BARISTA COURSE ADELAIDE

ADELAIDE BARISTA TRAINING VENUE

Skills Training College delivers the best barista course Adelaide has to offer. Whether you’re someone who is interested in working hands on in the coffee industry, who wants to add some flair to their cup by learning to make beautiful latte art, or is just a coffee connoisseur who wants the knowledge to brew the perfect cup at home, we can get you started with one of our nationally recognised training courses.

Skills Training College conveniently provides our training courses from our coffee school location at Level 2/45 Grenfell Street in Adelaide’s CBD. This means it is as easy as it can possibly be to start your journey toward becoming an expert barista.

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Ready to become a professional barista? Enrol in our Adelaide barista course today and take the first step toward a rewarding career as a barista. 

ADELAIDE BARISTA COURSE

Skills Training College‘s nationally accredited barista training course teaches you everything you need to know to become a qualified and confident barista. In addition to the barista basics of how to prepare and serve espresso coffee using our modern espresso machines, you’ll also leave our coffee school knowing the essentials of hygienic practices for food safety. What you’ll learn includes how to:

  • Use hygienic practices including correct food safety and handling.
  • Prepare, calibrate, maintain, operate, and clean a coffee machine and other coffee equipment.
  • Choose coffee beans, roasts, and blends, and the correct amounts of each.
  • Pouring milk and techniques for an attractive finish.
  • Use a team wand use to froth milk and for texturing.
  • Make different types of specialty coffee and other hot beverages including a flat white, latte, espresso, long black, cappuccino, mocha, piccolo latte, and even hot chocolate.
  • Create simple yet beautiful coffee art.
Ready to embark on a career in hospitality? Enrol in an upcoming Adelaide barista course today. 

COMPLETE BARISTA COURSE

Price: $149
Delivery: In-Person
Duration: 5 Hours (In-person)
BONUS: Latte Art Masterclass
LIMITED SPACES!

ADELAIDE barista Training Course

Taking the best barista training course is an essential first step to making a perfect, fresh coffee each time. Whether you want to prepare and serve espresso coffee, cappuccinos, lattes, mochas, or one of the many other kinds of specialty coffee, our barista courses can show you the way. As a CRICOS registered training organisation, Skills Training College rewards graduates with a nationally recognised statement of attainment for both domestic and international students.

Completing this coffee school course is a fantastic first step toward working in the hospitality and customer service industries. Whether you’re looking to enter the workforce for the very first time, are interested in switching to a more social career where you can meet new people on a daily basis, or just want to make people’s days a bit brighter with spectacular coffee art, our Adelaide barista course is where it all begins. Completing this course will make it easier than ever before for you to find a new job with the following businesses:

  • Cafes
  • Espresso bars
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Clubs
  • And many, many more!

With hospitality’s flexible hours and eternally high demand for new staff, getting your foot in the door of the industry has never been easier than after completing one of our barista courses. You will soon be in an unparalleled position to further develop your food and beverage service knowledge with additional training and professional development opportunities. Eventually, you’ll be able to work across a wide range of possible industry roles, and potentially one day step into a management position.

Completing one of our barista courses opens up a wider world of job opportunities than one might have initially expected. Even staying within the realm of hospitality, being able to make coffee is an essential skill in dozens of workplaces. Here are just a few occupations which look favourably on hiring someone with prior coffee experience:

  • Barista
  • Cafe manager
  • Waiter
  • Restaurant host
  • Bar staff

As a CRICOS registered training organisation, Skills Training College’s barista course is open to both eligible domestic and international students. There are no prior formal academic requirements necessary to enrol in one of our coffee school courses. However, students must possesses essential skills in written and verbal English and numeracy in order to:

  • Take a customer’s order and make recommendations.
  • Read instructions for operating, cleaning, and maintaining equipment including a coffee machine.
  • Read recipes and ingredient details.
  • Use the correct volumes of milk, coffee grounds, and shot size, and brew ratios.

If you have any questions about your eligibility, contact our team directly.

Our coffee training courses are conducted entirely in-person from Level 2/45 Grenfell Street in Adelaide’s CBD. A barista course training session takes place over a single, five hour day, leading to a same day certificate for our graduates.

We use smaller, more practical class sizes so students can get the most from their barista training, get hands on training from their expert barista experienced trainers, and experiment with making latte art. This means space for our coffee classes is limited, and it is best to book early.

Skills Training College’s course fee consists of a single payment of $149 for all students.

Terms and conditions for our cancellation policy can be viewed here.

BONUS: LATTE ART MASTERCLASS

After learning the basics necessary to make the perfect cup of coffee, cap off your day at our coffee school with our latte art advanced barista course. You’ll be given the time and the milk to practice and perfect a variety of complex designs on our espresso coffee machines, and ultimately be awarded a certification in latte art. You’ll learn:

  • Texturing milk and how to create perfect microfoam every time.
  • Pouring speed, height, and position, and how these can impact the outcome of a design.
  • Free pouring techniques including pushing, dragging, and wiggling.
  • How to use a steam wand for milk texturing.
  • How to create coffee art using various syrups.
Barista teaching how to froth milk texturing and making coffee art in interesting practical class

COURSE CURRICULUM

Upon achieving successful completion of this course you’ll have the knowledge to be a fully qualified barista. Following are the two units that you’ll need to complete to receive your nationally recognised statement of attainment:

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee ​

1.1. Complete mise en place for coffee service to enable efficient workflow and easy access to ingredients, equipment and service-ware.

1.2. Place ingredients in correct containers and conditions to maintain freshness.

1.3. Prepare espresso machine and grinder for service according to manufacturer instructions.

2.1. Select coffee beans and grind to appropriate particle size according to relevant factors. 

2.2. Complete test extractions before service to ensure correct particle size of grind and assess and adjust according to relevant factors.

2.3. Adjust grind regularly throughout the service period according to relevant factors.

2.4. Monitor efficiency of grinder for correct dose and grind during use and resolve or report issues.

2.5. Clean grinder as required during or after the service period.

3.1. Provide information and recommendations about types of coffee beverages and accompaniments. 

3.2. Identify customer preferences and take orders.

4.1. Select and prepare appropriate service-ware.

4.2. Select correct filter basket and clean, dry and dose it with required amount of ground coffee.

4.3. Tamp ground coffee to make even and level cake.

4.4. Flush group head before attaching group handle to extract espresso.

4.5. Monitor quality of extraction during service period and make adjustments.

4.6. Monitor efficiency of espresso machine during service, and resolve or report issues.

5.1. Select cold milk and appropriate milk foaming jug to fulfil customer orders. 

5.2. Purge the steam wand prior to texturing.

5.3. Texture milk according to type of milk and coffee beverage.

5.4. Visually and aurally monitor and adjust the texture and temperature.

5.5. Clean the steam wand on the outside and purge after texturing.

5.6. Combine foam and milk through swirling, ensuring even consistency.

5.7. Pour milk immediately after swirling according to the coffee beverage.

6.1. Present coffee beverages attractively and without drips and spills. 

6.2. Serve coffee beverages promptly at the required temperature and with appropriate accompaniments.

6.3. Minimise waste to maximise profitability of beverages produced.

7.1. Clean espresso machine and equipment thoroughly and safely according to organisational procedures and manufacturer instructions. 

7.2. Maintain water filtration system according to organisational procedures.

7.3. Refer faults and maintenance issues requiring technical specialists to supervisor.

7.4. Use energy and water resources efficiently when preparing coffee beverages and cleaning to reduce negative environmental impacts.

SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety

1.1. Follow organisational hygiene procedures.

1.2. Report unsafe practices that breach hygiene procedures promptly.

1.3. Identify food hazards that may affect the health and safety of customers, colleagues and self.

1.4. Remove or minimise the hygiene hazard and report as appropriate for follow-up.

2.1. Report personal health issues likely to cause a hygiene risk. 

2.2. Report incidents of food contamination resulting from personal health issues.

2.3. Cease participation in food handling activities where own health issue may cause food contamination.

3.1. Maintain clean clothes and use required personal protective equipment, including appropriate bandages and dressings where required. 3.2. Prevent food contamination from clothing and other personal items. 3.3. Prevent unnecessary direct contact with ready to eat food. 3.4. Ensure hygienic personal contact with food and food contact surfaces. 3.5. Use hygienic cleaning and sanitising practices that prevent food-borne illnesses.
4.1. Wash hands at appropriate times and follow hand washing procedures consistently. 4.2. Wash hands using appropriate facilities.

ENROL IN A ADELAIDE BARISTA COURSE TODAY!

If you’re ready to start making the perfect cup of coffee every time, then all you need to do to begin is choose a date for your class. Following is a list of upcoming dates for our barista training courses:

LocationCourse TitleTraining BeginsPrice
AUD
(ex GST)
 
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 17 Apr 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
99.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Fri, 19 Apr 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 20 Apr 2024
9:00am - 2:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Mon, 22 Apr 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Tue, 23 Apr 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 24 Apr 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Mon, 29 Apr 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Tue, 30 Apr 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 1 May 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Fri, 3 May 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 4 May 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Mon, 6 May 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Tue, 7 May 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 8 May 2024
9:00am - 12:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 11 May 2024
9:00am - 12:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Tue, 14 May 2024
9:00am - 12:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 15 May 2024
9:00am - 12:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 18 May 2024
9:00am - 12:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 18 May 2024
2:00pm - 5:30pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Mon, 20 May 2024
9:00am - 2:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Tue, 21 May 2024
9:00am - 2:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Fri, 24 May 2024
9:00am - 2:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Tue, 28 May 2024
9:00am - 2:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Thu, 30 May 2024
9:00am - 2:00pm
149.00
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide - Grenfell Street
map 12930 1

Adelaide - Grenfell Street
Level 2, 45 Grenfell Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Fri, 31 May 2024
9:00am - 2:00pm
149.00
 

OTHER BARISTA TRAINING VENUES

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

To become a barista in Adelaide, you’ll need qualifications such as SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee and SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety. These certifications ensure that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the role.

Our Adelaide barista course is priced at $149.

When selecting a barista course it’s important to remember that not all courses are the same. Enrolling in a course offered by a registered training organisation to obtain a nationally recognised certification, ensuring the quality and validity of your training.

Our Adelaide barista course is a 6-hour, face-to-face training session. This intensive program covers all the essential skills and knowledge you need to kickstart your career as a barista.

Absolutely! Investing in a barista course in Adelaide can open up numerous opportunities in the thriving coffee industry. With the right training, you’ll gain valuable skills and knowledge that will set you apart in the competitive job market.

While not mandatory, having a barista certificate enhances your credibility and employability in the industry. Many employers prefer candidates with formal training and certification, making it advantageous to obtain a recognised qualification.

No, practical training is essential to become a skilled barista in Adelaide. Our course focuses on hands-on experience and real-world scenarios, providing you with the practical skills and confidence needed to excel in a cafe environment.

To become a barista in Adelaide, you can start by enrolling in a barista course to obtain the necessary skills and certification. Additionally, gaining hands-on experience through internships or part-time positions can further enhance your expertise and employability in the industry.

No, barista certifications do not expire in Adelaide. Once you’ve obtained your certification, it remains valid indefinitely, showcasing your skills and qualifications to potential employers.

While mastering the art of coffee-making requires dedication and practice, our barista course in Adelaide is designed to provide you with the necessary guidance and support to succeed. With hands-on training and expert instruction, you’ll find that the learning process is both rewarding and enjoyable.

Not necessarily, but it is a good cert to complement your barista certification in Adelaide. Having a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate demonstrates your commitment to workplace safety and customer service, enhancing your employability in hospitality settings.

In our barista course in Adelaide, you’ll learn essential skills such as preparing and serving espresso coffee, hygienic practices for food safety, and the art of latte art. From mastering the perfect espresso shot to creating intricate coffee designs, our comprehensive training covers all aspects of the barista role.

The qualification you earn from this coffee course is perfect for people looking to get a start in the hospitality, customer service, or tourism industries. There are countless establishments serving coffee, many of which are constantly looking for new staff already experienced with coffee making. Among the organisations most in need of those with coffee experience are cafes, bars, restaurants, and clubs.

Hospitality is not only an industry constantly experiencing a high demand for new workers, it is one that caters to a wider variety of services for its customers. As such, both a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA course) or Responsible Gambling Services (RSG course) qualification complement barista training. A professional with all three qualifications will have the easiest time finding a job in the coffee industry with the greatest range of employment opportunities and venues to which they can apply.

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