Our mission is to provide the highest quality bartenders for the Central Virginia region. Through our alumni association located in the Richmond area, we will connect and create a vibrant community for our graduates to interact through fun and educational networking events.
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To register for any upcoming class a $100 dollar payment is required to reserve your seat in a class of your choice. Once your registration fee is processed the next payment is not due until you begin class. For more information regarding payments due while attending, please call (804)355.2277.
Where are you located?
4615 West Broad Street Ste. 127, Richmond, va 23230
We are directly on Broad Street. To access our parking and entrance, turn onto Blacker Street and take a left a half block in on Blacker Street.
Can I come check out the school?
Yes! We are available for tours Monday through Saturday. Give us a call and set up a time convenient to your schedule.
How big are your classes?
12 students per class.
What do you teach over the 40 hour course?
What are the benefits for graduating from Professional Bartending Academy?
How successful is the job placement assistance?
Due to consistent demand for trained bartenders, we consistently have new employment opportunities available for graduates. In 2016, 75% of graduates found employment in the bar business.
How much do bartenders make?
If you are a bartender that is working 20 hours at 5.00/hr plus tips, the MEDIAN hourly income is $17.00. If you are a bartender that is working 20 hours a week at 5.00/hr plus tips with 0 years of experience, the MEDIAN annual income is $18,000 per year. (Our class is a fraction of this estimate)
When do your classes start?
|Course Type:||Days in Session:||Length of Course:||Time:|
|2 Hour Basic Bartender Seminar||Tuesday or Thursday||1 Day||3:30pm - 5:30pm|
|16 Hours Event Bartender Seminar||Monday-Thursday or
|4 Days (1 Week) or
2 Days (Weekend)
Weekend 9:00am - 5:00pm
|40 Hours Bartender Certification Course||Monday-Thursday or
|10 Days (2.5 Weeks) or
5 Days (Weekend)
Weekend 9:00am - 5:00pm
|2 Hour Basic
(Tuesday or Thursday)
|16 Hour Event Bartender Seminar||40 Hour Bartender Certification Course||9 Hour Advanced Speed Seminar