TESDA Bartending NC II Course

TESDA BARTENDING NC II course is the acquisition of skills and training on how to excellently prepare, mix and serve drinks in bars. The course would also include classifying and identifying alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and make a distinction of drinks that are non-alcoholic in accordance with their names and content ingredients.

What are the requirements for enrolling in TESDA Bartending NCII?

These are the requirements in order to be in the course you want:

  1. PSA Birth Certificate
  2. High School or College Diploma
  3. Certified True Copy of Official Transcript of Records or Form 137
  4. Certificate of Good Moral Character or GMRC
  5. 1 x 1 and/or 2 x 2 pictures

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However, the requirements may vary depending on the school you are enrolling at. So please be advised to be in communication to the school for the possible variation of required documents.

How to Get an Assessment and Certificates for TESDA Bartending Course?

Students who take this course must apply for an assessment to determine if he/she can perform the standards expected in the workplace based on the defined competency standards. The National Certificate (NC) / Certificate of Competency (COC) will be provided to those who meet the competency standards.

STEP 1: Go to any TESDA Accredited Assessment Centers/TESDA District or Provincial Office near your location and apply for assessment.
STEP 2: Submit the following documentary requirements:

  • Duly accomplished Application Form;
  • Properly and completely filled-out Self Assessment Guide of your chosen qualification;
  • Three (3) pieces of colored and passport size picture, white background, with collar and with name printer at the back;

STEP 3: Pay the Assessment Fee at the Assessment Center Cashier and get Official Receipt and Admission Slip.
STEP 4: Be present at the scheduled date and assigned venue of assessment indicated in the Admission Slip.
STEP 5: Get the Competency Assessment Result Summary (CARS) at the Assessment Center.
STEP 6: Assessment passers must apply for certification at the TESDA District/Provincial Office where the assessment center/venue is under jurisdiction.
STEP 7: Assessment passers can claim their National Certificate (NC)/Certificate of Competency (COC) seven (7) working days after the application for the issuance of COC/NC.

What are the core competency skills that need to be learned?

It also involves acquiring skills with massive importance for the improved and better performance of the practice such as:

  1. How to provide effective customer service;
  2. How to operate the bar;
  3. How to excellently provide wine service;
  4. How to practice occupational health and safety; and
  5. How to perform basic computer operations.


In order to accomplish the short term course, one has to attend classes in a minimum of 286 hours. The schedule will depend on the TESDA site you will be enrolling at.

Jobs for TESDA Bartending Graduate

The very reason why students enroll in a course is to find a job that suits their interests and passion someday. In this manner, they can be proud of what turned out to be who they are. Moreover, their parents would be more proud of their achieved skills and employment. This would definitely lead them to a better outlook of life.

When done with this course, a qualified one can be employed as a busboy (Commis de Rang), or bartender/ barista, or wine steward (Chef de Vin or Chef Sommelier), or bar porter, and/or other similar positions.  

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