Barista Basics

Published on 13 August 2021


Are you looking for employment in the hospitality sector? 
Would you like to learn how to make a quality barista coffee at home?

Register for our 1 day Barista Basics course!

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, customer service and team work.  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. Important 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 with some basic experience in the industry. It will also lead to further education pathways in Hospitality at local TAFE. On completion you will receive a Certificate of Achievement.
Open to anyone over 15 years of age.
Dates and times:
The course runs from 10am-4pm on:
Saturday 20 Nov - Diamond Creek Living & Learning Centre (funded spots available) - FULLY BOOKED!!
Wed 12 Jan - Eltham Living & Learning Centre (15-18 yrs only, fee-paying only)
Wed 19 Jan – Panton Hill Living & Learning Centre (15-18 yrs only, fee-paying only)

How to Enrol:

To enrol please download the enrolment form(DOCX, 180KB) and email to

Enrolment Fees:
Fee-paying - $85*
Funded - $30*
Concession - $20*

* click here for more information on fee eligibility 


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