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Bartenders prepare and serve drinks in bars, restaurants and clubs.
If you love working around other people, then bartending could be a great career for you. Bartenders work in a range of hospitality venues, ranging from clubs for formal settings. They know the basics of drink mixology and some go on to master the craft of specialist cocktail making. Additionally, bartenders needs to have an understanding of the law.
Understanding the best way to become a qualified bartender in New Zealand looks complicated but is easy. Here are the steps you need to take to start your career as a bartender.
Choose and enrol with a registered training provider
Complete in a level 3 certificate program
Progress to level 4 certificate program and complete a Liquor Control Certification
$40 - $55k per year
Length of training
*TradeMe Jobs, April 2022
Friendly and polite
Mature and honest
Able to concentrate for long periods
Able to work well under pressure
Able to use initiative
Able to follow instructions
Good at maths.
Bars and pubs
Hotels and function centres
Nightclubs or dance venues.
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