Barista Essentials

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Want a job as a Barista? Then you should do our Barista course!

Discover the secrets to making the perfect coffee – full body, magnificent aroma, well – established cream and a consistent, attractive presentation. Covers frothing, maintenance of commercial grinders and espresso machines and correct technique for making espresso, macchiato, long black, cappuccino and café latte. Suitable for job seekers. Includes certificate.

All our Clayton Campus Barista courses are held in the Wholefoods Cafe.

“Life is too short for bad coffee”
Students need to attend 75% of the course to be eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion. Please book early for this very popular course.

Class Schedule

Course CodeDayStart DateEnd DateTimeLocation
211SUMCOFFPMFriJan 29thJan 29th3:00pm - 7:00pmWholefoods cafe
211COFFBSatFeb 13thFeb 13th9:00am - 1:00pmWholefoods cafe
211COFFCMonFeb 22ndFeb 22nd5:30pm - 9:30pmWholefoods cafe
211COFFDWedMar 3rdMar 3rd5:30pm - 9:30pmWholefoods cafe
211COFFEThuMar 11thMar 11th5:30pm - 9:30pmWholefoods cafe
211COFFFTueMar 23rdMar 23rd5:30pm - 9:30pmWholefoods cafe
211COFFGWedApr 7thApr 7th5:30pm - 9:30pmWholefoods cafe
211COFFHSatApr 17thApr 17th9:00am - 1:00pmWholefoods cafe
211COFFIMonApr 26thApr 26th5:30pm - 9:30pmWholefoods cafe
211COFFJWedMay 5thMay 5th5:30pm - 9:30pmWholefoods cafe

Course Fees

Fees are inclusive of all materials.

To view our Refund and Transfer Policy please click here.

MSA Rewards$126.00
Concession $130.00
Full Fee$137.00

1 x 4 hour session

Notebook and pen. Must wear enclosed shoes (No thongs or sandals).

Richard Hands

Richard currently manages the Sir John’s Bar at Monash University in Clayton and has over 20 years experience in hospitality ranging from cafes, pubs, clubs, 5* hotels, high end restaurants, cocktail bars and private members bars. He has been trained by master sommeliers/blenders, leading industry experts on spirits, beers and liqueurs, world renowned cocktail bartenders, Michelin starred chefs and has undertaken a number of courses and programs to develop his skills and knowledge within the industry. In London he was a trainer for Match Bar Group and Gaucho restaurants for a number of years where high expectations were placed on students and trainers. He has also opened venues and consulted for hospitality businesses here in Australia