Course code: 800-000238

TAFE Statement in Advanced Barista Skills

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Overview About this course

Create great quality espresso-style beverages. Brew the perfect blend of coffee that customers look for today. Understand the importance of balance in coffee flavours and further your technical and customer service skills as a barista.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Prepare espresso beverages and produce good quality and consistent espresso shots

  • Calibrate the grinder

  • Texture milk

  • Create coffee-style beverages

  • Create simple latte art in beverages

  • Maintain espresso machines and grinders

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • A Certificate of Participation

  • Advanced techniques to create espresso-style coffee

  • A sound understanding of coffee flavours, milk texturing and extraction

  • The ability to work a coffee machine independently

  • Confidence to operate espresso machine and grinder

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Professional Development

Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

Personal Interest

Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment

Entry requirements

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

  • Relevant experience as evidenced by your resume or a letter from your employer, or

  • Completion of an introductory coffee making course as evidenced by your certificate, or

  • Completion of the unit, SITHFAB005 or SITHFAB025 (Prepare and serve espresso coffee) or any of its equivalents

Entry recommendations

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

  • A desire to further your technical barista skills

  • Good customer service and people skills

  • The ability to stand for long periods of time

  • A confident and collaborative attitude towards working with others

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Good food safety and personal hygiene

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 Where can this course take you?

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: cafe all-rounder and barista all-rounder.

Study options

Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

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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

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

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