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Barista Basics


Learn how to make coffee like a professional barista in this four-hour course. Beginning with basic techniques and finishing with current industry trends, you will learn how to make the most popular espresso-based drinks, such as lattes, cappuccinos, flat whites, long blacks, ristretto, piccolos, macchiatos, hot chocolates, mochas and short blacks. You’ll also learn a background on coffee theory and history, as well as different coffee roasting and grinding tips.

What you’ll learn:
– Prepare and serve 14 different types of coffees.
– Select and grind coffee beans.
– Extract and serve espresso coffee using commercial espresso machines.
– Monitor quality of espresso.
– Undertake milk texturing process.
– Clean espresso equipment.
– Practice in our simulated cafe environment, by serving our staff and students.

On completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Achievement

Browse our timetable below.

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Product Description


If you have a group of 3 or more people wanting to attend a class together, you are able to choose the day and time to commence the 4 hour class between Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm (start time). Email or call 9006 4592 to discuss.

Start Date: Days of Week: Time: Location: Address:
29 October, 2019 Tuesday 10.00am – 2.00pm City 400 Queen Street, Melbourne.
1 November, 2019 Friday 12.30pm – 4.30pm City 400 Queen Street, Melbourne.
7 November, 2019 Thursday 10.00am – 2.00pm City 400 Queen Street, Melbourne.
8 November, 2019 Friday 10.00am – 2.00pm City 400 Queen Street, Melbourne.

Everything was great, very friendly environment.
Priti Khadka
Great course, well organised
Vanessa Crivelli
I now feel confident I’ll be able to find a job and work as a barista
Lucie Peltrieux
Class was very helpful, Nick is a great friendly trainer, great price
Sofia Jayne
Great course size, great course trainer, great location + material
Cindy Worm
Thank you again! I had a great time and learnt everything I was hoping to!
Manon Coelho
10/10 I really enjoyed it
Lan Lam
It was perfect. I’m confident I’ll find a job as a barista
Vahid Aziznia
Very helpful, it helped me distinguish between all of the different coffee types.
Tania Koumanelis
Thanks Nick! 🙂
Penelope Smith
This course will help me for my future
Abhimanan Balaraman
This is a very good, simple and flexible course, you learn a lot without spending all day sitting!
Maria Yang

400 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC 3004

Additional information

Fee Type

Full Fee


4 hours


Melbourne City Campus, TMG College – Melbourne City Campus