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Mixology and Munchies

Subject Area

Hospitality & Catering

Student Type


Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Community Learning

What is the course about?

If you have an interest in mixology or simply love entertaining and want to make your parties go off with a bang, then this course is for you. It is a practical course, where you will learn all the necessary skills and knowledge to help you prepare cocktails for different occasions, with nibbles to match.

Why should I choose the course?

You will learn to make a range of cocktails to suit various occasions, from Bellinis and Brunch to Tequila and Tacos. Beginning with the basics such as equipment and techniques, you will advance to making your own cocktails that you can recreate at home, with perfectly paired nibbles.

What will I learn?

On this course you will learn about:

  • Equipment and techniques
  • Syrups
  • Brunch, Bellinis & Buck’s Fizz
  • Bittersweet Symphonies: Spiced snacks, Campari and friends
  • Party prep: Prebatching, garnishes
  • Tacos and Tequila: Paloma & friends
  • Sweet treats, Espresso Martinis and after-dinner delights

What will the course lead on to?

This course is an introductory course to support you to develop the necessary skills to build confidence and communication whilst supporting you to progress onto some of our more advanced courses such as our” Beat the Takeaway”, where you can continue to develop and enhance existing and new skills whilst gaining a qualification.

Are there any links with industry and university?

The hospitality and catering industry are currently thriving. From Michelin starred restaurants and high-end hotels, to quaint cafes and village inns, you are sure to find something that suits your niche. We have excellent links with local and national employers. Work placements have helped so many of our previous students secure part-time jobs following their work placements at venues such as Shelley’s Café, Park Royal Hotel, The Kirkfield Hotel, and the Art School Restaurant.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

We always put learning at the centre of all we do. We have dedicated and passionate teaching staff who are highly experienced in their own right. All teaching staff bring a wealth of both industry and educational experience to the department, ensuring that you will have an excellent learning experience with us. We have fully equipped and professional kitchens which service Buckley’s Restaurant where you, your friends and family can book in to enjoy high quality service and great food and receive the support of a dedicated hospitality and catering technician to further support you during your time with us.

What are the entry requirements?

You must have an interest in the subject area. Be willing to partake in practical activities and discussions and to self-assess your weekly progress using an individual learning plan at the end of each session

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

You would need to purchase an apron and have footwear suitable for a kitchen environment.

Careers Information

Course options


4 Weeks
Class Times
17:00 - 20:00
Warrington Campus
Adult Fee
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable
Fees Information
You may receive a discount* if in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £21,305 . *Ts&Cs apply.

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