Cocktail Training and Menu Creation - CPD Certified

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Online, self-paced
50 Hours
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Lifetime access
50 CPD points / hours
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price

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Wouldn’t you love to have a career that gives you the opportunity to be creative and make people happy?

A talented bartender knows a lot about how to create unique and exciting flavours, while simultaneously playing the role of listener, therapist, and life coach to customers.

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Understanding what it takes to plan and create an amazingly tempting cocktail menu, and to serve that menu with class and flair requires a lot of talent and social skills.

A talented mixologist is:

  • Knowledgeable
  • Creative
  • Free thinking
  • A risk taker
  • Personable
  • Friendly

If you possess any or all of these traits, then our online Cocktail Training and Menu Creation course is just right for you. Whether you are looking to start a new career or want to revitalize the bartending career that you already have, we can help you gain the knowledge, etiquette, and helpful tips you will need to become a great mixologist. Our comprehensive online course modules will expose you to a wealth of knowledge in:

  • Liquor and cocktails
  • The history of mixology
  • Proper pouring technique and bar preparation
  • Friendly and amiable bartending service
  • Flavours and how they mix together
  • Popular cocktails and flavours across the globe
  • Pairing cocktails with food, weather, and/or events

Put your talents to good use in a fun and interesting field

With the background in mixology that you receive from our online Cocktail Training and Menu Creation course will set you up to not only be a good bartender, but also to be a visionary in the field of mixology. Use that creativity that seems to be going to waste for something exciting and fulfilling. Our online course is at your disposal, on your schedule, wherever you want with just the click of a button. Enrol in our online Cocktail Training and Menu Creation course today, and get started towards your new and exciting career now.

Module 1: History of cocktails

  • 1.1 Where it all began
  • 1.2 Early cocktails
  • 1.3 Evolution of the cocktail
  • 1.4 Cocktail trends through history

Module 2: Introduction to liquor

  • 2.1 Whiskey and scotch
  • 2.2 Vodka
  • 2.3 Rum
  • 2.4 Tequila
  • 2.5 Gin
  • 2.6 Liqueurs
  • 2.7 Cordials

Module 3: Introduction to cocktails

  • 3.1 Classic cocktails
  • 3.2 Highballs
  • 3.3 Two-liquor cocktails
  • 3.4 Martinis
  • 3.5 Shots

Module 4: Preparing the bar

  • 4.1 Organising your station
  • 4.2 Glassware styles and uses
  • 4.3 Prepping garnishes
  • 4.4 Bar upkeep
  • 4.5 Helpful bar tools

Module 5: Interacting with the customer

  • 5.1 Greeting
  • 5.2 Rules of etiquette
  • 5.3 Proper customer interaction
  • 5.4 Making appropriate recommendations
  • 5.5 Handling customer complaints with poise
  • 5.6 Dealing with a drunk customer

Module 6: Flair bartending

  • 6.1 History
  • 6.2 Techniques
  • 6.3 Guidelines
  • 6.4 Improvisation
  • 6.5 Entertainment

Module 7: Pouring technique

  • 7.1 Pouring a beer
  • 7.2 Opening wine and champagne
  • 7.3 Measuring
  • 7.4 Shaking and straining
  • 7.5 Mixing and muddling
  • 7.6 Floating and layering
  • 7.7 Free pouring

Module 8: Mixology

  • 8.1 The basics
  • 8.2 Properly making the classics
  • 8.3 Creating new and exciting drinks
  • 8.4 Planning a cocktail menu
  • 8.5 Rules to follow

Module 9: Popular cocktails around the globe

  • 9.1 North America
  • 9.2 Europe
  • 9.3 Asia
  • 9.4 East Asia
  • 9.5 South America
  • 9.6 Central America
  • 9.7 Australia
  • 9.8 Africa

Module 10: Pairing cocktails with food or events

  • 10.1 Know your flavours
  • 10.2 Match the season
  • 10.3 Match the venue
  • 10.4 Food pairing
  • 10.5 Rules and guidelines


No previous experience is required.

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Maria Stefania asked:

How do I pay for the course? Is it already online or is there a start date?


Once you complete your purchase through REED's you will be contacted with all the relevant information for you to get started with your studies.

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Emily asked:

What certificate and qualification will you receive? And how are you examined?


Once you complete your Cocktail Training and Menu Creation course, you will receive a certificate of completion issued by Eventtrix. Our course is accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards, ICOES and also by CPD ( CPD UK). After each module of your course, there is a short exam which includes multiple choice questions. The final grade of your course will be the average of the 10 modules.

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