Running a Pub Successfully Training

Our Training Centre is the location for an extensive range of courses, delivered by experts within the field, which cover all of the areas that play a pivotal role in running an exceptional pub.

Enabling us to ensure that before you take the keys to your first Batemans pub  you have all the tools necessary to make it a success, as well as making certain you are able to comply with the very latest health & safety and food hygiene regulations.

The core course is "Running a Pub Successfully", which you will need to complete before taking on a Batemans pub

Course Length: 2 Day Foundation Course
9am - 5pm

Course Dates
Monday & Tuesday
28th & 29th November

Course Details: This qualification has been constructed to provide established licensees, with the opportunity to develop their skills and refresh their knowledge. The course is also of great benefit to those new to running, or looking to run, a pub. It provides an overview of the essential skills and knowledge needed to run a successful pub business. Our specialists cover finance, stock control, employment law, business management, customer service, kitchen management, energy conservation, drugs awareness, wine, social media and health and safety.

Also covered are the systems you need to put in place, the questions you need to ask yourself and the decisions you need to make to determine the direction of your future. Included is a tour of the Brewery.

Cost: £500 + VAT (includes lunch on both days, overnight accommodation and evening meal).  The course is free for prospecitive tenants/operators.

To book your course please email Jane Black 

In addition to ''Running a Pub Successfully''course the other courses include the "BIIAB Award in Beer and Cellar Quality", "Batemans Cellar Management – Quality Counts" and a number of courses that are available by request. The cost of each course includes the use of all the Visitors Centre facilities and lunch.

All courses are designed so the day is enjoyable as well as informative.

Other courses available:

BIIAB Award in Beer & Cellar Quality (ABCQ)

Batemans Cellar Management Quality Counts

Running a Pub Successfully

BIIAB Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (APLH)

Courses that are available by request

CIEH Level 2 Food Safety in Catering

Emergency First Aid at Work


Drink Aware

Please note that alcohol can only be purchased by those aged 18years and over and at Batemans we urge all our customers to drink responsibly. For further information on suggested limits and how to drink responsibly please go to