Algonquin College


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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Hospitality and Tourism (Ottawa Campus)
Field of Study:Bartending/Bartender
Description:This 15-week Ontario College Certificate program offers professional service training for bartenders entering the food and beverage service sector of the hospitality industry. There is a constant demand from licensed establishments for qualified and professional bartenders.

Students learn the principles and practices of sound bar management. The principles of bartending are reinforced by hands-on experience in the Algonquin Campus bar laboratory and in established bars, restaurants and nightclubs within the Ottawa community. The program includes Smart Serve certification that is a mandatory requirement for those serving alcohol in licensed establishments in Ontario.
URL:Bartending at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:15 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,478
International: $6,055

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 25, 2018

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