Bartending

Certificate Program    Approved for WIA funding.

Be Safe

Make Money  

Get S.M.A.R.T.

Bartending offers an opportunity to start a new career or a chance to supplement your income with a part time position.  This professional bartending course includes the state and national S.M.A.R.T. certification (Servers and Managers Alcohol Responsibility Training) recognized by the Connecticut Department of Liquor Control and police departments.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be qualified to work in any environment that serves liquor, including restaurants, clubs, hotels, and catering companies. Students receive a certificate of completion and the S.M.A.R.T. certification. This is a great industry and an exciting profession. S.M.A.R.T. Bartending is designed to put personality and finesse back into the bartending industry and help you develop skills to make you feel confident and comfortable.


Program Coordinator
Lisa G Crick
203-596-8711 (p)
203-575-8243 (f)
Room: K404
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
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Information Sessions
Information Sessions

Where are you going? 

There has never been a better time to think about education or training options that will help you be job ready in just days, weeks, or months. 

Program areas include: Business, Health Care, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Fitness, Security, Welding and more...

Join us at one of the free sessions below and explore the short-term job training programs we offer. 

All programs - Waterbury

NVCC, 750 Chase Parkway - Ekstrom Hall

CRN 2178 Wed., January 4, 4:00 pm, Room E623

CRN 2179 Thur., March 9, 1:00 pm, Room E623

CRN 2180 Thur., May 4, 9:00 am, Room E623

Welding Only - Includes Tour - Waterbury

CRN 4261 Wed., December 7, 6:30 pm, Room T531

CRN 2126 Wed., January 11, 6:30 pm, Room E632

CRN 2127 Wed., May 31, 6:30 pm, Room E632

All programs - Danbury 

NVCC, 190 Main Street - Health Lab

CRN 4167 Wed., December 7, 5:30 pm, Room D305 

CRN 2032 Fri., February 10, 1:00 pm, Room D305

CRN 2033, Thur., April 13, 4:00 pm, Room D305

The sessions are FREE! Groups are usually small and provide lots of opportunity to have your questions answered.

Registration is requested:

Please call 203-575-8029 or 203-437-9699 to register.

Non-credit Lifelong Learning Catalog
Non-credit Lifelong Learning Catalog

NCLL Registration Form
NCLL Registration Form