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. The Advanced Bartending Course consists of 4 days at the Bols Bartending Academy where you’ll be able to practice skills like professional spirit tasting, cocktail preparation techniques, free pour and speed and efficiency.

Online Bartending with E-learning
The bartending course is supported by a comprehensive e-learning platform, designed to offer you a complete learning experience. The online bartending e-learning includes your coursebook and interactive modules which you can study in your own pace. 

SVH approved diploma
When you pass all 4 exams on your final day of the course, you will receive a SVH approved diploma which serves as an outstanding qualification on your CV. This diploma is a great start to your international bartending career. 

  • Learn how to make classic cocktail recipes 
  • Increase your confidence behind the bar
  • Master speed and efficiency behind the bar
  • Expand cocktail and bartending skills
  • Perfect your spirit knowledge
  • Improve your chances to find you perfect bartending job

Is your group bigger than twelve people and would you like to book a private bartending course? Do you want to book the course for your bar team or your students? Please send an email to with your request.



Advanced Bartending Course

4 days for just €725,- instead of €800,-

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

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

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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.

Day 1-3

8.45 - 9.00

Arrival at the Bols Bartending Academy

9.00 - 17.00

Bartending Course, including Lunch

Day 4

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


This course will be given by Tyron Francisca en Ivar de Lange

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. Providing the best possible service behind the bar 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 & Genever Experience tour

The barteding course ends with a adio tour through the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience. Here you will discover the world of cocktails, bartending, and the traditional Dutch Spirit, Bols Genever.

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As one of the few bar schools the Bols Bartending Academy works with a state-of-the-art e-learning module. This online bartending course module provides you to study and refine your knowledge in your own time and space.


Advanced Bartending Course

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