Bartending NC II a short course offered by TESDA

Bartending NC II is a short TESDA course that will train you on how to prepare, mix, and serve drinks to the patrons of a bar.

Did you know that one of the fastest growing demands for work abroad is in Food and beverages category? With simple task such as exhibitions in bartending, you will be able to maximize your talents and skills in accordance to flaring bartending. As mentioned, being one of the fastest growing demands for work in abroad, you will be able to earn dollars in a short period of time by learning stuffs in bartending, or you could try becoming a bartender / barista yourself by applying to this short TESDA course available for any aspiring bartenders in the Philippines.

TESDA here in the Philippines offers a short course for Bartending / barista, several schools offer the course for three months duration while others offer it to as short as 11 days. The current tesda course being offered are Bartender, bartending nc II. It may seem short but trainings would be of help to those who really wanted to practice their skills in bartending, especially those who wanted to work abroad. Convinced? Go to your nearest TESDA institution now, and inquire for Bartender / Barista NC II course. It is worth the try. You will never be disappointed. Below are the requirements for application as a trainee.

Admission Requirements

Basic Requirements for this short TESDA course include:

  • Copy of NSO Birth Certificate
  • High School or College diploma
  • Certified true copy of Transcript of records or form 137
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character
  • 1x1 and/or 2x2 picture
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Course Duration

Bartending NC II takes a minimum of 286 hours to complete


Qualified graduates of Bartending NC II can apply for any of the following positions:

  • Busboy (Commis de Rang)
  • Bartender/Barista
  • Wine steward (Chef de Vin/Chef Sommelier)
  • Bar Porter

Other important skills you may acquire:

  • Providing effective customer service
  • Operating the bar
  • Providing wine services
  • Practicing occupational health and  safety
  • Performing basic computer operations

Among the things you will learn from taking this course are sorting and storing bar tools and glassware, conducting inventories, writing written reports and requests, classifying and differentiating the different types of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, interpreting wine labels and terminologies, and distinguishing the nature of non-alcoholic drinks based on their names and ingredients.

Competency Assessment and Certification

Students enrolled in Bartending NC II course may be required to undergo a Competency Assessment before graduation. A national certificate (NC II) will be issued to students who passed this assessment. You can find more information on assessment and certifications on this page " Apply for a National Certificate or Certificate of Competency".