Skills Training College delivers the best barista course Morphett Vale 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 cups by learning how 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 right now with one of our nationally recognised barista training courses.

Skills Training College conveniently provides our barista training courses from our coffee school location at Unit 8/20 Taylors Avenue, Morphett Vale. This means it is as easy as it can possibly be to begin your journey toward becoming one of the best expert baristas in Morphett Vale.

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Ready to start a career as a barista? Enrol in our Adelaide Morphett Vale 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 students everything they 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 our coffee school knowing the essentials of hygienic practices for food safety. Our baristas training includes learning how to 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 Morphett Vale barista course today. 


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

MORPHETT VALE barista Training Course

Taking the best barista training course you can find is an essential first step to making a perfect, fresh cup of 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 how.

As a CRICOS registered training organisation, both domestic and international student graduates receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment.

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 your very first time, are interested in switching to a more social job role where you can meet new people on a daily basis, or just want to make people’s days a little bit brighter with some spectacular coffee art, our barista course is where it all begins for you.

Completing this course will make it easier than ever before for you to find a new job in cafes, restaurants, bars, clubs and more.

With hospitality’s flexible hours and it’s always high demand for new staff, getting your foot in the door of the industry has never been easier than it will be after completing one of our barista courses.

You will soon be in an excellent position to further develop your coffee 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 for some extra pay.

Completing one of our barista courses opens up a wider world of job opportunities than one might have initially thought possible.

Even looking only within the realm of hospitality, being able to make coffee is an essential skill in dozens of workplaces. Here are just a few occupations that 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 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 so they can:

  • Take a customer’s order and make recommendations.
  • Read instructions for operating, cleaning, and maintaining coffee making 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 Unit 8/20 Taylors Avenue, Morphett Vale. A barista course training session takes place over a single, five hour day, leading to same day graduation and certification for our students.

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

Skills Training College’s Morphett Vale 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 needed to make the perfect cup of coffee, cap off your day at our coffee school with our latte art advanced course. You’ll be given the time to practice and perfect a variety of complex designs on our espresso coffee machines, and ultimately be rewarded with 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 date for your class. Following is a list of upcoming dates for our barista training courses:

LocationCourse TitleTraining BeginsPrice
(ex GST)
Morphett Vale 3
map 38699 1

Morphett Vale 3
Morphett Vale
Unit 8
6-20 Taylors Avenue
Morphett Vale 5162

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Wed, 20 Dec 2023
9:00am - 3:00pm
Morphett Vale 3
map 38699 1

Morphett Vale 3
Morphett Vale
Unit 8
6-20 Taylors Avenue
Morphett Vale 5162

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Includes: SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety)Mon, 8 Jan 2024
9:00am - 10:00am




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.