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Qualification: Barman/barmanka

Barman/barmanka

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to: 

  • autonomously plan, prepare and oversee their own work and the work of a group in accordance with quality standards in catering work,
  • make responsible and economical use of raw materials, equipment, energy and time in preparing and serving beverages,
  • maintain personal hygiene and a hygienic working environment and diligently attend to the implementation of HACCP regulations in beverage preparation and service,
  • in the course of their work communicate independently with guests in Slovene and two foreign languages, observing the principles of successful communication,
  • independently advise guests on the selection of drinks and beverages using technical terminology in Slovene and two foreign languages and applying the skills of a good salesperson,
  • autonomously prepare and serve mixed bar drinks in accordance with work quality standards and the rules of the profession,
  • autonomously serve spirits, liqueurs, wines,  aromatised wines, sparkling wines, beers, 
  • autonomously serve non-alcoholic drinks and hot and  cold beverages, 
  • autonomously serve snacks, desserts and tobacco  products, 
  • autonomously prepare and clean the bar and accessories. 

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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VALIDATION

During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio, which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify the occupational standard in full.

VERIFICATION METHOD

  • Practical verification and oral presentation.

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  • At least a secondary vocational qualification in the catering field and at least two years' work experience in the bartending field, which the candidate must prove by means of a letter of reference from an employer or a contract of employment, or
  • at least a secondary vocational qualification and at least three years' work experience in the bartending field, which the candidate must prove by means of a letter of reference from an employer or a contract of employment.
NQF Level: 
5
Access requirements: 
  • At least a secondary vocational qualification in the catering field and at least two years' work experience in the bartending field, which the candidate must prove by means of a letter of reference from an employer or a contract of employment, or
  • at least a secondary vocational qualification and at least three years' work experience in the bartending field, which the candidate must prove by means of a letter of reference from an employer or a contract of employment.
Ways to acquire: 

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.