Barista Training – Accredited

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Join our one-day Barista Skills training course to learn professional Barista techniques including, how to use and maintain an espresso machine, identifying and adjusting to the correct grind, dosage and extraction, stretching and texturising milk, coffee art and the many coffee variations. Participants will also need to successfully complete an online theory component in their own time.


Central Coast Community College Campus - Training Cafe: Southloop Road, Ourimbah NSW 2258.

Course Dates

Semester 2 - 2022 dates to be advised.

Who Is This Course For

This course is for students looking to gain or upgrade their Barista ticket.

Learning Outcomes

  • Overview of coffee history
  • Blends and single origin
  • Coffee extraction
  • Coffee dosage
  • Stretching milk
  • Adjusting grind
  • Common coffees found in Australian cafes
  • Clean and maintain the coffee machine
  • Basic coffee art
  • Food hygiene practices

Study Pathways

Students who graduate from this course may continue their studies by enrolling in the Certificate III in Hospitality.

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Barista in cafes and shops

Delivery Mode

Blended learning- Face to face delivery with an online component.

This course is run over 2 days

Course Fees

The cost of this course is $195, which is payable at the time of enrolment.

Entry Requirements

When you study with Central Coast Community College, our team want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification.

  • Course Prerequisite

Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent, Certificate II), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

  • Unique Student Identifier

Our tip for fast tracking your course application is to have your Unique Student Identifier (USI) ready.

The USI process is online and easy, just be sure to have some valid ID ready for the application. Once you have your USI you need to provide it to us, either by including it in the space provided on your enrolment or just send it to us via email.

Obtain your USI here:

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen, paper and folder to class. All other course resources will be provided for you on the day.

Student must adhere to the uniform policy including;

  • Closed in non slip shoes
  • Long pants
  • Long sleeve or t-shirt only
  • Apron

Units of Competency

Assessments are made against units of competency.

SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
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