Spanish Barista Essentials

Regular price $150.00
Tax included.


This class is for people with a general interest in espresso coffee. We cover all the essentials of making espresso coffee including making espresso coffee, texturing milk and making different drinks in the coffee menu. 

Please note: If there are no times available for the selected class date, then this time slot is fully booked. 

Duration: 4 hours

  • An introduction to the coffee plant and cherry
  • An introduction to the chemistry of coffee roasting
  • How to grind, dose and tamp coffee to produce the perfect extraction
  • How to determine if your espresso is under-extracted, over-extracted or a correct extraction
  • An introduction to the variables that affect espresso extraction such as grind and dose
  • How to texture milk and achieve perfect microfoam
  • How to build different drinks in the Australian coffee menu


    Attending a Class

    What are your cancellation and refund policies?
    If you cancel your booking within 24 hrs of the class or do not attend the course, you will forfeit your payment.

    We do have a minimum required for a class to run. If we don’t meet the required numbers and have to cancel a class, we will give you at least 24 hours notice and rebook you at a later date/time that is convenient for you.

    If you need to cancel or reschedule a class, please contact us as soon as possible. Please note that rebooking a class is subject to availability.

    Can I change the date of my class?
    Sure thing, as long as you give more than 24 hours notice of the required change, and there are available spots on the chosen date. To change a booking, please contact us.

    Where do I go to attend the barista course?
    We are located at the Rubra Coffee warehouse – 11 Jones St, O’Connor.

    Is there parking available?
    Yes, there is verge parking available across the road on weekdays, and the warehouse car park is open to use on the weekends.

    Do I receive a certificate?
    You will receive a Certification of Completion for each class you attend.

    What do I bring to the barista class?
    It is recommended that you bring a notebook and pen if you wish to take notes. To satisfy Occupation Health & Safety requirements, you must wear closed in shoes. 

    What resources will be provided during the classes?
    The training uses a combination of hands-on and theory-based learning. You will receive some handouts, and we do use PowerPoints presentations throughout the classes. It is recommended that you bring a notebook and pen if you wish to take notes.