Course Type:
Short Course
Study Mode:
On Campus
Bairnsdale, Leongatha, Morwell
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Course Overview

This course will teach you the skills and knowledge needed to extract and serve espresso coffee. An expert, industry-trained barista will teach you the best techniques to make a great coffee to attract customers or to impress your friends and family.

You will learn how coffee is made in a café setting and have the opportunity to produce coffee using a commercial machine.

In this course you will learn about:

  • Equipment familiarisation and safety
  • Coffee History
  • Coffee Styles
  • Extracting espresso
  • Texturizing milk
  • Cleaning and maintaining the coffee machine and grinder.

This course is designed for the at home or commercial coffee enthusiast. It is also suitable for people wishing to enter the industry or upskill.

Course Dates

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Qualifications and Recognition

Upon completion of this course students will receive a Statement of Participation.

Career Opportunities

On successful completion of this short course, you will have the basic skills to apply for supervised job roles as a Barista in training or Café worker.

Opportunities for Further Study

If you wish to further develop your skills and knowledge in Hospitality, you could apply for the Certificate III in Hospitality or enrol in the Espresso Coffee Skill Set to provide you with additional practice and experience.

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Recommended entry requirements:

All applicants should have  a basic understanding of the English Language.


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Online requirement

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Course Cost


Materials Fees

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Specialist Course Information



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Pathway to Industry Licence

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Course Structure

Course Modules

COFFEE Basic Espresso Coffee Making


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