Professional Bartending Schools of America (PBSA) affiliates provide comprehensive bartender training. Explore our Florida location to learn how your state bartending certification journey can begin today.
- Bartending Program Features: The dynamic bartending industry develops new cocktail styles each year. Our bartending school utilizes realistic training to prepare graduates for real world challenges. Hands-on training familiarizes students with functional bar equipment and helps them hone their mixing skills. The experience of industry veterans will build confidence in novice mixologists as they practice advanced bartending techniques. Graduates of our bartending school will be able to prepare popular martinis, shooters, highballs, and tropical drinks with panache. We also teach proper bartender etiquette, working with cash, and sales techniques. Our Tampa classes strive to produce well-rounded bartenders that attract hiring managers. According to Florida statutes, prospective students must be 18 to learn and 19 to serve.
- Course Scheduling: PBSA Tampa course is designed to provide excellent training that fits your hectic schedule. Day classes are available Monday through Friday. These four-hour courses begin at 8:30am and 1:30pm. We also host a night class that meets each weekday from 6:30pm. Daily courses last for two weeks. Saturday only classes meet from 8:30am to 5:30am and last for five weeks. Both course schedules include 40 hours of focused bartender training.
- About The City: Tampa is a great location for debuting of your new bartending skills. Western explorers spotted the settlement in the beginning of the 1700s. The United States eventually constructed a frontier within the city limits of modern Tampa. The small community expanded and grew as citizens established trade routes and overcame resistance from indigenous wildlife. Today, the city is marked for its vibrant sports franchises and sustainable population of bar hopping twenty-somethings.
Earn a Florida-wide certificate and experience everything Tampa has to offer. Find out more about bartending and living in Tampa by calling (513) 542-3500.