Course code: 800-000237

TAFE Statement in Basic Barista Skills

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Overview About this course

Expand on your appreciation of coffee with this short yet robust course. Brew shots with the perfect crema and steam milk to perfection. Gain basic barista skills and the confidence to find work in a busy cafe environment.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Steam milk according to particular coffee types

  • Create the perfect crema

  • Clean and maintain the coffee machine and equipment

  • Adhere to safe work and personal hygiene practices

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • Certificate of Participation

  • A potential pathway to further study in hospitality

  • The ability to brew coffee shots and steam milk to prepare a range of coffee beverages

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

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.

Entry recommendations

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

  • A high regard for food safety and personal hygiene

  • An appreciation of and keen interest in coffee

  • The ability to stand for a long period of time

  • Good people skills and the willingness to work in a team environment

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 worker.

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 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

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