Frequently Asked Questions

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INC Professional Certificate in Bartending is the 1st European bartending program which is academically accredited for its professional content, by the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education (CYQAA). CYQAA is the competent Authority responsible for ensuring the quality of higher education in Cyprus.

Yes, the program is internationally recognized. CYQAA is registered and compliant with the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR) in terms of the European Standards and Guidelines (ESG) and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

Internship experience is a part of the program and one of the most impactful learning activities in the Professional Bartending Certificate. INC facilitated the internship finding process for its students by maintaining a high quality and growing professional network. Composed of national or world-class leading partners such as Laki Kane Bar, Nissi Blue, Pernera, Limanaki Hotel, etc. 100% of the students obtain an internship, in one of our national or international industry partners.

INC is a higher education institution, specialized in hospitality education. All of its programs are accredited by the National Agency. Learning and practicing at INC, is taking place in cutting-edge amphitheaters, classrooms and training laboratories, equipped with the latest technology and audio-visual means. INC teaching staff is acknowledged for its achievements and accomplishment in international bartending or beverage competitions, as well as in research and industry contribution.

Bartending is a growing profession in the hospitality industry. INC, through its national and international professional network ensures immediate employment for its students in the national or international hospitality industry.

Six-month internship opportunity for the students who excel academically and socially in one of the top 10 bars in Europe, the Laki Kane Bar.

Yes, there are many extra-curriculum and experiential learning activities during the studies that take place in wineries, distilleries, breweries etc.

Yes, international bartending competitions are very important professional and learning activities for INC. For this reason, INC sponsors the participation in national or international bartending competitions of those students who excel professionally and socially during their studies. Selection and quality criteria apply in every case.

Yes, all graduates of the program may continue their studies for a diploma (2 years) or a bachelor’s degree (4 years) in hospitality related programs of study.

Yes, INC in cooperation with leading Brands in the beverage industry, will organize and deliver Master Classes in order to enrich the learning process. Brand ambassadors or experts will deliver the latest development and trends in the beverage industry and bartending.

Yes, INC will continue to support its alumni and under the most favourable conditions.

  • Professional bartending updates and upgrades through the Master Classes.
  • Use of the INC professional network to assist students in advancing their career.
  • Accessibility to the INC electronic resources for lifelong learning and professional development.