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Mixology – Local Drinks and Bartending

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Mixology – Local Drinks and Bartending



Mixology – Local Drinks and Bartending (MDB1) – Monday & Wednesday 5:00pm-7:00pm

First Class August 4th 2021


This course will assist you to become a competent bartender with a professional and confident attitude whether at home entertaining or working as a bartender or even as a budding Mixologist.  , 

Participants will be introduced to the exciting world of cocktails, with a practical foundation in the mechanics of mixology-local drinks and bartending. Als,  they will learn about the cutting edge techniques needed to create exciting drinks and cocktails.

The topics presented and discussed will shows you how to prepare a range of local, classic and contemporary cocktails such as Egg Nog, Margaritas, Martinis, Collins, Daiquiris, Caipirinhas, Sours and Mojitos.

These drinks and skills are suitable for both beginners and seasoned bartenders and  the flexibility of these courses means there is something there for everyone.


This course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to develop marketable skills, become employable, and encourage entrepreneurial development.

Participants will be exposed to both theory and practical techniques, different types of materials/resources, use of best practices and equipment used in Bartending.    


The aim of this course is to provide participants with the basic knowledge, skills and techniques required to become a Cocktail Caterer, Brand Sales Representative and Bartender either professionally or on a personal level. 

 At the end of this course, participants should be able to: 

  • Prepare and make a range of local, classic and contemporary drinks/cocktails.
  • Bar etiquette.
  • Service Industry best practices 
  • Plan bar menus.
  • Health, Safety and Legal Issues

Entry Requirements  

Individuals interested in participating must be eighteen (18) years and over and posses:

  1. Two (2) valid forms of picture Identification (Identification Card/Passport).
  2. Proof of residence (non-nationals)
  3. A digital device and internet access for virtual learning.

 Course Structure

 Course CodesCourse Titles
Level IMixology- Local Drinks and Bartending

Course Modules

  • Module 1:  Introduction to Mixology-Local Drinks and Bartending / Tools and Equipment/         Health & Safety/ The Law 
  • Module 2:  Customer Service / Bar Set-Up
  • Module 3:  Garnishes / Duties and Responsibilities of a Bartender
  • Module 4:  Tools and Glassware Practical
  • Module 5: Mixology: Drinks and Cocktails
  • Module 6: Beer and Wine Basics/ Non-Alcoholic Drinks
  • Module 7:  Festive Cocktails / Brandy Cocktails/ Rum Cocktails
  • Module 8:  Final Evaluation/Assessment Assignment/Smoothies/ Ice Cream Cocktails
  • Module 9:  Small Entrepreneur Development- Financial Management of Small Business
  • Module 10: Final Evaluation/Assessment – Presentation of Portfolio/Videos

N.B. Each Module consists of two (2) classes/ four (4) hours

Course Cost

Tuition is free of charge, but trainees are required to provide their own training materials and equipment.


Assessment Structure  

A model of periodical in-course assessment coupled with a final assessment project is proposed for this course. Trainees will be assessed at different intervals over the training period as this helps reduce anxiety with respect to the finality of testing. This assessment method, therefore, enhances learning since trainees will be able to remediate weaknesses before each module ends.



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