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NONM0021A Barista Master Class

Become a true barista!

Are you passionate about espresso coffee? Are you looking to hone your skills in order to become a true barista? This 6 hour ‘hands-on’ advanced barista experience will help master your craft of espresso coffee making.

Participants will gain advanced barista skills and knowledge in order to prepare and serve great espresso coffee. Much more hands on than “Barista Basics’, participants will practice making a range of coffee beverages. All our trainers are qualified and passionate espresso operators.

Participants will learn:

  • Factors that affect the extraction rate of espresso
  • How to set and adjust the grinder
  • Advanced milk texturing techniques
  • Fudge Art, etching and free pouring
  • Advanced coffee menu and order processing

Participants will receive:

  • A Statement of Attendance
  • Comprehensive handouts
  • Laminated coffee menu instruction sheets
  • The opportunity to practice making espresso menu beverages
  • The skills and knowledge to then progress onto the next level of coffee training

Location, dates and times


Before commencing your enrolment over the phone:

For all phone enrolments – proof of identity (50 points)  must be provided before any enrolment can proceed – see the list below – e.g.

  • Birth Certificate (70 points),
  • Passport (70 points),
  • Driver’s Licence (40 points),
  • Centrelink Concession Card (40 points)
  • Financial Institution Card/s (40 points)
  • Medicare Card (20 points)

When attending a campus you must bring your proof of ID with you.

Please be aware that if you wish to continue into any further accredited study you will need a USI.
To create a USI, visit and follow the prompts.

Drysdale Campus –
4pm to 9.30pm

  • Dates to be advised

Launceston Campus, Drysdale –
5.30pm to 8.30pm

  • Dates to be advised

Devonport Campus – 
5.30pm to 8.30pm

  • Dates to be advised

Please Note: Courses will be run subject to reaching minimum class numbers.

For bookings and further information, call 1300 655 307 or email

Learning Options

This course is delivered on campus.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

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Fees and Payments

2018 – $255 per person
Course prices for single employer groups are negotiable.

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Essential Requirements

Learners should have previous espresso experience or have completed ‘Barista Basics.’


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available here


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