Overview

Discover the perfect blend of theory and hands-on experience to achieve a competitive edge in your bartending career. Gain applied skills in mixology and garnishing, and learn the principles and practices of bar management and customer relations

Whether you’re looking for a new career, gain new skills or supplement your income, bartending may be right for you. Confidently work in an exciting and dynamic industry with the skills learned in this program.

Admissions

An application is not required for this program.

English is the language of instruction at Assiniboine. All applicants educated outside of Canada or in a country not on the test exempt list are expected to meet the English language proficiency requirement. See assiniboine.net/elp for more information.

If you don’t meet these admission requirements please visit our adult learning page for more information on assessment of special circumstances.

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Courses & Costs

To receive a Bartending document of achievement, students must successfully complete 30 academic hours.

Mixology (CRAF-0333) | 12 Hours

Prerequisite: HOSP-0052 Smart Choices

Learn all of the fundamentals of bartending from the basics like wines, liquors, beers, mixed drinks. Students are guided through the principals and techniques for mixing alcoholic beverages with a variety of beverage products, equipment and trends in the bar industry.

Students must be 18 years of age or older.

Relationship Building (PEDV-0339) | 6 Hours

Building relationships within the hospitality and tourism industry is based on knowledge of how to interact with customers in a variety of situations and contexts. Students develop strong customer relations skills founded in effective communications and body language, and the ability to deal with customer complaints. Students also acquire the knowledge needed in order to provide exceptional service within a safe working environment.

Monetary Transactions (ACCT-0027) | 6 Hours

Areas addressed at this workshop include point of sale systems, foreign currency, handling cash and cheques, and credit and debit card payments. Students also learn procedures for cashing out, managing floats, tipping out and processing voids and refunds.

Smart Choices (HOSP-0052) | 6 Hours

Smart Choices is a new responsible service training program. Focuses on current laws, safety requirements, and responsible strategies when serving and selling liquor. This training helps people who sell and serve liquor and those who offer gambling in their establishments, understand the legal requirements and put in place responsible strategies to reduce risks and harm. This certification is a legal requirement in Manitoba for anyone serving in, supervising, managing or owning a licensed establishment to increase public safety. Certification through Manitoba Tourism and Education (MTEC) will be awarded after successfully completing the exam.

 

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Distance Education

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Title Section ID Credits/CEUs Start Date End Date Total Fees
Advanced Financial Reporting (BUSN-0173)

Prerequisite: ACCT-0007 Financial Accounting 4
This course applies critical evaluation to issues associated with business combinations, joint ventures, foreign operations, not-for-profit organizations, and public sector accounting. Specific attention is given to consolidation accounting, accounting for foreign currency transactions, hedge accounting and not-for-profit accounting.

BDD03 6 credit(s) Mar 01, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 $562.38
Audit and Assurance (BUSN-0174)

Prerequisite: ACCT-0005 Financial Accounting 3
This course introduces the fundamental concepts, purpose, principles and procedures of auditing and assurance. Specific attention will be given to professional standards, regulations and ethics, planning, internal controls, audit procedures, audit testing, documentation and reporting, stakeholder recommendations and other assurance engagements.

BDD03 6 credit(s) Mar 01, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 $562.38
Economics 1 (ECON-0006)

This introductory course in economics acquaints students with some of the basic principles of economics, including economic activity, the theory of prices and output under various degrees of competition, and application of these theories. Income distribution and resource allocation are also included.

BDD07 6 credit(s) Jul 01, 2021 Oct 31, 2021 $562.38
Intermediate Mgmnt Accounting (ACCT-0052)

Prerequisite: ACCT-0050 Introductory Mgmnt Accounting
This course applies accounting information to internal decision-making. Students explore the managerial and ethical issues relation to the determination and analysis of relevant costs and their behaviour. Topics covered include cost allocation, cost management, product costing, strategy and control, transfer pricing, joint and by-product costing, and spoilage.

BDD07 6 credit(s) Jul 01, 2021 Oct 31, 2021 $624.18
Introductory Mgmnt Accounting (ACCT-0050)

Prerequistie: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2
An introduction to the use of accounting information for internal management purposes focusing on planning and control, budgeting, standard costs and overhead analysis, relevant costs, management control and evaluation, and financial statement analysis.

BDD07 6 credit(s) Jul 01, 2021 Oct 31, 2021 $624.18
Labour Relations (HRMG-0039)

Prerequisite: HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management
This course develops the knowledge and skills for human resource students to work in a unionized environment. Topics include the development of labour relations in Canada, the current environment for labour relations, the Manitoba Labour Relations Act, the Canada Labour Code, union organization and certification, and unfair labour practices. In addition, this course covers collective agreement negotiation and administration, distinguishing between conciliation, mediation, and arbitration in collective bargaining, interpreting and writing contract language, dealing with an impasse, and discussing the legislation as it applies to a strike, lockout and work stoppage.

BDD11 6 credit(s) Nov 01, 2021 Feb 28, 2022 $562.38
Math for Business (MATH-0107)

This course reviews basics mathematics and introduces fundamental concepts used in financial analyses to develop skills for solving practical problems encountered in business. It provides a base for all specializations.

BDD07 6 credit(s) Jul 01, 2021 Oct 31, 2021 $562.38
Software Applications (COMP-0597)

In this introductory course, students develop the fundamental computer skills necessary in business. Students learn how to manage their files on a network and utilize techniques to improve data security. Students use text processing software to create, format and share a variety of documents including memos, letters, one-page publications, reference lists and long documents. Students also prepare spreadsheets that incorporate various formulas and functions, formatting techniques, 'what-if' options to enhance data analysis and data integrity features. Lastly, students prepare effective electronic presentations using presentation software.

BDD07 6 credit(s) Jul 01, 2021 Oct 31, 2021 $624.18
Taxation 2 (BUSN-0178)

Prerequisite: BUSN-0171 Taxation 1
This course covers the fundamental principles and concepts of Canadian federal income tax legislation as it applies to corporations, trusts, and partnerships; international taxation for individuals and corporations; tax planning for individuals in relation to corporations; GST/HST and payroll tax. The course emphasizes the understanding of the conceptual structure of the Income Tax Act and equips students with skills in the application of its rules to practical cases including the use of tax return software.

BDD07 6 credit(s) Jul 01, 2021 Oct 31, 2021 $562.38
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Title Section ID Credits/CEUs Start Date End Date Total Fees
Canadian Business and Society (BUSN-0166)

Students explore the complex business environment and the relationships organizations have with civil society, the natural environment and each other. Through this examination, students learn that ethical decision-making is critical to the successful management of any organization. Topics include changing economic, political, social and cultural forces and their influences on business and society; the continuum of socially responsible management and ethical business practices; and the challenges and opportunities that influence where an organization fits on the continuum. Special attention is given to Indigenous history and developments.

BDD09 6 credit(s) Sep 01, 2021 Dec 31, 2021 $562.38
Corporate Finance (BUSN-0165)

Prerequisite: ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2
Students explore finance issues and the tools used by financial managers in decision-making. Topics include the corporate financial environment and its impact on decisions, time value of money, investing and risk management, distribution of earnings, capital budgeting techniques and short-, medium- and long-term financing decisions.

BDD09 6 credit(s) Sep 01, 2021 Dec 31, 2021 $562.38
Marketing Communications (COMM-0387)

Prerequisite: MKTG-0044 Marketing Principles; COMM-0006 Communications
This course provides students with the various forms of advertising and sales promotion, including social media marketing, relating them to promotional campaigns and to an overall marketing plan.

BDD07 6 credit(s) Jul 01, 2021 Oct 31, 2021 $562.38
Marketing Principles (MKTG-0044)

This course provides students with an understanding of the basic marketing skills that are required by employers for success in today's competitive marketplace. Students gain a basic understanding of the role of marketing in society and business, types of markets, the marketing environment, the elements of the marketing mix and the development of marketing strategies and plans.

BDD09 6 credit(s) Sep 01, 2021 Dec 31, 2021 $562.38
Research and Report Writing (COMM-0386)

Prerequisite: COMM-0006 Communications
This course provides students with research skills for gathering, interpreting, and applying both primary and secondary research materials. Topics include surveys, statistics, academic documentation, project design, proposals and reports.

BDD09 6 credit(s) Sep 01, 2021 Dec 31, 2021 $562.38
Statistics 1 (MATH-0002)

This course acquaints students with the concepts of statistical methods and theory as applied to economic and business data. It examines frequency distribution, probability, probability distribution, sampling, estimation and hypothesis testing.

BDD09 6 credit(s) Sep 01, 2021 Dec 31, 2021 $562.38
Taxation 1 (BUSN-0171)

Prerequisite:ACCT-0004 Financial Accounting 2
This course covers the fundamental principles and concepts of Canadian federal income tax legislation as it applies to individuals. The course emphasizes the understanding of the conceptual structure of the Income Tax Act and equips students with skills in the application of its rules to practical cases including the use of tax return software.

BDD09 6 credit(s) Sep 01, 2021 Dec 31, 2021 $562.38
Training and Development (HRMG-0034)

Prerequisite: HRMG-0036 Human Resource Management
This course develops students' ability to design and implement a training program. There is a strong emphasis on identifying training needs, developing objectives, designing training programs and measuring results.

BDD10 6 credit(s) Oct 01, 2021 Jan 31, 2022 $562.38

Fast Facts

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to apply to the Bartending program?

No, an application is not required for the program.

How old do I need to be to take the Bartending program?

Student must be 18 years of age or older.

Do any of the courses for the Bartending program have pre-requisites?

Yes, students are required to take HOSP-0052 Smart Choices prior to taking CRAF-0333 Mixology.

Why are courses not offered every term for this program?

Courses in a program are offered based on several considerations such as, but not limited to, instructor availability, seasonality, demand, etc.

Are textbooks required for the Bartending program?

No, there are no additional costs for textbooks.

I've successfully completed the required courses for this program. How do I receive my credential?

Students that have successfully completed all the program requirements can complete an Application to Graduate form and email to registration@assiniboine.net to receive their credential.