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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.

Note: NSW Students on a Student VISA (subclass 500) are not eligible for enrolment.

  • Course duration
    4 hours
  • Accreditation
    This course is based upon the nationally accredited Unit of Competency ‘Prepare and serve espresso coffee’ (SITHFAB204). Participants receive a certificate of participation in this training course.
  • Location
    VictoriaNew South Wales
  • Study mode
    Short course
  • International visitors
    Yes, conditions apply, please contact our Careers’ Team
  • Course type
    On Campus

Course details

  • VIC
  • NSW

Course modules

This course is based upon the nationally accredited Unit of Competency ‘Prepare and serve espresso coffee’ (SITHFAB204) 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

Course modules

The Barista Basics course is based upon the nationally accredited Unit of Competency ‘Prepare and serve espresso coffee’ (SITHFAB204) by the Australian National Training Authority.

Course structure

Course is run over four consecutive hours.

Requirements

Participants are required to bring proof of identification documents, such as a passport or driver’s licence on the day of training. 

Fees

$90

How to apply

Enrol below or contact iTFE on 1300 659 557

Book this course today

Filter course sessions by your state

  • New South Wales
  • Victoria
Date Location Seats available Price Get started
Tuesday February 20, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 1, 11 Aird St, Parramatta (next to Westfield) 12 seats available $90
Saturday February 24, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 1, 11 Aird St, Parramatta (next to Westfield) 12 seats available $90
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 1, 11 Aird St, Parramatta (next to Westfield) 15 seats available $90
Date Location Seats available Price Get started
Tuesday February 20, 2018, 2:00pm - 6:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 5 seats available $99
Thursday February 22, 2018, 10:00am - 2:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 8 seats available $99
Friday February 23, 2018, 9:30am - 1:30pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 9 seats available $99
Saturday February 24, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 10 seats available $99
Sunday February 25, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Tuesday February 27, 2018, 2:00pm - 6:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Thursday March 1, 2018, 10:00am - 2:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Friday March 2, 2018, 9:30am - 1:30pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Saturday March 3, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Sunday March 4, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Tuesday March 6, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Tuesday March 6, 2018, 2:00pm - 6:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Thursday March 8, 2018, 10:00am - 2:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Friday March 9, 2018, 9:30am - 1:30pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Saturday March 10, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Sunday March 11, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Tuesday March 13, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Tuesday March 13, 2018, 2:00pm - 6:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Thursday March 15, 2018, 10:00am - 2:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Friday March 16, 2018, 9:30am - 1:30pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Saturday March 17, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Sunday March 18, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Tuesday March 20, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Tuesday March 20, 2018, 2:00pm - 6:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Thursday March 22, 2018, 10:00am - 2:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Friday March 23, 2018, 9:30am - 1:30pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Saturday March 24, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 11 seats available $99
Sunday March 25, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Tuesday March 27, 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Tuesday March 27, 2018, 2:00pm - 6:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, Melbourne 12 seats available $99
Thursday March 29, 2018, 10:00am - 2:00pm Level 7, 250 Collins St, 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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