Bar Attendant

Also known as Bar Steward.
Prepares, mixes and serves alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons in a bar in a licensed establishment.
Training time 6 months - 4 years
Average pay $30,324
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 11,000

What does a Bar Attendant do?

  • preparing, serving and selling cocktails, mixed drinks, bottled, canned and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and a variety of coffee beverages such as lattes, cappuccinos and other espresso-based beverages
  • cleaning and maintaining bar service areas, coffee-making areas and espresso machines
  • collecting payment for sales and operating cash registers
  • promoting services and products
  • washing glassware and arranging bottles and glasses
  • tapping kegs and attaching supply lines
  • replenishing drink dispensers, shelves and refrigerators
  • selling light snacks

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate II in Hospitality
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Certificate IV in Catering Operations
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Certificate IV in Hospitality
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Diploma of Hospitality Management
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