Barista Coffee Course (Non-Accredited)

Barista Coffee Course

Barista Course Details

Victoria’s baristas have a global reputation for being amongst the most experienced, creative, and technical in the industry. The standards set here are often followed by the rest of the world. Victorians are immensely proud of this reputation and, as a result, coffee is a bigger part of our culture than it has ever been.

Employers and customers alike demand the best from their baristas. They must have the technical skills and product knowledge required to meet the standards of Victoria’s voracious appetite for coffee. Our trainers know this, and they are here to show you what that passion is all about. Our goal is to prepare you to become a part of this vibrant coffee industry.

The best way to learn is to get hands on with the equipment. Our purpose-built coffee training rooms are filled with industry standard coffee machines, so you will have uninterrupted access to the machines during training. You will be grinding coffee beans, texturing milk, and pouring every different type of coffee served by cafes, restaurants, and other venues around Victoria.

What You Will Learn

  • Loading the group handle and tamping coffee
  • Adjusting the grinder and espresso machines to achieve perfect espresso
  • Milk texturing
  • Introduction to Latte Art
  • Pouring the coffees from the coffee menu
  • Cleaning and maintain the espresso machine and grinder


CHT utilises competency-based assessment to demonstrate that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by nationally recognised standards. As this is a non-accredited course, no assessment is applicable.

Course Duration

One day


On successful completion of the course, you will be issued with a non-accredited Certificate of Participation.

For our accredited barista course please see here

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 Enrol

To enrol into this course, please follow these simple steps

  • Select a date from the course timetable on this page.
  • Complete your personal details and make a payment via credit or debit card.
  • Receive an email with confirmation of your booking.
  • Complete the full enrolment form prior to the commencement of your course.

Fees and Government Funding

Tuition Fees (GST Exempt)Cost
Full Fee$195
Government Funded*N/A

Are you eligible for a Government Subsidy?

Government funding is not available for the standalone Barista Coffee course; however, you might want to consider doing our Government funded* Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40416), which includes Barista Coffee amongst other subjects.

If you are an Australian citizen (or permanent resident) you may be eligible for this subsidised course.

Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40416) is a nationally recognised qualification which includes:

  • Barista Coffee
  • Bartending
  • Food Handling and Food Safety Supervisor
  • Leadership and Management
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
  • Waiting Skills
  • Plus much more!

Visit the course page for further details: Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40416)

Click here to see CHT’s fee schedule.

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*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

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