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Q.  How much do bartenders earn?
A.  Bartenders earn hourly/salary and tips.  Hourly/Salary wages depend on the place where the bartender decides to pour at.  It could be from a hip dive bar to a swanky hotel lounge.  A bartender can make great tips through great customer service and the number of customers they can serve.

 

Q.  Do you use real liquor at Covina Bartending School?
A.  No, but we have creatively simulated the actual colors and mixing qualities of the liquors.

 

 

Q.  If you don’t use real liquor, how do you know how the drinks will taste?
A.  All ingredients are measured.  Measuring ensures consistency in drinks.

 

 

Q.  What happens if I can’t make the hours of the class because of a scheduling conflict?
A.  Special schedules can be easily worked out for your convenience.   

 

 

Q.  What happens if I can’t learn all the drinks in 2 weeks?
A. Don't worry. You can stay as long as you like, at no additional charge. We want you to be totally confident in your bartending skills.

 

Q. How soon can I get a job after graduation?
A. It depends on your motivation. Many students are out interviewing for jobs while attending class. Many students usually have jobs lined up before they finish the class.

 


Q. Will the school help me find a job?

A. Yes, we have an excellent job placement service whose only objective is to obtain a bartending job for you.  If you don’t like our job placement, we will be more than gladly to find you another one until you’re happy.

 


Q. Will the school help me find more than one job?

A. Yes, as a graduate you can use the placement service whenever you need it.  Our placement service is never closed to past or present students.  There is never any charge for this service to our graduates. This service is lifetime and nationwide.

 


Q. What is the difference between your school and others?

A. Experience, reputation, and results. We urge you to visit our school first to see why over many aspiring bartenders have chosen our school over all the others. One 20 minute visit will show what the difference is.

 

 

Q. Is my certificate still good if I move to a different state?

A. Your bartending certification is valid nationwide and good for life!

 

 

Q.  How many classes do I take before getting my certificate?

A. You must complete 8 classes which are 4 hours each along with completing your final exam to receive your bartenders certificate. Here's what you will learn at bartending school

 

 

Q. Is 40 years old too old to become a bartender?

A. Absolutely not! Bartenders start at any age. The only thing that's required is a desire to want to bartend. There is no age barrier in the bartending field. There is room for everyone from young people of eighteen years old to people in their "golden years". Your ability, personality and attitude count far more than anything else.

 

 

Q. Can I take the Extreme bartending, bottle flipping, wine and TIPS Training classes even if I don't have certificate? A. Yes. Even if you want to take these programs to further your interest in bartending, a certificate is not required to enroll.

 

 

Q. Will having a certificate help me make more money as a bartender?

A. National Bartenders School says “yes”. Properly trained bartenders are better bartenders. Better bartenders make more tips, and most reputable establishments prefer properly trained bartenders.

 

 

Q. I lost my certificate, can I get another one?

A. Yes. Contact us and we will make another one for you immediately.

 

 

Q. If I move out of town or state can I still use the bartending job placement program?

A. Yes. Once you’ve received your bartenders certificate you will have access to our job placement program nationwide. More information on our job placement service

 

 

Q. Do you teach me all there is to know about bartending?

A. Yes, we not only teach you all of your mixed drinks, we will teach you everything you need to know about being a top-grade bartender, including bar management and bartending equipment handling.

 

 

Q. Can you tell me about your teaching staff?

A. Our teaching staff is comprised of bartenders with many years of experience in the field. This course cannot be taught only from books. It must be taught by bartenders who have learned from actual bar experience. They are able to pass on to you all of the tricks of the trade, to help you feel like an experienced bartender. They are all approved by the California Department of Education.

 

 

Q. Can I take the course if my educational background is limited?

A. Yes, if you are personable, driven, and have good common sense you should have no difficulty at all. If you have any problems during the course, our instructors will always be there and ready to help you out. If you need additional hours, there will be no additional charge. You can stay until you are completely satisfied!

 

 

Q. I am a woman, what chances do I have and is bartending safe?

A. Reputable bars, nightclubs and hotels hire women as often as men for bartending jobs. In fact, our placement office often receives calls from establishments that are looking specifically for women bartenders. Our placement coordinators will work with you to find a job for you in an atmosphere that makes you feel the most comfortable.

 

 

Q. How old do I have to be to become a certified bartender?

A. You must be at least 18 years of age to become a certified bartender. Some states have a minimum age of 21 to pour alcohol. (See below)

 

 

Q. How old do I have to pour alcohol?

A. Depending on which state you bartend, every state has different age requirements. Below is a list of states and their requirements to bartend.

 

AL

21

IL

21

MT

18

RI

18

AK

21

IN

21

NE

19

SC

21

AZ

19

IA

18

NV

21

SD

21

AR

18

KS

21

NH

18 

TN

18

CA

21

KY

20

NJ

18

TX

18

CO

18

LA

18

NM

19

UT

21

CT

18

ME

18

NY

18

VT

18

DE

21

MD

18

NC

21

VA

21

DC

21

MA

18

ND

19

WA

21

FL

18

MI

18

OH

21

WV

18

GA

18

MN

18

OK

21

WI

18

HI

18

MS

21

OR

18

WY

21

ID

19

MO

18

PA

18

 


Q. "Why should I go to Bartending School?"
A. Our bartending schools are the best place for learning the art of mixology. With National Bartenders School, Covina, a fun job working in great bars and restaurants and meeting exciting people is also right around the corner. Bartending is one of the few job skills always in demand, and portable worldwide.

 


 

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