We are happy to announce that plans are underway to provide a live MA Testing Event at all five 2019 Regional Conferences! We will be offering the Spirits Professional Exam, Advanced Bartender - Written Exam, and the Advanced Bartender - Practical*.
The Live Testing Event for the Northeast Region will take place on Wednesday, April 17 between 11 AM - 2 PM.
Location and exact exam times will be confirmed at least 1 week prior to the event. *Please note that at least five (5) Advanced Bartender - Practical candidates must register by March 1 or we will not offer the Practical Exam in this region.
The Spirits Professional Exam is 100 multiple choice/true-false questions and can be completed online or at a live testing event, with a time limit of 45 minutes. A passing score is 75% or higher. You must pass the Spirits Professional Exam before you can move to the Advanced Bartender level.
The Advanced Bartender Certification consists of both a Written Exam and a Practical Exam. The written portion is 100 multiple choice/true-false questions that can be completed online or at a live testing event, with a time limit of 45 minutes. A passing score is 75% or higher. The practical must be completed at a live testing event and consists of 4 modules that evaluate Cocktail and Spirits Tasting, (2) bartending performances, and a bar management essay. You must pass all modules to pass the practical. You must pass both the Advanced Bartender - Written Exam and the Advanced Bartender - Practical to earn your Advanced Bartender Certification.
To register for any of the exams, please click here.
The Bartender Compendium is the recommended Study Guide to assist you in preparing for both the Spirits Professional Exam and the Advanced Bartender - Written & Practical Exams. The Bartender Compendium is also available through our online store.
If you have any questions about the MA Program or our Live Testing Events, please contact Tiffany Soles at firstname.lastname@example.org.