hospitality 3

Barista Training

Want to learn how to make delicious coffee and expand your skills in the hospitality industry? This accredited course allows students who experience barriers to training to obtain their barista ticket and learn professional techniques to make you cafe-work ready!

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligibility criteria applies.

As part of this course, students will achieve the following 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

Students will complete the following units of competency:

  • SITHFAB025 - Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITXFSA005 - Use hygienic practices for food safety

Central Coast Community College

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

Click here for more information about the enrolment process.

This training is fully subsidised for eligible students by the NSW Government under the ACE program.

Check your eligibility via our ACE Eligibility page, or contact us on 02 4348 4300 to chat with our Student Services team.

Students who meet the eligibility criteria for ACE funded training will not be required to pay any course fees. Please see above funding eligibility for more information.

For students who are not eligible for funded training per the eligibility criteria, the cost to undertake this course is $195.

This course will be delivered across two days. Students are required to attend both days to complete both units of competency for this course.


  • Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st September
  • Wednesday 11th & Thursday 12th October
  • Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th October
  • Wednesday 22nd & Thursday 23rd November


  • Training for this course will be delivered face to face at our Ourimbah campus.

Students are required to bring a pen, paper, and folder to the course, as well as wearing appropriate attire including enclosed non-slip shoes, long pants, t-shirt or long sleeve shirt, and an apron. All other course resources will be provided.

Further study options:

  • Certificate III in Hospitality
  • Certificate IV in Hospitality

Career prospects:

  • Barista
  • Cafe worker

Upgrade your skillset and enrol now!

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