Accredited Barista & Coffee Art Course FAQ

What will I learn in the Barista & Coffee Art Course?

  • Operate all coffee machines
  • Make each coffee on the menu
  • Foam the silky milk correctly
  • Use and set the coffee grinder
  • Clean and maintain the coffee machine
  • Make unlimited coffees
  • Coffee Art – Free Pouring, Leaves, Hearts & Flowers. Etching Designs. Layering
  • Each student has their own machine

What will I get with the Barista & Coffee Art Course?

  • A Nationally Recognised Statements of Attainment with 2 units
  • Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee SITHFAB005 and Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety SITXFSA001
  • Certificate of Attendance immediately following the Practical Session
  • Free Coffee Art Book valued at $29
  • Invaluable job referral to skilld

How long is the Accredited Barista Course?

5 hours

Is 5 hours enough for me to learn how to make coffee?

Yes after 5 hours you will have made up to 100 cups of coffee. This is more than enough to never forget how to do it

When are the courses held?

Every Saturday & Tuesday 10.30am – 4pm


Where are the courses held?

  • Sydney 787 George St CBD (opposite Central Station)
  • Parramatta 14/2 O’connell St ( near Westfield)
  • Melbourne 593 Elizabeth St CBD ( near Victoria St markets)
  • Perth 518 Murray St CBD
  • Brisbane Shop 2/115 Wickham St Fortitude Valley (near Fortitude Valley Station)

Is the Coffee Art Course & Book included Free?

Yes the Coffee Art Course & Book are Free when you attend the Accredited Barista Course

How can I get a job after the course?

Employers do not want to train their staff.
Once you have completed the Accredited Barista Course you will be able to confidently demonstrate that you can operate all coffee machines and make each coffee on the menu. In the Job interview ask the employer if you can make them a coffee so they can see you demonstrate your skill and realise that they will not need to train you. If you have the recognised certificate and you can demonstrate correctly that you have the skills, they will hire you. After completing our Barista Course you will be very quick and confident at making every Coffee on the menu. You will have the Barista skills someone who has been doing it for years
Once you have completed your course make your profile to get a job skilld

Are your Barista & Coffee Art Course Accredited?

Yes Coffee School is a Registered Training Organisation – RTO 91614

What Certificate will I receive?

A Nationally Recognised Statements of Attainment with the following 2 Units of Competency

  • Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee SITHFAB005
  • Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety SITXFSA001

Will I have my own machine?

Yes, each student will have their own machine so there is no waiting

How many Coffees will I make?

You can make as many coffees as you like, up to 100 cups. By the end of the lesson you are very confident at making perfect silky milk and each coffee on the menu

Who can attend?

Anyone looking for a job, opening a business or just wants to learn how to make great coffee at home

Will I get a job after the course?

Yes, Most students who apply for work after the course are successful in getting a job as they can all make coffee correctly

Do I need my RSA as well if I want to be a Barista?

Yes the RSA will help you to get a job in a café where alcohol is served. Most cafes now have liquor licenses so the RSA is required to work there

How do I book a coffee course?


How can I make payment?

Using a credit card online online

How many students in a class?

Average 10 – 15 students per class and each student has their own machine to make unlimited coffees so there is NO waiting

Can I make a Group Booking?

Yes Private Groups can be arranged for Team Building events and modified to your needs. Discounts apply


How far do I need to book in advance?

It is best to book at least 1 week in advance or as soon as possible as classes fill quickly


Is the classroom air conditioned?


Are all Coffee machines the same?

Yes all commercial coffee machines function the same way like all cars are driven the same way. Once you have learnt on our machines you will be able to operate every machine.

What type of machine will I learn on?

At Coffee School we only use the latest La San Marco Commercial coffee machines.
Once you can operate these machines you can use any commercial coffee machine

What if my English is not perfect, can I still learn?

Yes you can learn very well even if your English is not perfect. Making coffee is a practical hands on skill so you can learn by simply watching the teacher and practising

Do you offer RSA Responsible Service of Alcohol?

Yes we offer the RSA in NSW, VIC, QLD and WA
For QLD and WA RSA can be completed online

Do I need my RSA Responsible Service of Alcohol to work as a Barista?

Yes, as most cafes in Australia sell alcohol you will aldo require your RSA. if you do NOT have your RSA they are not allowed to hire you

Are the trainers experienced and qualified?

Yes all of our trainers are qualified with the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment with many years Industry experience

Do I need a work visa?

No work visa is required to attend. Anyone can attend from any nationality

Can I buy a gift voucher?

Yes gift vouchers for all courses can be purchased online or over the phone using a credit card. The voucher is valid for 12 months. It can be emailed to you or the recipient. Vouchers are simple to use

Bundle Offers

  • RSA & RCG save $10
  • Accredited Barista & RSA save $20
  • Accredited Barista & Bar Cocktails save $20

Related Courses to RSA NSW

What other Courses do you offer?*

Bar & Cocktails
Food Safety

Is there an exam?

Yes there is an assessment

Accredited Prepare & Serve Espresso Coffee (including Food Hygiene) - Download and Print the Workbook and Assessment.

1. Work Book click HERE

1. Self Paced Assessment click HERE

Only the Self Paced Assessment must be submitted to Email Address:
either before or after you attend the Practical Workshop

Assessments 1- 3 will be completed and Assessed by your trainer in the Classroom

What is a Barista?

The Barista is coffee maker. Put simply the Barista is the person who operates the coffee machine and coffee grinder, makes all the coffees on the menu and cleans the machine