Melbourne Bartending Course

Bartending Course

Course Details

If you're looking to become a bartender and want the skills needed for success, this is the course for you. Coffee School's Bartending Course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to start your bartending journey.

We'll teach you everything from setting up and operating a bar to advanced cocktails and wine knowledge. Our bartending course also includes your Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate which is a legal requirement to serve alcoholic beverages.

What You Will Learn

  • Bar operations
  • How to prepare and serve cocktails
  • Advanced cocktails
  • Wine knowledge and wine service
  • Suggestive selling and customer service
  • Opening and closing procedures
  • Beer pouring and reticulation systems
  • Cash handling
  • Non-alcoholic beverages


Coffee School by CHT uses competency-based assessments through which you demonstrate that your acquired skills and knowledge meet nationally recognised standards. These include written assessments and skills demonstration.

Course Duration

Bartending (Foundation) is a one weekend course:

Saturday and Sunday, 9.00am – 4.30pm*

This serves as an introduction to the skills required of a bartender.

Bartending Course has four sessions, run over two weekends:

Saturday and Sunday, 9.00am – 4.30pm*

This builds on the foundation training with additional practical skills and a greater preparation for employment as a bartender.

*Detailed class times will be displayed with your registration.


On successful completion of the course you will be issued with the nationally recognised Statement(s) of Attainment

SITHFAB002 - Provide responsible service of alcohol

Entrance Requirements / Pre-requisites

  • Learners must be 16 years of age and over at the time of course commencement.
  • There are no pre-requisite units for this course.

How to Enrol

To enrol into this course, please follow these simple steps

  • Select a date from the course timetable on this page.
  • Complete your personal details and make a payment via credit or debit card.
  • Receive an email with confirmation of your booking.
  • Complete the full enrolment form prior to the commencement of your course.

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