Online Bartending Course

Master core bartending skills in your own time, at your own pace.
Limited offer 39,99 $, normally 120 $
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What you'll get with our online course...

  • 3.5 hours of video
  • 35 bartending lessons
  • 28 cocktail recipes
  • Our exclusive workbook
  • Certificate of completion
  • Learn on your laptop, phone or TV
  • Limited offer 39,99 $, normally 120 $
  • Our instructor speaks in English. Subtitles are available in Spanish, French, German and Italian
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A sneak peek of the course content

Watch clips of the real lessons and get a taste of what's in store...


Why take this course...

Do you want to get into the industry? Improve your skills? Or simply want to learn how to make great drinks? Whatever you're looking for, you'll find it in our online course.

Over the past 20 years, we've designed the world's leading bartender courses. And for this online programme, we've channelled our extensive expertise into 3.5 hours, creating the industry's most comprehensive online bartending course.

For just 120 39.99 $ you will get...

  • Over three hours of step-by-step videos
  • Lifelong access to the course
  • Access our exclusive workbook
  • An EBS online course certificate
Begin Your Online Course

Over 20 years' experience in the industry. More than 70,000 satisfied students. Over 25 schools across the globe. When it comes to bartending, we know our stuff. So when you take our online course, you can be sure you're learning from the best.

In just over three hours, you won't just learn cocktail recipes. We'll actually teach you the essential techniques and skills needed to become a good bartender. Uncover the history of mixology. Learn pouring techniques. Explore flavour combos. And master impressive serving skills. Our expert instructor Gavin Wrigley will teach you all this, and more.

Got the passion but not the time? This online course is a super-convenient (and comprehensive) way into the world of bartending. From the comfort of your own home, you can watch and learn or follow along. And with lifelong access, you can stop and start whenever you like.

Meet your instructor

Gavin Wrigley

Head of Education at European Bartender School

  • 20 years in the bartending industry
  • 6 years as a bartending teacher
  • 10 years as a manager of leading bars and nightclubs
  • Judge in bartending competitions worldwide

"I decided to do the online course before taking the 4-week course in New York because I had no bartending experience and wanted to have some knowledge before I started. I’m SO happy I did it because It was really useful and helped me keep up with the instructors and my coursemates."

Jamie Watson

"Gavin is an amazing instructor! Every single video episode was so interesting and I learnt some much about bartending. Plus, the workbook was so useful. It had loads of interesting recipes and cool facts and tips about bartending. My family loved it too because I made lots of delicious cocktails for them!"

Johanne Svensson

"I’ve been a bartender for a while but I took this course to improve my skills so I can do better in my career. Everyone at work noticed a difference when I finished it, my techniques improved a lot and I was inspired to create my own cocktails. I always go back and watch it when I practise at home."

Francois Dubois

"“I have been working as a bartender for 5 years, I’m from Colombia but I have lived in Brazil and Ecuador, and I’m currently living in Poland. The course was really interesting, there’s always something to learn. Thank you very much!”"

Miguel Cucunuba
Brazil, Ecuador

In 3.5 hours you'll learn...

Drinking a cocktail should be a great experience that engages the senses. From using the correct glassware and selecting the right type of ice to choosing the garnish and mixer, you’ll learn how to make and serve the perfect cocktail. Gavin will take you through how to put together the perfect gin and tonic, Aperol Spritz and rusty nail.

Studying the rich history of the bartending is important if you want to understand the industry as it is today. You’ll delve into the fascinating journey of cocktail-making from the 1800s, pre-prohibition America and the tiki era to modern day mixology.

Gavin will demonstrate and explain the fundamental bartending techniques of shaking, pouring, muddling, stirring and rolling. He will also cover more advanced techniques including double bottle pour and chase pour. After the course, you’ll have a solid understanding of the core bartending techniques.

Get to grips with the essential bartending equipment you’ll use when working at a bar and you’ll need to stock your home bar. This includes stirring glasses, shakers, strainers, spoons, citrus squeezers, muddlers and jiggers.

Learn how to make a vast range of cocktails starting with the more simple before progressing to more complex recipes. You’ll cover everything from the daiquiri, mojito and bloody mary to the white russian, negroni and pisco sour, plus plenty more.

To make the perfect cocktail, you need to know how to balance flavours. Gavin will cover the five key flavours: sweet, sour, bitter, salt and umami, explain what role they play in cocktail-making and show you how to use them to create your own cocktail creations.

By taking this course, you will...

  • Learn a practical skill you can build upon
  • Gain vital product knowledge
  • Discover how to make a range of cocktails to impress friends and family
  • Enjoy a flexible approach to learning and study at your own pace


  • Develop essential bartending skills and industry insight
  • Add skills to your CV and enhance your career prospects
  • Get inspired to create your own at-home bar
Begin Your Bartender Journey

Any questions?

Yes, there will be a short multiple choice exam at the end of the course so you can put everything you’ve learnt to test.

Yes, you will be awarded with an EBS online course certificate stating what your test score % and what you learnt during the course.

The course consists of 3+ hours of video content which is divided into different lessons including recipes, history and bartending tips. You can re-watch the episodes at your leisure.

Along with the video episodes, you’ll also have access to a detailed workbook filled with recipes, theory and explanations that you can use to supplement your learning. This exclusive workbook has been designed for participants of our internationally-renowned 4-week International Bartender Course.

No, you can complete the course in your own time, at your own pace. Once you have purchased the course, you will have unlimited access.

You can go back and review the course materials at any time. If you’d like to continue your bartending education, you can check out all the other courses we offer.

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World Trade Center, Unit 1.21, 6 Bayside Road, Gibraltar. Company number: 107518


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