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Statement of Attainment in Espresso Coffee Making Skills

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Overview About this course

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.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

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

Course Outcomes

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

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Communication skills

  • A friendly attitude

  • A responsible work ethic

  • An interest in working in the hospitality industry

  • The ability to multitask

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: barista and cafe attendant.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

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.

Related study 1 Course

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Units
  • Prepare and serve espresso coffee SITHFAB005

  • Use hygienic practices for food safety SITXFSA001

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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