Barista Essentials

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Barista Essentials

Thebarton Senior College (RTO 40117)

Duration: 10 weeks


5 Stage 1 credits

Description
Units
Pathways
Entry Requirements
Course Description

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

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.

Entry Requirements

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.