Barista Essentials

SACE Stage 1

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Barista Essentials

Integrated Learning

SACE Stage 1

10 credits


Students learn the main types of espresso based beverages and how to prepare them, as well as other common drinks sold in cafes. They develop a folio of work to record and reflect on their learning. Students learn a broad range of cafe service knowledge and skills which are applied in a mock cafe.

Course Content
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Course Content
Students engage in a range of practical activities designed to emphasise the theoretical components of this course. 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. Food safety and hygiene will also be explored through the preparation of food and drinks sold in cafes.

Assessment

Practical Exploration 50%
Connections 25%
Personal Venture 25%

Further Info

This course is offered in Semester 1 and 2.