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  • St Helens
  • Claremont

Attendance options

  • Short course

Study type

  • Mixed Learning

Tuition fees

Please note: The course overview is intended as a guide only. Not all courses are available at all locations or through all study types and attendance options. Please check Locations, Dates and Times below or enquire for further information.

Want to learn how coffee is made in a café or restaurant, and gain the skills to produce coffee using a commercial coffee machine? This course is ideal for anyone looking to enter the hospitality industry or upskill!

To be a great barista you need to be friendly, organised, adaptable and a great communicator….does this sound like you? If the answer is yes, then a career in hospitality is just for you!

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to extract and serve espresso coffee beverages using commercial espresso machines and grinders and how to safely and hygienically prepare food to prevent contamination. The course trains you on how to advise customers on coffee beverages, select and grind coffee beans, prepare espresso coffee beverages and how to maintain and clean espresso machines, grinders and food contact surfaces.

Apply for this Barista skill set course and it will assist you entering hospitality operations across a range of venues, such as cafes, kiosks, restaurants, clubs, hotels and bars.

This course is delivered over a 2-week period and involves online learning as well as 5 days of practical activities on campus. On successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units completed. You might also like to further your tourism and hospitality career and consider enrolling in SIT30616 – Certificate III in Hospitality.

Note - Students undertaking this course at St Helens are required to hold a Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (RWVP).

Interested in starting this course?

Contact us today to express your interest or make an enquiry.

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Career opportunities

  • Café Attendant
  • Barista
  • Kitchen hand
  • Food and Beverage attendants

Career opportunities

  • Café Attendant
  • Barista
  • Kitchen hand
  • Food and Beverage attendants

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Whether you are at the very start of your training, returning to study after a long break, or looking to upskill in a specific area, we're here to help you to be successful in your chosen field of study, apprenticeship or traineeship.

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