Learn how to serve responsibly!

The SMART Program listed below provides servers and those in the liquor industry with the training that they need to avoid liquor violations.

Professional Bartending with SMART Certification


This two-day professional bartending course includes the state and national SMART certification (Servers and Managers Alcohol Responsibility Training) recognized by the Connecticut Department of Liquor Control and police departments. Servers of alcohol are taught to serve responsibly, how to spot signs of intoxication, and how to respond appropriately. Students will learn to make more than 100 drinks, from gin and tonics to daiquiris. Instruction focuses on opening and closing procedures, product knowledge, speed of preparation, and people skills. 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 SMART certification.

Bring your lunch.

Next Class: Summer 2023 Class


  • August 19, & August 26, 2023 Saturday

Fall Dates:

  • October 7, & October 14, 2023 Saturday
  • December 2, & December 9, 2023 Saturday

Fee: $449

Location: Tunxis@Bristol Campus, 430 North Main Street, Bristol, CT

Instructor: Paul Rich

To register call 860-314-4700

Class size is limited, don’t delay!!!

To Register call 860-314-4700

Fill out the Continuing Education Registration Form.

Course fees are payable at time of registration. No written confirmations are mailed. You are assured of a place in class unless notified otherwise; attend the first class as scheduled.

Register by Facsimile: Complete registration form with VISA, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover number and expiration date. Fax to 860.606.9732.

Register in Person:

Register by Mail:
Registration form and payment information (checks/money orders payable to Tunxis Community College) must reach us at least one week prior to the start of the course.

Mail to:
Tunxis Community College
Continuing Education Office
271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032

Registration must be completed in full with payment information, date of birth, and last four digits of social security number.

For more information contact the Continuing Education office at 860.773.1448.