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Barista Essentials

Thebarton Senior College (RTO 40117)

Duration: Face-to-face, 10 weeks


5 Stage 1 credits

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Course Description

In this course, students master the main types of espresso-based beverages and their preparation, as well as other common drinks sold in cafes. Students develop the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to prepare and serve espresso coffee, such as adjusting the grind, tamping, texturing milk, storage of beans, hygienic practices, and maintaining a clean workstation.

Course Content

Units

Students complete the following two units of competency:

Core Units
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Pathways

This course is aimed at students interested in seeking employment in the hospitality industry as a barista or undertaking further studies in the hospitality industry.

Preferred Background

There are no pre-requisites for this course specified in the training package; however, students must satisfy the school admission requirements and achieve satisfactory results in a language, literacy and numeracy assessment.

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