Barista course Frequently Asked Questions

What will I be learning in the barista class?

Students will learn how to operate coffee machines, make every coffee on the menu, clean the coffee machine & use and set grinders.

Accreditation of this Coffee Course ?  What Certificate is given on Completion?

The SITHFAB005 Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee Statement of Attainment which is nationally recognised.

Duration of the Coffee Course?

The accredited barista coffee course is 5 hours including practical and assessment. (Required : Successful completion of SITXOHS002A ORSITXFSA101 – Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety)

What if i already have my Food Hygiene certificate ?

If you have atteded the food hygiene course with another RTO, we will need a photocopy of your statement of attainment signed by a Justice of the Peace.

How will I be assessed?

There are both written and practical assessments.

Will I have my own machine?

Yes, each participating student will have their own coffee machine.

How many Coffees will we make in the class?

Students can make as many cups of coffees as they like. By the end of the lesson you are very confident at making perfect silky milk and each coffee on the menu

Why attend ?

Most people attend the Barista course so that they get a job immediately or open a Cafe. The first question you will be asked when applying for a job is “Can you make coffee?”

If you have the recognised certificate and you can demonstrate correctly that you have the skills, they will hire you. After completing our Barista Course you will be very quick and confident at making every Coffee on the menu. You will have the Barista skills someone who has been doing it for years.

Age Requirement?

Anyone over 12 years old.

Will I get a job after the course?

Yes, Most students who apply for work after the course are successful in getting a job as they can all make coffee correctly.

Is one day enough to learn how to make coffee?

Yes after you have made 50 or more Coffees in one day you will never forget how to do it. In fact you will be very efficient and consistent at it.

How many students in a class?

Usually between 10 – 20 students per class. Each student has their own machine to make unlimited coffees so there is NO waiting.

Barista course location?

This course is currently unavailable. Sorry for the inconvenience. We will try have booking available soon

Need to book in advance?

It is best to book as soon as possible as classes fill quickly but if you can see a date on our website there are still spots available.

Does the classroom have air conditioning?


Are all Coffee machines the same?

Yes all commercial coffee machines function the same way like all cars are driven the same way. Once you have learnt on our machines you will be able to operate every machine.

What type of machine will I learn on?

Commercial coffee machines are used (commercial grade).

Poor English ! can I still learn?

Yes you can! Making coffee is a practical hands on skill so you can learn by simply watching the teacher and practicing.

Are the trainers experienced and qualified?

All trainers are qualified with the CERT IV in Training and Assessment with many years Industry experience.

Do I need a work visa?

No visa is required.