Barista & Coffee Art

Course Name Barista & Coffee Art
Course Code

Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee & Coffee Art

Cost $134

 

  Barista

 

Course Description

This course teaches the skills and knowledge required to extract and serve espresso coffee beverages using commercial espresso machines. It requires the ability to advise customers on coffee beverages, select and grind coffee beans, prepare and assess espresso coffee beverages and to use, maintain and clean espresso machines. Complex repairs of equipment would be referred to specialist service technicians.

On completion, participants receive a Certificate of Participation. 

Participants learn how to:

  • Organise the coffee workstation
  • Select and grind coffee beans
  • Advise customers on espresso coffee beverages
  • Extract and monitor quality of espresso
  • Texture milk
  • Serve espresso coffee beverages
  • Clean espresso equipment

Prerequisites

Participants are expected to have basic language, literacy and numeracy skills in order to successfully complete the course.

Course Delivery

  • Venue: RGIT Australia, 28-32 Elizabeth St, Melbourne
  • Method: This is a classroom-based course that combines lecture, group discussion and workplace simulation using RGIT’s commercially-fitted coffee room.

Course Duration

4 hours

Assessment

Participants are be required to prepare a variety of espresso coffee beverages under the supervision of our trainer and be evaluated on the taste and appeal of their work. There may be written and oral questioning to assess knowledge of types of espresso beverages, types of beans, blends and roasts, preparation methods for espresso coffee. They are required to show competence in basic maintenance and cleaning methods for espresso grinders and machines.

 

  Coffee Art

 

Course Description

This is a practical, hands-on course. Participants are shown the necessary skills and conditions required to produce professional latte art. Our dedicated latte artist will teach you how to “free pour” love hearts, tulips, rosettas and swans, as well as the fine art of etching to create flowers, teddy bears, windmills, peacocks, elephants and many more creative patterns.

The course refines the essential procedures for steaming milk to create the perfect texture for latte art and discusses the art of crema to highlight design. It covers equipment hygiene and correct equipment handling to ensure that the details of your design are preserved.

After completing Coffee Art, participants receive a Certificate of Participation.

Prerequisites

Barista ( Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee) course. To attend this course, you need to be able to steam milk and be confident with your technique.

Course Delivery

  • Venue: RGIT Australia, 28-32 Elizabeth St, Melbourne
  • Method: This is a classroom-based course that combines lecture, group discussion and workplace simulation using RGIT’s commercially-fitted coffee room.

Course Duration

3  hours

Assessment

Participants are required to practice producing latte art under the supervision of our trainer for the duration of the course to receive their Certificate of Participation.

Inquiries or Book now

Please email shortcourses@rgit.edu.au or call (03) 8639 9000.