Master Class
"Knowledge is power...a good bartender should never stop learning and developing new skills"
The bartender is one of the most dignified, law abiding, and ascetic of men. He is guided be a rigid code of professional ethics; his work demands a clear head and a steady hand.
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Shaker BarStore®

International Bartenders Course
Reference IBC
Duration 5 Days
Price R9350.00
Bookings Click Here


Course times:
35 hours
Monday - Friday 10am – 6pm
Thursdays - 10am to 7pm - Stress Test

Suitable for:
Designed for those who work in or wish to gain employment in the hospitality industry inc; cocktail bars, restaurants, hotels and cruise ships in SA or internationally.

Course Weight:         50% practical
                                  50% theory

Examination: Yes
Theory & practical
Free pouring accuracy test

Certification: Yes                
IBC and advanced free pouring certified by Shaker BarSchool®

Why not add a WSET Level 1 in spirits certification to your IBC booking? Click here to read more:

Price: It will cost an additional R 2000 to write the WSET 1 examination.

Course Overview

The IBC is our flagship and most popular course and involves an intense 5 days of training for both the beginner and the developing bartender.

The topics covered within the course are universal, enabling bartenders to use the qualification in international bars and restaurants.

Over the course of the program the students participate in a number of theoretical and practical sessions, setting a good basis for further development and learning. During the practical sessions, the bartenders use real ingredients to enable them to experience the true flavour and balance of the drinks.

Other topics covered include:
- Customer service vs service excellence
- Sales techniques
- Spirits, wine & beer knowledge and tasting
- Classic cocktails
- The bar environment

Place a non-refundable deposit of R2000 to reserve your place then pay your remaining course balance 14 working days before the start of your course, or pay in full now:

R9,350                        CPT        
R9,350                        JHB
R9,350                      DBN