Cocktail Course

Short course


£ 25 + VAT


  • Type

    Short course

  • Level


  • Methodology


  • Duration

    12 Months

  • Start date

    Different dates available

An introduction to the world of Mixology

Perfect the art of making cocktails! Learn about the history of cocktails, the necessary equipment as well as various techniques and recipes to mix and serve high quality drinks.

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Start date


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About this course

The Cocktail course has been designed so that bar staff can perfect the art of mixing cocktails. This course will educate students about the history of the cocktail, equipment used to mix and serve cocktails, techniques and how to create a wide selection of classic non alcoholic and alcoholic drinks. Staff will have the confidence to not only mix but serve high quality cocktails to customers using the skills that they have learned and the knowledge they have gained.

Ideal for existing bar staff or new members of the team, this course is suitable for the complete beginner or the experienced team member looking to acquire additional skills in cocktail making.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Introduction to Cocktails - CPD Accredited

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  • Hospitality
  • Bartending
  • Bar service
  • Drinks preparation
  • Cocktails
  • Aperitifs
  • And snacks
  • Mixology
  • Cocktail Making
  • Bar Work

Course programme

The Cocktail Course contains the following units:
  • History of Cocktails – The story behind the classic alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Equipment – Glassware, equipment to create cocktails, garnishes and ice
  • Methodology – Shaking, stirring, layering, muddling and recipes
  • Cocktail Production – The most popular cocktail drinks and their creation and cocktail recipes in more detail
  • developing the Perfect Cocktail – Assigning cocktails to specific categories, balancing taste; sweet sour, strong and weak, flavour matching and combinations.

Additional information

The course is presented as a slide show and the content is broken down into simple sections.  At the end of each part there are some multiple-choice questions that allow you to test your knowledge before moving on to a new section. Upon completing the course you will need to take the Quiz, which consists of 30 multiple-choice questions. You will need to get a minimum of 21 questions right to pass the course and receive your certificate, which you will be able to download. The course takes approximately 2 hours to complete, although there is no time limit and you can do it in your own time and in stages.immediately in pdf format. After passing the course you can immediately download your pdf certificate, which is fully accredited by the CPD. The certificate will allow you to work with food anywhere in the EU.Should you fail the quiz you can redo the course as many times as necessary.

Cocktail Course

£ 25 + VAT