Thirst Bar Academy (TBA) is a training and consulting institution based in Johannesburg, with additional training facilities in both Cape Town, and Durban.
Founded in 2005, Thirst has since its inception trained well over 20 000 bartenders in South Africa and a multiple of other countries on the continent. We have a large database of professionally trained multilingual bar trainers necessary for the large and diverse African market.
Thirst Bar Academy has a wide variety of courses available to the public. From short courses that teach you everything you need to know to start working a shift behind the bar of your local watering hole, to more intricate curriculums for more experienced bartenders that are ready to take on the international bar scene. Our courses have all been designed by in-house professionals with many years of international experience.