Get the skills you need to make great coffee with this introductory Espresso Essentials course.

Essential for anyone who wishes to make a start in the café industry, this course will provide you with an opportunity to learn the basics of coffee making and is a great way to increase your knowledge of the café industry and gain a basic overview of coffee preparation.

This commercial short course, held at our specialist hospitality and tourism facility, Drysdale, is an introduction to espresso coffee making and will provide you with the basic skills and knowledge you need to make great espresso.

In this course you will learn how to extract espresso, texture milk and practice your technique in making espresso drinks, as well as how to safely operate and clean espresso machines and grinders.

On successful completion of this short course you will receive a Statement of Attendance. You might also like to further your tourism and hospitality career and consider enrolling in SIT30616 – Certificate III in Hospitality.

Locations, dates & times

CampusDateAttendance/DurationStudy typeApply
North
Drysdale Launceston13 Jul 2021 -
14 Jul 2021
Short course

2 evenings, Tuesday & Wednesday, 5:30pm to 8:30pm

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Drysdale Launceston14 Sep 2021 -
15 Sep 2021
Short course

2 evenings, Tuesday & Wednesday, 5:30pm to 8:30pm

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Drysdale Launceston9 Nov 2021 -
10 Nov 2021
Short course

2 evenings, Tuesday & Wednesday, 5:30pm to 8:30pm

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Drysdale Launceston7 Dec 2021 -
8 Dec 2021
Short course

2 evenings, Tuesday & Wednesday, 5:30pm to 8:30pm

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South
Drysdale Hobart2 Jun 2021 -
2 Jun 2021
Short course

Attendance required from 9.00am- to 2.30pm

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Drysdale Hobart16 Jun 2021 -
16 Jun 2021
Short course

Attendance required from 4.00pm - 9.30pm

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Drysdale Hobart4 Aug 2021 -
4 Aug 2021
Short course

Attendance required from 9.00am- to 2.30pm

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Drysdale Hobart18 Aug 2021 -
18 Aug 2021
Short course

Attendance required from 4.00pm - 9.30pm

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Drysdale Hobart6 Oct 2021 -
6 Oct 2021
Short course

Attendance required from 9.00am- to 2.30pm

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Drysdale Hobart20 Oct 2021 -
20 Oct 2021
Short course

Attendance required from 4.00pm - 9.30pm

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Drysdale Hobart3 Nov 2021 -
3 Nov 2021
Short course

Attendance required from 9.00am to 2.30pm

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Drysdale Hobart17 Nov 2021 -
17 Nov 2021
Short course

Attendance required from 4.00pm - 9.30pm

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North West
Devonport11 May 2021 -
12 May 2021
Short course

2 evenings 5pm to 8pm

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Devonport8 Jun 2021 -
9 Jun 2021
Short course

2 evenings 5pm to 8pm

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Devonport13 Jul 2021 -
14 Jul 2021
Short course

2 evening 5pm to 8pm

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Devonport10 Aug 2021 -
11 Aug 2021
Short course

2 evenings 5pm to 8 pm

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Devonport14 Sep 2021 -
15 Sep 2021
Short course

2 evenings 5pm to 8 pm

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Devonport12 Oct 2021 -
13 Oct 2021
Short course

2 evenings 5pm to 8 pm

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Devonport9 Nov 2021 -
10 Nov 2021
Short course

2 evenings 5pm to 9 pm

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Devonport30 Nov 2021 -
1 Dec 2021
Short course

2 evenings 5pm to 9pm

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Career opportunities

  • Café Attendant
  • Barista

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Career opportunities

  • Café Attendant
  • Barista