We provide face to face Barista Training at our SCA Campus at Brookvale with bookings available for 2021.
Courses are limited to 3 students per class until COVID restrictions are lifted to allow for full classes to resume.

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Essence of Espresso

barista course

The Essence of Espresso full day course - for the person who wants a job in coffee.

Morning - Essence of Espresso Theory [101]

We thoroughly explore correct extraction involving grinder philosophy and adjustments, espresso machine calibration, espresso volumes and espresso machine trouble shooting. Barista techniques are explained by following objective and subjective systems.

Afternoon - Essence of Espresso Practical [102]

We apply what we have learned in the first half with a hands-on session. Real life café scenarios are worked through.

Course Details

9:00AM-12:00PM: Essence Theory [101] 

1PM-4:30PM: Essence Practical [102] 


Class size: Max 6 students

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