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Learn the basic skills needed to be a bartender, including essential techniques, popular shaken and stirred drinks, beer, wine, garnishes, and glassware use. On-the-job problem solving and customer service basics will be discussed. The ServSafe Alcohol Certification exam will be given in class. Must be 18 years or over to take class.

Course  Information

Dates/Time: Monday, 6:00 to 8:30 pm, 6 weeks, 9/29-11/10 (no class 10/13)

Location: Weeks 1–2 are at Riverwalk. Weeks 3–6 are at a location to be determined.

Cost: $289 + $39 materials fee for ServSafe Test and book and mixology materials

CRN: 758 Course Number: BART1003 Section: RWC

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Please note: The bartending program includes both of the following modules:

  1. ServSafe Alcohol Awareness Certification: Weeks 1–2 will be a classroom session at Riverwalk. The certification test will be in Week 2.
  2. Fundamentals of Mixology: Weeks 3–6 will be hands-on classes will be held at Reggie’s Cafe located at the Greater Lawrence Technical School at 57 River Road, Andover, MA 01810.


For more information, please contact Christine DeRosa at cderosa@necc.mass.edu.