Accredited Barista Course Melbourne

Course Information - Barista Coffee Course Master Class

This course describes the performance outcomes, skills, and knowledge required to extract and serve espresso coffee beverages using commercial espresso machines and grinders. It requires the ability to advise customers on coffee beverages, select and grind coffee beans, prepare and assess espresso coffee beverages and to use, maintain, and clean espresso machines and grinders.

This course applies to any hospitality organisation that serves espresso coffee beverages, including cafes, restaurants, bars, clubs, function, and event venues.

It applies to espresso machine operators who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision.

For those looking for a non-accredited option, check out our Barista Course to gain practical skills and hands-on experience.

Entrance Requirements Learners must be 16 years of age and over at the time of course commencement.
Pre-requisites There are no pre-requisite units for this course.
Duration Two days (14 hours).

Upon completion of the course, you have the option to return for monthly free refresher classes to practice the techniques you learn during the course for up to six months after you complete the course.

Class size 1 student per group head (no sharing equipment!)
Location Level 3/28 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Certification On successful completion of the course, you will be issued with nationally recognised Statement(s) of Attainment:

SITHFAB025 - Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee and
SITXFSA005 - Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety

Assessment Written assessment and a skills demonstration.

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What Will I 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!

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 and click 'book now'.
  • 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.
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Fees and Government Funding

Tuition Fees (GST Exempt) Cost
Full Fee $295
Government Funded* N/A
Concession N/A

Are you eligible for a Government Subsidy?

Government funding is not available for the standalone Barista Coffee Master Class; however, you might want to consider doing our Government funded* Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40422), 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 (SIT40422) 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 (SIT40422)

Click here to see CHT’s fee schedule.

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

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