Skills Training College delivers the best barista course Logan has to offer. Whether you’re someone who is interested in working 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 just wants the knowledge to brew the perfect cup at home, we can help you get started with one of our nationally recognised training courses.

Skills Training College is able to conveniently provide affordable coffee training courses from our location at Unit 9 / 84 Wembley Road, Logan Central, meaning it is as easy as it can possibly be to start your journey toward becoming an expert barista.

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Ready to brew coffee like a professional? Enrol in our next Logan barista course today and take the first step toward a rewarding career as a barista. 


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 basics of how to prepare and serve espresso coffee using our modern espresso machines, you’ll also leave knowing the essentials of food hygiene. Among the specifics of what you’ll learn are:

  • How to use hygienic practices including correct food safety and handling, and how to prevent food hazards.
  • How to prepare, calibrate, maintain, operate, and clean espresso machines and other coffee equipment.
  • Selection methods to find the choose coffee beans, roasts, and blends, and the correct amounts of each.
  • Milk pouring techniques for an attractive coffee finish.
  • How to use a team wand use to froth milk and for texturing.
  • How to 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.
  • Presentation standards including how to create simple yet beautiful coffee art.
Ready to start an exciting career in hospitality? Enrol in one of our Logan barista courses today.


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

LOGAN barista Training Course

Taking a barista training course is an essential first step to learning how to make perfect, fresh coffee each and every single time.

Whether you want to serve espresso coffee, cappuccinos, lattes, mochas, or one of the many other kinds of specialty coffee.

As a CRICOS registered training organisation, Skills Training College offers a nationally recognised statement of attainment for both domestic and international students.

Completing this 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, this is where it all begins.

Successfully completing this course will make it easier than ever before for you to find a new job in cafes, bars, restaurants and 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 it is today. You will soon be in an unparalleled position to further develop your food and beverage service skills and knowledge with additional training and professional development opportunities.

Eventually, you’ll be able to work across a wide range of possible coffee industry 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 have initially expected.

Even looking solely 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 which look favourably on hiring someone with prior experience making coffee:

  • 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 formal academic requirements or prior experience necessary to enrol in one of these courses.

However, students must possesses basic skills in 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 including a coffee machine.
  • Read recipes and ingredient details.
  • Use the correct volumes of milk, coffee grounds, 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 Unit 9 / 84 Wembley Road,
Logan Central. 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 training, learn closely from their expert barista trainers, and experiment with making coffee 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.


After learning the basics necessary to make the perfect cup of coffee, cap off your day with our latte art masterclass.

You’ll be given the time and the milk to practice and perfect a variety of complex designs on our 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.
  • Popular latte designs including rosettas, hearts, and many more.
Barista teaching how to froth milk texturing and making coffee art in interesting practical class


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.


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 course date for your class. Following is a list of upcoming dates for our barista training courses:

LocationCourse TitleTraining BeginsPrice
(ex GST)
Logan 2
map 41079 1

Logan 2
Unit 9
84 Wembley Road
Logan Central 4114

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (includes: SITXFSA005 Hygiene Practices Accreditation)Wed, 13 Dec 2023
9:00am - 3:00pm
Logan 2
map 41079 1

Logan 2
Unit 9
84 Wembley Road
Logan Central 4114

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (includes: SITXFSA005 Hygiene Practices Accreditation)Thu, 14 Dec 2023
9:00am - 3:00pm
Logan 2
map 41079 1

Logan 2
Unit 9
84 Wembley Road
Logan Central 4114

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (includes: SITXFSA005 Hygiene Practices Accreditation)Fri, 22 Dec 2023
9:00am - 3:00pm




Successfully completing one of our coffee courses will earn you a nationally recognised statement of attainment.

  • SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety

This qualification will help prove your newfound expertise and practical skills in coffee making to potential employers, making it easier to find a job.

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.