What's it like to be a Bartender?
Bartenders prepare and serve food and drinks, (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) to customers in licensed bars. Bartenders can work in pubs, cafes, restaurants, nightclubs, hotels, resorts, casinos and offices. Bartenders are required to interact with people, so having strong interpersonal and customer service skills may assist you in landing a job.
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How to become a Bartender
- Gain a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate by completing a short course. These are available through TAFEs, hospitality schools and private training institutes.
- If you plan to work at a gaming venue, you’ll need a Responsible Service of Gaming (RSG) certificate too. Some training providers offer combined courses with RSA and RSG certification.
- Consider broadening your skills by completing a Certificate II in Hospitality (SIT20316) or Certificate III in Hospitality (SIT30616) which will prepare you for roles in the hospitality industry.
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