Professional Waiter Diploma

Be shaken and stirred into a new exciting world
Price $199


The restaurant industry is competitive and fierce. Make your resume stand out from the crowd with our Professional Waiter Training course. Get practical, hands-on training to work in luxury hotels, 5-star restaurants, and the hottest bars in town! There’s more to the waiter job description than taking orders and serving plates, and we’ll help you to master every aspect of your new role. With our lessons and video tutorials, you’ll learn how to maximize tips, deliver excellent service, and take your career to the next level. When you’re done, you’ll receive a certificate from an internationally accredited course to prove your experience and training. As a waiter or waitress, the difference between minimum wage and big time earning is all up to you. So will you leave it up to chance, or follow our recipe for success?


Pretend it’s your first day on the job. What would you want to know? We’ll prepare you for that first shift by giving you a crash course in customer service, the restaurant industry, and the waitering role. If you already have some server experience, this course will teach you tons of tips and tricks to increase your tips, gain customer loyalty, and move up in the ranks.

This course contains text lessons as well as video tutorials and demonstrations!

  • Learn about customer expectations and how you can exceed every one
  • We’ll teach you how to navigate tricky scenarios and manage difficult customers
  • A good waiter knows their product; you’ll learn about pairings, ingredients, seasonality of food, wine and alcohol, and even coffee!
  • We’ll show you how to set a table for family style restaurants and fine dining
  • Learn to take orders with foolproof memory methods so you never miss a single one
  • From waiters friend to pencil, we’ll show you tools to make life easier
  • A waiter is also a salesperson – learn to sell your business, menu, and self
  • We’ll show you how to impress guests and maximize your tips and earnings
  • You’ll learn how to use food ordering systems, POS, apps, and other tools
  • We’ll teach you basic First Aid and health and safety practices


  • Anyone just starting out in the restaurant or service industry
  • Experienced waiters who want a boost in their performance, career, or tips
  • Job seekers who are applying to restaurants, bars, hotels, and cafes
  • Recently hired waiters who want to prepare for their first shift
  • Baristas, bartenders, hostesses, and anyone in the hospitality industry who wants to upgrade their skill set

Course Syllabus

MODULE 1: Customer Service That Gets Results

  • It’s Your First Day on the Job!
  • 10 Tricks for Making a Great Impression
  • First Class Professionalism = First Class Tips
  • 5 Ways to Convert Customers into Regulars
  • How to Charm Your Biggest Critics – Kids

MODULE 2: A Masterclass in Foodology

  • From Agar Agar to Ziti – A Culinary Dictionary of Terms
  • Diets, Allergies, and Picky Eaters
  • Meats, Cheese, and all the Trimmings
  • Pastry and Desserts – the Icing on the Cake!
  • A Culinary Trip Around the World
  • Easy Wine Pairing For Every Course
  • From the Bar: Cocktails and Spirits
  • Get Your Brew on With Coffees and Teas

MODULE 3: Tableside Service to Impress Your Guests

  • Safe Food Handling and Sanitation
  • Ultimate Guide to Table Setting
  • Tools of the Trade – What’s in Your Apron?
  • Memory Tricks for Taking Orders
  • 7 Foolproof Ways to Upsell Your Menu
  • Impeccable Food and Beverage Service

MODULE 4: Tips for Making Tips – Control YOUR Paycheck

  • “Good” Service vs. “Great” Service
  • 20 Key Things That Impress Every Customer
  • Cashing in on Your Personality and Flair
  • How to Turn Difficult Customers into Satisfied Guests
  • Smart Strategies for Worst Case Scenarios
  • The Perks of Working Weddings and Special Occasions
  • Ultimate Service Checklist - Boost Tips by 20%!

MODULE 5: Behind The Scenes in The Restaurant Biz

  • Get The Hang of Food Ordering Systems and Apps
  • Back to Basics with Traditional Order Systems
  • Using POS Systems and Processing Transactions
  • Work Your Look: Personal Style and Grooming
  • Teamwork on the Floor and in the Kitchen
  • Multitasking Under Pressure – Keep Calm and Waiter On!
  • Safety First! Dealing with Choking, Burns, and Other Emergencies


Get not one but TWO Certificates!

  • 1At the end of the course students receive a free PDF certificate.
  • 2The Certificate is issued by Eventtrix and confirms course completion.
  • 3Students can also request an internationally recognised certificate issued by independent accreditation body - International Council for Online Educational Standards. This certificate is issued in hard copy only and is posted to your address. Certificate fee applies.
  • 4In order to be eligible for the certificate student needs to successfully complete the course and pass each course module.


Bartender Barista training courses are independently accredited. All our courses, as well as our processes, are approved by the International Council for Online Educational Standards,, assuring our students our commitment to high standards of online education. EventTrix is a recognized member of the CPD Certification Service. Our CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.

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Enroll today! You have one year to activate your account and 45 days to complete the course from the activation date. Our courses are fully accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards - AND you have a 14 day full money back guaranteed!

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