Barista Basics

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This one-day course will offer the full range of front of house aspects to working in a café/small restaurant environment with specific focus on barista training and customer service.

Description

This one-day course will offer the full range of front of house aspects to working in a café/small restaurant environment with specific focus on barista training, and customer service. Learners will gain hands on experience in the safe operation of a commercial coffee machine learning how to prepare and make a range of coffee types, know and observe safe practices in using an espresso machine and grinder, and have a basic understanding of how to shut down and clean the coffee-making equipment.Skills such as customer service and team work will be covered and reinforced through role plays and simulated work scenarios.
 
This course is aimed at providing people looking for a job in cafes or hospitality with some basic experience in the industry. On completion you will receive a Certificate of Achievement.
 
Open to anyone over 15 years of age.

 

Course date, location and time

Upcoming dates:   

Saturday 22 October

Time: 10am-3pm

Location: Eltham Living & Learning Training site, 905-907 Main Rd (opposite the Burger Lounge, next to Eltham Kindergarten) 

 

Fees

Fee-paying - $95
Concession - $86

Eligibility for concession fee:
  • Commonwealth Health Care Card holders, and their dependant children and dependant spouses
  • Pensioner Concession Card holders, and their dependant children and dependant spouses
  • Veteran's Gold Card holders (but not their dependants)

 

What to bring

  • a drink bottle
  • lunch
  • a snack/morning tea if desired
  • notepad and pen.
There is a small fridge in the classroom where you can store your lunch for the day.

 

Prerequisites

Participants must be aged over 15 years.

There are no prerequisites to attend this course.  

 

Learning Pathways

Completion of this course can lead to further education pathways in Hospitality at local TAFE. 

 

How to enrol

Applications for enrolment can be processed using our online system.

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If the course you are interested in is not listed, it may be booked out. Please contact us using the 'Enquire now' button above to find out about future courses.

If you are a concession card holder you will need to present your concession card at one of our centres prior to the start of the course in order to be eligible for the concession fee.