FAQs

When are your courses offered?

Our courses are offered weekly Mon-Thurs, from 10 am to 3 pm and monthly from 5-10pm

Are there any prerequisites?

You must be able to understand English and be 18 years of age or older.

What is Proserve?

Proserve is the Alberta Governments online certification course to serve alcohol in Alberta.

Do I need Proserve to take the course?

No, however if you plan to serve alcohol in Alberta you will require Proserve certification. We recommend registering for our bartending course and adding Proserve at checkout.

Do I need any tools to be a bartender?

Just like any trade, you will be required to bring your own tools to the jobsite.

Will you help me find work?

While we don’t offer employment opportunities, we regularly receive inbound enquiries from our industry partners for staff. 

I see that there is currently a sale on, do I have to take the course right away to get the sale price?

You can purchase today and book up to 6 months in advance.

Will I receive a graduation certificate?

Yes, we issue a Graduation Certificate upon graduation.

How many people will there be in my class?

We have 10 independent workstations, so our current max class size is 10 students. 

I am coming from out of town, do you have any hotel deals?

Yes, we have a discount code for Sandman Hotel Downtown, located 1 block away.

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