Part-Time Programmes (CPDs)

Bar Studies 1:   TFBO 1024 International Bar Service & Commodities 

This programme enables the learner to develop a deeper understanding of bartending for the licensed and hospitality industries. It is in this context that this 12 week part-time course will help prepare candidates (or apprentices) for future roles as bartenders.

Class Day / Time: Thursdays 9am to 1pm  or  2pm to 6pm (12 Weeks: Starting 17th September 2015 Room 107 – D.I.T, Training Bar, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1.   

Subjects Covered: Bartending practices, Customer care, Responsible service of alcohol (RSA), Foundation Cocktail Making, foundation wines studies, beers and draught dispense mgt, professional & industry associations, Licensing laws, Hygiene and bar procedures including equipment use.

Award: Bar Studies 1 – Certificate in Continuing Professional Development of the Dublin Institute of Technology. Successful candidates are also eligible to apply for the Bar Studies 2: TFBS 1023 Bar Prep & Service course.

Course and Examination Fees:   Available on request

Enrolment / Application:  Early Aug / Sep 2015, to apply Tel: (01) 402 4344 or E-mail: scaft@dit.ie

 

Bar Studies 2:    TFBS 1023 Bar Preparation & Service

This programme builds on the knowledge and skills gained from Bar Studies 1 and continues to the help the learner develop a deeper understanding of bartending for the licensed and hospitality industries. It is in this context that this 12 week part-time course will help prepare candidates for future roles as bartenders.

Class Day / Time: Monday 3.30 – 7.30 pm   or  Wednesday 3.00-7.00 pm (12 Weeks: Starting  18th January 2016, Room 107 – D.I.T, Training Bar, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1     

Subjects Covered: Role of the bartender, Flairtending, Intermediate Cocktail Making, Operational Food Safety, Bar & Cellar Operations, Cash Controls and payment systems, Barista skills, Classic bartending practices, Hot Drinks, Dietetic Cocktails, stock taking procedures and bar merchandising.

Awards: Bar Preparation & Service – Certificate in Continuing Professional Development of the Dublin Institute of Technology. Successful candidates are also eligible to apply for the TFBO 3021 Professional Bar Mgt 1 course.

Course and Examination Fees:   Available on request

Enrolment / Application:  Early Aug / Sep 2015, to apply Tel: (01) 402 4344 or E-mail: scaft@dit.ie

 

Cocktail Making :  TFBS 1021 Cocktail Making Course

Developing the skills, art and ability required to prepare and serve a range of cocktails in a professional manner is one of the keys to both entertaining customers and providing a profitable source of revenue. Course classes consist of a tutorial and a practical cocktail making session. Candidates who successfully complete this 12 week course will be competent and confident in serving a range of classic cocktails and contemporary mixed drinks utilising a variety of techniques and styles. Successful candidates are also eligible to apply for the TFBS 2021 Advanced Cocktail Making course.

Class Day / Time:  Thursday 9.00 am – 12.00 am  (12 Weeks: Starting 21nd January 2016, Room 107 – D.I.T, Training Bar, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1)    

Subjects Covered: Evolution of Cocktails, Responsible Service of Alcohol, Identification and use of Cocktail Equipment, Classic and Flair Tending Styles of Cocktail Making, Preparation and Service of Classic and Contemporary Cocktails, Costing techniques, garnishing techniques, special master classes.

Award: Cocktail Making – Certificate in Continuing Professional Development of the Dublin Institute of Technology

Course and Examination Fees:   Available on request

Enrolment / Application:  Early Aug/ Sep 2015 or early January 2016, to apply Tel: (01) 402 4344 or E-mail: scaft@dit.ie

 

Bar Management Studies:   TFBO 3021 Professional Bar Management 1

The fact that the licensed industry has remained so popular is a tribute to the quality of the product. The bar manager plays a central role here, managers must be first class merchandisers, superb people managers and be au fait with profit and stock margins. It is in this context that this 12 week part-time course will help prepare candidates for future roles as bar and beverage managers.

Class Day / Time: Monday,  12.00 – 3.00 pm (12 Weeks: Starting January 18th 2016, Room 107 – D.I.T, Training Bar, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1)    

Subjects Covered: Role of bar management, Managing Quality Control, Managing RSA programmes, Supervisory Management & Training techniques, Licensing Laws, Managing Cocktails, Stock Control, Waste Management, Marketing & Promotions, managing health & safety in prevention of conflict & violence, research and case study analysis.

Award: Professional Bar Management 1– Certificate in Continuing Professional Development of the Dublin Institute of Technology .  

Course and Examination Fees:   Available on request.

Enrolment / Application:  Early Aug/ Sep 2015 or early January 2016, to apply Tel: (01) 402 4344 or E-mail: scaft@dit.ie

 

Cocktail Making: One Day Course

This one day (six hours) module introduces the learner to the principles and practices of cocktail making including a range of classic and contemporary mixed drinks.

Class Day / Time: The module will be offered in a one day six hour block that may include one afternoon and evening or one full day (6 Hours in total) – DIT, Training Bar, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1.

Award: Cocktail Making – Certificate of Attendance of the Dublin Institute of Technology

Course and Examination Fees:   Available on request.   (Group / trade  bookings are also most welcome)

Enrolment / Application:  Early Aug/ Sep 2015 or early January 2016, to apply Tel: (01) 402 4344 or E-mail: scaft@dit.ie

 

Additional CPD Part-time trade development courses are also available in the following fields of study;

  • TFBS 1023 –  International Beer & Draught Dispense Management Studies  (starting 17th September 2015).
  • TFBS 1026 –  Spirits and Liqueurs Studies (starting 17th September 2015).
  • TFBS 2021 –  Advanced Cocktail Making (starting 19th January 2016)
  • TFBS 1025 –  Wine Studies  (offered in both semesters).
  • TFBS 4021 –  Advanced Wine Studies  (offered in both semesters).

 

For Further details regarding full-time & part-time trade training courses just contact:

School Secretary,                                                        Mr. James Murphy, MSc, MA, Mgt Dip,

School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology,             Trade Development Programmes Co-ordinator, Lecturer,

College of Arts & Tourism,                                         Bar Management Studies, College of Arts & Tourism,

DIT, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1.                           DIT, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1,

Email: scaft@dit.ie    Tel: 01-4024344                       EmailJames.p.murphy@dit.ie     Tel: 01-4024453