands and famous artists.


14 Turner Street
M4 1DZ, Manchester