Sydney’s original barista course.
Since 1999. Celebrating 25 years.

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Learning to brew coffee isn’t hard. Making good coffee is.

The difference is in your knowledge.

When you learn from the roaster who crafted it, you learn how to get the best out of the beans – and your machine.

Because making coffee isn’t just about beans. Knowing how to navigate and calibrate your brew equipment is vital for a flavour-filled cup.

Home brewer or coffee pro, we teach a professional barista calibre of content to skill you up for peak pour down.



1 trainer per 3 students


Your own group head
+ steam wand
EST. 1999

EST. 1999

From Australia’s most awarded coffee roaster


Home, pro + champion baristas

Learn directly from our accredited roaster-trainers.
Intimately understand the nuances of brew equipment and beans.

The original Sydney barista course provider, we teach home and café baristas to make consistently delicious coffee on all brewing machines.

If you want to brew better at home, kick off your barista career or elevate your café offering,
our 25+ years of coffee training expertise will get you there.

Held at our SCA-certified training space in Brookvale, our Sydney barista courses are intimate, personal and completely hands on.

Gain the confidence to perfect your pour, ground in a deep understanding of how the beans journeyed to your cup. We guarantee you’ll walk away making better coffee than when you came in.

Train with the best. Brew your best.

Courses are available all year round.

The proof is in the pour

  • Extremely in-depth barista course and tour.
    Learnt a lot and Sebastian was very helpful.
    We also got some freebies at the end. Would 100% recommend!

    Charlie Naylor, Sydney
  • Absolutely loved the Latte Art Fundamentals class!
    We learnt so much about coffee, milks, micro bubbles, textures and pouring techniques.
    The instructor was kind, funny and very very passionate about coffee!

  • I would highly recommend for any workplaces, couples or friends
    looking for a fun activity on the Northern Beaches to do together.

    Maia Murray
  • Theory and practical skills were useful in extending my knowledge.
    Content and delivery were great!

    Kiera Miranova, Cammeray
  • What I found most useful was having time to practice with feedback.

    Maggie Tan, North Rocks
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