BARISTA COURSE GOLD COAST

GOLD COAST BARISTA TRAINING VENUE

Skills Training College delivers the best barista course Gold Coast has on offer. Whether you’re interested in working in hospitality, want to make latte art, or just want to brew the perfect cup at home, get started with our nationally recognised training.

Providing training from our Southport location means we’re accessible, and with our low cost it’s never been easier to become a Gold Coast barista.

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Ready to take on the hospitality industry? Enrol in our Gold Coast barista course today and take the first step toward a rewarding career as a barista. 

GOLD COAST BARISTA COURSE

Skills Training College‘s barista course teaches you everything you need to know to become a qualified barista. In addition to creating amazing coffees you’ll also learn essentials of food hygiene.

  • Among what baristas need to learn include how to:
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety.
  • Prepare, calibrate, maintain, operate, and clean a coffee machine.
  • Select volumes for coffee beans, roasts, and blends.
  • Use milk wands.
  • Use milk pouring techniques.
  • Make flat whites, lattes, espressos, long blacks, cappuccinos, mochas, and even hot chocolates.
  • Create coffee art.

COMPLETE BARISTA COURSE

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

Gold Coast barista Training Course

Taking a barista course is the first step to making the perfect coffee. As a CRICOS registered organisation, Skills Training College offers training for both domestic and international students.

Completing this course is a fantastic step toward working in hospitality. Whether you’re looking to enter the workforce, switch to a social job, or want to make people’s day brighter with coffee art, it begins here. It’s easier than ever to find a job with the following businesses:

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

With hospitality’s flexible hours and consistent demand for new staff, getting into the industry has never been easier. You’ll soon be in an unparalleled position to establish yourself with professional development opportunities. Eventually, you’ll be able to work across a range of roles, and potentially one day step into a management position.

Earning a barista qualification opens up a wider world of job opportunities than one might expect. Even within the realm of hospitality, being able to make coffee is an essential skill in dozens of workplaces.

Here are just a few of the occupations that look favourably on hiring someone with prior experience making coffee:

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

As a CRICOS registered provider, Skills Training College’s Gold Coast barista course is open to eligible domestic and international students. There are no formal academic requirements or prior experience necessary to enrol. However, students must possesses basic written and verbal English and numeracy in order to:

  • Take a customer’s order and make recommendations.
  • Write down customer orders.
  • Read instructions for operating, cleaning, and maintaining equipment
  • Read recipes and ingredient details.
  • Read and follow instructions for correct food safety.
  • Use the correct volumes of milk and grounds.

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

Our coffee training course is conducted entirely in-person from our Gold Coast location at Unit 6, 9 Frinton Street, Southport, 4215.

A barista training session takes place over five hours in a single day. We use small class sizes so students can get the most from their training course, learn closely from their expert barista trainers, get hands on experience, and experiment with coffee art. This means space for our coffee classes is limited and it is best to book early.

The cost is a simple fee consisting 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, cap off your day with our latte art masterclass. You’ll be given the time to practice and perfect a variety of different designs. You’ll learn:

  • Milk texturing and how to create perfect microfoam
  • Pouring speed, height, and position, and how these impact designs
  • Free pouring techniques including pushing, dragging, and wiggling
  • How to create art using syrup
  • Popular latte designs including rosettas, hearts, and more
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 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 BARISTA COURSE TODAY!

If you’re ready to make the perfect espresso every time, all you need to do is choose a date. Check out all our upcoming Gold Coast barista courses and enrol today:

LocationCourse TitleTraining BeginsPrice
AUD
(ex GST)
 
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
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
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 29 May 2024
9:00am - 2:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
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
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
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
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 1 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 5 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Fri, 7 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Fri, 7 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Tue, 11 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Thu, 13 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 15 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 19 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Thu, 20 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Fri, 21 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 26 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Thu, 27 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Fri, 28 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 3 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Thu, 4 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 6 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 8 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Thu, 11 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Fri, 12 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 15 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 17 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 20 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Tue, 23 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Thu, 25 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Fri, 26 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 27 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Sat, 29 Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
SOUTHPORT, QLD
Southport
map 38205 1

Southport
Unit 6
9 Frinton Street
Southport 4215
Australia

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 31 Jul 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm
149.00
 

OTHER BARISTA TRAINING VENUES

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

To become a barista in Gold Coast, 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.

The barista course in Gold Coast is priced at $149. It’s important to enroll in a course offered by a registered training organization to obtain a nationally recognized certification, ensuring the quality and validity of your training.

Our barista course in Gold Coast 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.

Our barista course in Gold Coast 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.

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 recognized qualification.

No, practical training is essential to become a skilled barista in Gold Coast. 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 Gold Coast, 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 Gold Coast. 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 Gold Coast 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 Gold Coast. 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 Gold Coast, 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 course is perfect for people looking to get a start in the hospitality, customer service, or tourism industries on the Gold Coast. There are countless establishments serving coffee, many which are constantly looking for new staff already experienced with coffee making skills. Among the organisations most in need of those with coffee experience are cafes, bars, restaurants, and clubs.

Hospitality is an industry constantly experiencing a high demand for new workers and which caters to a variety of services for its customers. As such, both a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) or Responsible Gambling Services (RSG) qualification complement a barista course. Someone with all three qualifications will have the easiest time finding a job in the coffee industry.

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