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Food Safety Level 1 & Barista

Course Name Food Safety Level 1 & Barista
Course Codes
  • SITHFAB204 (Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety)
  • Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee
Cost $120

 

  Food Safety Level 1

 

Course Description

This nationally accredited unit is for people involved in food preparation. It provides basic hygiene principles for all food handlers to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It satisfies the requirements of Victoria's food safety laws. It requires the ability to follow organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards.

After successful completion of this course, participants receive a Food Handlers Certificate and a Statement of Attainment for the unit SITXFSA101. 

Participants will learn how to:

  • Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards
  • Prevent food contamination
  • Prevent cross contamination
  • Report any personal health issues

Prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Course Delivery

  • Venue: RGIT Australia, 28-32 Elizabeth St, Melbourne
  • Method: This is a classroom-based course that combines lecture and group discussion.

Course Duration

4 hours

Assessment

A range of assessments may be used including problem-solving exercises, use of case studies and written and oral questioning to assess knowledge of the content of hygiene procedures and food safety standards and codes.

 

   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.

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.

Inquiries or Book now

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