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Bartending & Mixology Series



The Program 

Calling ALL bartenders, servers, hosts, and event coordinators. Spritz up your hospitality career with Red Deer College’s new Bartending program which will enhance your on-the-job performance and industry knowledge. Pick courses that are relevant to your career OR, take them all!  

Make sure you treat yourself to the 20-hour work placement in Red Deer or Sylvan Lake so you can gain valuable industry and networking experience and will prep you for your ProServe Certification.  

*Not in the industry, yet want to learn? No problem. Individual Bartending courses can also be taken by anyone over the age of 18.

Program Structure 

This program includes seven individual courses, each covering a specific topic related to bartending. Courses vary in format, giving you a well-rounded learning experience.  

Courses Format
Developing a Practical Bar In-Person
The Art of Mixology In-Person
Wine 101 (includes tasting) In-Person
Beer 101 (included tasting) In-Person
Communication & Service Hi Flex
Health & Safety Behind the Bar Hi Flex
Shift Procedures Hi Flex
Industry Placement Off-Campus







Program Supplies & Costs 

Tuition costs for each course are paid individually. Individual course tuition ranges from $100 + GST to $165 + GST.  

Materials Fee*: $50 

*Materials fees are only applicable to The Art of Mixology, Wine 101, and Beer 101 courses 

Admission Requirements 

Learners must be age 18 or older to enroll in a Bartending learning opportunity. 

Prior Learning 

This program does not qualify for prior learning or equivalencies. 

Registration Information 

Registration is available online 24/7. Both Visa and Mastercard payments are accepted.  

Register Now! Once on this webpage:

  • Create an account 
  • Choose your course and "add to cart" 
  • Click "Checkout" 
  • Pay online with a credit card  

Contact Us

If you have questions, we have answers. Contact us by email extended [dot] ed [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca or at 403.356.4900. We look forward to helping you!

Contact Us

Red Deer Polytechnic Inquiries

Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Main Phone: 403.342.3400
Toll-free: 1.888.732.4630 (in Canada only)
Email: inquire [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca

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