Full Day Barista Course

Regular price $250.00
Tax included.

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Aimed at the student who wishes to work in the industry. This class contains content from both the Barista Basics & Barista Advanced classes, with extra time allocated on the machine so you can perfect your technique.

7 hours

The Full Day Barista Course includes:

  • An introduction to the coffee plant and cherry, and the changes that happen to the coffee bean when it is roasted
  • How coffee beans are harvested, processed and roasted to produce different flavour profiles
  • A cupping session to determine different flavour profiles from different growing regions & processing methods
  • How to grind, dose and tamp coffee to produce the perfect extraction
  • How to visually assess an espresso pour to determine if it is under-extracted, over-extracted or a correct extraction
  • An introduction to the variables that affect espresso extraction such as grind and dose
  • Advanced espresso extraction and diagnosis
  • An up-close look at coffee beans and grinds and why your coffee grinder is so important
  • How to texture milk and achieve perfect microfoam
  • How to build drinks on the coffee menu
  • How to texture the perfect jug of milk and spilt jugs to enable you to group drink orders
  • The importance of workflow to make your job easier and keep the boss and the customers happy
  • How to clean and maintain your espresso machine
  • How to look after your espresso machine and grinder and troubleshoot problems that may occur