At National Bartenders and Casino School you can learn two of the most exciting professions available today – Bartending and Poker Dealing.  Our short term training programs start at just one week in length giving graduates of all ages the quickest possible path to a new career or job. The Hospitality and Casino Industries are growing rapidly in Florida and nationwide creating a nearly endless demand for qualified, trained Bartenders and Poker Dealers.  Our bartending and casino dealing school prepares you for high paying, extremely flexible, and very rewarding jobs…that are FUN!

We have been located in Fort Myers since 1987 to conveniently serve all of Southwest Florida.  Many students travel to our Fort Myers school from a distance for our renowned, top quality, short term training programs.   Feel free to contact us for assistance with local accommodations.

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Bartending Program

The Bartending program features top notch Bartender Instructors with Bartending and Bar Management experience that ensure you to finish our course with a solid knowledge of Mixology and the ability to work competently behind the bar.  Students train in an actual cocktail lounge setting, so it’s just like on the job training.  Outstanding Job Placement Assistance has helped our graduates find full-time and part-time jobs in: hotels, resorts, restaurants, nightclubs, country clubs, sports bars, caterers and private parties.

TIPS Certification

TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is a dynamic, skills-based training program designed to prevent intoxication, drunk driving and underage drinking by enhancing the fundamental “people skills” of servers, sellers and consumers of alcohol. TIPS gives individuals the knowledge and confidence they need to recognize potential alcohol-related problems and intervene to prevent alcohol-related tragedies.


Poker Dealer Program

The Poker Dealing program features the finest Poker Dealer Instructors experienced in Poker Dealing and Poker Room Management.  Students learn to deal Texas Holdem, Stud, Omaha, Tournament play and more!  Most importantly, the instructors prepare the students to pass the audition that is necessary to obtain jobs in Poker Rooms. Our graduates also enjoy dealing for pub poker and casino nights for charities and celebrations.

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Our school serves students and establishments from the following counties, cities and towns: Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Desoto, Glades, Hendry, Sarasota, Alva, Arcadia, Boca Grande, Bokeelia, Bonita Springs, Bradenton, Buckingham, Cape Coral, Captiva, Clewiston, Englewood, Estero, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Golden Gate, Immokalee, LaBelle, Lehigh Acres, Lely, Marco Island, Matlacha, Naples, Naples Park, North Fort Myers, North Port, Pineland, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Rotonda, Saint James City, San Carlos Park, Sanibel, Sarasota & Venice, Florida.