Barista worker using a commercial coffee making machine

(KESWICK, SA) Barista Training - Prepare and serve espresso coffee

Hospitality - SITHFAB025


If you are looking to work in the hospitality industry, learning the art of espresso coffee making gives you the opportunity to work in Melbourne's iconic cafe venues.

Coursework and Assessment

This course is a competency-based training program and assessment is made up of multiple choice quizzes and practical demonstration of skills.

What does this course cover?

This course covers: - Major types and characteristics of coffee beverages - Characteristics of different types of bean, blends, & roasts - Mise en place requirements - Methods and techniques for preparing and serving coffee beverages - Quality indicators for espresso coffee extraction - Available options to meet specific customer preferences - Factors relevant to quality of espresso coffee - Extraction rates for the different espresso coffees - How and when adjustments are required - Organisational procedures and industry standards - Appropriate environmental conditions for storage - Essential features and functions of different espresso machines - Basic maintenance and cleaning methods for espresso grinders, machines, and equipment - Content of safety data sheets for cleaning agents and chemicals, or workplace documents that interpret the content of SDS - Latte art

For more information about the contents and assessment requirements for this course see the government's unit of competency details.


SITHFAB025 - Prepare and serve espresso coffee


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Course Details

Course Code:



Blended (Face-to-Face & Online)


4 Hours


6 Eton Road Keswick, SA

Recognition of Prior Learning:

RPL is not available for this course.

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