Barista Basics

Our barista basics course is designed to give students with the basic knowledge and skills required to produce and serve espresso coffee beverages using commercial espresso machines.

The student will learn how to advise customers on coffee beverages, select and grind coffee beans, prepare and assess espresso coffee beverages and to use, maintain and clean espresso machines.

This is a non-accredited course and you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

In this course, you will learn how to: 

  • Organise coffee workstation
  • Select and grind coffee beans
  • Advise customers on espresso coffee
  • Extract and monitor quality of espresso
  • Texture milk
  • Serve espresso coffee beverages
  • Clean espresso equipment


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How long? It takes 3 minutes to enrol and pay.  The course takes 2-4 hours to complete depending on your existing knowledge. No need to finish the course in one session!  Log in and out as many times as you like, the system which questions you have answered correctly.

You have 4 weeks to complete your course.  After that, your course will expire, and you will not be able to access it.

How does it work?  Click “Start Course Now” button, enter your details, and proceed to the payment page and pay. After payment, you are given immediate access to your “My Training”. Simply click on the name of the course when you are ready to start. No need to wait for an email with log in details.

The course is broken into sections. At the end of each section is an assessment.

How will I be assessed?  This course is broken down into small, manageable sections designed to improve your learning. At the end of each section is a multiple choice quiz. Assessment for this course comprises online quizzes and case studies.

You are required to get all questions in a section before moving to the next section.  You will be given feedback questions you answered incorrectly.

If you answer any questions incorrectly (even one!), you will be returned to the beginning of the assessment to attempt ALL the questions for that section again.  You can review the learning materials during the assessment.

You can take the test as many times as you need. 

Click here to read our student handbook and documents relating to learner’s rights including our complaints and appeals process.


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