Hospitality and catering

Cocktail Making

Duration: approximately 4 hours self-paced

Become an expert in cocktail making by completing this course. The course contains everything you need to know about making cocktails. Validated by Occupational Awards Ltd.


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If you would like to purchase a course for multiple people, please contact us on 01287 640062 or so we can process a bulk course order for you.


What will the course cover?

  • Define what is a cocktail and the role of a mixologist
  • Describe the different types of cocktail glassware and their uses
  • Recognise how to clean, polish and store glassware safely
  • Identify different cocktail and bar equipment and understand their uses
  • List machines used in cocktail making and identify their purpose
  • Understand the importance of keeping the bar area clean and hygienic
  • Describe different cocktail making techniques and their purpose
  • Define the different types of cocktails and name drink examples
  • Summarise the use of drink measures and free pourers
  • Understand what a measure of alcohol is
  • Recognise the different ways to decorate and garnish a cocktail
  • Define what the building blocks of a cocktail are known as