Online Training Course for Bar Operations & Service
A wide variety of bars exist with different styles, target markets and pricing structures. Operating a bar and cellar system, serving alcohol responsibly, understanding legal requirements and duty of care are some of the topics in this course. Electives cover drinks knowledge, product advice and a variety of food and beverage information to help you satisfy your customers needs and expectations.
Operate a Bar
Overview of module
Bar staff need to be able to prepare a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks are drinks commonly ordered at all bars, but a relatively recent addition in many bars is the Espresso coffee machine. Bar staff now have to be able to offer, prepare and serve a range of speciality coffees such as flat white, latte, espresso, long black.
Estimated time to complete this module is 165 minutes.
Components in this Module
1 - Types of Bars
- Public Bar
- Lounge Bar
- Cocktail Bar
- Nightclub Bar
- Wine Bar
- Theme Bar
- Pool Bar
- Dispense/Back of House Bar
- Types of Bar Service
2 - Pre-Opening Procedures and Knowledge
- Pre-Opening Procedures and Knowledge
- Stocking the Bar
- Checkpoint 1
- Workstation Layout
- Ingredients Used in Drinks
- Commonly Used Ingredients
- Checkpoint 2
- Preparing Garnishes
- Preparing Garnish Videos
- Cutting Citrus Fruit for Garnishes
- Cutting Citrus Fruit
- Bar Glassware
- Beer Glasses
- Spirit & Cocktail Glasses
- Wine Glasses
3 - Operating the Bar
- Soft Drink
- Mocktail Examples
- Beer Pouring Problems Challenge
- Checkpoint 5
- Dealing with Complaints
- Using Equipment
- Working Safely
- Safely Opening Wine
- Manual Handling
- Providing Table Service
- Loading a Tray
- Dealing with Spills
- Checkpoint 6
- Waste Minimisation
- Disposal of Garbage
4 - Receiving and Processing Customer Payments
- Receiving and Processing Customer Payments
- Steps for Taking Payment
- Process a Transaction
- Free of Charge Items
- Charging an Account
- Checkpoint 7
5 - Closing the Bar
- Closing the Bar
- Balancing the Takings and Float
6 - Alcohol and Drug Information Services
- Alcohol and Drug Information Services
- Checkpoint 8
No previous knowledge or experience is required.
The online courses are made up of a number of learning modules. Each module has an estimated time to complete them (click on the ‘i’ next to the module to get the time).
The time to complete a module can vary based on your existing knowledge of the material.
No need to finish the course in one session. You can log in and out as many times as you like, until the course end date. The course end date is shown when entering the training. The system remembers what you have completed and you can continue on from where you left off.
How does it work?
Once we receive confirmation of your payment (which could take up to 24 hours), you will receive an email with your login details. Go to the login page which will be emailed to you. Enter your details then click on the name of the course when you are ready to start.
How do I pay?
Pay with mastercard or visa through our secure PayPal internet payment facility. You can also select to ‘Generate an Invoice’ or ‘Make An Enquiry’ and we will get back to you with a group pricing as a quote or submission for you to respond to.
Who should do this course?
These courses are for anyone who wants to learn more or wants to extend their resume by becoming more knowledgable in their company.
How will I be assessed?
Each module is broken into sections with checkpoints, interactive challenges and quiz questions throughout. You are required to go through each section and answer every question correctly to be deemed competent. If you answer any questions incorrectly, you will be given feedback on which question you answered incorrectly. You can then correct your response and continue.
Will I receive a certificate?
These are non accredited corporate-based short courses and if successful you will receive a Certificate of Completion.
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Step 4 – This email will have instructions for connecting to the course, your login ID and password.
Step 5 – Complete the online course.
Step 6 – Once the course has been successfully completed, you will have access to your certificate.