To master the art of becoming a barista you need to build a well rounded knowledge of coffee. From where your beans comes from and how they're roasted, to maintaining your equipment and dialling it in to get your perfect espresso.
Barista Masters know all there is to know about espresso and milk-based drinks as well as hot and iced coffees. They are experts keeping their customers happy. They can take a customer through their menu with ease and make recommendations for new customers based on their preferences or moods.
If you want start your day right then you need to know a Barista Master. If you want to be a Barista Master then start your training at Coffee School.
What You Will Learn
- Loading the group handle and tamping coffee
- Adjusting the grinder and espresso machines to achieve perfect espresso
- Advanced milk texturing
- Introduction to Latte Art (poured and etched patterns)
- Specialist coffee advice
- Pouring the coffees from the coffee menu
- Cleaning and maintain the espresso machine and grinder
- Safe food handling practices and much more!
Learners will be assessed at the end of the classroom session. Coffee School by CHT utilises competency-based assessment method to confirm the required knowledge and skills have been achieved. If a student is unable to achieve competence the first time, they can repeat the course until they are competent.
Two days - 9am to 4:30pm
Learners who succesfully complete this course will be issued with the nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the units:
- SITHFAB005 - Prepare and serve espresso coffee
- SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
Entrance Requirements / Pre-requisites
- Learners must be 16 years of age and over at the time of course commencement.
- There are no pre-requisite units for this course.
How to Make a Booking
To book into this course, please follow these simple steps:
- Select a date from the course timetable on this page.
- Complete the short online form.
- Make a payment via credit or debit card.
- Receive an email with confirmation of your booking.
- If you are completing a nationally recognised unit you will need to complete a short questionnaire which includes getting your USI (Unique Student Identifier.)