Enter the cafe industry and become a pro at making the perfect coffee. Learn everything from the different types of milk and their characteristics and uses for different types of coffee, to the different types of beans, blends and roasts.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Organise your workstation to enable efficient workflow and easy access to ingredients, equipment and service-ware
Take customers' orders
Make a range of different espresso coffees using various kinds of milk
Clean espresso equipment
Greet and serve customers and deliver quality service
Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
The skills to prepare and serve espresso coffee
General cleaning and maintenance of espresso machine practices
Valuable customer service skills
The ability to apply safe hygiene practices to ensure food safety
Exposure to industry professionals and access to a network of peers
A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A friendly attitude
A responsible work ethic
An interest in working in the hospitality industry
The ability to multitask
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Our graduates go onto roles like: barista cafe attendant.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Statement of Attainment in Espresso Coffee Making Skills does not have any pre-requisite courses.
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.
The Statement of Attainment in Espresso Coffee Making Skills does not have any related courses.
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