Bartending NC II is a short TESDA course that will train you how to prepare, mix, and serve drinks to the patrons of a bar.
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.
Other important skills that you may acquire during your training include:
- Providing effective customer service
- Operating the bar
- Providing wine service
- Practicing occupational health and safety
- Performing basic computer operations
Bartending NC II takes a minimum of 286 hours to complete.
Basic requirements for this TESDA course include:
- Copy of NSO Birth Certificate
- Highschool or College Diploma
- Certified True Copy of Transcript of Records or Form 137
- Certificate of Good Moral Character
- 1×1 and/or 2×2 Pictures
Qualified graduates of Bartending NC II can apply for any of the following positions:
- Busboy (Commis de Rang)
- Wine Steward (Chef de Vin/Chef Sommelier)
- Bar Porter
- Other similar positions
Competency Assessment and Certification
Students enrolled in the 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 assessments and certifications at the official website of TESDA.