Coffee Appreciation

Coffee Appreciation

Course Details

Experience the bean to cup method. Our roasting class is designed to give you the skills to start roasting your own coffee. Join us to be part of the creation of your own signature coffee!

What You Will Learn

  • Theory behind roasting
  • Chemical changes that occur inside the roaster’s drum and how to apply this knowledge to your roasting practice
  • Equipment operation and maintenance
  • Green been selection and origins
  • Recognising errors made during the roasting process
  • Roasted coffee flavour profiles – degrees of roast
  • Basic blending techniques
  • Roast the bean of your choice from our selection of wonderful coffees, from single origin to your own unique blend
  • Then make the same coffee in five different ways – espresso, drip coffee, French press, pour-over, and Turkish style


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

Three hours

These sessions are designed to be shared by small groups, to gain a firsthand, in-depth experience in their individual coffee journeys to remember, forever.


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

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.

Upcoming Courses

Fees and Government Funding

Tuition Fees (GST Exempt)Cost
Full Fee$99
Government Funded*N/A

Are you eligible for a Government Subsidy?

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

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.

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

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