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Barista Basic / Barista Coffee (Level 1)

In our Barista Basic / Barista Coffee course (Level 1) you'll master the basics and some of the crucial theory involved in making the perfect espresso coffee.

Under the direction of our industry professional trainers, you'll learn to create six different coffees that are commonly served in cafes around Australia, along with grinding techniques, milk texturing and much more. Our classes are capped at 12 participants, with each student gaining the essential experience of creating coffees using a professional coffee machine.

The four-hour course covers:

  • The history of coffee
  • Preparing a range of espresso coffees
  • Texturing milk correctly
  • Coffee machine operation
  • How to make each coffee on the menu
  • Coffee presentation
  • Using & setting the coffee grinder
  • Cleaning & maintenance of equipment
  • Job referral Information.

Students who complete iTFE's Barista Basics course are welcome to enrol in our Level 2 Barista course. In our Barista Level 2, your trainer will divulge more into the art of making coffee, including speed techniques, hygiene practices and an introduction to latte art.

  • Course duration
    4 hours
  • Accreditation
    This course is based upon the nationally accredited Unit of Competency - SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee. Participants receive a certificate of participation in this training course.
  • Location
    Victoria
  • Study mode
    Short course
  • International visitors
    Yes, conditions apply, please contact our Careers’ Team
  • Course type
    On Campus

Course details

  • VIC

Course modules

This Barista Basics course is based upon the nationally accredited Unit of Competency – SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee by the Australian National Training Authority.

Employment outcomes

In our Barista Level 1 course participants will gain hands-on experience using a coffee machine and the confidence and knowledge to make the most commonly requested coffees. Students receive a certificate of participation upon completion of this course. 

Course structure

Course is run over four consecutive hours.

Requirements

Please note as a part of Health and Safety Standards, ensure that you wear adequate footwear such as closed-in shoes to participate in this course. Participants are required to bring proof of identification documents, such as a passport or driver’s licence on the day of training.

Fees

$99

How to apply

Enrol below or contact iTFE on 1300 659 557

Book this course today

  • Victoria
Date Location Seats available Price Get started
Thursday December 13, 2018, 1:30pm - 5:30pm 112 Peel St, North Melbourne 2 seats available $99
Thursday December 20, 2018, 1:30pm - 5:30pm 112 Peel St, North Melbourne 8 seats available $99
Thursday December 27, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm 112 Peel St, North Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Saturday December 29, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm 112 Peel St, North Melbourne 11 seats available $99
Thursday January 3, 2019, 9:00am - 1:00pm 112 Peel St, North Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Saturday January 5, 2019, 9:00am - 1:00pm 112 Peel St, North Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Thursday January 10, 2019, 9:00am - 1:00pm 112 Peel St, North Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Thursday January 17, 2019, 9:00am - 1:00pm 112 Peel St, North Melbourne 12 seats available $99

“I learned so much during the course and had an amazing teacher. I feel so much more confident about getting a job and have had more exposure to the hospitality industry.”

Rhiannan, September 2017
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