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Setting the Bar(tending) High

Published on : September 27, 2022 at 10:57 AM
Published on : September 27, 2022 at 10:57 AM

In March of 2022, the Xcel Institute launched a brand new set of five courses, all tailored for high-end hospitality success! With hospitality being one of the top five worldwide industries, now has never been a better time to start a new career path—or endeavour further if you’re already well into hospitality! 


Part of this fantastic opportunity includes a Level 2 in Bartending Skills course. So, if you can see yourself pulling pints, mixing up cocktails, and serving drinks with a flourish - then read on to find out more. 


Why Bartending?


Bartending—along with Front of House serving—is one of the most sought-out jobs at the moment by people aged 18-25. With hours that can be managed around your lifestyle and the opportunity to get right into the midst of the action, it’s easy to see why this is a much-wanted job right now! 


However, the Xcel Institute is offering you that higher boost: to obtain a Level 2 certification. Anyone can try out for bartending but with certification, you could find yourself already armed with the skills, knowledge and experience you need -  and find yourself well on your way to promotions. 


So, if you’re someone who thinks they can easily navigate around a bar, fancy getting involved with mixing up cocktails or maybe even creating your own, and can serve a drink with a smile, then definitely look into this course. It’s ideal for sociable people who can always stay focused and put the customer first. So if this sounds like you, then this could be a great way to find job security and have fun!


Fun Facts to Mix Up Your Interest!


# There are boundless opportunities in bartending, from working in a chain bar to independent pubs, airports, and hotel resorts all over the world. Bartending is never a confined career, and once you’re in it, it’s very easy to progress.

#  A lot of bartenders say their social lives improved once they started in their role, both through co-workers and all the time they have working as a team, as well as connecting with customers.

# There are about 111,000 new jobs that open up in bartending each year. Companies are always looking to expand, especially with clubs, hotels, pubs, bars, and anything that brings in customers.

# Drinking establishments are always lively and there’s heaps of fun to be had while you work!

# Job security is a massive bonus to bartending. From 2020 to 2030, the sector is estimated to grow by at least 32%!

# Shifts mean everything—while Saturday night might be a fun night in your own social calendar, it’ll be the top contender for most tip opportunities!

Want to Give it a Go?


You can easily enquire about studying bartending with the Xcel Institute by clicking the link right here The Xcel Institute Official Website and checking out all the fees, requirements, awards post-study, and a little extra information provided by the establishment themselves! On their website, they have all manner of contact routes, so whether you prefer calling, messaging, or enquiry forms, be sure to check out all your options! 


And who knows, you might think bartending is for you but make sure to scroll through the other four hospitality-tailored courses too —as there might just be a new career right around the corner waiting for you!


- By Bryony Reid

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