Bartending Classes | Professional Bartending Academy

80% of the time in class, you’re making drinks!

Class Schedule

40 Hour Bartender Certification Course
Monday-Thursday
(10 days)
11:00am-3:00pm or
6:30pm-10:30pm
or
Saturday
(5 days)
9:00am-5:00pm

16 Hour Event Bartender Seminar
Monday-Thursday
(4 days)
11:00am-3:00pm or
6:30-10:30pm
or
Saturday
(2 days)
9:00am-5:00pm

The Professional Bartending Academy is certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Since 1994, we have been Central Virginia’s number one bartending school. Through our passion for bartending, the staff at The Professional Bartending Academy strives to provide high-quality hands-on training to prepare individuals for work in any bar atmosphere.

While attending bartending class, students learn the organizational habits, bar etiquette, and high volume bar techniques to propel them into the bar industry. Upon graduation, we counsel and assist our graduates by connecting them to local bars, restaurants, hotels, country clubs, nightclubs, or private parties. Through The Professional Bartending Academy’s 26 year history as a local business, we have trained and placed thousands of students across the state of Virginia.

40 hour Hands-On Bartender Certification Course

Bartending is one of the most fun jobs to have as a side hustle, part-time job, or full-time job! If you are looking to bartend at a local restaurant, bar, nightclub, hotel, or country club, this bartending class is the right fit. The following benefits and topics are included:

  • 40 hours of Professional Bartender Training
  • National Bartending Certification
  • Alcoholic Beverage Control of Virginia RSVP Certification
  • Virginia and Nationwide Job Placement Assistance
  • Free Refresher Classes
  • Access to Alumni Networking Events in Richmond, VA
  • Intermediate Spirits and Cordials Training
  • Accurate Free Pour Training
  • 100+ of the Most Popular Cocktail Recipes to take home
  • Customer Service Training
  • Beer and Wine Training
  • Point of Sale Training with ALOHA cash register system
  • Resume Assistance
  • 1 on 1 Job Counseling
  • Access to Online Bartender Job Community
When Can I Start?
Weekday classes are in session from 11:00am-3:00pm or 6:30pm-10:30pm.
Monday through Thursday.
Weekday Class Begins:

March 2
March 18
April 6
April 22
May 11
June 1
June 17
July 6
July 22
August 10

Weekend classes are in session from 9:00am – 5:00PM, Saturdays only.
Weekend Class Begins:
March 14
April 18
May 30
July 11
August 15

 

Register online or in-person with $99 non-refundable registration fee and receive up to $200 off your tuition.

Tuition payment plans are available while attending classes. Payments are to be made at the beginning, middle, and end of class. Contact Us, for more pricing information.

In the unlikely event of unforeseen circumstances on your behalf or a program is postponed due to low enrollments, the Academy will automatically transfer your registration fee to the next starting date. Registration payments are valid for 180 days with no additional fees if the first available does not work with your schedule.



Richmond Bartending Academy

 

16 hour Hands-On Event Bartending Seminar

If you are looking to learn how to make some drinks for fun or for a private party setting, this bartending class is the best fit. The following benefits and topics are included:

  • 16 hours of Professional Training
  • Letter of Completion
  • Basic Liquor Brand Education
  • Free Pouring Techniques
  • 30 Cocktail Recipes to take home
  • Job Placement Workshop

$99 Registration Fee (Non-Refundable) + 1 Tuition Payment
Contact Us for more information.

When Can I Start?
Weekday Class Begins:
March 2
March 18
April 6
April 22
May 11
June 1
June 17
July 6
July 22
August 10

Weekend Class Begins:
March 14
April 18
May 30
July 11
August 15

 

In the unlikely event of unforeseen circumstances on your behalf or a program is postponed due to low enrollments, the Academy will automatically transfer your registration fee to the next starting date. Registration payments are valid for 180 days with no additional fees if the first available does not work with your schedule.




Class Schedule

16 Hour Event Bartender Seminar
Monday-Thursday
(1 week)
11:00am-3:00pm or
6:30-10:30pm
or
Saturday
(2 weeks)
9:00am-5:00pm

40 Hour Bartender Certification Course
Monday-Thursday
(2.5 weeks)
11:00am-3:00pm or
6:30-10:30pm
or
Saturday
(5 weeks)
9:00am-5:00pm

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