Advanced Bartending Course

This 4 day bartending course has been carefully designed to give you the confidence, skills and knowledge you need to step up to any bartending job you want.

Our experienced and award winning trainers teach you all you need to know about bartending, cocktail making, mixology and spirit knowledge.

The certificate you receive after succesfully completing the advanced bartending course serves as an outstanding qualification on your CV and portfolio. This certificate is a great start to your international bartending career.

  • Learn how to make the classic cocktail recipes
  • Improve employment possibilities
  • Increase confidence behind the bar
  • Expand cocktail and bartending skills
  • Master speed and efficiency behind the bar
  • Get expert spirit knowledge

Printed textbook and handouts included.

Advanced Bartending Course

4 days for just € 800,-



4 days for just € 800,-

Become a professional bartender in a inspiring 4 day bartending course.

This course takes from Tuesday till Friday from 8.45 till 17.00 and is part of our package deal.

Requirements: Minimum age for entrance is 18 years. Courses are always in English. An advanced or intermediate level of English is required for the advanced bartending course.

Do you want to book the course for your bar team or your students? Please send an email to with your request.

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8.45 - 9.00
Arrival at the Bols Bartending Academy
9.00 - 17.00
Bartending Course, including Lunch
8.45 - 9.00
Arrival at the Bols Bartending Academy
9.00 - 16.00
Advanced Bartending Course, including Lunch
16.00 - 17.00
Tour House of Bols - Cocktail & Genever Experience + free cocktail


Course modules

The principles of mixology

Learn the essence of good drinks and mixology. This module will help you structure drinks and create a solid DNA for any type of cocktail.

Spirit knowledge & tasting

The core of your cocktail is the spirits you work with. During the advanced bartending course you get to know and understand all main spirit categories you use to make cocktails.

Responsible Service

Responsible Service, alcohol awareness and handling complaints are daily tasks for a bartender. To provide the best possible service is essential to manage your guest's experience.

Speed and efficiency

Improve your efficiency and technique behind the bar to make cocktails at speed. During order repetition and simulation sessions you make different cocktail and drink combinations with real cocktail ingredients.

Lucas Bols Distillery visit

Located in the heart of Amsterdam, you visit the oldest distillery still active in central Amsterdam. During your visit you meet one of the distillers and talk about the production of alcohol.

Free House of Bols Cocktail and Genever Experience tour

You will end the course with a free tour of Bols' self guided tour through the world of cocktails, bartending, and the traditional Dutch Spirit, Bols Genever.

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